Call it the shoe hurled 'round the world.
Though it's been nearly four months since an Iraqi reporter threw his shoes at President Bush during a press conference, the shoe hurl is apparently still in vogue -- and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appears to be the latest victim of the footwear faux pas.
An Iranian website reported that the controversial leader of Iran was traveling in a car to deliver a political speech at a stadium in the city of Urima when a pedestrian hurled a shoe and a hat at the president.
Riots had erupted in the city before the shoe-hurling incident when an elderly pedestrian trying to hand Ahmadinejad a letter was recently harmed, the site reported.
An Iraqi television reporter infamously hurled his shoes at President Bush during a press conference last December.