The demonstration was the first to turn violent since protests over water shortages kicked off on November 9.
The Iranian Revolution claimed to represent the voice of the poor when coming to power in 1979, but this week arrested a rapper who voices the struggles of the poor.
The accidental downing of a Ukrainian commercial flight has turned the political tide in Iran.
Iran's comments follow a row over a vigil the UK ambassador attended for those killed in last week's downing of a Ukrainian plane.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh is in the Netherlands where the taekwondo athlete is training for this year's Tokyo Olympics after permanently leaving her country, her new coach says.
Angry at state for handling of plane crisis, Iranians took to the streets across the country. Tehran spent days after Wednesday's crash denying role, but ended up admitting military had shot Ukranian Airlines jetliner down.
From India to Algeria to Lebanon, people are protesting both against their governments and their controversial policies. Here's a quick look into what's happening on the ground.
Six more countries have joined hands to back INSTEX, a mechanism that facilitates trade with Iran while circumventing US sanctions.
A policeman was killed in the western city of Kermanhshah in a clash with armed "rioters", the second confirmed death since protests erupted across Iran.
The traders' strikes in Iran that began on Monday appeared to have ended on Wednesday but the underlying issues of economic hardships that include currency devaluation and inflation have yet to be resolved.
Online videos and images posted by activists on social media have served as one of the few ways for the public to see protests in Iran where all radio and television stations are state-run.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stresses the importance of stability in Iran during a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. Meanwhile, tens of thousands rally across Iran in a massive show of support for the government.
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