Iran protests traced to past economic mishaps: Authorities in Iran have warned of crackdowns on spreading protests over economic problems. Police have dispersed 50 people in Tehran after 52 arrests a day earlier in Mashhad, a city hit by bank failures

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DW.COM—Authorities in Iran have warned of crackdowns on spreading protests over economic problems. Police have dispersed 50 people in Tehran after 52 arrests a day earlier in Mashhad, a city hit by bank failures.

PROTESTS SPREAD ACROSS IRAN: Regime Mobilizes Police, Anti-Riot Forces Beat Protesters, 'Death to Dictator!' Chanting Continues. Protests across Iran against the brutal and corrupt regime continued on Saturday. Protests were planned in several cities on Saturday. Calls to #protest in cities across #Iran pic.twitter.com/b9KOVMO94R— Sara Bahari (@Bahari_Sara) December 29, 2017 On Saturday the regime mobilized the police and sent out anti-riot forces to crush the protests. #Update48- #Tehran, anti riot forces and equipments being transferred to places in which most protesters are.#IranProtests pic.twitter.com/BkyIuP5wRZ—...