[QODLink]
Middle East
Deadly clashes rock Iran
Thousands fill streets of Tehran in fresh round of anti-government protests.
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2009 17:14 GMT



Thousands of Iranians have reportedly filled the streets of the capital, Tehran, and other cities as they reignite mass protests against the government.

Clashes have been reported around the capital, where witnesses say up to four people were killed when police and militia opened fire on the crowds.

The protests have been captured on videos and photos posted on Youtube and the social networking site, Twitter.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Featured
Anti-government secrecy organisation struggling for relevance without Julian Assange at the helm.
After decades of overfishing, Japan is taking aim at increasing the number of bluefin tuna in the ocean.
Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.
join our mailing list