Iran protests


  • Media war against Iran Yesterday 10:54

    *By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Propaganda war against Iran: Objectives, techniques and tactics 

    TEHRAN – Rancorous satellite networks as well as a number of official and private accounts in social networks, especially in Twitter, have embarked on waging a full-scale war of attrition against the Islamic Revolution’s media outlets.

  • rallies 2019-11-20 19:18

    Iranians attend widespread rallies to slam vandalism, support Islamic Republic

    TEHRAN – People from all walks of life took to the streets across Iran on Tuesday and Wednesday to condemn the recent acts of violence in certain cities by some hooligans and anti-revolutionary elements who derailed the people’s protest to substantial increase in gasoline prices.

  • martyrs 2019-11-20 19:10

    Civilian, serviceman killed in riots laid to rest

    TEHRAN – Iranians lay to rest a serviceman and a civilian who were killed during recent protests that turned violent, in the days after petrol prices were increased by the government.

  • Rouhani 2019-11-20 19:03

    Rouhani: People vigilantly put end at enemy-backed sporadic chaos  

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani expressed on Wednesday his warm appreciation to all walks of the life whose vigilance and patience foiled enemies’ plots. 

  • People hold rallies to back Leader, slam rioters 2019-11-20 13:35

    People hold rallies to back Leader, slam rioters

    People across the country took to the streets on Tuesday morning to voice their support for stances of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and denounce rioters.

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-11-20 12:05

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Pompeo’s hatred of Iran arises from his deep-rooted Islamophobia

    Peaceful protests broke out in cities across Iran on Saturday following a decision by the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) to raise fuel prices. The price hike is an attempt by officials to recoup revenue lost as a result of US economic sanctions unilaterally and illegally re-imposed on Iran’s petroleum sector. Funds so generated would be used for additional subsidies to help some 18 million Iranian families experiencing extreme economic hardship.

  • Esmaeili 2019-11-19 19:34

    Innocent detainees to be released soon: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – The spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says the innocent individuals who were arrested in the recent protests will be released soon.

  • Donald Trump - Mike Pompeo 2019-11-19 11:45

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Riding wave of people’s protest in Iran: Devil disguised as savior

    After the failure of their “maximum pressure” policy against the Islamic Republic, the Americans have launched the project of “creating insecurity” in Iran, as they have done in Iraq and Lebanon.

  • IRGC 2019-11-18 15:37

    IRGC warns to take tough line with rioters

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that it will take a tough line with those who foment unrest and disrupt the “comfort” and “tranquility” of the people.

  • Intelligence Ministry 2019-11-17 19:54

    Intelligence Ministry says has identified main elements behind unrest

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Sunday, the Intelligence Ministry said it has identified the main elements behind the two-day unrest and that appropriate measures are being taken.

  • Montazeri 2019-11-17 09:52

    Prosecutor general: People not to allow disruptors to derail their economic protest  

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri on Saturday gave a stern warning to those who try to disrupt the society’s security, noting that the people will not allow such rancorous elements to derail their economic-based protests against gas price rise. 

  • Iran’s approach toward last year’s protests ‘more mature’ than ever 2019-01-14 22:43

    Iran’s approach toward last year’s protests ‘more mature’ than ever

    TEHRAN – Hesamoddin Ashna, a senior cultural advisor to the president, says the Islamic Republic’s approach toward last year’s protests was more mature compared to previous protests.

  • Former MP blames government and domestic media for 2017 protests 2018-10-14 22:45

    Former MP blames government and domestic media for 2017 protests

    TEHRAN – Former senior lawmaker Mohammad Reza Bahonar says the government as well as domestic media outlets are to blame for last year’s unexpected protests which broke out in dozens of cities and towns across Iran.

  • 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.