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Israeli minister encourages Iranian anti-govt protests

But Intelligence Minister Israel Katz adds it is Israeli policy not to get involved in Teheran's internal affairs

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An image grab from a video released by Iran's Mehr News agency reportedly showing a group of men pulling at a fence on a street in Teheran. State television reported on Monday that 10 people were killed during street protests over corruption and joblessness on Sunday.

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"If the people succeed in achieving freedom and democracy, many of the threats to Israel and the entire region today will disappear." - Israel Katz, Israeli Intelligence Minister.

Jerusalem

ISRAEL'S intelligence minister on Monday voiced encouragement for Iranian anti-government protesters but added that Israeli policy was not to get involved in Teheran's internal affairs.

Four days of demonstrations in Iran have posed the boldest challenge to its clerical...