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

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...

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.