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Two Iranian pollsters have been sentenced to jail terms after they found that nearly three-quarters of Tehran residents supported renewing ties with the United States. Hard-line clerics were disturbed by the poll, and shortly after it was published, prosecutors accused the two of providing data to groups “affiliated with the CIA”—such as the Gallup Organization. Hossein Ali Qazian was sentenced to nine years in prison, and Abbas Abdi to eight.

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