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Iran raises minimum wage in concession to workers

Following intense tripartite negotiations, the Iranian government, employers and unions agreed to increase the country’s minimum wage by 19.8%, from 9.29 million rials ($245) per month to 11.14 million rials ($294.50).

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Iranians launch Persian Spring protests

The Iranian Green Movement, also known as the Persian Spring by the western media, refers to a political movement that arose after the 2009 Iranian presidential election.

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