Iranian MP Ahmad Avayi has warned against giving “absolute” support to the Syrian government, maintaining that the protests are legitimate popular movements staged by “pious people.”
Google reported that Gmail users in Iran were at risk of having their log-in information stolen this weekend for an unknown period of time after someone broke into a Dutch Company, DigiNotar, to steal a digital identification card for Google.com.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei called on the Ahmadinejad administration to focus more on post-Islamic Iran and less on the pre-Islamic era of the country.
Ardeshir Amirarjmand, a spokesman for the opposition’s Coordination Council for the Green Path of Hope, has made a provocative proclamation: “A government that is faced with a legitimacy crisis is in fear of everything and sees threats everywhere: the rejoicing of youth and the breaking of the fast in public parks, and even the water levels of Lake Oroumiyeh become a security concern.”
Iranian political activists have commended the government's decision to release scores of political activists, saying it would promote “peace and calm” in the country.