Iran protests

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  • Minister: Iranians’ lifestyle has changed drastically 2018-03-12 10:16

    Minister: Iranians’ lifestyle has changed drastically

    TEHRAN – Iranian people’s lifestyle, including their entertainment, discourse, relationship and appearance, has changed drastically in recent years, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has said.

  • jahangiri 2018-02-20 18:55

    No one in Iran is against foreign investment: Jahangiri

    Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said that no one or organization in Iran including the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps is against attracting foreign investment.

  • People of East Azerbaijan Province meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-02-18 19:51

    West wants to deprive Iran of missile power and then bully it, Ayatollah Khamenei warns

    Leader: Iran against WMDs but promotes defense power

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran considers nuclear bomb and other weapons of mass destruction as religiously banned, but does anything necessary to increase its defense capability.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2018-02-13 20:40

    Calm restored without gun, Rouhani says of recent protests 

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that security forces restored calm in the recent protests without using weapons.

  • rallies 2018-02-11 18:04

    By Negar Asadi

    Huge turnout in marches marking Islamic Revolution anniversary

    TEHARN – Iranians poured into the streets in large numbers on Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and express their loyalty to the Islamic republic system.

  • Nation backs Islamism, Republicanism despite foreign pressure: Rouhani 2018-01-31 20:24

    Nation backs Islamism, Republicanism despite foreign pressure: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Iranian people continue supporting the Islamic Republic system despite pressure by foreigners.

  • No Iran unrest student arrestee remains in custody: interior minister 2018-01-31 07:28

    No Iran unrest student arrestee remains in custody: interior minister

    TEHRAN – No student arrested in connection with the recent riots across Iran currently remains in custody, the interior minister said on Tuesday. 

  •  Nicholas Hopton 2018-01-30 09:51

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Payman Yazdani

    UK envoy comments on JCPOA, Iran protests, Zaghari

    TEHRAN - Commenting on various issues such as the JCPOA, bilateral ties, protests rallies in Iran and Nazanin Zaghari, British Ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton says that despite all challenges Tehran-London relationship is heading in the right direction.

  • مالباختگان موسسات مالی و اعتباری 2018-01-26 12:41

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Targeting Iran’s security: A new phase in soft war 

    Iran saw some surprising events for a week starting 28 December when protests broke out in Mashhad, northeastern Iran. A group of people in the city lost their money as a result of the collapse of unlicensed credit and finance institutions in recent years and gathered at the Shohada square, criticizing Iranian state economic performance. 

  •  Sadollah Zarei 2018-01-24 09:35

    By Sadollah Zarei

    Chaos in December: the defeat of the enemy

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution of Iran has been a matter of great concern for America, Britain, Israel and the West since 1979 and it seems it will continue to be so in the future.

  • ذوالفقاری 2018-01-23 20:09

    Interior Ministry clarifies root causes of Iran protests

    TEHRAN – Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaqari has shed light on the root causes of the recent protests which broke out across the country and died out after a week, saying the ministry has provided President Rouhani with an inclusive report on the sources of public discontent.

  • amoli 2018-01-22 18:24

    Top judge divides protestors into ‘deceived’ individuals and ‘rioters’

    TEHRAN – Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that prosecutors should separate “deceived” people from “rioters” in dealing with cases of persons who were arrested during the recent protests in some cities across Iran.

  • Rouhani to address nation on TV 2018-01-22 09:57

    Rouhani to address nation on TV

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to appear on TV at 9:00 pm local time (5:30 GMT) on Monday to address the nation.

  • world Media 2018-01-21 12:32

    By Mohammad Hashemi

    Time for reflection on unrest in Iran 

    It was after midnight on December 31 and I was checking the latest news about protests in Iran on twitter when one post attracted my attention. It claimed the “Iranian regime lost control of the central city of Kashan” --my hometown-- and that “people have taken control of police stations and military installations in the city”. The writer of that post, who is the political editor of a very popular tabloid in Germany, further speculated in another post that this could be the beginning of “syrification of the conflict” in Iran! 

  • Expediency Council chief urges resolution of economic problems to foil plots 2018-01-21 10:08

    Expediency Council chief urges resolution of economic problems to foil plots

    TEHRAN – Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi has urged officials to solve the economic problems, warning of enemy plots to exploit the issue.

  • Jafari Dolatabadi 2018-01-21 07:02

    Tehran prosecutor: 54 indictments issued against rioters

    TEHRAN – Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, the Tehran prosecutor general, said on Saturday that 54 indictments have been issued against those who destroyed public property during the recent unrest.

  • علم الهدی 2018-01-20 09:11

    Ayatollah Alamolhoda rejects involvement in protests

    TEHRAN – Mashhad Friday prayer leader Seyyed Ahmad Alamolhoda has rejected involvement in igniting the recent widespread protests across the country, calling for thorough investigation of the causes of the unrest.

  • Policemen not armed during unrest: Ashtari 2018-01-18 10:38

    Policemen not armed during unrest: Ashtari

    TEHRAN – Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari has rejected claims that police forces shot dead a number of protesters in the recent unrest, saying none of the police units were armed with assault rifles.

  • Military chief praises police handling of protests 2018-01-16 11:21

    Military chief praises police handling of protests

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, said on Monday that police managed to control the situation quickly and separate rioters from peaceful marchers patiently.

  • jahangiri 2018-01-15 19:58

    Top official calls for national dialogue to counter challenges

    TEHRAN – Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that it is essential to maintain unity and hold national dialogue among rival political factions to counter the U.S. president’s moves who has been working incessantly to undermine Iran’s economic relationship with the outside world.

  • Judiciary: 400 protesters still in custody 2018-01-15 09:18

    Judiciary: 400 protesters still in custody

    TEHRAN – Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i said on Sunday that still 400 of the protesters who were arrested during the recent unrest across the country are in custody.

  • Archbishop lauds police’s restraint in face of protests 2018-01-14 10:28

    Archbishop lauds police’s restraint in face of protests

    TEHRAN – Archbishop Cipan Kashjian, the religious leader of the Armenian Christians in Isfahan and south Iran, on Saturday praised the conduct of police in the face of recent protests in some cities across Iran, saying police succeeded to restore calm through their “might” and “restraint”.

  • Martin Love 2018-01-13 10:01

    By Martin Love 

    One view from afar

    NORTH CAROLINA - I know a thing or two about protests. But the last real protest I was amidst, for a few days, was in February, 2011, in Maidan Tahrir in Cairo. 

  • ravanchi 2018-01-12 19:50

    Rouhani administration firm to be honest with people: official

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht-Ravanchi, who now serves as deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has said that the government of President Hassan Rouhani is determined to act transparently and be honest with the people.

  • All detained students to be released by Thursday 2018-01-11 08:07

    All detained students to be released by Thursday

    TEHRAN – Science Minister Mansour Qolami said on Wednesday that 15 to 20 students are still in custody who will be released by Thursday.

  • Paul Craig Roberts 2018-01-09 19:45

    Paul Craig Roberts: U.S. working against Iranians through protests

    TEHRAN – Paul Craig Roberts, the former U.S. assistant secretary of the Treasury for economic policy in the Reagan administration and current chairman of the Institute for Political Economy, has said that the United States has worked through recent protests in Iran against the Iranian nation.

  • People of Qom meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2018-01-09 16:28

    Ayatollah Khamenei: Rightful demands differ from acts of violence

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that people’s honest and rightful demands should be heeded and separated from acts of violence and sabotage.

  • Majority of protestors were uneducated: Interior Ministry 2018-01-09 10:33

    Majority of protestors were uneducated: Interior Ministry

    TEHRAN – Interior Ministry spokesman Salman Samani said on Monday that the majority of people who took part in recent protests across the country were not educated, and only a small number of students and university graduates took part in the protests.

  • rouhani 2018-01-08 19:41

    Rouhani says U.S. abusing UN Security Council

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday lashed out at the United States, saying the country is abusing the UN Security Council just because it has a permanent seat on it.

  • ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’ 2018-01-07 20:01

    ‘Telegram to be unblocked if it accepts Iran’s conditions’

    TEHRAN – Behrouz Nemati, spokesman for the parliament's presiding board, said on Sunday that during a meeting of the parliament it was decided that the Telegram messaging app will be unblocked under certain conditions.