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No Morning Danish for the Iranians, Thanks

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No Morning Danish for the Iranians, Thanks

No Morning Danish for the Iranians, Thanks

No Morning Danish for the Iranians, Thanks

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Remember "Freedom Fries," America's swipe at the French? Danish pastries have suddenly become unpopular in Iran since Danish newspapers printed caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. One bakery went so far as to cover the word "Danish" with a black banner. Iran's confectioner's union has now issued an edict: Anyone wanting to savor the tasty treats will now have to ask for them in code: as "Roses of the Prophet Muhammad" pastries.

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