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

Iran Gov’t Spokesman Calls Reuters ‘Liar’

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has strongly rejected the Reuters’ report about the number of deaths during the November unrest saying that the news agency is a “liar”.
Iran Rejects Reuters' 'Worthless' Report on Riot Death Toll

Iran Rejects Reuters’ ‘Worthless’ Report on Riot Death Toll

An official at Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has categorically dismissed a report by the Reuters news agency that claimed a death toll of around 1,500 people during recent riots over fuel price hikes.
Iran Says EU Parliament's Resolution Based on Twisted Facts

Iran Says EU Parliament’s Resolution Based on Twisted Facts

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected as hasty and counterproductive a resolution by the European parliament about the recent unrest in the country.

Iran Condemns Pompeo’s Insulting Remarks, Propaganda Show

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent propaganda show against Iran, saying such insulting remarks will get Americans nowhere.

Iran Condemns German FM’s Meddlesome Comments

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned “interventionist” and “irresponsible” comments made by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas regarding the recent riots in Iran.
Iran’s Judiciary Refutes UNHCHR Allegations on Recent Unrest

Iran’s Judiciary Refutes UNHCHR Allegations on Recent Unrest

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has dismissed the “bogus” allegations that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has recently made against the Islamic Republic over the recent riots in the country.

Leader Urges Islamic Mercy for People Involved in Iran Unrest

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the Supreme National Security Council to show “Islamic mercy” to the people involved in the recent unrest in the country.
General Hossein Salami

US Policies Cut No Ice with Iranians: IRGC Chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the fake nature of the US support for the Iranian nation was laid bare in the recent unrest, stressing that the American stances cut no ice with the Iranian people anymore.

Rioters Linked to Hostile Broadcaster Arrested in Iran

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it has arrested the rioters who took orders from the UK-based “Iran International” satellite channel to commit acts of vandalism amid the recent unrest in Iran.

Economist Explains Reasons for Advocating Fuel Rationing in Iran

One of the most fervent advocates of new regulations on fuel consumption in Iran says a series of public protests in the wake of a recent hike in the price of subsidized gasoline had other social reasons.