Iran saw many protests carried out during the year 2018. They started the previous December and continued throughout the year with the people of Iran making sure that momentum was maintained. They made it very clear that they are deeply unhappy with the ruling clerical regime and it was certainly no secret that they hope for regime change.
• US families sue banks from Lebanon and Iran
Families from around the globe have filed suit in Brooklyn federal court “against several banks they say funded terrorism that killed their loved ones,” according to New York Post.
Three separate lawsuits filed Tuesday and Wednesday claim banks from Lebanon and Palestine “maintained accounts for various branches of terrorist organizations” the report added.
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.
He said: “For some fruits and vegetables, or other farming goods, is it better to produce them inside the country or transfer the production to beyond our borders? Let’s rent lands from another country. Maybe there’s plenty of water there. It would be cheaper.”
• Ahvaz Steel workers condemn suppressive measures
In a statement issued on Thursday January 3rd the Steel workers of Ahvaz condemned the savage attacks on the protesters by security forces and imprisonment and torture of workers. They also condemned turning the atmosphere of the factory into a military garrison which will lead to permanent shut down of the factory.
By Staff Writer
The Iranian Regime is ready to filter the popular photo and video-sharing social network Instagram, according to an Iranian judicial official.
Javid Javidnia, the head of the Virtual Space Department of Iran’s Attorney General’s Office, said in an interview with the state-run Peivast monthly that a court order to filter Instagram had been issued with the agreement of most members of the Supreme Council of Virtual Space, the body charged with overseeing Iran’s internet.