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Iran says hundreds of protesters released from detention<
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian officials said Sunday that hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledged that at least 25 people were killed during the unrest.
The demonstrations that erupted in a number of towns and cities were the largest seen in Iran since the disputed 2009 pr ...