NCRI - The excessive import of goods by the government institutions in Iran has destroyed domestic productions and many workers have lost their job in various sectors. According to economic experts in Iran, the imported goods to an amount of one billion dollar have destroyed more than 100 thousand jobs. The institutionalized smuggling of goods in Iran leads to the closure of factories as well as a rise in the unemployment rate among workers.

 

NCRI - State-run media and members of Iranian regime parliament in Fars province are frightened and confused of the escalating popular protest against jamming signals by the regime’s revolutionary guards (IRGC). A member of the regime’s parliament from Shiraz warned: “People of shiraz have staged several protest gathering for almost a month. The issue has endangered people’s life and they are facing problems and this is not rumor and an answer must be given to this problem.

 

NCRI - According to state-run ILNA news agency, Mohammad Ali Najafi, former member of Tehran city council in a speech considered the collapse of Plasco building “a warning for the authorities” and Iranian regime leaders and said: “authorities should know that Tehran is a defenseless city.”

 

NCRI - Expressing concern over the split and internal predicament at the top of regime, after the death of Rafsanjani and squibbing against him, Khamenei’s Friday prayer leader in Tehran, Mullah Seddiqui, attacked Rohani’s government for the failure of Nuclear Deal and stated:

NCRI - While retired teachers and educators are fed up with poor living cultural and legal discrimination, head of the Education and Research Commission of Iranian regime’s parliament revealed that 20 people have received 11,000 billion Tomans (3.5 billion dollars) loans from the Teachers and Educators Reserve Fund suspected on not being paid back to the Reserve Fund.

NCRI - More than 1,500 depositors of Caspian credit institution and those who see their assets lost have staged a protest gathering on Saturday, January 15, across the office of this institution in Tehran, state-run Tasnim news agency, affiliated to terrorist Quds force, reported.

The main demand of the protesters is their deposit and the money plundered by the institution be restored.

Iran dealing with shock of Trump's election, death of its leader

Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States presents the Islamic Republic of Iran with tremendous uncertainty and, perhaps, anxiety, wrote Majid Sadeghpour the political director of the Organization of Iranian American Communities in the U.S. (OIACUS) in ‘The Hill’ on January 12, 2017, the article continues as follows:

Mr. Trump’s platform included a promise to initiate dramatic shifts in American policies.

NCRI - The consequences of Rafsanjani’s death appeared much sooner than expected during his funeral, turning the ceremony into a battle scene between the rival bands.

While the Rafsanjani-Rouhani band chanted “these too many people are here for their love for Akbar”, Khamenei’s responded “these too many people are here for their love for leader”.

president and top mullah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died of a heart attack on Sunday, according to an article which was published on Tuesday by Al Arabiya English. 

Known for his influential role in shaping the regime’s politics following the 1979 revolution, Rafsanjani will leave a power vacuum in his wake as he dies less than four months prior to crucial presidential elections, Iranian dissident Heshmat Alavi wrote on the Al Arabiya English website.