Mashhad

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 An Iranian woman attends a pro-government demonstration after the Friday prayer ceremony at the Imam Khomeini mosque in Tehran, Iran. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Thousands of government supporters staged rallies in Iran on Saturday, in a backlash against widespread anti-government protests that the clerical es(...)

Iranian students facing riot police during an anti-government protest around the University of Tehran on December 30th. Photograph: EPA/STR

Iran’s supreme leader has blamed foreign enemies for the anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country for the past week. But the protes(...)

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani: the protests should not be viewed as a threat but as an opportunity. Photograph: Iran’s presidential official website/EPA

The protests sweeping across Iran sparked by a demonstration in Mashhad against rising prices and unemployment have been transformed into a broad chal(...)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (left) during a meeting with heads of parliament commissions in Tehran on January 1st. Photograph: EPA

Overnight clashes between protesters and security forces in Iran killed nine people, state television reported on Tuesday, including some rioters who (...)

 A destroyed train coach at the site of a rail incident in the city of Semnan, central Iran,  November 25th, 2016. Photograph: EPA

At least 44 people have been killed and 103 injured when an Iranian passenger train hit another at a station about 150 miles (250km) east of the capit(...)

Ten people appeared in court on Monday over the Saudi embassy attack in Tehran, Iran, this year in January. Photograph: Mehdi Ghasemi/Reuters

More than 10 people accused of storming Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran in January appeared in a Tehran court on Monday, Iranian news agencies repor(...)