Riot Police, Protesters Clash In Tehran

Political conflict and public piety converged on tension-filled streets in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday. Clashes erupted between riot police and opposition protesters as hundreds of people solemnly took part in an annual Shiite Muslim observance.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Iran moves to speed up nuclear program despite sanctions
    Iran is increasing the number of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges installed at its Natanz underground plant, despite tightening international sanctions aimed at stopping Tehran's nuclear progress, diplomats said on Wednesday. More
  • Deadly quake leaves town 'totally destroyed,' witness says; aftershocks rattle Iran, Pakistan
    Powerful aftershocks rocked the border between Iran and Pakistan Wednesday, a day after a major earthquake tore through the region, collapsing buildings and killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 170. The Pakistani town of Mashkel was “totally destroyed,” according to a local journalist at the scene. More
  • Iran struck by magnitude 7.8 quake
    Iran has been struck by its most powerful earthquake for more than 50 years, with tremors felt across Pakistan, India and the Middle East. The epicentre of the 7.8-magnitude quake was near the south-eastern city of Khash, close to Pakistan. More
  • Amazonian protesters launch SPEARS and ARROWS at Brazilian riot police after being blasted with tear gas as they demand their land back
    Protesters said at least four people were arrested in the clash. Police did not provide details. 'The Indians did not comply with the agreement they made with police' about the boundaries of the protest, a police statement said. 'They were threatening to ...
    04/25/2017 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Violent scenes in Paris as "anti-fascists" clash with riot police over results of first round of French election
    Riot police have clashed with "anti-fascists" in Paris tonight after the first round of the French Presidential election. Tear gas has been used against hundreds of protesters on the Place de la Bastille in eastern Paris, with some reportedly beaten with ...
    04/24/2017 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • 'Anti-fascist' protesters clash with Paris police in riot after Marine Le Pen French presidential success
    Police clashed with left-wing demonstrators in Paris on Sunday shortly after projections from the France's presidential elections showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen had made it to a runoff vote. Police moved in on the demonstrators, some of whom threw ...
    04/23/2017 - 11:56 am | View Link
  • Live Feed: French Riot Police Clash With Far Left Protesters In Central Paris
    Clashes have erupted in Le Bastille in central Paris on Sunday evening between riot police and disappointed far left protesters following the closing of polls in the first round of the presidential election, AP reports. According to local press, the French ...
    04/23/2017 - 11:09 am | View Link
  • Riot police clash with protesters, deploy tear gas at post-vote demo in central Paris (VIDEO)
    French riot police have deployed tear gas on protesters who gathered at the Place de la Bastille in central Paris after preliminary results of the first round of the presidential election were announced. Protests in Paris in the aftermath of the vote have ...
    04/23/2017 - 7:42 am | View Link
  • More
  • Police, protesters clash at Martin Place rally to oppose ...
    Police clash with anti-racism and anti-Islam protesters "We should have the right to choose Halal-certified products or not, but these choices are being removed from us.
    04/24/2017 - 9:33 pm | View Website
  • Dutch Riot Police Clash with Pro-Erdogan Protesters
    Dutch Riot Police Clash with Pro-Erdogan Protesters . Clashes took place between Dutch police and supporters of Turkey’s President Erdogan after a crackdown was ...
    04/24/2017 - 3:35 pm | View Website
  • Anti-TPP Protesters Clash with Riot Police in Chile ...
    Riot police clashed with protesters Tuesday in the Chilean coastal town Viña Del Mar, where representatives of the 11 remaining member states of the Trans Pacific ...
    04/24/2017 - 9:52 am | View Website
  • Brutal scenes as Moscow riot police clash with protestors ...
    Brutal scenes as Moscow riot police clash with 8,000 protestors shouting 'Russia without Putin' as government's opposition leader among hundreds arrested
    03/26/2017 - 11:24 am | View Website
  • Dozens arrested as anti-Trump protesters clash with police ...
    WASHINGTON — Anti-Trump anarchists caused mayhem in the nation’s capital Friday in a bid to disrupt Inauguration Day — torching cars, smashing ...
    01/19/2017 - 9:57 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News