The latest news and views about the anti-government protest rallies across Iran which started in late December 2017
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Lorry drivers in Iran have staged temporary strikes during the recent months, calling on the authorities to increase their wages and control the tyre market, which has put the drivers under great pressure.
Foreign sources are to blame for inciting Iranians to stage violent anti-government rallies in the Islamic Republic under the guise of protests against economic woes, says an Iranian Interior Ministry official.
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani has censured western powers for adopting double-standard policies on human rights, lamenting that the self-proclaimed advocates of human rights keep mum about grave crimes committed by their allies against nations in the region but shed crocodile tears for Iranian protestors.
Iran's Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says a certain regional state has spent billions of dollars to create chaos inside Iran.
Homayoun Shajarian, a well-known Iranian singer, says he is ready to perform a free outdoor concert in order to help people feel better and forget about their economic problems for a few hours.
The Iranian government is under great pressure to take more steps to normalize what the Central Bank calls “unusual” economic conditions, as the country grapples with a flagging economy and the national currency slides to record lows.
Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi says his ministry has not issued any permission for blocking satellite signals, and is installing equipment in cities to show people which areas are influenced by jamming.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has summoned President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members to discuss ongoing economic woes.
With discontent among Iranians over economic hardships on the rise and protests breaking out against the government over a plunge in people’s purchasing power, the performance of the Cabinet has come to the spotlight.