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Most of the footage depicting the unrest was captured on cell phones and posted on YouTube. Click here to see a selection.

  Then and now
Compare images from the 1979 Iranian Revolution to scenes from 2009 post-election unrest

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Stabbing Attacks Create Tension in Jerusalem’s Old City
NBC’s Geraint Vincent explains why both Israelis and Palestinians are uneasy following a recent spate of stabbing attacks.

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  Who rules Iran?
NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel breaks down the power structure within the Islamic republic.
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  Iran election sparks violence
Opponents cry foul after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is declared the victor.

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  Mystical populist: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Watch an in-depth profile of the Iranian president: firebrand, soccer fan and true believer in Khomeini's Islamic Revolution. Produced by Baruch Ben-Chorin.
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