Tehran appears more panicked in its response to these protests, which have claimed more than 100 lives across Iran. The government links them to ongoing protests in Iraq and Lebanon.
Two people have died and over 750 people, including 136 police officers, were injured during a week of demonstrations over rising fuel taxes and Emmanuel Macron's presidency.
The decision was announced by Brazilian President Michel Temer as a week-long strike by truckers paralyses much of the country’s economic infrastructure.
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