Iran’s coverage: Iran economic protests shut Tehran’s Grand Bazaar

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Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran

Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country.

 

Vaezi confirms Rouhani wrote letter to EU

Chief of staff of Iran’s president confirmed on Sunday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent a letter to EU leaders following the US unilateral pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal.

 

Minister: Iran ready for 20% enrichment

Iran’s intelligence minister said preparations have been made to begin enriching uranium to a 20 percent fissile purity at the Fordow nuclear facility.

Rouhani felicitates Turkey’s Erdogan over reelection

In a message, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his election victory.

 

Top military official says Iran has plans to respond to any threats

Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi has said that Iran has taken necessary measures to respond to any US and Israeli military and non-military threats.

 

Cristiano Ronaldo pleads to Iran fans to let him sleep

Cristiano Ronaldo had to ask a group of rowdy Iran fans to quiet down after they gathered outside the Portugal team hotel in Saransk on Sunday evening.

 

Iran’s dialogue with Europe on missile program ‘Not Unnatural’: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that holding talks with the European Union (EU) over the Islamic Republic’s missile program is not something strange.

 

Iran to launch secondary currency market in coming days: CBI chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif announced that the country plans to establish a secondary currency market in coming days as the Iranian rial has plunged to an all-time low against the US dollar.

 

Tehran Bazaar back to normal after guild-related protest: Official

The Secretary general of the Islamic Society of Tehran Guilds and Bazaar says calm has returned to the Grand Bazaar of Tehran after a few hours of guild-related protests earlier today.

 

Iran defeats Germany in volleyball

Iranian national volleyball team overpowered Germany 3-2 in the Volleyball Nations League 2018.