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Unrest killed 25 … Iran frees hundreds

TEHRAN, Jan 14, (Agencies): A total of 25 people were killed in the recent unrest that hit several towns and cities across Iran, the judiciary said Sunday, with 465 still under arrest. “Twenty-five people, ordinary citizens and our own forces, were killed during the recent troubles,” said judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein …

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Iran arrested thousands

TEHRAN, Iran, Jan 9, (Agencies): An Iranian reformist lawmaker said Tuesday that some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released. The protests, which vented anger at high unemployment and …

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Iran declares victory

TEHRAN, Iran, Jan 7, (Agencies): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said on Sunday that the nation and its security forces have ended the wave of unrest linked to anti-government protests that erupted last month. In a statement on its website, the force blamed the unrest on the United States, Israel and Saudi …

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Army offers help to quell unrest – Iranians rally

DUBAI, Jan 4, (RTRS): Iran’s army chief declared on Thursday that police had already quelled anti-government unrest that has killed 21 people but that his troops were ready to intervene if needed, as Tehran staged more pro-government rallies. The protests, which seem spontaneous and without a unifying leader, erupted a …

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Khamenei blames enemies … toll rises – Rouhani acknowledges public anger, warns on crackdown

YOUNG DOMINATE ARRESTS AS FRUSTRATION GROWS IN IRAN LONDON, Jan 2, (Agencies): Iran’s supreme leader accused the country’s enemies on Tuesday of stirring unrest, as the death toll from anti-government demonstrations rose to 21. On the sixth day of protests, riot police were out in force in several cities, footage …

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Hunger, poverty revolution threaten thrones of turbaned Shahs

WHEN the Khomeini Revolution started in 1979, the rate of youths in the revolution was about 55 percent of the population. At the time, the strength of the revolution, which the new movement of turbaned Shah referred to as ‘cassette revolution’, depended on youths. They deposed the Shah, Muhammad Reza …

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At least 12 dead in violent nationwide protests in Iran

TEHRAN, Jan 1, (Agencies): Nationwide protests in Iran saw their most violent night as “armed protesters” tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repelled them, bringing the death toll in the unrest to at least 12, state television reported Monday. The demonstrations, the largest to strike …

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