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Protesters Mob British Embassy in Tehran

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Getting a Fix on Facts in the British Sailor Case

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Impasse with Britain Stirs Angst in Iran

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In Iran, Standoff with Britain Is Sideshow to New Year

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Iran Airs Footage of a Second British Marine

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Saudi King Decries 'Occupation' of Iraq

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Iran Suspends Release of U.K. Sailor Turney

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Arab Summit Concludes in Saudi Arabia

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Arab Leaders Seek Protection for Iraq's Sunnis

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Iran, Britain at Impasse over Captives

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Iranian TV Airs Video of Captured British Sailors

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Saudi King Criticizes U.S. for 'Illegitimate' Occupation

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U.S. Naval Maneuvers Begin in Persian Gulf

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Iran Promises to Release Female British Sailor

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