Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest
Iranian protesters attacked police stations late into the night on Monday, news agency and social media reports said, as security forces struggled to contain the boldest challenge to the clerical leadership since unrest in 2009. Videos on social media ...
The Protests in Iran Are a Sign of an Economy in Trouble
What Is Fueling the Protests in Iran?
New York Times
Iran, North Korea, New Year: Your Tuesday Briefing
New York Times
Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit KCNA, via Reuters. • North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, used his annual New Year's Day address to make an unusual outreach to South Korea. He agreed to send a delegation there for the Winter ...
News Brief: North Korea's Nuclear Warning, Iran Protests
What's Behind The Deadly Protests Across Iran? : NPR
Ailsa Chang talks to journalist Robin Wright of The New Yorker about the protests that began over economic issues and then turned political. Wright is also a fellow at the Wilson Center. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Let's ask what's behind the deadly protests ...
Why did protests erupt in Iran?
Episodic Iranian unrest, from the focused, reformist uprising of 2009 (led by middle-class protesters of Tehran) to the current, wildly rejectionist riots (spearheaded by the underclass and the unemployed in the poor neighborhoods of provincial towns ...
Iran postpones court appearance of jailed woman as UK minister visits
A month ago Johnson caused a furore in the UK after he told a parliamentary committee that Zaghari-Ratcliffe was in Iran to teach journalism. "When you look at what Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was doing, she was simply teaching people journalism as I ...
Johnson's talks on jailed Briton in Iran 'worthwhile'
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Boris Johnson Presses Iran on Detained Britons
What's driving the deadly protests in Iran?
Iranians continued to demonstrate against the clerical leadership on Monday amid economic hardships. Karim Sadjadpour, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, describes the factors behind the unrest and how the protests ...
Iran protests grow deadlier
Iran protests grow deadlier. Mon, Jan 01. The most significant protests in eight years are rocking Iran, with state media reporting Monday that at least 12 demonstrators died and a police spokesman saying one officer was fatally shot. Share Video ...
Trump starts 2018 with tweets criticizing Pakistan, Iran and former US leaders
President Donald Trump kicked off the New Year with tweets blasting Pakistan, Iran and former U.S. presidents, writing that the United States has “foolishly” given billions of dollars in aid to Pakistan and that Iran is “failing.” “The United States ...
Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018
Trump celebrates a 'tremendous' new year, slams Iran, Pakistan on Twitter
Trump starts new year by condemning Pakistan, encouraging Iranian protesters
Donald Trump: Iran Is 'Failing at Every Level'
Trump says on Twitter Monday: “Iran is failing at every level despite the terrible deal made with them by the Obama Administration. The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years. They are hungry for food & for freedom. Along with human ...
Wall Street Journal
On Iran, Trump Administration Encourages Support for Protesters
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is lobbying countries world-wide to support Iranians' right to peaceful protest and is prepared to impose fresh sanctions if Iran's government cracks down forcefully on the demonstrations spreading throughout the ...