From today’s Iran News Round Up (as always, free for anyone that requests AEI provide it to them):
o Professor of Physics at Tehran University, was assassinated in his home after a remote controlled explosive device was thrown through the windows of his private home in Tehran.
§ Tabnak reports Mohammadi was assassinated as he left his home.
o Ramin Mehmanparast, Foreign Ministry spokesman, accuses “Zionist elements and mercenaries of the United States” for assassination.
o Mohammad Javad Larijani says the assassination is a sign of “maturity” of Iranian scientists and “weakness of the enemies.”
o Fars News Agency says Iran Monarchist Association claims responsibility.
§ Iran Monarchist Association denies.
o Fars News Agency’s interviews a former student who depicts the professor as a war veteran with close relations with the Revolutionary Guards.
§ JARAS News reports that Masoud Mohammadi had signed an online declaration of support for Mir-Hossein Mousavi.