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Iran supreme leader backs petrol price rises as protests spread

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says ‘hooligans’ guilty of sabotage are ‘Iran’s enemies’ Iranian supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has backed 50% petrol price increases that have sparked protests across Iran, claiming opponents of the Islamic Republic and foreign enemies were guilty of sabotage. But there were also moves from Iranian parliamentarians to reverse the rise amid fears that the protests could...

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