"Officials must acknowledge the deplorable situation of the country as the first step to hearing the protesters", tweeted Mohammad Taghi Karroubi, whose father Mehdi Karroubi has been under house arrest for nearly seven years for helping lead the 2009 demonstrations.
How widespread is the unrest?
President Hassan Rouhani has tried to play down the unrest, which began over economic grievances in second city Mashhad last Thursday but quickly turned against the regime as a whole with chants of "Death to the dictator".
At least 21 people died and more than 400 were arrested in nationwide protests that began December 28, Iranian media reported.
The move was apparently seeking to calm nerves amid clashes that have killed at least 21 people.
Of the nine people killed Monday, seven were protesters. Numerous protesters are young Iranians exhausted of the lack of economic opportunity in the country.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani also said certain countries are waging a "proxy war" against the Islamic Republic via social media and the internet.
How have the authorities responded? Dozens of protestors in Rasht staged a non-violent sit-in in the face of oncoming security forces mounted on motorcycles. It's not surprising then, that an Iranian official admitted that more than 90 percent of people who have been arrested in this uprising are under 25 years old and don't have a criminal record. But as the protests spread, the clampdown intensified.
"We want to encourage the protesters to continue to fight for what's right and to open up Iran", Goldstein said.
Iran´s Revolutionary Guards chief announced the "end of the sedition" Wednesday as tens of thousands rallied in a show of strength for the country´s Islamic rulers after days of deadly unrest.
These Iranian Americans say the nations of the world should defend the right to peaceful protest.
Reformists and conservatives have blamed each other and foreign powers for sparking the unrest. He told VOA that "the people are angry, especially young people", and everyone is anxious there will be more violence.
A recent BBC Persian investigation found that on average, Iranians have become 15% poorer over the past decade, and that their consumption of bread, milk and red meat has decreased by between 30% and 50%.
Interior Minister Abdolrahman Rahmani Fazli calls on the public to avoid "illegal gatherings" as "they will create problems for themselves". Young people - more than half of the population is under 30 - are affected particularly badly. Rouhani promised greater social and political openness, as well as a revived economy after years of worldwide sanctions, but he has been unable to deliver much change in a nation where the ruling clerics must approve all major decisions. Israeli decision-makers see a nuclear-armed Iran as an existential threat. Many also say they can not cope with further welfare cuts and price rises.
The Trump administration and members of Congress are working on a new set of nuclear-and missile-related Iran sanctions that would replace the 2015 nuclear agreement, Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview.
Millions of people took to the streets to demand a re-run amid allegations of widespread fraud.
This refers to all individuals aged 10 and above who contributed to the output of goods and services (employed) or had the ability to contribute to this output (unemployed) in the calendar week during which the census took place (the reference week).
Iran´s UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter that the U.S. government "has stepped up its acts of intervention in a grotesque way in Iran´s internal affairs and accused Washington of violating worldwide law and the principles of the UN charter".
Thousands of protesters took to the streets this weekend in cities throughout Iran to demonstrate against the Islamic Republic's strained economy, corrupt regime and costly military expansion throughout the region, in what has been characterized as the country's largest wave of anti-government protests since the "Green Revolution" erupted in 2009 following a controversial presidential election.
The mercurial president offered no specifics, but a senior administration official said that the White House was "looking across the board" at sanction authorities allowing Trump to target organizations or individuals involved in human rights violations, censorship or preventing free assembly.
Downed power lines wrapped around trees at one property, while elsewhere the lines dropped nearly to the ground. Powerlines were downed and cars were perched on mounds of earth after garage doors caved in.
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Between Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater , Bradford and Kyle Sloter , the Vikings now have four quarterbacks on the 53-man roster. Bradford missed all but two games during the regular season with a knee injury.
Overcoming a 20-0 run is rarely a recipe for success, but the Indiana Pacers had the right chefs in the kitchen on Friday night. The Raptors improved to a 15-2 at home despite playing Thursday without starters Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka .
However, they found themselves having to contain Kane , Son , Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen as Spurs' attacking four shone. Kane also became Spurs' all-time leading scorer in the Premier League , with his brace taking up to 98 league goals.
In other news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 3,398 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The stock of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) earned "Neutral" rating by Sidoti on Thursday, March 17.
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This is despite the team trying to keep their relationship with the outspoken parent respectful as recently as last month. The Lakers ended their nine-game skid by defeating Atlanta 132-113. "So, it definitely felt good tonight".
The stock of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI) earned "Buy" rating by Tudor Pickering on Wednesday, October 28. KBC Group NV acquired a new stake in shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron during the second quarter valued at about $1,453,000.
Skies will be mostly cloudy Friday with highs ranging from near 20 northeast to the 30s for far western Kansas. Temperatures are forecast to be moderate Thursday and Friday , with highs expected in the 40s.
US Federal Reserve management expects rate increase in 2018
February gold futures lost 0.2 percent to $1,315.30 per troy ounce, while spot gold recovered 0.07 percent to 1,314.16 an ounce. United States crude rose 2.34 per cent to US$61.78 per barrel and Brent was last at US$67.89, up 1.98 per cent on the day.
Vikings activate Sam Bradford off IR
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported it is unknown if Bradford will dress, but he said the veteran is "quite healthy". Bradford was back for the Bears game, but hobbled around in the first half before being pulled for Keenum.
Shocked man catches moment a flood of mud hits his home
Emergency personnel evacuate local residents and their dogs through floodwaters January 9 after a mudslide in Montecito , Calif. His father, Pinit Sutthithepa, and 2-year-old sister, Lydia, are among the missing, the county sheriff's office said.
Iraqi PM announces coalition for May election
He mentioned that members of the Dawa Party are free to support his State of Law Coalition or Abadi's Victory for Iraq Alliance. The alliance would aim to unify the country after a recent victory over "Islamic State" (IS) militants.
Pacers rally from 22-point deficit to beat Cavaliers 97-95
Overcoming a 20-0 run is rarely a recipe for success , but the Indiana Pacers had the right chefs in the kitchen on Friday night. The Cavaliers have dropped six of eight dating to a Christmas Day loss at defending champions the Golden State Warriors .
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The stock's 50-day average volume has been 1,228,184 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business.