Iran detains reformist journalist
Iranian authorities have detained a reformist journalist on security charges, the official news agency reported Sunday.


IRNA quoted the journalist's attorney, Giti Pourfazel, as saying that a court Saturday charged Serajeddin Mirdamadi of plotting against Iran's ruling clerics and ordered his temporary detention. Pourfazel said Mirdamadi stood accused of spreading lies against the government earlier this year but was freed on bail.