The messaging app Telegram is displayed on a smartphone, Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo)
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Iran has lifted restrictions imposed during recent protests on the country's most popular social media app Telegram.Telegram, which counts some 25 million users in Iran, was blocked on mobile phones during the five days of unrest that hit dozens of cities over the new year.Rouhani said during the unrest that the restrictions were necessary, but should not be "indefinite".Conservatives have also called for the development of local apps to replace Instagram and Telegram.
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