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Iran security forces arrest AFP journalist.

Summary: Iranian security forces arrested an Agence France Presse reporter covering Wednesday's rally marking the anniversary of seizure Forcible possession; a grasping, snatching, or putting in possession.

In Criminal Law, a seizure is the forcible taking of property by a government law enforcement official from a person who is suspected of violating, or is known to have violated, the law.
 of the U.S. embassy, the agency said on Thursday.

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Iranian security forces arrested an Agence France Presse reporter covering Wednesday's rally marking the anniversary of seizure of the U.S. embassy, the agency said on Thursday.

Foreign media have been banned from covering street protests since the demonstrations over the disputed June presidential vote, which the opposition says was rigged rig  
tr.v. rigged, rig·ging, rigs
1. To provide with a harness or equipment; fit out.

2. Nautical
a. To equip (a ship) with sails, shrouds, and yards.

b.
 to secure President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad's re-election. The 37-year-old Iranian journalist was detained de·tain  
tr.v. de·tained, de·tain·ing, de·tains
1. To keep from proceeding; delay or retard.

2. To keep in custody or temporary confinement:
 by police in the centre of Tehran on November 4, 2009, witnesses said. Since then his whereabouts where·a·bouts  
adv.
About where; in, at, or near what location: Whereabouts do you live?

n. (used with a sing. or pl.
 have been unknown.

"Farhad Pouladi was covering the rally when he was stopped and taken away by three security agents, two in uniform and one in plainclothes plain·clothes or plain-clothes  
adj.
Wearing civilian clothes while on duty to avoid being identified as police or security: a plainclothes detective. 
," acting Tehran bureau chief Jay Deshmukh said.

"Since yesterday morning, we have no news about him."

Police clashed with supporters of Iran's opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi in Tehran during the annual anti-U.S. rally.

Deshmukh said the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance had given assurances to AFP (1) (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) The file sharing protocol used in an AppleTalk network. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol.  that Pouladi's case was being followed as a priority.

The reformist Mowjcamp website said at least 23 people were arrested in Tehran and the northern city of Rasht during the protests.

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Date:Nov 4, 2009
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