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Iran arrests foreign nationals in connection with protests

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TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Iranian authorities said Wednesday they have arrested several foreign nationals, some with British passports, in connection with the country's post-election unrest.
Iranian police stand guard Tuesday outside the British Embassy in Tehran during a protest.

Iranian police stand guard Tuesday outside the British Embassy in Tehran during a protest.
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Intelligence Minister Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ezhei told reporters that some with links to the West and Israel had planned

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Added: Jun-24-2009 Occurred On: Jun-24-2009
By: bellava
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