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Iran News in Brief – April 18, 2021

People walking on the streets of Tabriz, Iran


Another Sunday That Rattles the Ground Under the Regime’s Feet

Pensioners and teachers from Tehran, Ardabil, Isfahan, Ahvaz, Bandar Abbas, Behshahr, Dezful, Shush, Ghazvin, Mashhad, Karaj, Kerman, Kermanshah, and various provinces and cities flooded the streets today to protest against the regime and its local associates and to demand their rights.


Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities In 539 Cities Surpass 255,300

Infographic-PMOI-MEK reports over 255,300 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, April 17, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 539 cities across Iran had exceeded 255,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 58,371, Isfahan 16,675, Khorasan Razavi 16,335, Khuzestan 15,394, Mazandaran 10,810, Lorestan 10,773, East Azerbaijan 10,423, West Azerbaijan 9,608, Gilan 8,951, Qom 8,945, Fars 7,542, Golestan 6,550, Alborz 6,423, Kerman 5,719, Central Province 5,288, Kermanshah 5,104, Yazd 4,562, Kurdistan 4,432, North Khorasan 3,838, Ardabil 3,177, Khorasan South 2,501, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,080, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,994.

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More Protests in Iran by People From All Walks Of Life

Graduate teachers protesting in Tehran, the capital of Iran – April 17, 2021
Graduate teachers protesting in Tehran, the capital of Iran – April 17, 2021

As a trend continues across Iran more people from all walks of life are seen taking to the streets in various rallies and protests, demanding their rights from a regime that continues to push the nation into further poverty.

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Iranians Hold 65 Protests in One Week To Express Economic Woes


Iranians held at least 65 protests across Iran in the past week to express their economic grievances. Pensioners held two organized protests in cities across Iran on April 11 and 14 while stock market investors took to the streets four days this week.

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84 Suicide Attempts Recorded in One Day in Capital Tehran

Suicide in Iran, woman jumping-bridge

At least 84 people have attempted suicide in just one day in the Iranian capital, Tehran, according to the state-run Rokna news agency. From Thursday, April 15 to Friday, April 16, 84 suicide attempts have been registered in different parts of Tehran, of which 12 suicides resulted in death.

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Monthly Report March 2021 – exile of women political prisoners, executions


The Persian New Year, Nowruz, started on March 20, 2021. Nevertheless, on the eve of the New Year and in months when all Iranians were preparing to celebrate Nowruz, the clerical regime in Iran stepped up the execution of women and exile of women political prisoners. This inhuman measure in violation of the prisoners’ rights ruined the New Year celebrations for their families, too.

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Revealing the Real Face Of Iran’s Fake Reformists Before the Election


As the start of the presidential election in Iran approaches, some of the so-called reformists are acting mysteriously which of course is not an unexpected thing. These fake regime’s reformists have forgotten that they themselves once said, “Reforms are dead, and just because of the coronavirus we did not arrange a burial ceremony.”

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Why Iran’s Khamenei is disappointed with the nuclear talks

Iranian regime supreme leader Ali Khamenei is disappointed with the process of the new round of nuclear talks that started on April 6 in Vienna. While Khamenei announced to continue negotiations, he expressed his displeasure about the outcome.

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Sanctioning of Iran IRGC Leaders at the Time of JCPOA Negotiations

US-Iran talks in Vienna, April 2021
US-Iran talks in Vienna, April 2021

The Iranian government has set all its power to have the upper hand in the negotiations around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). What they are expecting despite their arrogant position is just the revival of the 2015 JCPOA and receiving all the scores provided by the worst appeasement policy in that time by the world powers, analysts believe.

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Fuel carrier dies from exposure in SE Iran buffer zone


A fuel carrier who was caught in the buffer zone between the southeastern border of Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan and Pakistan died from lack of food and water yesterday. Hundreds of fuel carriers are currently held in the buffer zone, without proper access to food and water, as part of the IRGC implemented Razzagh Plan.

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