Iran

Two main contenders for Iranian president register candidacy for election

"I have come as an independent to the stage to make changes in the executive management of the country and to fight poverty, corruption, humiliation …

by · Saturday, 15 May 2021 · Iran, Philippines

Humanitarian Crisis Brewing Along Iran-Pakistan Border As Fuel Carriers Trapped In Scorching Heat

… a livelihood for tens of thousands of men in Balochistan, Pakistan’s most impoverished province reeling from violence, poverty, and unemployment.

by · Wednesday, 28 April 2021 · Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan

Poverty rates in Iraq, Iran rise amid COVID-19

Poverty in Iraq, which had amounted to 20% in 2018, or nearly 10 million people, has risen to 31.7% following the COVID-19 outbreak, Serife Akinci, an …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Iran, Iraq, Turkey

‘They Were Laughing’: Iranian Border Guards Accused Of Torturing, Drowning Afghan Migrants

HERAT, Afghanistan — To escape war and poverty, Shah Wali left his village in northwestern Afghanistan in search of a better life in neighboring Iran.

by · Wednesday, 6 May 2020 · Afghanistan, Iran
أربعة عقود مرّت على نشأة الجمهورية الإسلامية الإيرانية: احتجاجات العام 2018/2017 في خضمّ أزمة ثلاثية

أربعة عقود مرّت على نشأة الجمهورية الإسلامية الإيرانية: احتجاجات العام 2018/2017 في خضمّ أزمة ثلاثية

على مدى أربعة عقود من الحكم المضطرب اتّسمت الجمهورية الإسلامية بطول عمر لافت، على الرغم من التوقّعات المستمرّة بانهيارها الوشيك. بيد أنّ فشلها بالإجمال في تحقيق الوعود التي أطلقتها ثورة العام 1979، وأهمّها الديمقراطية والعدالة الاجتماعية، ما زال يطارد حاضرها ومستقبلها. ولم يتّسم تاريخ إيران في ما بعد الثورة بالركود السلطوي، بل بصراعٍ مستمرّ بين…

       
by · Monday, 27 April 2020 · Iran

Labor group wants fuel tax hike suspended amid US-Iran tension

"Poverty incidence, as per the Philippine Statistics Authority, dropped to 16.6% in 2019 from 23.3% in 2015. This means that 5.9 million Filipinos have …

by · Sunday, 5 January 2020 · Iran, Philippines

We face the new year with such great hope

In Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, and Algeria, young people have been marching in the streets protesting government corruption, unemployment, poverty, lack of …

by · Tuesday, 31 December 2019 · Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Philippines