Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tried to downplay the significance of sometimes violent protests across his country that have left 12 people dead in the biggest challenge to the authority of the Tehran regime since mass demonstrations in 2009.
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Iran death toll rises as protests continuewww.aljazeera.com Demonstrations stoked by anger over cost of living continue across the country, claiming at least eight lives overnight.
9 more people killed, 100 arrested overnight as nationwide protests in Iran continue – local mediawww.rt.com At least 9 people were killed and some 100 were arrested overnight as unrest across Iran entered a sixth day, Iranian media said. The country’s supreme leader accused “enemies of Iran” of orchestrating the demonstrations.