Sunday, July 3, 2022

Iran Protests

Business owners in Tehran, Arak rally against tax rise plan

A group of home appliance shop owners hold a protest in downtown Tehran against a plan by the Iranian Ministry of Finance to levy tax on their banking transactions.

Iranian lawmaker confirms death of one in Dezfoul unrest

An Iranian lawmaker for the city of Dezfoul in Iran’s Khouzestan Province says a man who was killed during recent protests in the city was not a local.

Sporadic protests in Iran against staple food price hikes

Sporadic protests happened on Thursday evening in a few cities in Iran against price hikes of subsidized staple food.

Iranian Judiciary staff rally for better working conditions

A group of Iranian Judiciary employees have held a rally in front of the Parliament building in Tehran to demand better working conditions and higher salaries.

Iraq’s Najaf governor quits amid protests

The governor of the Iraqi province of Najaf has resigned, a day after another governor quit following demonstrations against living conditions and ‘corruption’.

Iran judiciary chief meets with families of fuel protests convicts

A group of families of those convicted of involvement in violent protests in November 2019 in Iran have met with Judiciary Chief Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejei.

People in Iran’s Shahrekord hold protest over water problems

Iranian people including farmers in the western city of Shahrekord, capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, have staged a march calling on authorities to take measures to deal with water shortage problems.

Major Iran Sugar Company Returned to Public Sector

A court in Iran has issued a verdict, cancelling a previous agreement under which Iran’s Haft Tappeh Sugar Company would be sold to the private sector.

Iran Arrests Mossad-Linked Spies Seeking to Infiltrate into Riots

Iran's Intelligence Ministry says its forces have arrested members of a group linked to Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency who sought to smuggle weapons into Iran and use them in the ongoing protests over water shortages in the country’s southwest.

Protest Rally Held in Downtown Tehran against Power Cuts

A number of shop owners at Aladdin and Charsou shopping malls in downtown Tehran have held a rally to protest power cuts at the renowned mobile markets.

Iran’s Top Security Official Orders Release of Khuzestan Protests Detainees

Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, says the country's security forces had been ordered to immediately release those detained during the recent protests in Khuzestan, who had not committed a criminal act.

Tehran Accuses UN Rights Commissioner of Trying to Cause Rift among Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected the “interventionist and politicised” statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the recent protests in Khuzestan, accusing her of trying to cause division among Iranian people.

IRGC Chief Vows to Solve Water Problems in Southern Iran

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Chief says the IRGC stands with the people of Khuzestan province to solve the problems in the southern province.

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Officials to Resolve Water Shortage in Southern Iran

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has called for the swift resolution of the water shortage problems of people in the south of country, especially Khuzestan province whose people have been holding massive protests in recent days.

Water Protests in Iran: One Demonstrator Killed by ‘Rioters’

A young protester has been killed during the protest rallies held in the town of Shadgan in Iran's Khuzestan province against shortage of water.

Iranian Oil Workers Go on Strike in Protest at Low Wages

Thousands of Iranians working in the country’s energy industry have gone on strike over the past week in protest at low wages.

Iranian Opposition Leader Mousavi Vaccinated against COVID-19

Iranian opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard, both under house arrest since 2011 over their role in the post-election protests of 2009, have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Opposition Elements Attempt to Attack Iranian Negotiator in Vienna

A counterrevolutionary element has attempted to attack Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Seyyed Abbas Araqchi in Vienna, the capital of Austria, where Iran and other parties to the JCPOA are to meet later in the day.

France Can’t Preach Others on Human Rights after Honouring Egyptian Dictator: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says France is in no position to preach other countries on their human rights situation after decorating Egyptian “dictator” Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with its highest honour, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour.

Iran Summons German, French Envoys over ‘Interventionist’ Statements

Iran has summoned the German and French ambassadors to Tehran over the statements released by the European Union, Berlin and Paris regarding the execution of Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of the anti-Iran Telegram channel Amad News.

Iran Executes Rouhollah Zam on Charge of ‘Corruption on Earth’

Iran has executed Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel named Amad News, after his death penalty for “corruption on earth” was upheld by the Supreme Court.

Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Rouhollah Zam

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel Amad News who had been convicted of “corruption on earth” in a lower court.

Iran Overturns Death Sentences of Three Convicts Involved in 2019 Fuel Protests

Iran’s Supreme Court has accepted a request by three convicts sentenced to death to have their cases heard again in another court.

In Photos: Iran’s Legendary Singer Shajarian Laid to Rest

The most prominent vocalist in Iran’s history, Mohammad Reza Shajarian, was laid to rest near the tomb of renowned national poet of seventh century, Ferdowsi, in the eastern province of Khorasan Razavi.

Ruhollah Zam Sentenced to Death for ‘Corruption on Earth’

Iran’s Judiciary has sentenced Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of Amad News, a counterrevolutionary website, to death after he was convicted of corruption on earth.

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