Iran's Currency

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A rapid foreign currency appreciation over the past few days has decreased Iranian rial’s purchasing power by 40 percent.

This means that an Iranian worker or employee, who until a few days ago had to pay 1,000,000 tomans for purchasing some specific items, now has to pay 1,400,000 to obtain those same items.


Iran's Fragile Economy

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Iranian economy is currently very shaky, with the rial at all-time low, high levels of unemployment, few international investors, low oil prices, high levels of governmental corruption, and the prospect of new US sanctions against the country next month.


By Struan Stevenson

By Struan Stevenson

Iran's propaganda losing effectiveness, but West must remain on guard

April 9 (UPI) -- Over the years, the "Islamic Republic of Iran" has found frequent success with one key strategy for reinforcing the regime's hold on power while keeping would-be threats to the theocratic system at bay.


Supporting Iran-Made Goods, In Practice

By Shahriar Kia

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dubbed the new Iranian calendar year, beginning on March 21st, as the year of supporting Iran-made goods. The truth, however, is that this motto, similar to those of previous years, lacks any significant meaning and is far from the truth of Iran’s society today. Tehran is launching numerous ads and creating an atmosphere in this regard, failing to recognize how distant from the truth they are.


Iran Regime Mobilizes Five IRIB Networks Against Telegram

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The debate over Telegram, a cloud-based instant messaging service, in Iran was highlighted when the controversial news about the imminent filtering of Telegram was announced by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of the National Security Commission of Iranian regime’s parliament.


 demonstrations in Ahvaz, workers and other deprived people in various cities

Iran Uprising – No. 129

During April 3-5, in addition to the demonstrations in Ahvaz, workers and other deprived people in various cities continued their anti-government protests and demonstrations:

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Uprising – No. 130

Dismissed workers of the Kesht-o Sanat Shomal vegetable oil factories complex gathered in front of the governorate of Miandorud (Mazandaran province) on Wednesday, April 4th, in protest of their dismissal.



NCRI Staff

NCRI - A member of Iranian regime parliament confesses that corruption has spread to a large extent in the regime's structure, which is unlikely to be confronted by law, and it is good to begin the fight against corruption initially from the office of the regime's supreme leader, Ali Khamenei.