The latest news and views about the anti-government protest rallies across Iran which started in late December 2017
Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has offered apology to those whose jobs have been interrupted due to the recent “temporary” restrictions on certain social media.
The Russian and Turkish foreign ministries have separately condemned attempts by certain foreign countries to interfere in Iran’s internal affairs amid the recent developments in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at the US president for his rude comments about the Iranian nation, urging Trump to watch his language and address his own country’s problems instead of interfering in other states’ affairs.
Head of Tehran’s Revolutionary Tribunal cautioned those insisting on participation in violent unrest against the consequences of their disorderly conduct, saying rioters arrested from the third day of the unrest on will receive harsher punishment.
A deputy governor of Tehran says the police forces have kept the capital city under their control amid the recent protests and riots, and the IRGC has not yet been asked for help.
Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), says the recent riots in Iran were fueled by certain countries’ “proxy war” against the Islamic Republic via social media and the Internet.
Iranian ambassador to the UK has slammed US President Donald Trump for insulting the Iranian nation by calling them hungry, and expressed Tehran’s preparedness to help feed the huge number of hungry people in the US.
Iran's Intelligence Ministry says it has identified and arrested some of the agents behind riots, which followed the recent protests against economic conditions in a number of Iranian cities in recent days.
Iranian officials have so far confirmed the deaths of six people and injuries of several others during the recent protest rallies and riots across the country. The state TV has also declared the deaths of six others.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has strongly criticized the US president for trying to show sympathy for the Iranian protesters, saying that Trump has forgotten that he himself called Iran a ‘terrorist nation’ a few months ago.
A top Iranian official says the country has called on the Interpol to hunt for the individual who, from abroad, encouraged people to violence during the ongoing protests in Iran.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned Canada’s interference in internal affairs of Iran, saying that the meddlesome positions of the Canadian government on the recent developments in Iran are in contravention of its legal and international obligations.
A source has dismissed an earlier report that claimed President Hassan Rouhani will address the Iranian nation about the recent protest rallies on Sunday, saying he will only speak during a regular cabinet session today.
A former conservative lawmaker says the US and the Israeli regime are trying to change the direction of recent protest rallies in Iran and use them for their own interests.
Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli cautioned that use of violence in the rallies in protest at the economic woes would do great harm to security and progress of the country, calling on people to pursue demands in peace and within the framework of
An Iranian security official confirmed earlier reports of the deaths of two people in the recent protest gatherings in Lorestan province, but stressed that the Iranian police forces did not fire a single bullet, and foreign agents and Takfiri elements were behind the incident.
The Telegram messaging app has closed an anti-Iran channel for encouraging people to violence after a top Iranian official’s request.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the Iranian nation pays no heed to the US officials’ “interventionist” and hypocritical remarks about the recent gatherings in Iran.
Iran’s top military commander says the country’s armed forces will never allow the enemies to fulfil their “evil dream” of toppling the Islamic Establishment.