By Pooya Stone
On April 28, Iran’s Deputy Minister of Cooperative, Labor, and Social Welfare Hojjatollah Mirzaei admitted that given the novel coronavirus outbreak, around 4.8 million of the workforce are at risk of losing their business. Also, around 20 percent of the country’s entire businesses have been affected by the COVID-19 disease.
By Jubin Katiraie
The coronavirus has dramatically changed the world in 2020, but out of the bad, many countries are seeing an increase in collaboration, social solidarity, and personal sacrifice.
By Jubin Katiraie
As we move away from the early days and months of 2020, the meaning of the “year of production leap” announced by the supreme leader Ali Khamenei becomes clearer. He had previously named 2019 the “year of production boom.”
According to the Statistics Center of Iran, the area of Iran's forests in 1900 was about 19 million hectares, but this figure decreased to 14.4 million hectares by 2012, and in 2015 Iran's forest areas shrunk to 10.7 million hectares and were destroyed by 43%.
The corruption case of Akbar Tabari, a deputy to the former head of Iran’s Judiciary Sadeq Larijani, is becoming one of the main headlines of Iran’s media. The question here is what is going on?
Amid death, poverty, and misery, Iran’s regime is precisely and gradually increasing the price of bread from region to region.
That smuggling in Iran is organized by the regime itself is nothing new, and that this regime has destroyed Iran’s economy and production in the past 40 years is not new too.
The Iranian Ministry of Health has been pushed into the spotlight recently because of the coronavirus’ rapid spread in the country, coupled with a severe shortage of drugs and medical equipment.
When a vulture lands on a rotten carcass, it worries about rivals who could arrive most than worrying about eating.
Another uprising in Iran will happen if the government refuses to solve the workers’ crisis, according to an Iranian economist.
On May 4, Iranian lawmakers passed a bill to remove four zeros from the national currency. According to Iranian media, the administration and Parliament (Majlis) were discussing the bill titled, “Amend the country’s monetary and baking law,” for around 13 years.
The critical situation of Iran’s regime's economy has become more and more captive in the context of the Coronavirus crisis. According to the International Monetary Fund, in 2020 Iran’s economic growth is -6 percent.
While the Iranian people are struggling against the novel coronavirus, the government seeks to achieve economic-political interests through this ominous health crisis.
On 16 June, the First Deputy Head of Iran’s Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, who is notorious for his role in a crime against humanity perpetrated in the 1980s,
The news of the influx of poor people in Iran to sell their latest savings, such as gold and jewelry, to goldsmiths is sad and unfortunate.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, one of Iran’s main figures in repression and warmongering, and one of the heads of the theft and looting in the Iranian regime were appointed as the speaker of parliament on 28 May, in a hasty move.
These days, bitumen and its rents have provoked many reactions and discussion among economic experts and activists. In this respect, an expert recently revealed that politicians owning bitumen-making plants are behind the free bitumen plan. However, the issue is too plain and simple. Influential Iranian politicians and MPs are exploiting the law to fill their pockets.
Iran’s ayatollahs refuse to provide economic statistics to cover up their irresolution and incompetence. However, social demands occasionally force the government to release parts of the truth about the dire conditions. Of course, rulers present little details under ambiguous shadows to silence public protests and grievances.
In recent years, unemployment has been one of the major problems for Iran’s younger generation.
Recently, many videos have been posted on social media showing deprived farmers destroying their crops with their own hands or being forced to sell them at a low price but did not accept to give it to the government.
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