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Iran cracks down on protesters

Iranian security forces clubbed and tear-gassed demonstrators who marched today in Tehran and other major cities in Iran to protest against the regime. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with a protester who used the pseudonym "Behzad" about today's events.

Conflict & Justice

Iran's beleaguered opposition

What spread to Egypt may now be energizing the opposition in Iran. Karim Sadjadpour follows Iran at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins the regime's resolve to crush the opposition is a short-term strategy.

US tightens sanctions on Iran

The US, the UN, and Germany have agreed to tighten sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, but China and Russia are not joining up, as The World's Europe Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports.

Environment

Iranian views on nuclear stand-off

The BBC's John Leyne spoke to Iranian citizens on the streets of Tehran to hear what they have to say about their country's nuclear stand-off with the West; Iran is once again under pressure from the United States over nuclear issues.

Global Politics

Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.