Wednesday, July 6, 2022
HomeIran News NowLatest News in BriefIran News in Brief - May 15, 2021

Iran News in Brief – May 15, 2021

Maryam Rajavi



Nationwide Rallies and Protests on Saturday

On the last day of registration for presidential hopefuls at the Ministry of Interior in Tehran and while the Iranian regime officials were fighting among themselves to secure more attention and power in the upcoming sham elections, ordinary Iranians were shouting and crying in protest against the injustice and intolerable living conditions in numerous cities and provinces.

Teachers and workers of the Oil Ministry in Tehran, farmers and educational staff in Isfahan, locals and animal rights activists of Tabriz, municipal workers in Abadan and Khorramshahr, cement factory workers in Sabzevar, municipal workers in Saravan, farmers in Hamedan, and hospital staff of Karaj were among the rising communities that were reported on Saturday.


Maryam Rajavi: The Mojahedin’s Great Commitment Is To Liberate The People Of Iran From The Yoke Of The Mullahs’ Dictatorship

Speech on Eid-al Fitr – Ashraf3
Today, the clerical regime is caught up in a deadly strait that has been unprecedented in its history:
The upcoming presidential election charade next month has placed the regime in quite a perilous condition despite its theatrical nature. Even if Khamenei manages to bring out his desirable candidate from the ballot box, this will render the regime more vulnerable in the face of widespread protests, further pushing it to the verge of overthrow.
Read more

Iran – Coronavirus Death Toll in 541 Cities Surpasses 288,200

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, May 14, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities is more than 288,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 66,981, Isfahan 19,050, Khuzestan 17,799, Khorasan Razavi 17,690, East Azerbaijan 11,773, Mazandaran 11,765, Lorestan 11,735, West Azerbaijan 10,728, Gilan 9,851, Qom 9,460, Fars 9,307, Alborz 7,848, Kermanshah 5,724, Hormozgan 3,365, and Zanjan 3,170.

Read more

Iran’s People Not Impressed by Fake Politicians Running for Elections


The Iranian regime’s upcoming elections masquerade, scheduled for June, is of important sensitivity, and regime officials and media are already warning about its potential outcome with descriptions such as “cold and silent atmosphere of the election,” “people’s discouragement, especially the youth, from politics,” “people do not welcome parties,” ” ignoring the ballot boxes,” and “repetitive and tested faces.”

Recently, one newspaper used terms such as “structural inefficiency” and “fake politicians on both sides, reformist and hardliners” to describe the election circus and its participants.

Read more

Iran’s Supreme Leader Invests in Lebanese Banking Sector, Files Revealed


Information leaked by an anonymous hacking group revealed that Iran’s Supreme Leader and state institutions under his command have heavily invested in the financial arm of the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. A recent report published by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) revealed detailed information on the hacked accounts in the al-Qard al-Hasan Association (AQAH) for nearly 400,000 individuals and entities, including those in Iran.

Read more

Iran: Five Deaths and Injuries by Security Forces in 48 Hours

Iran-baluch-child-killed (1)

According to reports tallied by human rights defenders, Iranian authorities killed and injured at least five citizens, including a five-year-old boy, within 48 hours. Meanwhile, the ayatollahs have intensified oppressive measures in the weeks leading up to the Presidential election.

Read more

Iran News in Brief, May 15, 2021

Iran news in brief, May 15, 2021

Read more: Iran News in Brief – May 14, 2021