To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

President Trump, Netanyahu, Support "Nobel Quest" of Iranians after Another Night of Violent Protests in Iran

News Staff : Jan 2, 2018  CBN News

"Brave Iranians are pouring into the streets. They seek freedom. They seek justice. They seek the basic liberties that have been denied to them for decades." -Benjamin Netanyahu

(Iran)—[CBN News] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed support for the protestors in Iran and wished them "success in their noble quest for freedom." (Photo: Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran on Saturday/via Sky News)

In a video posted to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, Netanyahu called the protesters "brave" and "heroic" in their quest for what most of the world considers basic human rights and freedoms.

"Brave Iranians are pouring into the streets. They seek freedom. They seek justice. They seek the basic liberties that have been denied to them for decades," Netanyahu said in the video.

He criticized the Iranian regime's violent response to the demonstrations and also condemned the regime for claiming that Israel was responsible for the demonstrations in which thousands of people have reportedly taken to the streets in cities throughout the Islamic nation.

According to Iranian state television, at least 12 people have been killed since the demonstrations began Thursday over the country's sinking economy.

"Some armed protesters tried to take over some police stations and military bases but faced serious resistance from security forces," state TV reported. It did not say where those attacks occurred. The network also aired footage of a ransacked private bank, broken windows, overturned cars and a firetruck that appeared to have been set on fire.

U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been tweeting in support of protesters in Iran, continued into the New Year. He described the country as "failing at every level despite the terrible deal made with them by the Obama Administration."

"The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years," he wrote. "They are hungry for food & for freedom. Along with human rights, the wealth of Iran is being looted. TIME FOR CHANGE!" the president tweeted.

Iran's economy has improved since it made a deal with other world powers limiting its nuclear program in 2015. The country now sells its oil on the worldwide market and has also inked deals to purchase billions of dollars' worth of western aircraft.

Almost three years later, however, the infusion of capital into the country still has not reached the average Iranian. Unemployment remains high and inflation has climbed once again to 10 percent.

A recent 40 percent increase in egg and poultry prices, which the government has blamed on the fear of avian flu, appears to have sparked the protests.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

'Breathtaking': Israeli Archaeologists Discover Canaanite Temple in Biblical City Destroyed by Joshua

Report: Iran Planning to Convert Tomb of Mordechai and Esther into a Palestinian Consulate

Arnold Schwarzenegger Thanks President Trump for Addressing California's Homelessness: 'There Are 60,000 Homeless in Los Angeles'

Trump Doesn't Mince Words after Obama Tries to Take Credit for Booming Economy; Here Are the Facts

This Christian Org is Spending Millions to Help Chinese Citizens Battling the Coronavirus

'Thank You For Praying': Priscilla Shirer Reports Lung Surgery Was Curative, Thankful for Continued Prayers

'Prayer Is Always the Foundation for Revival': Tennessee City Pastors Say Revival is Exploding among Various Churches, Shows 'God is Moving'

A Word and a Worship Video: 'God of Revival'

How America's Founding Fathers Who Loved the God of Liberty & Their Freedom Built the Freest of Free Nations

How to Pray for the President and Other Civil Leaders

'Gentlemen Start Your Engines!': Trump Only the 2nd President to Kick off the Daytona 500

500 US Christian Students Celebrate 'Life-Changing' Journey in Israel

PRAY: Rohingya Christian Refugees Abducted, Attacked in Bangladesh

HEALTH: Amazing Israeli Device That Clears Patients' Lungs to Help Coronavirus Sufferers in China

'I Still Believe' Becomes 1st Faith-Based Film to Air Nationally in IMAX; Watch the Trailer

'Thank You Jesus for Your Forgiveness': Justin Bieber Praises the Lord as New Album 'Changes' is Released

US Senate to Vote on Banning Late-term Abortion and Infanticide; Debates on Bills Begin

While Some Americans Pine for 'Medicare for All,' Canadians Look for US-style Private Insurance

In Pictures: Will Graham Encourages More Than 350 Canadian Church Leaders

Israeli Company Creating Water from Air Now Brings Water to Palestinians in Gaza



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com