epaselect epa06410380 Iranian students clash with riot police during an anti-government protest around the University of Tehran, Iran, 30 December 2017. Media reported that illegal protest against the government is going on in most of the cities in Iran. Protests were held in at least nine cities, including Tehran, against the economic and foreign policy of President Hassan Rouhani's government.  EPA/STR
At first commentators thought the protests, apparently sparked by an increase in the price of basic goods like eggs and fuel, could be the product of jockeying by leading figures vying for the successShow more

Iran analysis: old grievances spark new protests