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The latest news and views about the anti-government protest rallies across Iran which started in late December 2017

Dervish Executed for Running over Police Forces in Tehran

A rioter who had driven a bus into a group of police officers during a February mob attack in north Tehran was hanged at a correctional facility on Monday.

Iranian MPs Propose Motion on Granting Amnesty to Political Offenders

A large number of Iranian lawmakers have put forward a motion on granting amnesties to political and other offenders sentenced to death or life in prison.

Iran Leader Permits Dissident to Leave Country: Report

Mohammad Nourizad, a political dissident convicted of involvement in stoking the post-election unrest in Iran in 2009, has asked the Leader to give him permission to leave the country to visit his ill son.

Iran to Dedicate Special Places to Public Protests

The Iranian government on Monday approved a plan proposed by Tehran’s City Council to dedicate special places in Tehran to citizens’ protest gatherings.

Kazeroon Division Plan Stopped, Iran Interior Ministry Says

Iran’s Interior Ministry has reiterated that a plan to divide parts of the Kazeroon county in Iran’s southern Fars Province has stopped, describing recent unrest in the city created by those protesting the plan as strange.

Casualties Reported in Southern Iran after Protests Turn Violent

The Wednesday night clashes between security forces and demonstrators protesting a plan to divide parts of the Kazeroon County in Fars Province, southern Iran, has left at least one dead and six wounded.

BBC Persian Meddling in Iran’s Affairs: Russia Envoy

Russia’s Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian says the Persian Service of the BBC is blatantly meddling in Iran’s internal affairs.
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Will Iran Block Telegram Messaging App Forever?

While there are reports that a decision has been made by Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace to permanently ban the popular messaging app Telegram, the Council has kept denying such allegations.
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10 Iranian MPs to Visit Evin Prison Sunday

A group of Iranian lawmakers, composed of reformists, conservatives, and independents, will pay a visit to Tehran’s Evin Prison on Sunday.

“Public Discontent, Distrust among Root Causes of Iran Protests”

A report by Iran’s Interior Ministry has revealed that public dissatisfaction and distrust along with plots by foreign enemies have been the root causes of the recent unrest in Iran.

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