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Iran: Khamenei 'Authorized Arrest' of Reformist as Rafsanjani Threatens to Resign
Iran: Green Movement ^ | 9/16/09 | Iran: Green Movement

Posted on 09/15/2009 10:57:23 PM PDT by freedom44

Rooz Online, Iran's reformist English-Language newspaper reported that Ayatollah Khamenei is rumored to have "authorized the arrest" of Ranking Reformist Mehdi Karroubi. In response, Hashemi Rafsanjani reacted to the issurance of the directive by declaring "I will resign from everything."

Meanwhile, subsequent to Iran's NSC ordering the Iranian media not to publish reports about the election supporters of Ahmadinejad published numerous attack pieces against Karroubi who has accused the government of raping and torturing demonstrators in prison.

(Excerpt) Read more at slaterbakh.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: iran; rafsanjani

1 posted on 09/15/2009 10:57:23 PM PDT by freedom44
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To: freedom44

Please keep the articles coming from slater/bakh~


2 posted on 09/15/2009 11:10:47 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT ("I never knew there were Martians in my garden...." J.Edgar Hoover,Fmr. Director, F.B.I.)
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Oh, if we only had a Reagan now to ratchet up the pressure on this regime..


3 posted on 09/15/2009 11:57:55 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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