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Top Iran Official Warns Against Protests Amid Serious Unrest

A protest for Mahsa Amini, in Tehran in September. 

A protest for Mahsa Amini, in Tehran in September. 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran’s parliamentary speaker warned Sunday that protests over the death of a young woman in police custody could destabilize the country and urged security forces to deal harshly with those he claimed endanger public order, as countrywide unrest entered its third week.