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News: Iran protests

Iran: Steel Workers on Strike

Iran: Steel Workers on Strike

By Staff Writer

Ahvaz Steel Factory employees continued their strike for the sixth consecutive day on Wednesday, chanting anti-regime slogans as they demanded their unpaid salaries and better working conditions.

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Iran: Workers at Sugar Cane Mill Continue to Protest Unpaid Wages

Iran: Workers at Sugar Cane Mill Continue to Protest Unpaid Wages

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Mill was once a source of national pride, but since it was privatized in 2015, it has been struggling financially. Workers at the mill in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, have continued their protests for the fifth consecutive day. The workers say that not only have they not been paid since August, but they also want answers regarding the future of the industrial complex.

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Protests Continue in Iran

Protests Continue in Iran

By Staff Writer 

Bazaar merchants in a number of Iranian cities went on strike on November 5 to protest inflation and high prices, which are severely hampering people’s livelihoods, with calls to strike going out of social media in advance.

On social media, images and footage of closed shops in the Amin Bazaar in Tehran, the Aftab Mall in Gorgan, and across Tabriz, Babol, Roudsar, Saqez, and Baneh.

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How Will Iran Sanctions Affect Ongoing Protests

Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

By Staff Writer

The US has now imposed on Iran the toughest sanctions ever, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with the main targets being individuals, aircraft, vessels, and organizations linked to the energy sector.

On Friday, they told reporters: “The US will add 700 individuals and companies to a list of blocked entities, 400 of which were not originally sanctioned before the Iran nuclear deal.”

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Iran Braces for US Sanctions Amid Protest

Iran Braces for Us Sanctions Amid Protest

By Staff Writer

As the Iranian Regime prepares for massive sanctions on its oil industry next week, it is also seeing a sharp rise in the number of protests sparked by the country’s economic crisis.

The oil sanctions, due to take effect on Monday, target Iran’s main source of income and, as a result, are the harshest action taken by the US since Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal in May. This deal was supposed to ensure restrictions on Iran’s nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief, but Trump advised that it failed to do so.

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Iran: Railway Workers Continue Strike

Iran: Railway Workers Continue Strike

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Since the end of last year, the people of Iran have been protesting against the corrupt regime. People were initially protesting against the general issues that affected most of the population such as the Iranian regime’s mismanagement of the country’s economy and resources. However, as time has gone on, the protests have been becoming more and more specific and different sectors of society have been highlighting issues that personally affect them.

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