• From a ‘color organization’ to ‘Joker’s mask’ 2019-12-31 13:26

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    From a ‘color organization’ to ‘Joker’s mask’

    Theories of soft subversion have always been popular around the world, in the form of “symbolization” in social movements and protests.

  • Demonstrators gathered as part of a national strike protesting changes to the French pension system last week in Paris. (Credit...Kiran Ridley/Getty Images) 2019-12-10 21:23

    Iran issues travel advisory for France due to unrest

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday issued a warning for Iranian citizens to postpone traveling to France amid ongoing protests and civil unrest in the European country.

  • Climate march; largest protest in Montreal’s history 2019-11-03 15:44

    Photo: Atefeh Arani

    Climate march; largest protest in Montreal’s history

    TEHRAN – Thousands of climate protesters pour onto the streets of Montreal, Canada, in September 27, 2019. Called the largest protest in the city’s history, the rally was led by a 16-year-old Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg, who called on all the workers, unions, community groups and students to attend a one-day strike to highlight the existential threat climate change poses to citizens and the economy, with a motto of “our house is on fire”.

  • Hashd 2019-11-02 21:12

    Statement: Iraqi people not to remain silent toward insult against Iran in protests 

    TEHRAN – A large Iraqi popular group, in a statement on Saturday, announced that the majority of Iraqis oppose strongly any form of insult against Iran in the ongoing protests. 

  • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi 2019-09-22 22:47

    Will General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi return to Egypt?

    For the first time since Abdel Fattah el-Sisi came to power in Egypt, there have been wide protests against him in Cairo and other cities. The protesters have called for his dismissal due to growing corruption.

  • Abdel Fattah el-sisi and bin Salman 2019-09-22 11:41

    By Hana Saada

    Is a new crisis looming in Egypt amid protests calling for El-Sisi ousting?

    "Hey [Donald Trump], your favorite dictator is on his way to NYC, keep him there, Egyptians don't want him back," pro-democracy activist Iyad el-Baghdadi wrote on Twitter.

  • University students protest against old transport fleet  2018-12-29 21:29

    University students protest against old transport fleet 

    TEHRAN — Hundreds of university students participated in a demonstration at Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, in Tehran on Saturday, to stage their protest about old transport fleet which led recently to the death and injury of dozens of their peers.

  • Europe 2018-12-23 10:48

    By Hanif Ghafari

    The turbulent sea of Europe

    TEHRAN - As it could be expected, the current protests in France against Emmanuel Macron's policies didn't come to an end, but we're rather witnessing the spread of these protests to other parts of Europe. The anti-capitalist protest of the French citizens is now spreading to other European countries, including the Netherlands and Belgium.

  • Kashmir 2018-12-18 09:35

    Kashmir shuts down to protest civilian killings

    TEHRAN - For the third consecutive day on Monday, situation in Indian-controlled-Kashmir remained tense over the killing of seven civilians by security forces on Saturday.

  • The President of the French National Rally political party, Marin Le Pen 2018-12-14 12:14

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Le Pen's under-plot for the French President

    TEHRAN - The President of the French National Rally political party, Marin Le Pen, is trying to take little stances on the new protests in her country. Some French politicians have accused her of interfering in the recent protests in favor of the French National Rally. Meanwhile, many analysts believe that, ultimately, the outcome of Macron's removal from power will be the presence of far-right nationalists (led by Le Pen) at the Elysees Palace.

  • Indian farmers 2018-12-02 08:50

    Farmers' protest rocks Indian capital

    TEHRAN _ At a time when Indian Prime Minister is attending the G-20 summit, India's capital city has been rocked by farmers' protest. Thousands of farmers from across the country took to streets in New Delhi on Friday, demanding relief from debt, higher prices for their crop and a session of parliament dedicated to their demands.

  • Bangladesh 2018-08-12 11:08

    Bangladesh govt under fire as student protests grow

    TEHRAN - With student protests against the lack of road safety measures in Bangladesh growing, the government led by Sheikh Hasina is increasingly finding itself in troubled waters. The government has been criticized by rights activists across the world for using force to quell the protests.

  • Students, journalists protest against Bangladesh govt 2018-08-09 12:52

    Students, journalists protest against Bangladesh govt

    Journalists in Bangladesh have gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the Sheikh Hasina government to arrest miscreants responsible for attacks on media persons while covering the protests by students over road safety, according to media reports.

  • Bangladesh 2018-08-07 11:29

    Violent protests in Bangladesh over road safety

    TEHRAN - The violent protests over road safety in Bangladesh have entered tenth day even as the police continued to fire teargas and the country’s authorities urged protestors, mostly students, to go home.

  • Tehran bazaar rioters arrested, prosecutor says 2018-06-26 21:31

    Tehran bazaar rioters arrested, prosecutor says

    TEHRAN – Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, the Tehran prosecutor general, has said that the “main provocateurs” who planned Monday’s protests in Tehran’s bazaar have been arrested.