Iranian president's brother hospitalized on second day of detention
The brother and close advisor of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was transferred to hospital on his second day of detention, according to reports on Iranian news sites. Hossein Fereydoun was summoned for questioning on Saturday in a corruption case in which he faces unspecified charges. Fereydoun is a senior diplomat who took part in the talks that led to a 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.
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