Iran officials weigh in on US protests

In today's Iran media review, Iranian officials have called out the United States over its response to peaceful protests.

Al-Monitor Staff | Trump | Jun 1, 2020
al-monitor Protesters rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Portland, Oregon, US, May 31, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Terray Sylvester.

Iran admits at least 200 protesters killed in November crackdown

Iran's interior minister has acknowledged that "sad things happened" during the unrest last year.

Al-Monitor Staff | Iran protests | Jun 1, 2020

Fourth Iranian tanker reaches Venezuela as US ups pressure

A State Department official said it is warning companies about doing oil-related business with Venezuela as the ships continue to arrive.

Adam Lucente | Iran-US tensions | May 29, 2020

Iran claims nuclear program will continue after end of US waivers

Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization dismissed the decision by the United States to end waivers on cooperation involving the country's nuclear program and said the nation will be self-sufficient in those areas.

Al-Monitor Staff | Sanctions | May 28, 2020

Iran’s parliament taps hard-line former IRGC commander as speaker

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the former national police chief and former mayor of the capital, Tehran, was selected as parliament speaker.

Al-Monitor Staff | | May 28, 2020