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By Elizabeth Kirkwood  

4th November has been an important day in Iran for several decades, and today marks the the 30th anniversary of the storming of the US embassy in Tehran by “students following the imam’s line”—one of the most memorable moments during the Islamic revolution of 1979.

Opposition protesters have marked today’s historic significance by taking to the streets. While the scale of the anti-government protests—and the regime’s crackdown—remains unclear, wire services and state-controlled media have reported police using tear gas and…

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