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Iranian protesters burn images of President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden during a rally Saturday in Tehran. Iranian leaders have blamed Israel and its close ally, the U.S., for the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The scene of where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was reportedly killed Friday in Absard, Iran, a city just east of Tehran. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s, was assassinated Friday, state TV said. Fars News Agency via AP hide caption

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