Some Iranians are miffed that officials unveiled the extravagant, religiously inscribed replica just days after protests over poverty and an ailing economy.
Residents of one of the hottest regions on earth could face electricity shortages by winter’s end, according to a local official in Iran’s oil-rich Khuzestan province.
The recent unrest in Iran, which saw almost two weeks of nationwide demonstrations, cost the lives of 25 protesters and resulted in thousands of arrests. It also shook the very foundations of the clerical-military regime.
Iranians voiced their dissatisfaction with declining purchasing power in protests that swept the country recently, and lawmakers have responded by promising a pay rise for some government employees
Clerics are leading Iranians in public prayers for rain in drought-afflicted regions.
Foreign messaging apps are to blame for recent protests across Iran, according to a group of 170 members of Iran’s parliament.
Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami urged Tehran authorities on January 16 to listen to people’s demands and avoid humiliating them.
“100 of the Islamic Republic’s top officials are US permanent residency (green card) holders”, a member of Iranian parliament’s research arm has disclosed.
More than five billion dollars of Tehran’s municipality funds went missing during Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf’s tenure as Mayor of Iran’s capital city, a city councilor disclosed on Monday, January 14.
A statement by student associations across Iran has denounced the tighter grip the regime has increasingly wielded over universities and other independent institutions in recent weeks.
President Hassan Rouhani’s Minister of Education, Mohammad Bat’hai, has ruled out the idea of Baseej militia force’s intervention in schools.