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

Pro-Establishment Rallies Held in Iran to Mark ‘Dey 9 Epic’

Many Iranian people across the country attended gatherings on Monday to mark the “epic of Dey 9”, a day in which millions of demonstrators held nation-wide rallies to pledge allegiance to the Islamic establishment in 2009.
Hassan Rouhani - President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

US Knows Iran Will Not Surrender: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United States knows it cannot bring the Islamic Republic to its knees through its maximum pressure policy.

Iran Says Listens to Peaceful Protesters ‘with Open Ears’

A spokesman for the Guardian Council, Iran’s vetting body, says the country has always listened “with open ears” to peaceful demonstrators, but security forces had a duty during last month’s violent riots to deal with acts of vandalism and sabotage.

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 Raps French Meddling in Iran’s Judicial Cases

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.