Iran`s election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month`s presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president.
Khamenei tightened his grip on Iran`s faction-ridden politics after loyalists won over 75 % seats in elections.
Opposition leader Mir Hossein
Mousavi renewed on Saturday fraud allegations against Iranian
authorities over the June election and called for continued
Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner
Shirin Ebadi on Tuesday called for a fresh election under UN
surveillance to end violence in her country and urged UN
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Tehran.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has
fired at least four senior Intelligence Ministry figures in a
purge targeting officials who disagreed with the crackdown on
Defeated Iranian presidential
candidate Mehdi Karroubi was attacked by men in plainclothes
on his way to Friday prayers at Tehran university, the website
of his Etemad Melli political party reported.
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Day in Pics: 26th December
Showbiz World - December 26, 2014