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Iran state TV is reporting that authorities have blocked Instagram and the messaging app Telegram.
An Iranian security official confirmed earlier reports of the deaths of two people in the recent protest gatherings in Lorestan province, but stressed that the Iranian police forces did not fire a single bullet, and foreign agents and Takfiri elements were behind the incident.
Mayor of Tehran expressed regret for disruption to traffic in parts of Tehran in the wake of the recent protest rallies, saying some municipal properties, including a number of bus stations, suffered minor damages after some demonstrators resorted to violence.
The Telegram messaging app has closed an anti-Iran channel for encouraging people to violence after a top Iranian official’s request.
Following a series of rallies in some Iranian cities in protest at difficult economic conditions, the Administration’s Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht unveiled plans to provide employment for more than 830,000 people in the next Iranian year.
Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian responded to US president’s meddlesome remarks about the recent gatherings in protest against economic conditions in Iran.
Iran Majlis (Parliament) is to hold an extraordinary session on Monday to review recent incidents in the country.
Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says the US, Israel and regional reactionary states, which pretend to be supporting Iranian people’s rights, actually lack real understanding of the nation.
The deputy commander of IRGC’s Sarallah headquarters, a key base for handling security affairs in Tehran, said the Iranian capital is enjoying full security after some civil protest rallies held against recent rising commodity prices.
A privately-owned Iranian company is in talks with a Belarusian manufacturer ‘Belkamunmash’ for technology cooperation and investment in a new generation of electric buses in Tehran.