20 Feb '11, 3pm

Iran protest confirmed in at least three cities #Isfahan #Tehran #Shiraz #iranelection #1esfand #25bahman

Iran protest confirmed in at least three cities #Isfahan #Tehran #Shiraz #iranelection #1esfand #25bahman

TEHRAN - Several Iran opposition websites said that anti-government demonstrations had started in some cities, including Tehran on Sunday, as police said security forces were deployed in the Iranian capital. "Police fired tear gas as a cat-and-mouse game (between police and demonstrators) began in Vali Asr Square" of Tehran, the Rahesabz.net said citing witnesses. Crowds of demonstrators were also gathering in other Tehran squares and some streets, shouting "Allahu Akar" (God is Greatest), the Sahamnews.org website of opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, said. It also reported that gatherings were staged in the central city of Isfahan and in the southern city of Shiraz, while Fars news agency reported that situation was calm in Iran's second largest city of Mashhad in the northeast. Fars said that "calm" prevailed in Tehran in the face of the presence of security forces in "f...

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