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Iran police clash with thousands of protestors

Iranian police fired tear gas and beat anti-government protesters with batons to disperse thousands at a graveside memorial Thursday for victims of post-election violence, witnesses and state television said.

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Thousands demonstrate silently in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) — Watched closely by police, several thousand protesters moved slowly down a major Tehran thoroughfare Sunday in the first demonstration over the country’s disputed presidential election that authorities have allowed in days.

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Verdict expected on Iran election

Iran’s powerful Guardian Council is due to give its verdict on the result of the disputed presidential election, two weeks after the poll was held.

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Iranian envoy: CIA involved in Neda’s shooting?

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CNN) — The United States may have been behind the killing of Neda Agha-Soltan, the 26-year-old Iranian woman whose fatal videotaped shooting Saturday made her a symbol of opposition to the June 12 presidential election results, the country’s ambassador to Mexico said Thursday.

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MPs ‘snub’ Ahmadinejad poll party

More than 100 MPs appear to have snubbed an invitation to celebrate Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s election win, local press reports say.

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Militiamen beat down protesters outside parliament in Teheran

Large contingents of Iranian security personnel brandished clubs, fired shots into the air and used tear gas to force back hundreds of people who, defying the regime’s calls for a halt to protests, gathered outside parliament on Wednesday.

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Witnesses report clashes around Iran’s parliament

CAIRO (AP) – Witnesses say protesters and riot police are clashing in the streets around Iran’s parliament.

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Iran admits 50 cities had more votes than voters

In 50 Iranian cities the number of votes cast in this month presidential election exceeded the number of eligible voters, the state’s election watchdog admitted today.

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Clerics join Iran’s anti-government protests

(CNN) — A photo showing Iranian clerics prominently participating in an anti-government protest speaks volumes about the new face of Iran’s opposition movement.

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Obama talks tougher on Iran violence, says world ‘outraged’

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared the United States and the entire world "appalled and outraged" by Iran’s violent efforts to crush dissent, a clear toughening of his rhetoric as Republican critics at home pound him as being too passive.

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