January 7, The Iran Project – Holding New Year’s Eve celebration in Iran; Supreme Leader receiving a group of families of martyrs; Iranians peaceful protest to poor economic conditions and condemning violence and enemies’ plots in several major cities; Iran busting MKO cell in western Borujerd City and UN Security Council holding emergency meeting on Iran protests
At least 9 people were killed and some 100 were arrested overnight as unrest across Iran entered a sixth day, Iranian media said. The country’s supreme leader accused “enemies of Iran” of orchestrating the demonstrations.
President Rouhani described bilateral, regional and international cooperation and relations between Iran and France as contributing to development of peace, stability and security in the region and stressed the need to further deepen Tehran-Paris ties.
Iran’s labor minister pledged to listen to the demands of protesters who’ve taken to the streets over the past week even as state-run media said counter-rallies are being staged to support the government.
Following the recent riots in Iran and the government decision to filter Telegram, Minister of Communications and Information Technology called for blocking terrorist channels.
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says the outcome of the recent protests in Iran will disappoint US President Donald Trump.
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia against making belligerent statements on the recent developments inside Iran, calling on them to tone down their rhetoric which, he said, could lead to “war.”
Moscow warns Washington against attempts to interfere in Iran’s internal affairs, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Thursday.
The United Nations Security Council’s emergency meeting on the recent protests in Iran at the request of the United States “discredits” the council and demonstrates how Washington “abuses” its powers as a permanent member to forward its own agenda, says Iran’s envoy to the UN.
The United Nations Security Council has dismissed US blatant attempts to intervene in internal affairs of other countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.
Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council and Mohsen Rezaei, , said that the recent riots in Iran were the result of a joint operation of Saddam’s loyalists, MKO members, US, Saudi Arabia, and Barzanis.
All 15 members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) stressed on the importance of peace and stability in Iran and also relieving tensions in the Middle East, Kazakh envoy said.
Iran’s homegrown missile defense system ‘Bavar-373’ has successfully passed all initial tests, a military commander said.
Iranian intelligence forces will give a tough response to the terrorist and anti-revolutionary groups operating in the region soon, Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday.
Police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said on Saturday that most of the deceived rioters arrested in recent unrests in Iran have been released on bail while the main perpetrators of the riots are still in custody.
Deputy Roads Minister Fakhrieh Kashan said manufacturing companies have already funded a number of airplanes purchased by Iran’s flag-carrier airliner Iran Air in the post-JCPOA era.
Oil prices posted their strongest opening to a year since 2014 on Tuesday, with crude rising to mid-2015 highs amid large anti-government rallies in Iran and ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia.
Protests in Iran are currently having no impact on trade ties with Germany, German engineering association VDMA said on Thursday, adding that it remained unclear whether demand from Iran for German machinery would slow in the coming months.
The US has imposed sanctions on five Iranian companies it alleges are tied to the Islamic Republic’s development of ballistic missiles.
Iran exported $950 million worth of dried fruit over the course of eight months since March 2017, the head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran says.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has warned Israel to rethink its “aggressive policies” and “apartheid system” before it is too late.
2017 was a year of ups and downs for Lebanon during which the Lebanese could pass the difficult situations including the fight against terrorism and the crisis of their premier’s resignation.
The US has reportedly cut off $125 million in funding for a UN agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees, less than a week after US President Donald Trump threatened to hold back future aid payments to the Palestinian Authority (PA).
Saudi officials have arrested nearly a dozen princes amid the oil-rich kingdom’s purported anti-graft campaign, which is considered the biggest purge of political dissidents and the elite in the country’s modern history.
The United Nations has warned that Yemen could become the world’s worst humanitarian disaster in half a century as the war-torn country is grappling with deadly cholera and diphtheria outbreaks amid a devastating Saudi war.
Iran’s futsal player Tohid Lotfi from Iran has been nominated for the Best Young Player of the World.
Researchers at Tehran University have devised a new method for finding the spread of cancer to other parts of the body.
Iranian scientist Alireza Mashaghi Tabari who is a principal investigator and assistant professor at Leiden University and Harvard University has been nominated for the 2017 Discoverer of the Year Award.
Christians and Muslims get together in Christian New Year celebrations in Iran in a show of solidarity and rapport between followers of the two religions.
Italian genius Jazz musician Francesco Cafiso will give a concert in Tehran on January 19 as part of the 33rd International Fajr Music Festival.