Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad answers questions in an open session in parliament in Tehran on Wednesday, the first president in the country's history to be hauled before the legislature, a serious blow to his standing in a conflict pitting him against lawmakers. (Associated Press)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad answers questions in an open session in parliament in Tehran on Wednesday, the first president in the country's history to be hauled before the legislature, a serious blow to his standing in a conflict pitting him against lawmakers. (Associated Press)