Tehran, Iran (IslamicRepublicof)
BROTHERS OF IRAN'S LEADERS AMONG TOP FIVE CANDIDATES FOR COUNTRY'S PARLIAMENT.
FILE PHOTOS 16FEB00 - Mohammad Reza Khatami (L), a brother of the moderate President Mohammad Khatami and Hadi Khamenei (R), a brother of the Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, both candidates of the reformers Islamic Participation Front are among the top five candidates so far in the counting for country's parliamentary elections. Iran's reformers were poised for a big victory in the capital Tehran, completing a clean electoral sweep of the country's urban centres. The high turnout in Friday's parliamentary polls in support of President Mohammad Khatami's broad reform campaign has already eliminated key conservative figures from the assembly.