In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, Mahdi Jahangiri, brother of the country's senior vice president Eshaq Jahangiri, who is also founder of the Iranian private Gardeshgari Bank attends a meeting in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Iranian Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri said Friday that his brother, who heads several major tourism projects, had been arrested.Iran's opposition said meanwhile that the restrictions have been tightened on the reformist former president Mohammad Khatami, barring him from all public meetings for three months.Eshagh Jahangiri has served as a deputy to President Hassan Rouhani since 2013, and ran as a candidate in May's presidential election only to stand down in his favor.The new restrictions were first revealed by Khatami's nephew Mohammad Reza Tabesh, a member of Parliament, earlier this week.
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