Iran protests go on as social media apps blocked, 2 killed

  • Associated Press

    Anti-riot Iranian police prevent university students from joining other protesters over Iran’s weak economy, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday.

  • Associated Press

    A university student attends a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday.

  • Iranian Presidency Office via AP

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, Sunday.

TEHRAN, Iran — The largest protests to strike Iran in nearly a decade continued unabated Sunday, despite a government move to block access to Instagram and a popular messaging app used by activists to organize, with even President Hassan Rouhani acknowledging the public’s anger over the Islamic Republic’s flagging economy.

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