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As Iran’s mullahs continue to crack down on protesters, not to mention their wild-eyed rhetoric about “evil” Britain, they should pause to take note of how their riven country has reached the top of yet another unenviable international league table.
Journalist and broadcaster Maziar Bahari detained following the regime's crackdown in Tehran.
I’m guessing this is going to be complicated, right?
On the contrary, it’s really rather simple. The real ruler of Iran is called Ayatollah Ali Hosseini Khamenei.
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