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Latest Updates on Post-Election Protests in Iran
By Robert Mackey
New York Times News Blog
A Friday prayer event in Tehran led by Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a senior cleric and former president who supports the opposition, set off new clashes between protesters and Iran’s security forces. To supplement the work of Robert Worth and Alan Cowell, who are writing the main news article on the day’s events for The New York Times, The Lede is providing updates on the protests as information becomes available. Please refresh this page throughout the day to get the latest updates at the top of your screen.
Update 11:18 a.m. Iranian bloggers, pointing to a Farsi-language report on the Web site of reformist cleric Mehdi Karroubi, who also ran for president and has contested the results, say that Mr. Karroubi “was assaulted” by plainclothes officers “when entering the prayer site today.”