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Iran police fire teargas at protest marchers: witness

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian security forces fired tear gas to scatter thousands of people marching on a Tehran square in a banned rally Monday inspired by popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, a witness said. “There are thousands of people marching … not chanting slogans … Security forces fired tear…

Hundreds march in Iranian opposition rally

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Hundreds of Iranians marched toward a Tehran square on Monday in a banned rally supporting popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, but their way was blocked by police and security forces, witnesses said. The march was a test of strength for the reformist opposition, which has not…