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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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. …

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 Iran says 25 people killed in protests

Iran's judiciary says that about 465 people are still being detained across the country for taking part in a wave of antigovernment protests that began nearly three weeks earlier. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein …

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Several terrorist teams arrested in Iran after riots

The Iranian security forces disbanded several terrorist teams that had played major roles in the recent protests in the country. The intelligence ministry announced in a statement that its forces identified and disbanded a terrorist …

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