The latest news and views about the anti-government protest rallies across Iran which started in late December 2017
British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire has reportedly left Iran after harsh criticisms of his controversial attendance in an “illegal” protest rally in Tehran.
A video has been released by the Iranian police showing the UK ambassador to Tehran among the protesters who had gathered in an “illegal” rally in front of a university in Tehran.
Iran’s government spokesman has strongly criticized the UK ambassador’s participation in an illegal rally in Tehran, warning London against interference in the Islamic Republic’s domestic affairs.
Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned UK Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire over his unconventional behavior and attendance at illegal rallies in Tehran.
British Ambassador Rob Macaire, who was briefly arrested last night, says he did not attend a protest gathering outside Amirkabir University of Technology on Saturday evening.
Protest rallies and vigils were held on Saturday night in various Iranian cities after the real cause of the Wednesday crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane was revealed.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United States knows it cannot bring the Islamic Republic to its knees through its maximum pressure policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth says the World Wrestling Championships will be definitely held in Tehran this year despite an earlier decision by the United World Wrestling (UWW) to strip Iran of the right to host the competition over the recent unrest.
The Director General of Iranian Intelligence Ministry’s Counter-Espionage Department says a number of elements who were trying to gather information from the recent unrest and transfer them to foreign services including the CIA were identified and arrested before taking any action.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the Iranian nation for “destroying a very dangerous plot” hatched by the enemies of the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the United States’ meddlesome comments about the shutdown of the Internet in Iran during the recent riots were not out of friendship with the Iranian nation, but aimed at provoking further unrest.
Large crowds of people in Tehran have poured into streets on Monday to express their support for the country’s Establishment and condemn the recent riots that broke out following the gas price hikes.