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Iran protests spread to major central province; unofficial death toll rises to six Iran protests spread to major central province; unofficial death toll rises to six
Protests broke out in Iran’s central province of Isfahan on Tuesday with demonstrators chanting against Iran’s clerical leaders, videos shared on social media showed.Protesters in Isfahan’s city of ...
Middle East 4 days ago
Iranian lawmaker says one killed during protest against rising prices Iranian lawmaker says one killed during protest against rising prices
One person was killed during a protest in southwestern Iran against a government decision to raise the costs of basic goods, an MP told Iranian media Saturday.The authorities had announced Monday a ...
Middle East 14 May ,2022
Hundreds of teachers in Iran protest against new pay scales as inflation bites Hundreds of teachers in Iran protest against new pay scales as inflation bites
Hundreds of teachers rallied in cities across Iran Thursday to protest against changes to their pay and pensions that come just as soaring prices hit their wallets, state media reported.In Gilan ...
Middle East 13 January ,2022
Iran arrests 67 protesters in Isfahan, US ‘deeply concerned’  Iran arrests 67 protesters in Isfahan, US ‘deeply concerned’
Iran arrested more than 60 people in connection with Friday’s protests over water shortages in the central city of Isfahan, state media reported on Saturday.Security forces have so far arrested 67 of ...
Middle East 27 November ,2021
Ultraconservative Iran MP’s office torched after protest remarks Ultraconservative Iran MP’s office torched after protest remarks
Unidentified assailants torched the office front of an ultraconservative Iranian lawmaker whose recent comments on deadly anti-government protests in 2019 caused an outcry, local media reported ...
Middle East 20 November ,2021
Iran soccer celebrations turn into anti-government protests Iran soccer celebrations turn into anti-government protests
Soccer celebrations in several Iranian cities, including the capital Tehran, turned political late on Friday with chants against Iran’s clerical rulers, footage circulating on social media showed.Fans ...
Middle East 31 July ,2021
Demonstrators in Isfahan torch Khamenei banner as Iran protests continue Demonstrators in Isfahan torch Khamenei banner as Iran protests continue
Anti-government protests in Iran continued late on Tuesday, with protesters setting fire to a banner of the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the central city of Isfahan, footage circulating on ...
Middle East 28 July ,2021
US criticizes Iranian regime for violence against protesters US criticizes Iranian regime for violence against protesters
The United States criticized the Iranian regime for the way it has dealt with protests that have rocked the country in recent weeks.“The Iranian people are now putting a spotlight not only on their ...
Middle East 28 July ,2021
Iran protests spread to Tehran with chants against supreme leader  Iran protests spread to Tehran with chants against supreme leader 
Protests sparked by a water crisis in Iran spread to the capital Tehran on Monday, videos shared online showed, with demonstrators chanting slogans against the country’s theocratic rulers.“The clerics ...
Middle East 26 July ,2021
Protests break out in Iran’s Tabriz in support of Khuzestan demonstrations  Protests break out in Iran’s Tabriz in support of Khuzestan demonstrations 
Protests broke out in the city of Tabriz in northwest Iran on Saturday in support of ongoing demonstrations southwest of the country, videos posted on social media showed.Protests sparked by a water ...
Middle East 25 July ,2021
One dead in ‘riot’ in western Iran: State TV One dead in ‘riot’ in western Iran: State TV
One person was shot dead when rioting erupted in western Iran late Thursday in sympathy with the drought-hit province of Khuzestan which has seen a week of protests, state television reported.Two ...
Middle East 23 July ,2021
Iran using unlawful force in water protest crackdown: Rights groups                  Iran using unlawful force in water protest crackdown: Rights groups
Iran is using unlawful and excessive force in a crackdown against protests over water shortages in its oil-rich but arid southwestern Khuzestan province, international rights groups said on ...
Middle East 23 July ,2021
German-Iranian woman caught COVID-19 in Iran's notorious Evin prison: Daughter German-Iranian woman caught COVID-19 in Iran's notorious Evin prison: Daughter
The daughter of a German-Iranian woman held in Iran said Wednesday that her mother has contracted COVID-19 in prison and her life is in “imminent danger.”Nahid Taghavi was arrested at her Tehran ...
Coronavirus 22 July ,2021
Water crisis protests persist in Iran, with chants in Tehran: Reports Water crisis protests persist in Iran, with chants in Tehran: Reports
Protesters angry about water shortages took to the streets of southwest Iran for a sixth night in a row on Tuesday, with mounting violence, while Tehran residents chanted anti-government slogans, ...
Middle East 22 July ,2021
Security forces open fire during Iran water protests to ‘protect’ protesters: Fars  Security forces open fire during Iran water protests to ‘protect’ protesters: Fars 
Security forces opened fire during protests over water shortages in Iran’s oil-rich southwest to “protect” protesters, a semi-official news agency said on Tuesday, after authorities blamed ...
Middle East 20 July ,2021
Death toll from Iran protests rises to three, say activists Death toll from Iran protests rises to three, say activists
The death toll from street protests over water shortages in Iran’s oil-rich southwest rose to three, activists said on Saturday, as demonstrations continued for a third consecutive night.The protests ...
Middle East 18 July ,2021
One reportedly killed as protests over water crisis in Iran continue One reportedly killed as protests over water crisis in Iran continue
Protesters took to the streets for a second consecutive night in Iran’s oil-rich southwest to protest water shortages, videos shared on social media showed, with reports of security forces shooting ...
Middle East 17 July ,2021
Protesters storm streets of Iran over water shortages; police fire at crowds Protesters storm streets of Iran over water shortages; police fire at crowds
Protesters angry over water shortages marched through streets late Thursday in an oil-rich, restive province in southwestern Iran and police apparently fire weapons to disperse the crowds, online ...
Middle East 16 July ,2021
Baluchi militants in Iran's southeast attack Revolutionary Guards vehicle Baluchi militants in Iran's southeast attack Revolutionary Guards vehicle
Ethnic Baluchi militants attacked a vehicle belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Tuesday in the southeast of the country, which has been hit by unrest in the past week, the state broadcaster ...
Middle East 02 March ,2021
Iranian MPs visit restive province to investigate protests Iranian MPs visit restive province to investigate protests
Iranian lawmakers on Monday visited an impoverished southeastern province that has been roiled by recent unrest, state-run media reported, the government’s most visible step yet to address rising ...
Middle East 01 March ,2021
Internet disruption reported in Iran’s impoverished southeast amid unrest Internet disruption reported in Iran’s impoverished southeast amid unrest
Iran’s impoverished southeast experienced wide disruptions of internet service over the past week, internet experts said Saturday, as unrest gripped the remote province after a string of fatal border ...
Middle East 27 February ,2021
Protests in southeast Iran after alleged IRGC killing of fuel traders Protests in southeast Iran after alleged IRGC killing of fuel traders
Protesters in southeast Iran stormed a government building on Tuesday, a day after security forces reportedly shot dead several civilian fuel traders, according to Iranian media and online ...
Middle East 23 February ,2021
Iran retirees stage mass protests demanding higher pensions Iran retirees stage mass protests demanding higher pensions
Iranian retirees protested in dozens of cities across Iran against inadequate pensions amid high inflation due to ongoing US sanctions and difficult living conditions, according to various videos ...
Middle East 22 February ,2021
Activists fear jailed Iran protester Behnam Mahjoubi died after care neglected Activists fear jailed Iran protester Behnam Mahjoubi died after care neglected
Activists on Sunday expressed fear that an Iranian prisoner jailed over a 2018 protest by a religious sect, who died in custody, perished after authorities failed to care for his medical ...
Middle East 22 February ,2021
Israel flag, banner thanking Mossad raised in Tehran Israel flag, banner thanking Mossad raised in Tehran
Images of an Israeli flag accompanied by a banner thanking Israel’s foreign intelligence service Mossad in the Iranian capital Tehran went viral on Monday, in an unprecedented move likely linked to ...
Middle East 08 December ,2020