As the turmoil in Iran continues, an internal struggle between the country’s most powerful elite became headlines today after former President Hashemi Rafsanjani’s daughter was arrested by the regime’s agents. This is the first time since the inception of the Islamic Republic that conflict between such important figures is taking place.
This weeks demonstrations following the sham elections has led to a showdown between the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and Rafsanjani; and in turn the Iranian people against the Regime.
Struggle among Iran’s clerics bursts into the open – yahoo news
Former Iran President at the Center of Fight – NY Times