Regime change in Iran will happen soon

Atousa Pilger 17 April 2018

by Atousa Pilger
The recent Iranian New Year (March 21) was said by many to mark a turning point for the future of Iran. The nationwide anti-regime protests that began in December took a new lease of life as the Iranian people celebrated the New Year and many are wondering what changes this year will bring for Iran.

The Uprising in Iran, and Why It will Continue

Navid Felker 11 April 2018

by Navid  Felker
As the year turned for 2017 to 2018, massive protests erupted throughout Iran. They began in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad, the second largest city in Iran, and spread across the county at a shocking pace.

Iran: Protests Continue in Ahvaz

Saeed 04 April 2018

by Saeed
In southwest Iran lies the city of Ahvaz, the capital of Khuzestan province, which contains the majority of Iran’s natural resources — the area has 90 percent of Iran’s oil and gas reserves. As well, Iran’s only navigable river, Karun, runs through the city.

During the past year, there were hundreds of protests against the policy of diverting rivers. Iranian President Hasan Rouhani promised to reconsider the projects transferring water outside of Ahvaz.

Telegram App Ban Sparks Sharp Criticism in Iran

Staff Writer 03 April 2018

 by Staff writer, SF

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the Chairman for the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security Committee of Iran, announced that later this month, the Telegram app will be banned in the country. His announcement sparked debate among lawmakers and political circles.

The app is due to be blocked on April 20th for security reasons, according to Boroujerdi, who blamed the application for fueling the anti-regime protests that have been taking place in Iran in recent months.

Iran: 43 Charged in Kermanshah Province for Participation in Turn of the Year Protests

Navid Felker 01 April 2018

 by Navid  Felker

In Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province in western Iran, 43 people were charged for protesting in early January 2018.

On March 28th, Chief Prosecutor Mohammad Hossein Sadeghi told reporters that many of the protesters had acted “emotionally” and were influenced by social media when they expressed frustration with the country’s economic problems.

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