From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.
Iran’s army chief declared on Thursday that police had already quelled anti-government unrest that has killed 21 people, but said his troops were ready to intervene if needed.
Rallies in support of the government have been held across Iran for a second day.
Al Jazeera‘s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran: