Iran's supreme leader overrules president on intelligence chief
18-Apr-2011 (4 comments)

(CNN) -- A rumored rift between Iran's two most powerful leaders surfaced Sunday when Ayatollah Ali Khamenei overruled President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's acceptance of the resignation of the country's intelligence minister.

The Fars semiofficial state news agency reported that Ahmadinejad had accepted the resignation of Heydar Moslehi as the intelligence minister, who oversees the crackdown on anti-government protests in Iran. A later Fars report said Moslehi was reinstated by Khamenei "because the supreme leader opposed his removal from his post."

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Both you David and DK are wrong

by Mammad on

This is a real power struggle. It is easy to dismiss it, as the two of you do, but it has been going on ever since AN was "re-elected." Just read Iranian websites based in Iran to see what they say.



Darius Kadivar

David ET Jaan I agree !

by Darius Kadivar on

We should not be distracted by the smoke. All this is just for the sake of appearances to say we are "democratic" and there is always hope for change.

They are united as ever on the major challenges to their regime particularly when it comes to it's survival and security issues.

The rest is just Smoke for the eyes ! ... 

David ET

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David ET

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