Iranian protesters clash in the streets following a fuel price increase of up to 50 per cent. Photo: EPA-EFE

Iran’s Khamenei signals possible crackdown on ‘thugs’ protesting against fuel prices

  • Wave of protests broke out after Iran imposed fuel-rationing measures and upped the cost of petrol
  • Khamenei ordered security forces ‘to implement their tasks’ and for citizens to keep clear of violent demonstrators
Topic |   Iran
Iranian protesters clash in the streets following a fuel price increase of up to 50 per cent. Photo: EPA-EFE
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