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Pompeo Repeats Message To Iranians: ‘The United States Is With You’

Radiofarda – Amid large anti-government protests in Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo retweeted Saturday a previous message sent to the Iranian people in July 2018, reminding them, “The United States is with you”. Mr. Pompeo had sent a message last year saying, “The United States hears you. The United States supports you. The United States is with you”. …

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Interior Minister Warns Protesters In Iran Authorities Ready to Use Force

Iran’s interior minister has warned security forces from now on will confront protesters who gather in the streets. For a second day running tens of thousands of Iranians angry with a hike in gasoline prices flooded streets in dozens of cities, with security forces attacking protesters in some locations. Andolreza Rahmani Fazli said that until now authorities showed tolerance toward …

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Iranian Authorities Send Text Messages Warning People Not To Protest

Radiofarda – Iranian judicial and security authorities have resorted to sending text messages to citizens to warn them to stay away from protests unfolding against a gasoline price hike. Text message sent by the prosecutor’s office in the northern Alborz province warning the recipient not to attend protests. November 16, 2019 Protests which began on Friday gained more momentum on …

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Widespread Protests Turn Violent, Iran Parliament To Discuss Situation Sunday

Radiofarda – Iranian government’s reaction to protests against an unusual gas price hike in Iran has been turning increasingly violent Saturday afternoon. Shots have been heard in Shiraz, Bushehr and Tehran where security forces reportedly opened fire at Azari Intersection in south-western Tehran at the beginning of the road to Saveh. Unofficial reports on social media and citizen journalists say …

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Iran security forces violently disperse protesters raising death toll to 29

Al-Arabia – Videos of Iranian security forces dispersing protesters across the country using live ammunition, water cannons and tear gas have been widely circulated on social media, causing the death toll since protests erupted on Friday due to gas hikes to reach at least 29, according to media reports. A policeman died Sunday after being shot in a clash with …

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