The report by the pro-reform Rahesabz Web site could not be independently confirmed, but the site has been credible in the past. It said Mohammad Reza Khatami and his wife, Zahra Eshraghi, were in custody Thursday. It gives no other details. Itwould rank among the most high-profile detentions by authorities, whohave waged a massive crackdown before events Thursday marking the 1979Islamic Revolution.
Low-level clashes were reported around Teheran, including an attack on the car of opposition leader Mahdi Karroubi.