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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Large-Scale Damage, Deaths And Arrests Reported In Iran’s Fars Province

Radiofarda – Two members of Shiraz city council in Iran say damages in the city during anti-government protests last week amount to 8.5-25 million dollars, based on the free market exchange rate. Sina Bani Zamani, member of city council told ILNA news website that damages to infrastructure total $8.5 million, while another council member, Ebrahim Sabouri put the figure at …

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Iran’s Exiled Queen Condoles Families Of Victims Of Recent Protests

Radiofarda – In a statement published on her Twitter account Iran’s former queen Farah Pahlavi expressed her sympathy with the families of the victims of the recent protests in Iran and said she is convinced that the sacrifices Iranians make to achieve freedom and democracy will bear fruits . In her statement the 81-year-old widow of Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of …

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Ahmadinejad Supporters Say He Warned Of Widespread Dissatisfaction

Radiofarda – Supporters of the former President of the Islamic Republic Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have re-circulated footage of him presenting it as “prophetic comments” on the recent anti-regime protests that left up to 150 dead, and thousands more injured and arrested. In the videotape initially circulated on August 8, 2018, the hardline former President lambastes his successor, the mid-ranking cleric, Hassan …

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Police In Iran Announce More Arrests, But No Official Word On Casualties

Authorities in Iran have announced the arrest of 34 more protesters in three different cities, claiming some of them were local protest leaders or elements who attacked public buildings. The police commander in Fars Province said 15 protesters were arrested in Shiraz, capital of the province and labeled them “main perpetrators of destruction and arson”. In Lorestan Province, the police …

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Iran Intelligence Says Most Protesters Were Unemployed Or Low-Income

Radiofarda – Most of the people who participated in the recent anti-regime demonstrations in Iran were either unemployed or with low-income jobs, several members of parliament (Majles) have cited a report by the Islamic Republic Intelligence Ministry. The powerful Commission for National Security Affairs and Foreign Policy of Majles held a closed-door session on Monday, November 25, attended by the …

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Iran Officials Defiant But Overwhelmed By Protests As Evidence of Brutality Surface

More than 10 days after Iranians took to the streets in protest to a sudden gasoline price hike, the Iranian government is still overwhelmed by the aftereffects of the unrest and its violent suppression by security forces. In the meantime, fresh videos of the violent suppression have been uploaded on social media following partial restoration of internet service which has …

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Iran Legislators Say Prices Are On the Rise Up To 50% After Gas Price Hike

Radiofarda – The Speaker of Iranian Parliament (Majles) Ali Larijani says some Iranian government companies have increased the price of their products and other reports say prices have sharply risen across the board. Following a 200 percent state-imposed rise in the price of gasoline on November 15, the Iranian government had promised not to increase the price of other commodities …

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Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet condemns Iran’s nuclear violations

Al-Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers condemned on Tuesday Iran’s violations of international agreements related to its nuclear program, reported the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The condemnation came in the Council of Ministers session on Tuesday, according to SPA. In November, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced Iran will resume uranium enrichment at its Fordow plant. Rouhani added Tehran will start …

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Iraqi officials: One protester killed amid ongoing clashes

Al-Arabia – Iraqi officials said one anti-government protester has been killed by security forces on Tuesday and 21 others wounded amid ongoing clashes with security forces in Baghdad. Security and hospital officials said the protester died when he was struck with a rubber bullet fired by security forces on Rasheed Street near the strategic Ahrar Bridge. The officials spoke on …

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‘Start planning for the next one’: IRGC commander as he plotted Saudi oil attack

Al-Arabia – Four months before a swarm of drones and missiles crippled the world’s biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, Iranian security officials gathered at a heavily fortified compound in Tehran.The group included the top echelons of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, an elite branch of the Iranian military whose portfolio includes missile development and covert operations.The main topic …

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