Yellow vests movement

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  • Arab Spring 2018-12-30 10:36

    By Farzad Farhadi

    The Arab Spring, 8 years on; from Bouazizi self-immolation to Bread Revolution

    TEHRAN - Protests have arisen in Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon and Jordan this year. This coincides with the eighth anniversary of the Arab Spring revolutions that began in Tunisia on December 17, 2010, leading to the collapse of the ruling regimes in some Arab countries, in particular Egypt.

  • 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.

  • yellow vest movement 2018-12-19 09:49

    By Hanif Ghafari 

    French Protests spread to Spain

    TEHRAN - The recent anti-government demonstrations which took place in 200 cities in Spain, has hit hard on Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The massive demonstrations took place while Spain, traditionally, and due to its vulnerability to the economic crisis, has the potential of becoming one of the main centers of the crisis in the United Europe and the Eurozone.

  • Paris in chaos, as ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstrations rage into 5th week  2018-12-16 11:08

    Paris in chaos, as ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstrations rage into 5th week 

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against French President Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg earlier this week.

  • Macron’s forced withdrawal before the Yellow Vests 2018-12-16 09:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Macron’s forced withdrawal before the Yellow Vests

    TEHRAN - Finally, Emmanuel Macron, the French President, had no way but to withdraw from his previous positions in the face of Paris recent riots, declaring an “economic and social state of emergency”. Macron ordered the government and parliament to take immediate steps to change tax rules and other policies that hit the French citizens. 

  • Europe 2018-12-15 11:19

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The sad fate of Europe's leading figure

    TEHRAN - According to a new poll conducted by IFOP, French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s popularity ratings hit new lows as the “yellow vest” protests are getting more and more serious. The poll's results which were published on Tuesday, indicated that Macron’s approval rating fell to 23 percent, down six percentage points on the previous month, while Philippe’s fell to 26 percent.

  • درگیری پلیس فرانسه با جلیقه زردها 2018-12-11 21:26

    Iranian human rights organization worried over situation in France

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Monday, Iran’s Human Rights Headquarters expressed concern over the violence exercised by the French police against protestors.

  • Europe 2018-12-08 09:56

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    A contemplation on Europe's new crises

    TEHRAN - Recently, it hasn't been quite calm in Europe! Although French President Emmanuel Macron has temporarily withdrawn from the fuel tax laws, the "Yellow Vests" continue to follow their demands of the Elysees Palace, taking out to the streets of Paris and other cities.

  • Trenches in the Champs Elysées, from the “Paris Commune” to “Gilet jaune” 2018-12-03 10:29

    By Abdollah Shahbazi 

    Trenches in the Champs Elysées, from the “Paris Commune” to “Gilet jaune”

    France is the leader of the contemporary revolutions, so long as the term “revolution”, in its new meaning, came to political culture largely through the successive French revolutions of the late eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century.