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#BreakingNews
Cities across #Iran are witnessing a general strike as stores are closing across the country.
This goes alongside the truckers' nationwide strike that has spread to over 310 cities now.
#IranProtests
#IranianTruckersOnStrike
October 8
Tehran, #Iran
Sources say all gold market stores are closed.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Images of stores closed in the cities of Saqqez, Baneh, Marivan & Sanandaj.
#IranProtests
October 8
Mashhad, northeast #Iran
Video shows a growing number of stores closing down & joining the nationwide general strike.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closing in many of the country's major cities, including Sanandaj, Mashhad, Arak & Tabriz.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closing in many of the country's major cities, including Tabriz, Arak, Chabahar & Sanandah,
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closing in many of the country's major cities, including Baneh, Tabriz & Sanandaj.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Paveh & Zanjan
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan Province in western Iran.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Isfahan's mobile market are reportedly closed.
Bozorgmehr Avenue
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Zahedan, southeast Iran - Hirmand sector
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Isfahan, Tehran, Sanandaj & Marivan as general strike expands across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Saqqez as general strike expands across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Saqqez, Kermanshah, Tehran & other cities across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Miandoab, Tabriz & other cities across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Stores closed in Miandoab & other cities across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
Iranshahr, southeast #Iran
Stores closed as general strike spreads across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
Bandar Torkaman, northern #Iran
More images of store owners closing down.
#IranProtests
October 8
Tehran, #Iran
10 am local time
Stores on South Karegar Street are closed.
#IranProtests
October 8
Rafsanjan, Kerman Province, south-central #Iran
11 am local time
Stores on Shohada Street are closed.
#IranProtests
October 8
Tehran, #Iran
Stores on Jomhouri Avenue also seen closed as general strike expands.
#IranProtests
October 8
Rasht, northern #Iran
Stores in the city bazaar are closed as owners are on strike.
31 cities have joined the protest movement.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Store owners in 36 cities have joined the nationwide general strike.
#IranProtests
October 8
Tehran, #Iran
Shahrak-e Parand
Unable to provide for the store-owners demands, authorities are resorting to such measures in an attempt to establish a climate of fear.
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
Store owners in 42 cities have joined the nationwide general strike.
#IranProtests
October 8
Qazvin, NW #Iran
Video shows stores on strike as the nationwide movement expands to more than 40 cities.
#IranProtests
October 8
Tehran, #Iran
Reports indicate authorities are resorting to force in an attempt to end the growing strike by store-owners across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
Zahedan, southeast #Iran
Store owners in the city bazaar are on strike, along with their colleagues in more than 40 cities across the country.
#IranProtests
October 8
Tabriz, northwest #Iran
Store owners are continuing their strike into the night despite measures taken by authorities seeking to force into reopening their shops.
#IranStrikes
#IranProtests
October 8
#Iran
This man is expressing his joy & gratitude to all the those individuals on strike.
This includes truck drivers & store-owners courageously continuing their protest movements.
#IranStrikes
#IranProtests
October 8
Sanandaj, western #Iran
Stores across the city are closed as owners continue their protest movement in support of thousands of truckers and their nationwide strike.
#IranianTruckersOnStrike
#IranStrikes
October 8
#Iran
Authorities in Sanandaj, Tabriz & other cities resorted to dispatching security units to both create a climate of fear & force protesting store-owners to end their strike.
#IranNationwideStrike
October 8
#Iran
All South Pars gas project employees went on strike today, protesting the company officials' theft & corrupt practices.
#IranianTruckersOnStrike
#IranStrikes
October 8
Tabriz, NW #Iran

Image shows the intense dispatching of security units as officials & authorities became increasingly concerned over today's nationwide bazaar strike in solidarity with #IranianTruckersOnStrike.

#IranStrikes
October 8
Tabriz, NW #Iran

Authorities dispatched a high number of security forces, fearing the nationwide bazaar merchants sweeping to 50 cities would evolve into a major national security threat.

#IranStrikes
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