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For many Iranians, the dollar-to-rial exchange rate is an indicator of the country's overall economic climate. In response to the plunge, the central bank of Iran (CBI) announced plans for the presale of gold coins and sales of Certificates of Deposit (CDs) with an interest rate of 20 percent for a one-year term.
Vice President Mike Pence presented his own highly-imaginative message to the Iranian people while addressing Israel's Knesset on January 22. "From the people of America to the proud and brave people of Iran: We are your friends and the day is coming when you will be free from the evil regime that ...

In an explosive new report published today they claim that spyware-enabled messaging apps are being used by the Iranian regime to spy on their citizens and Iranian expats in the West. Iran could be spying on Brits and Americans using 'weaponized' apps which are available on Apple's App Store and the ...
Tehran, Iran (AP) -- Some Iranian youth are celebrating Valentine's Day even though authorities have banned the celebrations as part of "decadent Western culture." Coffee shops and restaurants are crowded with boys and girls celebrating with their loved ones and exchanging red-colored, ...
While many Haligonians will be celebrating Valentine's Day on Wednesday, others will wait a few extra days to celebrate a different day of love -- Sepandarmazgan. The ancient Persian day of love and Earth is celebrated by Iranians around the world on Feb. 24. Many believe the celebration has its roots ...
Officials: Trump admin attempted dialogue with Iranians on American prisoners. Elise Labott-Profile-Image. By Elise Labott, CNN. Updated 9:49 AM ET, Thu February 8, 2018 ...

Iran has released a three-year-old study which revealed that 49 percent of the country's citizens are against obligatory headscarves for women. It comes after protests against the existing law led to the arrest of 29 women. The report - released on Sunday by the Iranian Center for Strategic Studies, ...
"This could be Rouhani's attempt to be seen as someone who can listen to the Iranian people, compared to other politicians who are perhaps impinging their ideological will on the people," Sanam Vakil, an associate fellow at Chatham House who studies Iran, told CNN. "People might appreciate that he's ...
The office of Iran's president on Sunday charged into the middle of one of the most contentious debates over the character of the Islamic Republic, suddenly releasing a three-year-old report showing that nearly half of Iranians wanted an end to the requirement that women cover their heads in public.
In light of the recent anti-establishment protests in Iran, Persian speakers on twitter are comparing political, economic and social issues before and after the 1979 revolution which changed the nation's political system from a pro-Western monarchy to an Islamic republic. The hashtag ...
In light of the recent anti-establishment protests in Iran, Persian speakers on twitter are comparing political, economic and social issues before and after the 1979 revolution which changed the nation's political system from a pro-Western monarchy to an Islamic republic. The hashtag ...
Through documentaries on satellite TV and posts on social media, this data would add credence to the Iranian people's charges of mismanagement and deceit by those who rule in the name of God. Sanctions placed on regime Conglomerates and oligarchic enterprises by the Obama administration prior to ...
The recent outburst of militant demonstrations, especially in parts of Iran where support for the Islamic Republic has been strongest in the past, has led to speculation, in the absence of reliable information, that it has entered a death spiral owing to its economic failure, severe limitations on democracy, and ...
To Iranians, and to the other five governments that negotiated the JCPOA, including the United Kingdom, renewing the waivers is not a concession but a matter of the U.S. honoring its international commitments. They fear that not renewing the waiver risks destroying the whole deal. Already, European ...
social media in Iran is carefully controlled, but its usefulness - including in organising protests - leads many ordinary Iranians to see out ways around the censors. Most young people in Iran already knew how to bypass internet blocks by using proxies and virtual private networks (VPNs). As a result of recent ...
Just as the Constitutional Revolution of 1911 was a turning point for Iran, today's critical conditions inside of the IRI are one of the most important passages and historic times for not only Iranians but the Free World. We must be cognizant of the current events to prevent embezzlers and thieves from hijacking ...
The National Iranian Tanker Co. describes itself as operating the largest tanker fleet in the Middle East. An official in Iran's Oil Ministry, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters, said 30 of the tanker's 32 crew members were Iranians.

Thousands of Iranians took to the streets in support of the government for a fourth-straight day chanting "death" to foreign nations accused of instigating deadly unrest that began last month. State television showed pro-government rallies in cities including Amol, Semnan, and Shadegan with supporters ...
After almost 40 years of promising the Iranian people nothing short of an Islamic utopia, the Iranian people are harvesting the bitter fruits of the ayatollah's "economic jihad." The regime can't explain why millions of Iranians can barely afford basic commodities like eggs when billions of dollars are ...
London, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Thousands of Iranians took part in pro-government rallies in several cities on Wednesday in a state-sponsored show of force ... Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, said on Wednesday, "If the Americans' sympathy with Iranians ...
Messages sent by people in Iran to VOA Persian said anti-government activists rallied again in several towns on Wednesday, marking the seventh straight day of protests. One video sent from the northern Iranian town of Nowshahr showed demonstrators chanting, "Death to the dictator" -- a common slogan ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump Administration should encourage U.S. technology companies to provide communication services to Iranians as they protest their ... A State Department spokeswoman said U.S. support for the Iranian people "is a fundamentally separate issue" from the travel ban.
After subsidies on staples such as bread were reduced, prices shot up -- greatly affecting lower-income Iranians. A number of credit institutions failed, and many lost savings. Inflationary pressures have devalued Iran's currency and cut into many citizens' wages. It is true that the expected economic benefits ...
The Iranians refuse to cooperate with the United States on terror and security risks, because they are the security risk. Iranian nationals have not only been sent here to spy (the Obama administration released or slow-walked investigations into 14 of them, at least) and to create criminal enterprises through ...
"This man who today in America wants to sympathize with our people has forgotten that a few months ago he called the Iranian nation terrorist," the Iranian president said, adding, "This person who is against the Iranian nation from head to toe has no right to feel sorry for the people of Iran." He said that ...
"The people of Iran are crying out for freedom," Haley said. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause." Iran's UN mission responded Wednesday by calling Haley's comments "nauseous crocodile tears," according to a statement posted to the semiofficial Iranian students news agency.
2- international community should provide technology to ensure that the Iranian people have uninterrupted access to the internet and the ability to communicate freely among themselves. It is only the Iranians themselves who can topple the current regime and its philosophy of "Velayateh Faghih," but we ...
Iranians and Israelis Take to the Street ... On January 1, as the world woke to a new year, Benjamin Netanyahu warmly addressed the people of Iran. ... brought with them a distinct shift in political tone from the Ahmadinejad era, it's not been enough for the Iranian people--or for Israel and the United States.
"As long as @RealDonaldTrump is POTUS and I am VP, the United States of America will not repeat the shameful mistake of our past when others stood by and ignored the heroic resistance of the Iranian people as they fought against their brutal regime," Pence tweeted. "The bold and growing resistance of ...
But Iranians' desire to connect with one another never went away, and the government did allow another platform to flourish: Telegram, an instant messaging .... More than perhaps any technology company in history, Telegram has a unique obligation to the people of Iran at a moment of their extreme peril.
Iranians attend a rally marking the 39th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, in Tehran on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (Vahid Salemi / AP). In orchestrated rallies across the country, Iranians took to the streets Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a show of strength by the ruling ...
Tehran -- Some had started praying for rain. Others were thinking about migrating. The mountains towering over the city were bare and brown, deprived of their usual winter dusting of snow. A full-blown water crisis is drying out Iran, much to the concern of officials who fear protests and strife if conditions ...
So it will come as a relief to its estimated 40 million users - nearly half of Iran's population - that the government decided this week to lift restrictions on the app that were put in place during anti-government demonstrations last month. On Sunday, a day after unblocking Telegram, Iranian President Hassan ...
Tehran, Jan. 03 (MNA) - Parl. Speaker Special Aide on Intl. Affairs, reacting to the recent protests across the country and foreign interventions, said the triangle of US-Israel-Saudi Arabia will never succeed in breaking the will and spirit of the Iranian nation. Iranian parliament's General Director for ...
The top eight trending searches of Iranians respectively were: the so-called 'Justice Shares' (shares of public entities that were transferred by government to vulnerable social classes), Snapp (major ride-hailing service), Blue whale, earthquake, DigiStyle (online clothing retailer), Peugeot 2008, and BAM ...
London, 19 Dec - Ever since the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has been dealing with an endless stream of international and domestic crises, including fevered unrest from the Iranian people who want regime change and various countries in the Middle East standing up against Iran's malign meddling.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin tweeted a rallying cry to his followers last week when the cryptocurrency market hit another all-time high. Thanks in part to the emergence of bitcoin futures this year, plus tokenized fundraising for high-profile startup projects and a slew of other strides toward enterprise ...
An open letter to the people of Iran about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe from Jessica Learmond-Criqui. Share article from Ham&High on facebook · Tweet article from Ham&High · Share article from Ham&High on Google Plus · post article from Ham&High on reddit · email article from Ham&High. Share.
"Death to America" is a protest chant so synonymous with the country that US President Donald Trump even mentioned it in his recent policy speech as one of the reasons Iran's leaders could not be trusted. And though Iranians may resent the US government's new visa restrictions, how they feel about ...
At least 1,527 people in Iran have lost their lives due to drug abuse, during ... about $1 billion, while about two percent of Iranians abuse drugs.
Iranians not fooled by US game & unmoved by fake sympathy," the top ... US officials to "lose the 'standing with the Iranian people' mantra.".
While President Trump's reference to the 'Arabian gulf' rallies Iranians around the flag, Tehran is closely paying attention to how Europe is ...
The Iranian people could not be more different from their oppressors though; they desire regime change, value personal freedom, and want a ...
The Trump administration has opted to not certify Iran's compliance with the JCPOA, setting in motion the exit from the deal by the United States ...
Iranians responded with anger and mockery on Saturday to the bellicose criticism of their government by US President Donald Trump who ...
Tehran, Iran -- As U.S. President Donald Trump threatens the Iran nuclear deal, those living in Tehran feel that an accord they have yet to ...
At his speech to the U.N., Trump put the plight of Iranians front and center. ... to overlook his extended focus on the plight of the Iranian people.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has blasted the rude, divisive, and interventionist anti-Iran allegations raised by US ...
Outlining his belief that the Iranians are using his wife as a "bargaining chip" in diplomatic negotiations with Britain, Mr Ratcliffe writes: "She is a ...
If the aim of the Trump administration's decision to toughen its policy towards Iran was to encourage better behaviour on the part of Tehran, ...


 

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