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Iran arrests British envoy to Iran amid angry anti-regime protests


A British envoy to Tehran was arrested for several hours in front of Amir Kabir University for allegedly inciting anti-government protesters, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency said on Saturday, according to Reuters.

Iran has witnessed anti-government protests, as protesters in Tehran on Saturday chanted slogans against the nation's top authorities, after the powerful Revolutionary Guards admitted shooting down a passenger plane, killing all 176 aboard.