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Crackdown in Iran continues

Iranian authorities accusing the U.S. of “meddling”

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Authorities in Iran lashed out at the U.S. on Wednesday, accusing it of engaging in “intolerable” meddling in the country’s domestic affairs. U.S. President Barack Obama has said he has “deep concerns about the election” but suggested U.S. officials would be cautious not to be seen as interfering because it was “not productive, given the history of U.S.-Iranian relations.” Meanwhile, law enforcement officials in Iran continued to crack down on protesters, arresting several opposition figures and at least 500 activists. The country’s powerful Revolutionary Guard also threatened legal action against web sites and bloggers whose online materials “create tension.”

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