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        7/14/2011, Tammuz 12, 5771

      BBC Blames Iran for Disturbing its Farsi Service

      The BBC announced on Wednesday that its Persian broadcasts had been disrupted and that the culprit is Iran.

      The network said in a statement that the disruptions to its satellite broadcasts in Persian began Tuesday morning, and that the company that operates the satellite which broadcasts to the Middle East managed to trace the source of the disruption to Iran.