An Iranian anti-riot policeman raises his baton to disperse protesters at an opposition rally Thursday at the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery outside Tehran, Iran. The Iranian government has banned foreign media from covering some events in Iran; this image was taken by an individual not employed by The Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran. AP hide caption

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Abdul Salam Rocketi was once a commander with the mujahedeen freedom fighters, who distinguished himself with his uncanny ability for firing rocket-propelled grenades. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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