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Post by Thorin on Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:09 pm

Protests have erupted across Iran after the government unexpectedly announced it was rationing petrol and increasing its price. At least two people have been killed.

Prices rose by at least 50% on Friday as subsidies on petrol were reduced.

The authorities say they want to free up money to help the poor.

Iran is already suffering economically due to stiff sanctions imposed by the US after Washington decided to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50444429

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Post by eddie on Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:47 pm

Isn’t 50% rather steep?!

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Post by Vintage on Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:59 pm

Its quite important to those who have to suffer price hikes and rationing but I would have thought there are even more important things to protest about in Iran. Maybe this is just the start though.

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Post by nicko on Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:12 am

The young in Iran want to go back to the days of the Shah, [ without the corruption ] !
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Post by Thorin on Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:21 pm

#Iranian woman tears down anti American banner. For the last two years, #Iranians have chanted “They lie & say America’s the enemy, our enemy is right here in #Iran (regime)”

https://twitter.com/AlirezaNader/status/1196415189480083462

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