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    Riot Police Crack Down on Mourners in Iran

    Jul 30, 2009 08:02 PM EDT

    ... again next week, when President Ahmadinejad is due to be sworn in for his second term in office. JIM LEHRER: We get further reporting from Borzou Daragahi of the Los Angeles Times. Margaret Warner talked with him earlier this evening from Beirut. He covered the Iranian election and post-election ...

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    In Iran, New Burst of Demonstrations Escalate Political Tensions

    Jul 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT

    MARGARET WARNER: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. Thank you for being with us. The authorities in Iran refused to grant permission for this mass mourning event today, and yet thousands of people showed up. How unusual is that? BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: Well, it's not only that they didn't ...

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    Iran Plans Limited Recount, Media Faces Restrictions

    Jun 16, 2009 06:05 PM EDT

    JIM LEHRER: Now an update from Tehran. It comes from Los Angeles Times reporter Borzou Daragahi. Margaret Warner talked with him by phone moments ago. MARGARET WARNER: Borzou Daragahi, thank you for being with us. I know it's very late now in Tehran. What's the situation right now ...

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    At Least 200 Militants Killed in Battle near Najaf

    Jan 29, 2007 06:10 PM EDT

    MARGARET WARNER: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. There was a major battle in Najaf yesterday, some 200 people killed, we hear, and an American helicopter shot down. What happened?BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: Well, I should caution that accounts are somewhat contradictory. And in addition to that, rather fantastic, in terms ...

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    Security Forces Sweep Baghdad in Search of Insurgents

    Jan 19, 2007 06:10 PM EDT

    MARGARET WARNER: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. Tell us about this reported crackdown that's been going on, on elements of the Mahdi Army. There have been reports that 400 people have been arrested. What's going on? BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: Well, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, in an interview with ...

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    Violence Escalates Amidst Reconciliation Efforts By Iraqi Premier

    Oct 18, 2006 10:55 AM EDT

    RAY SUAREZ: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. The last 24 hours have been among the bloodiest for American forces since the fall of Baghdad. How have these 11 deaths occurred? BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: Well, they've occurred in six different combat incidents around the country, most of them in Baghdad ...

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    Study Finds Iraq Death Toll Higher Than Previous Estimates

    Oct 11, 2006 06:20 PM EDT

    RAY SUAREZ: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. Reporting coming out of Iraq, including your own, features pitched combat between American and Iraqi forces and armed opponents. Who's fighting back?BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: Well, I mean, for some time now, you've had this ongoing insurgency. The Sunni-Arab resistance ...

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    Violence Prompts Planned Troop Increase in Baghdad

    Jul 31, 2006 06:25 PM EDT

    ... S. military reported the deaths of four Marines in combat in Anbar Province on Saturday.We get an update on the situation by phone from Borzou Daragahi, Baghdad bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times.Borzou, the kidnappings today in Baghdad are part of what look more and more like ...

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    Head Shia Cleric Calls for End to Iraqi Sectarian Violence

    Jul 20, 2006 06:30 PM EDT

    RAY SUAREZ: Borzou Daragahi, welcome. One of the most important men in Iraq, the Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called for calm, called for an end to the violence. What has he asked his countrymen? BORZOU DARAGAHI, Los Angeles Times: I mean, he's basically -- he hasn't issued a ...

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    New Prime Minister Nomination May End Impasse

    Apr 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT

    ... they're going to take a vote and approve these three big leadership positions and four less big leadership positions.MARGARET WARNER: And I guess we can all hope a new era for Iraq. Well, Borzou Daragahi of the Los Angeles Times, thanks. BORZOU DARAGAHI: It's been my pleasure.

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