If the Islamic Republic were to pass into history with 2017, it would be the greatest gift the Iranian people could possibly receive.
“Protests in Iran cities resume on fourth day, social media footage shows,” Al Arabiya, December 31, 2017:
On fourth day of Iran protests, in the northeastern city of Mashhad, protesters chanted: “Khamenei, have some shame, and leave the country alone!”
In Tehran, according to wire reports, police used water cannon to try to disperse demonstrators gathering in Ferdowsi Square in the center of the capital, citing video footage posted on social media.
Video posted online also showed a clash between protesters and police in the city of Khoramdareh in Zanjan province in the country’s northwest. There were also reports of protests in Sanandaj and Kermanshah cities in western Iran.
A semi-official news agency in Iran reported that police arrested around 200 people during protests in Tehran on Saturday.
The ILNA news agency report on Sunday quoted Ali Asghar Nasserbakht, a security deputy governor of Tehran, offering the figure….
He also said that around 40 leaders were arrested.