Houshang Ebtehaj, prominent Iranian poet, dies at 94

Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj in Tehran, Iran, in July, 2005. (Morteza Farajabadi, ISNA via AP) Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj in Tehran, Iran, in July, 2005. (Morteza Farajabadi, ISNA via AP)

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