Iran Economy

  • A Look at Iran’s 2020-2021 Budget

    By Pooya Stone

    The Iranian parliament is expected to decide on next year's budget. However, after the gas price hikes, it became clear that neither the branches' heads of the regime nor the regime's supreme leader cared about the parliament in crucial political-economic decision-making.

  • Expanding Free Trade Zones as the Backyard of Government Mafia

    By Pooya Stone

    Free Trade Zone (FTZ), also known as the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), is defined as a geographic areathat provides special exemptions and facilities for investors. FTZs are generally located around major seaports, international airports, and nationalborders. Factually, these areas have been organized to foster economic activity and employment by reduction of taxes and customs duties. 

  • Iran’s Recent Protests Is Merely the Beginning of the Story!

    By Pooya Stone

    Little more than a month ago, the Iranian government passed the heaviest political crisis its rulers have experienced in the past 40 years. Officials still warn each other about upcoming proteststhat will be much deeper and stronger due to the roots of people’s complaints not being resolved.

  • Iranian People and the Endless Corona Crises

    By Pooya Stone

    Less than a month has passed since the announcement of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, and its effects have been far-reaching inside the country’s borders, and Iran has been named as one of the main focal points of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Iranian Yalda Night, Celebration or Economic Nightmare for Families

    By Pooya Stone

    Shab-e Yalda [Yalda night in Persian] is an Iranian festival annually celebrated on the "longest night of the year" by the people of all ranges. Yalda, which calendrically corresponds to the night of December 20-21, counts as the longest and darkest night in the Persian calendar.

  • Multi-Tiered Exchange in Iran and the Corruption That Results

    By Jubin Katiraie

    Very rarely in today’s world can one find the world's dominant currency, the US dollar, being offered at three different exchange rates in a country. But the Iranian regime is one of these rare examples. This would result in systematic corruption and rent in the governing system. 

#Iran - April 10 - Bojnurd, North Khorasan Province, Northeast

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#IranFloods-April 4, Poledokhtar,Lorestan province W #Iran

Iran: Ahvaz Steel Workers on Strike for 5th Day

Iran Sugarcane Workers Protest Unpaid Wages on 10th Day of Strike

Iran. November, 2018. Eleventh Day of Truckers’ Nationwide Strike

Iran. July 24, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike

Iran. November, 2018. Protest Gathering of Ahvaz Alloyed Steel National Group Workers

Yasuj, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike

Torbat-E Jam, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike

Yazd, Iran. July 23, 2018. New Round of Truck Drivers’ Nationwide Strike

Iran, Tehran – Anti-Regime Chants in Protest, June 25

Iran, Tehran – Major Protest With Chants of ‘We Will Fight, We Will Die, but We’ll Take Back Iran’