Alahednews
english.alahednews.com.lb
Al-Ahed Telegram
Sayyed Nasrallah: Resistance Arms Basis of Lebanon’s Security, Islamic-Christian Co-existence A Must OPCW Finds No Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by US ’Will Destroy Russian S-300 Missiles in Syria If Warplanes Are Targeted,’ ’Israel’ Claims Taliban «To Focus On Killing, Capturing» US Forces Brussels II: Syria Conference Day 2 Opens With Emphasis on Political Solution Putin: Several States Play into Hands of Terrorists Trump Wipes Dandruff Off Visiting French President Macron! Armenian Opposition Braces for New Protests amid Political Deadlock Zarif: Iran Will Likely Exit Nuclear Deal, If US Does So ’Iran Will Pay If It Restarts Nuclear Program,’ Trump after Meeting Macron #UK Minister: High Probability of A #Brexit Deal With #EU #Russia to Deliver New Air #Defense Systems to #Syria #Russian MoD: #OPCW Confirms Absence of Chemical Weapons in #Damascus Research Lab #Bahrain Judiciary Sets June 21st for the Trial of Sheikh #AliSalman Earthquake Hits Southeast #Turkey, Dozens Injured #Lavrov Says US Has No Intention To Leave #Syria Sayyed #Nasrallah: There has been a very negative atmosphere in #Jbeil and #Kiserwan nomination Sayyed #Nasrallah: Juan #Hbeish made a symbolic move that reflects mutual respect and the "key of #Jbeil and #Kiserwan" remains with President #Aoun and Patriarch al-#Rahi Sayyed Nasrallah: Every weapon carried by a #Christian in the villages of the northern #Bekaa is that of #resistance because it’s carried to protect his country Sayyed #Nasrallah: This #Resistance has liberated the country and contributed to protecting #Lebanon against the Zionist enemy and occupation
Guestbook mailinglist.php arabic site french site spanish site facebook twitter rss page
News Categories » NEWS » Asia-Pacific » Iran

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size  Print Page
Iran: Nationwide Rallies Denounce Riots, Back Islamic Establishment
Local Editor

Iranians from all walks of life took to the streets of several cities to renew their allegiance to the Islamic establishment and condemn the recent wave of deadly violence in some areas.

Iran

Holding banners and national flags, the demonstrators have chanted pro-government slogans during the mass rallies which were held in different towns and cities, including Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Bushehr, Abadan, Gorgan and Qom.

Last week, a number of peaceful protests over economic grievances started in several cities, but those gatherings suspiciously changed color and turned ugly when groups of participants, some of them armed, launched attacks on public property, police stations and religious sites.

Over a dozen people have lost their lives in the ensuing violence, according to state media reports.

The participants further shouted slogans against the United States and the Zionist regime, which welcomed the turmoil and voiced support for the riots.

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump angered Iranians by repeatedly posting insulting tweet against the nation in recent days.

Iranian authorities have taken turns to censure Washington and its allies for interfering in the domestic affairs of the country.

Relatively, Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that enemies have been using various tools to deal blows to the Iranian nation and the Islamic establishment during the latest developments.

For his part, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said people are completely free to express their criticism of the government or stage protests according to the Constitution and citizenship rights, but the manner of expressing criticism should be constructive and help improve domestic conditions.

In parallel, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic's security and stability depend on its own people, and that "infiltrators" will not be permitted to violate the rights of Iranians.

The Interior Ministry said Tuesday that the situation in most of the country has now returned to normal, and that the unrest will soon come to an end.

The country's Intelligence Ministry also said it has identified and arrested a number of the agents behind the violence.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

 

03-01-2018 | 12:21


Name
E-Mail
Comment Title
Comment
Human Verification


News Coverage

Related News

Search
To Top