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This movement has grown exponentially in a very short period of time. Although only beginning in June over allegations of voter fraud, the movement is now endorsed by millions of combative Iranians, demanding “death to the dictator,” while they waiv

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NY Times

A day after violent protests rocked cities across Iran, the authorities arrested at least a dozen opposition figures. All told, more than 1,500 people have been arrested nationwide including 1,110 in Tehran and 400 in the city of Isfahan,

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Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Latin American countries not to get too close to Iran, calling it "a really bad idea" that could have consequences. "We can only say that is a really bad idea for the countries involved," Clinton told a

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Reuters

A newspaper editor and well-known critic of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been sentenced to 9 years in jail for fomenting unrest after June's disputed elections, his lawyer said. Saeed Laylaz, whose daily paper Sarmayeh was banned

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AP

A doctor who exposed the torture of jailed protesters in Iran died of poisoning from an overdose of a blood pressure drug in a salad, prosecutors say. The findings fueled opposition fears that he was killed because of what he knew.

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Yahoo Reuters

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran's parliament could move to reduce Tehran's cooperation level with the U.N. nuclear agency watchdog if the West continues to pressure the Islamic state over its nuclear program, speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday.

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AP

Islamic religious authorities have begun tightening their grip on Iranian public schools as hard-liners expand an ideological "soft war" against Western influence. Appears to be part of a wider drive to counter opposition groups and other pro-reform

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