Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (center) listens March 14, 2012, to conservative lawmaker Ali Motahari (not shown), a prominent opponent of the president, as he reads out a series of questions to Ahmadinejad in an open session in parliament in Tehran. (Associated Press)

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (center) listens March 14, 2012, to conservative lawmaker Ali Motahari (not shown), a prominent opponent of the president, as he reads out a series of questions to Ahmadinejad in an open session in parliament in Tehran. (Associated Press)