International | Iranian rulers struggle to respond to nationwide demonstrations
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/03/18, 04:57 pm
IRAN: The country’s ruling ayatollahs and government officials struggled in their response to nationwide protests—launched now in more than 70 cities covering 27 provinces—as demonstrations entered a seventh day Wednesday. Tens of thousands of Iranians continued to chant “Death to Khamenei! Death to Rouhani!” overnight, despite efforts to force government workers to attend pro-government counterrallies.