Iran: How Economic Protests Are Exacerbating Internal Government Rivalries

Jun 27, 2018 | 20:18 GMT


Iran has been experiencing localized protests in response to the country's growing economic crisis. Now on June 27, 187 members -- nearly two-thirds -- of the parliament have signed a statement demanding that the country's three branches of government work together to deal with the protests and the struggling economy. Some legislators have even said that if President Hassan Rouhani fails to reshuffle his economic team and collaborate with the judiciary and parliament, they will support beginning the impeachment process....