Another Iranian leader subjected to a shoe attack

Last week Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was subjected to a shoe attack by a Syrian national during his visit to Cairo to participate in the Organization of Islamic Co-operation conference . On Sunday another Iranian leader was subjected to a shoe attack . This time it was Ahmadinejad’s rival , parliament speaker Ali Larijani

Iran’s FM downplays Ahmadinejad shoe attack in Egypt

Iran’s foreign ministry on Wednesday downplayed an incident in Cairo in which a protester tried to throw a shoe at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, saying it did not indicate Egypt’s official stance towards Tehran. “What is important to us is the behaviour of Egyptian officials and the nation, who respect the Islamic republic

Syrian man attacks Iranian president with Shoe in Cairo

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Cairo today for Organization of Islamic Co-operation. It marks the first trip to Egypt by an Iranian leader since the revolution in 1979. Ahmadinejad’s visit is controversial for a variety of reasons, and tensions have been high during his visit. According to various reports, the Iranian leader was “attacked” […]

Iraqi shoe attacker signs his first book in Beirut

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush said Tuesday he is suing Iraq’s prime minister for his detention and alleged torture during the nine months he spent in custody. Muntadhar al-Zeidi spoke during the signing in Beirut of his first book, entitled “The Last Salute to President Bush.”

Iraqi shoe-attacker meets his match

An Iraqi journalist in Paris threw a shoe at the journalist who did the same to U.S. President George W. Bush one year earlier in Baghdad. In December 2008, Muntadar al-Zaidi, a journalist with al-Baghdadia television station, threw two shoes at the visiting American president, saying it was a “farewell kiss” to the American “dog.” […]

Iraqi shoe-attacker gets shoe thrown at him

An Arabic-speaking man on Tuesday hurled a shoe at the Iraqi journalist who one year earlier had thrown shoes at former U.S. president George W. Bush. Introducing himself in Arabic as an Iraqi journalist-in-exile at a Paris news conference, the attacker made a brief speech accusing Muntazer al-Zaidi of working for dictatorship and then shouted […]