Post by Shep on Aug 6, 2018 9:41:30 GMT
Death to the dictator!
Aug 8, 2018 - Crowds protest Iran's sluggish economy. President Trump sanctions are ramping up pressure on the ruling class and a regime change could be on the horizon. Persians marching through the streets yelling "death to the dictator! Death to Khamenei! Death to Rouhani!"
Iran blocks Internet, Cuts Phone Lines
Aug 7, 2018 - Iran govt has blocked the internet and cut phone lines in Zanjan, Azerbaijan, 185 miles northwest of Tehran. They also cut electricity in the city at 10 pm
Aug 6, 2018 debka - August 7 USA reimposes sanctions on Iran.
SoS Mike Pompeo said they will affect the purchase of USDollars, gold and other metals and industrial computer software. The US will impose another round of sanctions in November: a ban on Iran’s oil exports. debka
Calls for protests in Iran orchestrated from outside
Foreign sources are to blame for inciting Persians to stage unlawful anti-government rallies in Iran, said Iran official Salman Samani.
Iran eases currency rules
Iran eases foreign exchange rules in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency that has lost half its value since April. This and other troubles sparked protests against govt corruption. The central bank blames enemies.