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Shoes hurled at Bush pictures

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Dozens of people in the Iranian capital have thrown shoes at cartoon pictures of US President George W Bush.

Their action was in support of Iraqi journalist Muntazer Al-Zaidi, who threw his footwear at the American leader in Baghdad.

The journalist is due to go on trial in Iraq, accused of assaulting a foreign head of state.

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