Chief of Staff of Iranian President, emphasizing the government's effort to separate the protesters from the rioters, said a three-member committee has been formed to investigate the recent protests.
Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said that it has arrested eight people inside the country in connection with the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Massive crowds of people in the capital city of Iran, Tehran from all walks of life poured onto the streets and gathered at Enqelab (Revolution) Square to demonstrate their support for the Islamic establishment and condemn the violent rioting after recent fuel price protests.205
The open session of the Parliament kicked off on Monday chaired by Speaker Ali Larijani. The agenda was to continue discussing the possible knock-on effect of rising petrol prices on prices of other goods and commodities. 205/211
Top IRGC commander, Major General Hussein Salami addressed participants in Tehran's massive rally and said: "Today, when you are here in the heart of the Islamic world, Tehran, you have fired a coup de grace at American efforts."
Crowds of people in the capital Tehran poured onto the streets on Monday afternoon at the central Enqelab (Revolution) square to demonstrate their support for the Islamic establishment and slam rioting after fuel price protests.
Iranian Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi has issued a public apology for unintended consequences of near-total disconnection of Internet in the aftermath of petrol hike riots.
The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif said that all of the ring leaders involved in the recent unrest have been arrested calling the Iranian nation's vigilance the key to foiling the enemies' plots.
First vice president, Es'haq Jahangiri has reiterated that Tehran's response will be harsh and decisive if it is proven that any regional country has been behind recent rioting and vandalism in Iran.
Iran's Assembly of Experts has issued a statement calling on the government and parliament to work closely together to keep prices in check, particularly the price of essential items needed by ordinary people.