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Image caption The Farsi-language accounts of some Iranian news agencies were suspended. Twitter has suspended several Iranian news accounts over alleged harassment of people who follow the Baha'i faith. Young Journalists Club (YJC), run by state broadcaster IRIB, state-run IRNA, and Mehr were among the Farsi-language accounts suspended on Saturday. Some agencies, including Fars agency and English-language Press TV, remained active on the site. The affected agencies speculated that the suspensions were linked to their coverage of tensions in the region. In particular, they believed they were being penalised for their reporting of Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf on Friday. Full story

21 July