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

Iran Condemns EU’s Interference in Its Internal Affairs

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.

US Claim of Support for Iranian People ‘Shameful Lie’: Zarif

Iran’s foreign minister has dismissed US officials’ expression of support for Iranian people as a “shameful lie.”
Iran Dismisses Israeli Threats, Warns of Harsh Response

US in No Position to Sympathize with Iranian People: Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says US officials are not in a position to sympathize with Iranian people.
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Iran Denounces Pompeo’s Interventionist Remarks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has condemned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s backing for rioters who triggered unrest in some Iranian cities over the past few days.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei

Iran Leader Backs Government’s Gas Price Hike

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly supported the government's recent decision to ration gasoline and increase its price despite the sporadic protests across the country.

President, Speaker, Judiciary Chief Hold Meeting on Fuel Price Hikes

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.
Iran Prosecutor Blames Fuel Price Protests on Outsiders

Iran Prosecutor Blames Fuel Price Protests on Outsiders

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.

Demonstrators Take to Streets to Protest Fuel Price Hike in Iran

Sporadic protests have erupted in various Iranian cities on Saturday one day after gasoline prices were tripled without any earlier announcement.

Arrest of Rouhollah Zam Shocks Foreign Intel. Services: IRGC

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.

‘Arrest of Rouhollah Zam Shows Iran’s Intelligence Power to World’

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.