Iran’s protests against gasoline price hike turn political – media

Reuters | Nov 16, 2019 at 9:46 PM

Riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in Tehran and dozens of cities across Iran on Saturday, Iranian news agencies and social media said, as protests against a rise in gasoline prices turned political.

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Protests strike Iran cities over gas prices

Japan News | Nov 16, 2019 at 7:50 PM

DUBAI (AP) — Protests struck several Iranian cities early Saturday over the government cutting back on gasoline subsidies and increasing costs by 50 percent, demonstrations ranging from people abandoning their cars in traffic to trying to attack an oil depot in one city.

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

Dawn | Nov 16, 2019 at 7:11 PM

One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran on Saturday after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing in the country hit by the United States sanctions.

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

The Hindu | Nov 16, 2019 at 5:27 PM

One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread on Saturday across Iran after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing in the sanctions-hit country.

Iran launches production of laser cannons

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 16, 2019 at 12:28 PM

Iran’s Deputy Defense Minister Qassem Taqizadeh said Saturday the ministry has started manufacturing air defense laser cannons, Tasnim news agency reported.

One killed in clashes in Iran over fuel price hike – media

Reuters | Nov 16, 2019 at 12:25 PM

One person was killed in the Iranian city of Sirjan during protests that erupted after President Hassan Rouhani’s government imposed gasoline rationing and price hikes of at least 50 percent, Iranian ISNA news agency reported on Saturday.

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