Ahwaz


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Ahwaz

, Ahvaz
a town in SW Iran, on the Karun River. Pop.: 967 000 (2005 est.)
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Mohammad AlHazbawi from the 15 April Movement for the liberation of Al Ahwaz expressed his support to the people of Balochistan and Baloch freedom struggle.
An hour after a terrorist attack was carried out on Ahwaz on September 22, 2018, the Iran International TV, a Saudi-sponsored outlet based in London, aired an interview with the spokesman of al-Ahwaziyeh terrorist group who claimed the responsibility of the brutal attack which claimed the lives of 26 innocent people and injured 69 others.
Khuzestan's Chief of Police said on June 10 that some 300,000 liters of smuggled fuel worth more than $309,000 were discovered in Ahwaz.
The Ahwaz attacks also occurred shortly after operations by Kurdish insurgents belonging to the Iranian Kurdish Democratic Party in Iran's mostly Kurdish inhabited regions in the country's northwest.
According to Ghulam Reza Shariati, governor of Khuzestan province, Gunmen opened fire on people at Jerusalem's Ahwaz Street during a parade Saturday which was held on the occasion of Saddam Hussein's invasion of Iran in the 1980s.
Egypt condemned on Saturday, the attack that targeted a parade of Iranian military units on Saturday morning in Iran's southern city of Ahwaz, killing 29 and injuring 50 others, according to a statement by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid.
The attack was carried out by unidentified gunmen targeted the Iranian army and Revolutionary Guards during a military parade in the city of Ahwaz in southwestern Iran this morning./ End
In a statement posted online, the ministry said "the Sultanate strongly condemns the armed terrorist attack that was carried out on a military parade in the city of Ahwaz, southwest of Iran, which killed 29 people, including civilians, and wounded 57 others." The statement stressed the Sultanate's position "rejecting all forms of terrorism and violence at any time and in any place, whatever the reasons and justifications."
London, 23 Dhu-AlQa'dah,1439 AH, 05 August,2018 , SPA -- A group of jurists and human rights experts has confirmed that Arabs in Iran are subjected to a systematic repression and wasting of their human, political and cultural rights, stressing the extent of the great injustice, oppression, arrests and torture campaigns, sham trials and the killing of Arabs in the province of Ahwaz. The group added that the Iranian regime keeps on displacing Arabs, changing the demographic structure, the restriction of the Arabic language, the transfer of water and the exploitation of all wealth that lies in Ahwaz for the the successive Iranian regimes without the development of Ahwaz for the benefit of Ahwazi people.
As much is clear from the fresh series of protests that have rocked the city of Ahwaz, the capital of Khuzestan Province in south-western Iran, through early April.
Iranian opposition said that the latest measure from Tehran aims to stop the use of the app to curb the growing number of demonstrations protesting various causes from the deteriorating economic situation, wearing of the hijab, or discrimination in the mostly Iranian Arab region of Ahwaz. The head of Iran's parliament committee for National Security Alaa Borojordi has said "the ban will come into effect by 20th of April," according to Iran's ILNA news agency.