President Trump's announcement May 8 of withdrawal from the nuclear agreement negotiated under Barack Obama and the new administration's planned economic measures against Iran were the catalyst, contends the Middle East Media Research Institute, noting that on May 26 large-scale protests took place in central Tehran that lasted several days.
Iran has an oil and petrochemicals bourse as part of its mercantile exchange.
U.S. President Donald Trump will suffocate Iran's "dictatorial ayatollahs", his close ally Rudy Giuliani said on Saturday, suggesting his move to re-impose sanctions was aimed squarely at regime change.
But the messages chanted by demonstrators and displayed on signs convey much more than anxiety over economic woes, with declarations such as "Death to the Dictator", "Death to Palestine" and "No to Gaza, No to Lebanon, I Will Give My Life for Iran". The European Union has so far failed to submit to Iran its package of proposals to persuade the Islamic Republic to remain in the nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said in a statement on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has underlined that any decision to keep the JCPOA running without the United States should be conditional on "practical guarantees" from the Europeans.
Most worldwide sanctions imposed on Iran were lifted in early 2016 under the nuclear deal that saw Iran curbing its disputed nuclear programme under close United Nations monitoring. Khamenei was quoted as saying by Khamenei.ir, referring to US President Donald Trump.
Despite calls for unity by Khamenei, divisions have emerged among Iran's ruling elite, with some hardliners calling for a snap presidential election, and criticising Rouhani for economic mismanagement.
But Giuliani said Europe should be "ashamed" of itself.
Three days of protests in Tehran and other cities began on Sunday when hundreds of traders in the bazaar - the hub of merchants who backed Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution that ousted the longtime monarch - closed their shops to voice their anger at currency plunges.
The government and parliament have also set up a committee to study potential buyers of oil and ways of repatriating the income after U.S. sanctions take effect, Fereydoun Hassanvand, head of the parliament's energy committee, was quoted as saying by IRNA.
The leadership "might lean towards a compromise with America to preserve the establishment", said one official involved in Iran's nuclear talks with foreign powers.
"The enemy's plan is to create gaps and separations between the establishment and the people, and this design reflects their stupidity because they do not know that the Islamic Republic is nothing but the Iranian nation, and these two can not be separated", Iranian leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said.
The Associated Press reports that this is James' third time in eight years that he has changed teams . But having James committed for the foreseeable future gives the Lakers reason to play the long game.
The 33-year-old Filipino crew member fell off the Norwegian Getaway - it has not yet been revealed how - on Saturday afternoon. The Coast Guard Air Station Miami sent a HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane to help conduct the search.
O'Connor also reported James is not expected to sign with the Lakers on a long-term deal, if he does choose Los Angeles. It's notable that the decision to join Los Angeles was announced through the Klutch Sports website.
Mexico have won seven of their last 15 matches against Brazil stretching back to 1999, losing just five times. The last time these two met in a match, it was Brazil who registered a 2-0 victory over Mexico .
Molinari faced a 15-foot par putt on the ninth hole that he poured into the center of the cup to keep a three-shot lead. A pitch from 23 yards came to rest outside of 12 feet, and Woods' par attempt rolled roughly two feet past the hole.
As Reggie and his troupe were finishing up her yard, a Maple Heights Police SUV rolled up in front of Holt-Colden's house. Reggie is just the latest person to have the cops called on them for seemingly minor "crimes", or for no crime at all.
Security Council to relax sanctions against North Korea - a move believed to have been made in response to Kim's request. On June 28, China and Russian Federation distributed the draft of a press statement calling on members of the U.N.
Asked about potentially lifting sanctions on Russia, Trump told reporters, " We'll see what Russia does. He tweeted Thursday, " Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with Meddling in our Election! ".
They enjoy their football and they play without the fear of losing. "That's what got us here today so why change?" he said. I'm still fighting every day to get int the team and prove myself as a player.
The fans at Luzhniki, who had patiently watched their team spend two hours staying tight and rarely coming forward, exploded. Sergio Ramos is teary-eyed, Andres Iniesta , who has played his last World Cup match, is gutted.
The ministry said Redoine Faid's escape only took "a few minutes" on Sunday and no-one was injured or taken hostage. One of his prison supervisors said that Faid had never had any disputes with staff, "but we must always be wary".
Tesla made 5,031 Model 3s in a week
Musk being Musk, he says Tesla will be able to build on the pace and get up to 6,000 Model 3s a week by the end of "next month". Tesla has struggled to meet its self-imposed goal of producing 5,000 of the vehicles per week since the beginning of the year.
President praises ICE as attacks intensify
And I think you should reimagine ICE under a new agency with a very different mission and take those two missions out. In another tweet , Trump said: "To the great and courageous men and women of ICE, do not worry or lose your spirit".
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But the eventual nominee already faces a hurdle: Republicans hold a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate , and Sen. With McCain possibly not able to vote, Trump would need the support of Democrats to win confirmation.