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An Iranian demonstrator holds up a representation of the U.S. flag in flames while a caricature of President Barack Obama is set on fire, during an annual state-backed rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Inside Iran

Recent photos from the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iranian school girls have writing in Persian across
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Iranian school girls have writing in Persian across their hands in support of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in an annual state-backed rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The rally commemorated the 33rd anniversary of the embassy takeover by militant students. (Nov. 2, 2012)

An Iranian demonstrator holds up a representation of
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An Iranian demonstrator holds up a representation of the U.S. flag in flames while a caricature of President Barack Obama is set on fire, during an annual state-backed rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Iranian women, all wearing headscarves in line with
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Iranian women, all wearing headscarves in line with strict Islamic rules, cross a street in central Tehran. Washington and Tehran were upbeat after Iran agreed to hold fresh nuclear talks next month and made a "breakthrough" proposal to allow spot checks on its nuclear sites. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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After swimming, Iranian children nap in their kindergarten
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After swimming, Iranian children nap in their kindergarten in Tehran, Iran. In a major reversal of once far-reaching family planning policies, authorities are now slashing its birth-control programs in an attempt to avoid an aging demographic similar to many Western countries that are struggling to keep up with state medical and social security costs. (July 28, 2012)

Iranian men pray at the shrine of Saint
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Iranian men pray at the shrine of Saint Qassem on the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in northern Tehran, Iran. Over a billion Muslims around the world have begun observing the holy month of Ramadan, expected to abstain during daylight hours from food, drink, smoking and sex to focus on spirituality. Ramadan starts with the sighting of the new moon, but it varies because Muslim countries and groups use different ways of calculating when the new moon crescent is sighted. (July 21, 2012)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, welcomes Syrian Foreign
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, welcomes Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem for a meeting at the presidency office in Tehran, Iran. (July 29, 2012)

Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) meets with US
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Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) meets with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) in Jerusalem. Clinton arrived in Israel for top-level talks with Israeli officials expected to focus on Iran's nuclear program and the stalled peace process. (July 16, 2012)

Afghan children from the Mobile Mini Circus for
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Afghan children from the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) perform in Kabul. (July 9, 2012)

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An oil tanker is seen off the port
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An oil tanker is seen off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran. Iran has come up with several methods to foil the European insurance embargo on ships loaded with its crude, a sanction which may harm its vital exports as much as the EU oil embargo itself. (July 2, 2012)

A picture released by the official website of
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A picture released by the official website of the Iranian presidency shows President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivering a speech to the Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation scientists during a ceremony to mark National Nuclear Day in Tehran. (April 8, 2012)

Iranian clerics take pictures with a robot during
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Iranian clerics take pictures with a robot during the Robo-Cup Iran Open 2012 in Tehran. (April 6, 2012)

Iranian soldiers carry coffins of dead comrades at
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Iranian soldiers carry coffins of dead comrades at the border crossing of al-Shalamjah, Iran. Iraq and Iran have exchanged the remains of five Iranian soldiers and 20 Iraqi soldiers killed during the 1980s war between the two nations. (April 4, 2012)

Iranian wrestlers compete during a Bachoukheh-style traditional wrestling
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Iranian wrestlers compete during a Bachoukheh-style traditional wrestling tournament in Zeinalkhan arena in the city of Esfarayen some 350 miles northeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. (April 2, 2012)

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Iranian wrestlers compete during a Bachoukheh-style traditional wrestling
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Iranian wrestlers compete during a Bachoukheh-style traditional wrestling tournament in Zeinalkhan arena in the city of Esfarayen some 350 miles northeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. (April 2, 2012)

Iranian Zoroastrians join hands and circle around a
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Iranian Zoroastrians join hands and circle around a giant bonfire, as they celebrate their ancient mid-winter Sadeh festival, outside the capital Tehran, Iran. (Jan. 30, 2012)

Joyful Iranian Zoroastrian young people join hands and
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Joyful Iranian Zoroastrian young people join hands and clap, as they celebrate their ancient mid-winter Sadeh festival, outside the capital Tehran, Iran. (Jan. 30, 2012)

A head-to-toe veiled Iranian woman walks past a
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A head-to-toe veiled Iranian woman walks past a mural depicting members of Basij paramilitary force, portraying Iranians' solidarity against their enemies. The mural is painted on the wall of a government building at the Felestin (Palestine) Sq. in Tehran, Iran. (Oct. 18, 2011)

Two Iranian men pose for a photographer in
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Two Iranian men pose for a photographer in front of a mural of the Statue of Liberty painted on the wall of the former US Embassy, in Tehran, Iran. (Oct. 18, 2011)

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Iranian women visit a gold market in the
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Iranian women visit a gold market in the main old Bazaar of Tehran, Iran. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Iranians line up to use an ATM of
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Iranians line up to use an ATM of Bank Tejarat in the main old Bazaar of Tehran, Iran. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, meets with the
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, meets with the head of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Ramadan Abdullah Shallah, right, at his office in Tehran, Iran. An interpreter sits at center. (Feb. 1, 2012)

Iranian soldiers chant anti-Israeli and anti-U.S. slogans on
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Iranian soldiers chant anti-Israeli and anti-U.S. slogans on the first day of celebrations marking the 33th anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's return from exile at Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran. (Feb. 1, 2012)

Iranian children play on top of a tank,
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Iranian children play on top of a tank, displayed next to the graves of soldiers, who were killed during 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, at the Behesht-e- Zahra cemetery, just outside Tehran, Iran. (Feb. 2, 2012)

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, delivers his
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, delivers his Friday prayers sermon, at the Tehran University campus. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran will help any nation or group that confronts the "cancer" Israel. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, pays respect at the
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, pays respect at the graves of Iranian soldiers who were killed during 1980s Iran-Iraq war. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Women hold Iranian flags and portraits of Supreme
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Women hold Iranian flags and portraits of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at Tehran's Azadi Square during a rally to mark the 33rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. (Feb. 11, 2012)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech in
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech in Azadi Square in Tehran during a ceremony to mark the 33rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. (Feb. 11, 2012)

An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme
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An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran as he walks past a replica of the captured U.S. RQ-170 drone on display next to the Azadi (Freedom) Tower during the 33rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. (Feb. 11, 2012)

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A metal-encased rod with 20-percent enriched nuclear fuel
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A metal-encased rod with 20-percent enriched nuclear fuel is inserted into a reactor in Tehran. (Feb. 15, 2012)

Iranian students protest as International Atomic Energy Agency
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Iranian students protest as International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors are scheduled to arrive at the Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Iranian students at the Imam Khomeini Airport in
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Iranian students at the Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran protest the arrival of International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Iranian students at the Imam Khomeini Airport in
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Iranian students at the Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran protest the arrival of International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors. (Jan. 29, 2012)

An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme
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An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran as he walks past a replica of the captured U.S. RQ-170 drone on display next to the Azadi (Freedom) Tower during the 33rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. (Feb. 11, 2012)

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An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme
(Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

An Iranian boy holds a portrait of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran as he walks past a replica of the captured U.S. RQ-170 drone on display next to the Azadi (Freedom) Tower during the 33rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. (Feb. 11, 2012)

In a ceremony commemorating the 33rd anniversary of
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In a ceremony commemorating the 33rd anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, a veiled Iranian woman walks past the graves of unknown soldiers killed during 1980-88 Iran-Iraq War. (Feb. 2, 2012)

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