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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 …

East Azerbaijan province hit by another earthquake

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Iran's East Azerbaijan province this morning. The quake struck Sarab county at 04:08 local time, according to the seismography center affiliated to Tehran University's Geophysics …

Heavy snow hits Tehran

All elementary and secondary schools will be closed in Tehran province because of a powerful snow storm that hit the country on Saturday, November 16. Heavy snowfall caused traffic chaos in the capital city, reports citing …

Iran starts gasoline rationing and hikes prices

Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes on November 15 with an official saying that the revenue would be used for subsidies for 18 million needy families, state television reported. According to State TV, the price of a liter …

Trump extends national emergency with respect to Iran

On November 14, the United States will continue for another year the national emergency with respect to Iran, according to U.S. President Donald Trump's statement. The president noted that the U.S. relations with Iran have …

Tokayev invites Rouhani to visit Kazakhstan

Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Nur-Sultan. Zarif arrived in Kazakhstan on Monday to take part in the Astana Club 2019 at …