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July 9, 2015 9:27 am

Anti-American Sentiments Sharpen in Iran as Nuclear Talks Continue

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Iranian protesters in Tehran, in front of the former U.S. Embassy, on the anniversary of its 1979 takeover, in November 4, 2013. Photo: Screenshot / FARS.

Anti-Americanism is getting even more strident in Iran. Photo: Screenshot / FARS.

The chants of “Death to America” and the burning of American flags in the streets are as familiar a part of life here as air pollution and traffic jams. With the United States and Iran on the verge of a potentially historic nuclear accord, however, there has been a distinct change in tone: the anti-Americanism is getting even more strident.

The rising levels of vitriol have been on display this week in the buildup to the annual anti-Israel extravaganza coming this Friday.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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