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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Huge rally and protests mark Iran revolution

TEHRAN, Iran-Hundreds of thousands of government supporters massed Thursday in central Tehran to mark the anniversary of the revolution that created Iran's Islamic republic, while a heavy security force that fanned across the city moved quickly to snuff out counterprotests by the opposition.Police clashed with protesters in several sites around Tehran, firing tear gas to disperse them and paintballs to mark them for arrest, opposition Web sites reported. Dozens of hard-liners with batons and pepper spray attacked the convoy of a senior opposition leader, Mahdi Karroubi, as he tried to join the protests, his son Hossein Karroubi told The Associated Press.The attackers - believed to be members of the Basij civilian militia - damaged several cars and smashed windows on Karroubi's car, though he escaped unharmed, he said....

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