Iran: No prayer with President

Tehran Shahr reports from Tehran that Resalat Tunnel was inaugurated after 9 years in the presence of President Ahmadinejad, Mayor of Tehran and some conservatives’ personalities such as Mehdi Chamran, Abadgaran party's speaker. The blogger says all reporters were asked not to ask Ahmadinejad any questions. Tehran Shahr says Ahmadinejad starts to pray on a 12 meter carpet in the middle of tunnel but except Gholamhosein Elham, government's speaker, nobody followed him (FA).

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Stay up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details. Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site