Monday, May 22, 2006

Ahmadinejad is a 'Third Millennium Miracle on Earth', Says New Book

Daily Times:
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a “miracle”, according to a new book about the hardline leader set to hit the Islamic republic’s bookstores in the coming days. The conservative Fardanews website said the book was “written as a tribute to Iran’s sixth presidentwho scored a shock election win 11 months ago.

The author of “Ahmadinejad: the Third Millennium Miracle” is Fatemeh Rajabi, the wife of government spokesman Gholam Hossein Elham. She is also a contributor to the Ya Lessarat weekly, the newspaper of Iran’s ultra-hardline Ansar Hezbollah militia.

In her book, Rajabi will express her belief and the reasons to prove Ahmadinejad is a third millennium miracle on earth,” the report added, without giving any further details. Contacted by AFP, a source in Ahmadinejad’s office said only that the book was about his election victory last June. READ MORE

Ahmadinejad was swept into office partly thanks to his championing of religious and revolutionary values as well as his promise to use the country’s huge oil revenues to help the poor. Since taking the presidency, he has displayed unbinding commitment to Iran’s disputed nuclear drive and has launched a series of verbal assaults against arch-enemies Israel and the United States.