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Iran's Isfahan Remains Tense After Violent Water-Shortage Protest

Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in a central Iranian city who were protesting to demand government action over a drought, media reported. Some videos on social media appeared to show police and protesters clashing in the dry bed of the Zayandehrud River.
2 months ago|Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of

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Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in Iranian city

Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in a central Iranian city who were protesting to demand government action over a drought, media reported. The Iran Meteorological Organization says that an estimated 97% of the country now faces some level of drought.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Times of India
Times of IndiaR

Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in Iranian city

Middle East News: DUBAI: United Arab Emirates, Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in a central Iranian city who were protesting to demand government ac.

2 months ago|Mumbai, India
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Protesters, police clash in central Iran after rally over water shortages

DUBAI - Hundreds of protesters, some throwing rocks, clashed with police in Iran's central city of Isfahan on Friday, Iranian news agencies and social media posts said, after officers fired tear gas at demonstrators backing farmers demanding water for crops. Isfahan, Iran's third largest city, has been the site of protests over water shortages held in the dried up riverbed of the

2 months ago|United Kingdom
The Hindu
The Hindu L

Riot police deployed after violent stir in Iran: reports

Demonstration was the latest in a series in Isfahan

2 months ago|India
abc News
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Police fire tear gas at protesters in Iran's city of Isfahan

Online videos show police firing tear gas and fighting protesters with batons in a central Iranian city that has seen days of demonstrations demanding government action over a drought

2 months ago|United States
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Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in Iranian city

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in a central Iranian city who were protesting to demand government action over a drought, media reported. Some videos on social media appeared to show police and protesters clashing in the dry bed of the Zayandehrud River.

2 months ago|United States
The Nation
The NationR

Riot police deploy after violent demo in Iran’s Isfahan

Tehran - Riot police were deployed in force Saturday in the Iranian city of Isfahan, a day after violent protests over the drying up of a lifeblood river.

2 months ago|Lahore, Pakistan
New York Times
New York TimesL

Iran Forcefully Clamps Down on Protests Against Growing Water Shortages

The crackdown came after the protests spilled over to at least one other city and a major protest on Friday loomed. Weather experts say 97 percent of the country is dealing with water scarcity issues.

2 months ago|New York, United States
South China Morning Post
South China Morning PostL

Riot police deployed after 67 arrested in Iran over river protest

Riot police were deployed in force Saturday in the Iranian city of Isfahan, a day after dozens were arrested in violent protests over the drying up of a lifeblood river.Security forces fired tear gas during the clashes with stone-throwers in the protest in the dry bed of the Zayadneh Rood river that crosses the city, Fars and ISNA news agencies said.“We have arrested 67 of the main actors and agitators behind the troubles,” police General Hassan…

2 months ago|Hong Kong
The Washington Post
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Police fire tear gas at protesters in Iran's city of Isfahan

Online videos show police firing tear gas and fighting protesters with batons in a central Iranian city that has seen days of demonstrations demanding government action over a drought

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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