Rouhani's Ridiculous Plans to Solve Iran's Water Crisis

By Shahriar Kia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Tuesday, January 1, that in order to solve the water crisis plaguing Iran, they should rent lands from other countries where water is plentiful and begin farming there.

Iran’s Draft Budget Is Not All It Seems

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The Iranian Regime’s recently released draft budget for the next Persian year (March 2019-Mar 2020) will resolve all of the problems for the poor by increasing the minimum wage, reducing the costs of goods, and giving jobs to the unemployed, according to a report by a state-run broadcaster on December 28.

Iran: Demonstrations of Farmers in Isfahan and Retirees in Tehran and Mashhad

Iran Uprising - No. 245

On Wednesday, January 2, retirees in Tehran and Mashhad and farmers in Isfahan demonstrated in protest of the tyranny of the clerical regime, their dire livelihood and the failure to implement the deceptive promises of the regime.

Iran: Students Stage Protest

Iran Uprising, No. 244

On Monday, December 31, 2018, in solidarity with students at the Science and Research Faculty of Azad (Free) University, students at Tehran University and other academic institutions staged a demonstration at Enghelab Square and in front of Tehran University to protest the death of several students in the deadly bus accident a few days earlier.

Iran Regime's Grim Outlook

By Shahriar Kia

The one-year anniversary of the anti-regime uprising that erupted in Iran in December 2017 has just passed. Today, the movement is unified, and now includes virtually all sectors of Iranian society. The anti-government movement consists of truck drivers, factory workers, farmers, teachers, and many others, who once feared raising their voices in opposition. Now ordinary Iranians are standing together in solidarity to demand regime change.

 

Iran: Demonstration and Protest of Azad University Students

Iran Uprising – No. 243

On Sunday, December 30th, students from Tehran's Azad University of Science and Research protested for the second consecutive day in protest of the loss of their 10 classmates during a bus accident. In the course of this move, the university president fled by his car from the university instead of answering the students. On Saturday, thousands of students also rallied for the same cause. Astronomical thefts and plundering the people's assets by the leaders of the mullahs’ regime have made Iran one of the most vulnerable countries in the face of incidents such as traffic accidents, fires, earthquakes, and so on.

1,800 Religious Scholars, Preachers Hold Posts in Oil Ministry

Iranian citizens have recently been critical of religious scholars for their role in corruption, domination of power, wealth, jobs and opportunities. (AFP)

An Iranian deputy said 1,800 religious scholars held oil ministry posts without having a specific job title or making the nature of their role known.

 Faezeh Hashemi

By Staff Writer

Faezeh Hashemi, former MP and renowned daughter of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (deceased powerful clergy and former regime’s president), said “the Iranian ruling” system has already collapsed in content and what is left is only a form.

Hashemi, in an interview with ‘Mostaghel’ newspaper, said: "From my point of view, content collapse has occurred, and only formational and physical collapse has not happened, and it's very likely that this will happen too."

Iran: Fifth Round of Strikes by Truck Drivers

By Staff Writer

U.S. sanctions have increased business costs, which has provoked Iranian truckers to begin another nationwide strike. While the regime claims there is a popular base that opposes U.S. President Trump and stands against the sanctions, the Iranian truck-drivers are not blaming Trump. They protest by parking their vehicles on highways or in parking lots to show solidarity.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Uprising - No. 242

Mrs. Rajavi’s call to support teachers and immediate action to release the arrested

From the morning of Thursday, December 27, based on a previous call, teachers and educators of Isfahan gathered in front of the city's Education Department, this is while intelligence agents and state security forces threatened teachers in various ways not to participate in the demonstrations, otherwise they would face consequences. Since the morning, police and intelligence forces have been trying to prevent the formation of this protest rally by deployment in the streets around the Education Department.