On January 9, Iranian citizens once again took to the streets to vent their anger at the regime’s plundering and profiteering policies. In this respect, people from different walks of life held at least seven rallies and strikes in various cities.
Two prisoners on death row for “drug-related” charges, have been executed in Qom Central Prison. A third prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, was returned from the gallows after being granted a delay by the complainants in his case.
The high criminal court of Bahrain accused on Thursday the Iran-owned Future Bank, five of its officials and several Iranian banks of money laundering.
He said Iran is adopting a range of measures including the establishment of a joint bank to increase trade ties with Syria.
As cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, hit record highs, the Central Bank of Iran has recommended the public to refrain from investing in the digital currency.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei warned regime officials Wednesday that their rule is in danger of collapsing because of the many social and economic crises facing the country, including the coronavirus pandemic, inflation, poverty, institutionalized corruption, and the class gap.
The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned Syria’s central bank over its ties to Iran as it seeks to punish the ruling regime for what it calls “atrocities” against the Syrian people.
Iran has completed the merger of six lenders with major links to the military, a move designed to curb the security forces’ role in the economy and shore up the country’s financial industry.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered the re-evaluation of FATF-related bills by the Expediency Council of Iran, the government spokesman Ali Rabiee said on Wednesday.
The Central Bank of Iran, CBI, says about $711 million in foreign currency remittances have been paid into the NIMA system between November 5-12.
During the November 2019 protests, the Iranian people stood up to oppression and set fire to symbols of deception, looting cells, and repression centers in order to shout their demands for a just and free society.