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A week of dramatic news coverage in Iran

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At Tehran University, Jan. 14, 2020, pro-government protesters burn U.S. and British flags with a life-size cut-out of Britain’s ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, in a gathering to commemorate the late Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone attack on Jan. 3, as well as victims of the Ukrainian airliner that was shot down outside Tehran. – AP Photo / Vahid Salemi

The AP team in Tehran, led by Jon Gambrell, news director for the Gulf and Iran, filed with speed and accuracy in all formats as news broke at a relentless pace over the course of days: from a deadly funeral stampede for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, to the retaliatory Iranian missile attacks on U.S. targets, to Iran’s downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board, and the demonstrations that followed.
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