Gulf Times - Iran-Protests
Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners

Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday claimed victory over unrest he blamed on foreign enemies, according to state media

Iran leader backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

Iran leader backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday threw his support behind a decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing, a move that sparked angry protests in the sanctions-hit country.

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran on Saturday after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system -Khamenei

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system -Khamenei

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.

Iran stages pro-government rallies, cleric urges to punish protest leaders

Iran stages pro-government rallies, cleric urges to punish protest leaders

Tens of thousands of government supporters rallied across Iran on Friday, swearing allegiance to the clerical establishment and accusing arch enemy the United States of instigating the largest anti-government protests in nearly a decade, state TV reported.

Oil hits highest since 2015 as Iran unrest spooks market

Oil hits highest since 2015 as Iran unrest spooks market

Six days of anti-government protests in Opec's third-largest producer have added a geopolitical risk premium to oil prices, though Iran's production and exports have not been affected.

Ten dead in latest Iran unrest

Ten dead in latest Iran unrest

Ten people were killed overnight in the worst violence yet seen in Iran's protests, local media reported Monday, as President Hassan Rouhani vowed those breaking the law would be dealt with.

Mass pro-government rallies in Iran after protests

Mass pro-government rallies in Iran after protests

Thousands of regime supporters marched in cities across Iran on Saturday in a show of strength for the regime after two days of protests that marked the biggest unrest for years.

Child obesity an 'exploding nightmare' in developing world

Child obesity an 'exploding nightmare' in developing world

Childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and has become an ‘exploding nightmare’ in the developing world, including in Africa, where the number of obese children has nearly doubled ...