"The Iranian regime has clearly demonstrated its determination and ruthlessness in seeking to quell that unrest," a human rights expert told Newsweek.
Major General Aharon Haliva reportedly said that the "only thing" stopping Iran from a disruption was concern over how host country Qatar might respond.
Footage allegedly shows the Iranian Revolutionary Guards using a Soviet-era machine gun to target demonstrators amid widespread protests.
People in Tehran's Shahran district celebrated and chanted "death to dictator" after England scored its third goal, according to a video on social media.
While the fans booed loudly, the players stayed silent and refused to sing, during a spontaneous protest apparently in solidarity with demonstrators back home.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday that "the US does whatever they can to harm Iran, but they can't do anything at all."
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks came as several demonstrators have been sentenced to death, with over 1,000 protesters facing charges.
Video on social media shows the funeral of a student who died in Tabriz on Wednesday.
The body of Sepehr Maghsoudi, 14, killed in southwestern Izeh, was stolen by the Iranian authorities, BBC Persian said citing a source close to the family.
"If they force us to do things like [wearing the] hijab and filter everything for us, we will filter their visibility," one woman in Iran told Newsweek.
The commander of the special unit of Isfahan province was reportedly killed as unrest across the country continues.
The U.S. president said the evidence gathered in the aftermath of the missile strike on Poland points to it coming from Ukraine.
A former political prisoner recalled Ebrahim Raisi wielding his power "freely in thousands of cases during that summer's massacre of political prisoners."
Zohreh Elahian urged the U.N. to "come see for themselves" the progress Iranian women have made in recent years.
With protests continue in Iran, local stars have refused to back down, facing arrest, harassment, and the confiscation of their passports for speaking out.
The opposition group shared a brief video showing protesters and bystanders gathered outside the mosque in Iran.
Iran's greatest soccer player, Ali Daei, has spoken out against the regime and said he won't be attending the FIFA World Cup as he stands with the protesters.
The latest protests add to anger following the death in September of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who died after she was detained by the morality police.
Iran is regarded as one of the three countries with the lowest odds of winning the World Cup.
Parvari is currently being held in the Evin Prison after being charged on November 9.
Experts agree that, whatever the outcome of the protests, the Islamic Republic "has no future."
While the Biden administration equivocates, Israel should seize the greatest opportunity since the 1979 Islamic Revolution for regime change.
Protests have erupted in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after she was arrested for wearing a hijab authorities considered "improper."
The announcement of the first death penalty issued by Iran's judiciary against a protester has fueled demonstrators' anger instead of making them back down.
Demonstrators in Zahedan reportedly took to the streets as anger against the ruling regime in the Islamic republic continues.
More than 15,000 protesters have been arrested in Iran and could be subject to harsh penalties.
The rapper held his head in his hands when he appeared in court, and he was not allowed to have his lawyers present.
Despite a deadly crackdown from Iranian authorities, mass protests continue across the country.