The latest news and views about the anti-government protest rallies across Iran which started in late December 2017
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.
Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says the screening of the people arrested in the recent violent protests is expected to end within the next two days, noting that those found innocent would be released immediately.
Iranian First Vice-President Es'haq Jahangiri has warned certain regional states against a “crushing response” as soon as evidence is found that they have been fueling riots amid the recent protests over a hike in gasoline price.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced some European Union officials’ interference in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic and said instead of defending the “thugs”, the EU should meet its commitments to the Iranian nation.
Iran’s foreign minister has dismissed US officials’ expression of support for Iranian people as a “shameful lie.”
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says US officials are not in a position to sympathize with Iranian people.
The recent decision to triple the fuel prices, which has caused sporadic protests across the country, was discussed on Saturday in a meeting of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination.
Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says ongoing protests over a spike in subsidized gasoline prices has been orchestrated from outside the country, warning that any disorderly conduct would face legal action.
Sporadic protests have erupted in various Iranian cities on Saturday one day after gasoline prices were tripled without any earlier announcement.
Chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the arrest of Rouhollah Zam, the head of major anti-Iran website Amad News, has surprised foreign intelligence services.
The Chief of Staff of the Iranian President says the arrest of Ruhollah Zam, the head of the notorious anti-Iran website Amad-News, who was protected by Western intelligence services, is a sign of the IRGC’s intelligence authority.
The IRGC has, in a complicated and professional operation, arrested Rouhollah Zam, the head of anti-Iran propaganda website and Telegram channel, Amad News, which played a key role in the 2017-18 protests in Iran.
Reports say Reza Pahlavi, the son of the former Shah of Iran, will soon receive a paycheck to appear in a show that will be produced by Saudi-backed satellite TV channel “Iran International”.
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.