Increasing number of young cafe lovers signals more social freedom in Iran

  • by: NASSER KARIMI , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 11, 2014 - 2:55 AM

TEHRAN, Iran — Shoulder to shoulder, cheek to cheek, young women and men sit next to each other while a thick film of cigarette smoke fills the dimly lit cafe in central Tehran. Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" blares from the speakers.

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