Thursday, August 18, 2022

Iran Protests

Villagers in Southern Iran to Get Potable Water after Years of Protest

Villagers in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan province will finally be supplied with drinking water after years of protest, which turned violent in recent days.

Iran’s Leader Grants Clemency to 3,721 Inmates on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 3,721 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Anti-Iran Propagandist Rouhollah Zam Stands Trial in Iran

Rouhollah Zam, the Paris-backed anti-Iran propagandist who played a key role in the 2017-18 protests across the Islamic Republic, went on trial in Tehran on Monday morning.

UK Ambassador Leaves Iran after Controversies: Report

British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire has reportedly left Iran after harsh criticisms of his controversial attendance in an “illegal” protest rally in Tehran.

Iran Releases Video of UK Envoy Attending Illegal Protests 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 Warns UK against Meddling in Its Domestic Affairs

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 Summons UK Ambassador for Attending Illegal Rally

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.

UK Ambassador Denies Attending Protest Rally 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.

Iranians Hold Protest Rallies after Real Cause of Plane Crash Revealed

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Iran Convinces UWW It Can Safely Host World Wrestling Championships

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.

‘CIA-Linked Elements Involved in Iran Riots Arrested’

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.

Iranian People Foiled ‘Very Dangerous’ Plot: Leader

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.

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