Thousands Protest Iran's Weak Economy, Food Price Hikes - NBC Southern California

    Thousands Protest Iran's Weak Economy, Food Price Hikes

    Violent clashes between protestors and Iranian authorities killed 21 people as of Jan. 2, on the sixth day of protests in Iran that sparked over a weak economy and a hike in food prices. Hundreds were arrested, with some possibly facing the death penalty.  (Published Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018) Violent clashes between protestors and Iranian authorities killed 21 people as of Jan. 2, on the sixth day of protests in Iran that sparked over a weak... See More