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Iran's Ayatollah: 'Death to America' Refers to US Policies

Iran's supreme leader said the slogan "Death to America" is not aimed at the American people, but rather American policies, in comments reported on his official website Tuesday. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei discussed the slogan while meeting with Iranian students ahead of the anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 4, 1979. Militant students stormed the compound and took 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. The two countries have had no diplomatic...

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