18 Sep 2009 17:42
Mousavi embraces Ayatollah Makarem. Archive photo *For Quds Day updates, please click here.
Larijani secretly meets with Ayatollah Makarem
Tabnak | Sept. 18, 2009
Majlis speaker Ali Larijani has secretly met with Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi at his residence in Qom.
According to the Rasa news agency report, while details of last night's meeting were not disclosed, it is believed that the country's current state of affairs were discussed.
It should be noted that in recent days the number of private meetings held between the Sources of Emulation in Qom, Ayatollahs Makarem-Shirazi, Safi-Golpayegani and Nouri-Hamadani and Iranian political figures and other clerics has been on the increase.
Hotel gives Ahmadinejad the boot
NY Post | Sept. 18, 2009
The New York Helmsley Hotel last night abruptly canceled a long-planned banquet for next week after finding out that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was scheduled to attend and speak, The Post has learned.
An Iranian student group had booked the space months ago, said Howard Rubenstein, spokesman for Helmsley Properties.
Possible Internet disruptions in Iran
RaheSabz | Sept. 18, 2009
Reports suggest that internet service has been disrupted in Iran. Rahesabz is looking into the matter and will post updates on the issue.