Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, say the death of Ahmed Rezai, son of Iranian politician Mohsen Rezai, was a suicide. News agencies in Iran say it's suspicious.
Reporting from Tehran and Beirut—
Iranian media are raising questions about the reported suicide in a Dubai, United Arab Emirates, hotel room of the son of a prominent Iranian politician and former Revolutionary Guard commander.
The body of Ahmed Rezai was found Saturday in his hotel suite, according to news reports. He was the son of Mohsen Rezai, secretary-general of Iran's influential Expediency Council, which advises the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The elder Rezai ran unsuccessfully as a conservative challenger to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009's disputed election. Charges by reformists that the incumbent stole the election led to widespread protests and a violent crackdown by authorities...read more