Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Raisi: US vainly tried to turn Iran into another Syria, Libya via unrest

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says America and other enemies resorted to riots and unrest to destabilize the country as part of a similar plot they once advanced in Syria and Libya, but they failed to achieve their goals.

Iranians rally countrywide to mark anniv. of 1979 US embassy takeover

Iranians take to the streets countrywide in large groups to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran, known as the ‘Den of Espionage,’ with the participants sending a message to Washington, which is found to have a hand in the recent unrest across the country.

Iran’s top genetics scientist recounts circumstances surrounding brief kidnapping

Dr. Dariush Farhoud, Iran’s most prominent professor of medical and clinical genetics, recounts the circumstances surrounding his kidnapping near his home in the capital, Tehran.

Iranian daily: Govt. must make certain reforms to regain public trust

An Iranian daily affiliated with the Islamic Azad University called on the government to make a set of reforms in line with the demands of the public, including replacing inefficient managers and removing the ban on popular social media platforms.

Iranian demonstrators slam Germany’s ‘hypocritical stance’ on riots, unrest

A group of Iranian people, mostly those disabled in the 1980s Iraqi war and families of those martyred in the aggression, have held a demonstration against Germany — a supplier of chemical arms to Iraq under ex-dictator Saddam Hussein — over Berlin’s support for the recent riots and unrest in Iran under the guise of backing “human rights.”

Raisi administration official speaks of ‘golden opportunities’ in medicinal herb industry

The caretaker director of the Iranian Vice Presidency for Science and Technology says there are “golden opportunities” for Iran in the medicinal herb industry.

Iran arrests two linked to deadly shooting in Shiraz

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Esmaeil Khatib announced that a second suspect was arrested on Sunday night over ties to the deadly shooting at the Shah Cheragh Shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, which left 13 dead and dozens wounded.

Iranian paper blasts govt. for losing economic opportunities offered by Qatar World Cup

Iran’s Etelaat newspaper has strongly criticized officials for their handling of the situation ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Iran’s Medical Council denies female doctor was killed by security forces

An official with the Medical Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected unconfirmed reports that a female doctor, Parisa Bahmani, was shot and killed by security agents during a protest gathering in front of the organization headquarters in Tehran.

In Mashhad, a funeral and a sea of lights for victims of Shiraz terrorist attack

Thousands of people in Mashhad have held a vigil for the victims of the Wednesday terrorist attack by Daesh that killed 13 people at a Muslim site in south-central Iran.

Funeral procession held in Iran for victims of Shiraz terror attack

A funeral procession has been held in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz for victims of a recent terror attack on a local holy shrine. Thousands of mourners turned out for the funeral service on Saturday.

Iranians rally countrywide to condemn deadly terror attack in Shiraz, unrest and deadly riots

Iranians have held mass rallies countrywide to condemn a Daesh massacre at the holy shrine of Shah Cheragh, urging authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice and seriously deal with recent unrest and deadly riots that have set the stage for insecurity in the country.

Two Iranian security forces critically injured during riots in western city

Armed rioters have shot and critically wounded two members of Iran’s security personnel during a violent gathering in the western border city of Baneh, Kordestan Province.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Perpetrators of Shiraz terror attack will definitely be punished

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the perpetrators of a fatal terrorist attack at a holy shrine in Shiraz will definitely face punishment, urging everyone to join hands in the face of enemies and their agents.

Raisi: Enemies sparked unrest in Iran to sour administration’s success

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi suggests that the recent unrest in the country has been instigated by enemies to mar his administration’s success.

Iranian university students hold protest rally outside UK embassy

Hundreds of university students accompanied by large numbers of ordinary people and business owners have gathered outside the British embassy in Tehran to protest "London’s hostile acts against Iran’s national security."

Migration Observatory: Iran facing mass migration

Iran Migration Observatory, which offers statistics on the rate of migration from the country, says emigration from Iran is currently just limited to the elite.

Report: Sporadic clashes in Iran Kurdish city 40 days into Mahsa Amini’s death

Sporadic clashes are reported in the western Iranian city of Saqqez, Kordestan Province, as thousands of people gathered to mark 40 days since the death of 22-year-old local, Mahsa Amini, whose death led to widespread unrest and deadly riots in Iran.

Two IRGC forces shot dead in Iran’s Zahedan

Two members of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been shot dead by unknown assailants in Zahedan, the capital of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Over 120 large cyber attacks targeted Iran’s infrastructure in 20 days: Senior cmdr.

The head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization says the country has dealt with more than 120 large-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) cyber attacks against its infrastructure over the past 20 days, amid a wave of what is largely viewed as foreign-sponsored riots in different locations.

Funeral held for Iranian soldier killed along Afghanistan border

People in the northeastern Iranian city of Mash’had hold a funeral for a soldier killed by bandits along Iran’s border with Afghanistan.

Private sector official: Cost of internet filtering to businesses well over $3bn announced

The Iranian private sector’s House of Industry and Mine says the cost of over a month of strict internet filtering in Iran due to protests and riots is far higher than the nearly $3bn announced by the Iranian chamber of commerce.

Kayhan: 83% of women in Iran consider hijab as value

Iranian newspaper Kayhan says a recent opinion poll shows that 83 percent of women in Iran believe that hijab is a necessary dress code and does not hinder women’s social activities and freedom of action.

Amini family lawyer: Parents have appealed legal medicine report on cause of Mahsa death

The lawyer of the family of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old girl whose death triggered the recent protests and riots in Iran, says her parents have appealed the opinion of the legal medicine organization on her death.

Leader: Elites among most important human assets of Iran

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed that the elites are one of the most important human assets of the country for creating hope for the nation and standing up against arrogant powers.

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