protests in Iran

Rouhani says Iran water protesters have right to demonstrate

Rouhani says Iran water protesters have right to demonstrate

Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said on Thursday that citizens have the right to protest after days of demonstrations against water shortages in Khuzestan province in which three people have been killed, The Guardian reports. …

Iran protests: One killed in water crisis demonstration

Iran protests: One killed in water crisis demonstration

A man has been killed during a second night of protests over severe water shortages in south-west Iran, BBC reported citing state media. An official in Khuzestan province said the protester was accidentally hit by people who were firing …

Iran says death tolls from protests 'exaggerated'

Iran says death tolls from protests 'exaggerated'

Iran on Saturday disputed death tolls issued by foreign human rights groups for protests that erupted in the country over fuel prices, Anadolu agency reports. Demonstrations broke out across Iran in mid-November after the government …

About 180 Riot Leaders Detained in Iran

About 180 Riot Leaders Detained in Iran

Iranian law enforcement have detained and identified about 180 leaders in the recent anti-government riots, according to a Saturday statement from the country's state-run media, Sputnik reports. According to the IRIB broadcaster, …

Iran restores internet in one province

Iran restores internet in one province

The internet has been restored in Iran’s Hormozgan province, days after the authorities ordered a blackout as violent protests swept the country. "The internet connection has been restored in Hormozgan province and all …

Tehran repels fuel protests

Tehran repels fuel protests

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Iran has successfully pushed back its enemies in the military, political, and security warfare being waged against the nation. "We have pushed back the …

What threat do fuel protests pose to Iran?

What threat do fuel protests pose to Iran?

Protests have erupted across Iran on Friday following the announcement by Iran's National Oil Company of at least a 50% increase in gas prices. "Several" people have died in the protests, Iran's Supreme Leader …

Truck drivers continue protests in Iran

Truck drivers continue protests in Iran

The strike by Iranian truck drivers, over low wages and high cost of spare parts, has continued in the country. The truck drivers are protesting what they call "terrible working conditions". They are demanding better pay, …

Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Protests broke out in several Iranian cities today over the dramatic drop of the country's currency and other economic problems ahead of the imposition of renewed US sanctions, IRNA reported. Protests that began in Iran on Tuesday …

One injured in Iran protests over water scarcity (VIDEO)

One injured in Iran protests over water scarcity (VIDEO)

Online videos appear to show Iranian security forces shooting at protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country’s south, though Iranian authorities said only one person was wounded in the clashes. …

New clashes in Iran: police attacked by Sufi protesters

New clashes in Iran: police attacked by Sufi protesters

A demonstration by Sufi dervishes in Tehran protesting against the arrest of one of them has led to violent clashes with the Iranian police, media reported. According to London-based Asharq Al-Awsat daily …