Iran lifts filtering on Telegram

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA – Iran has lifted restrictions on the social media ‘Telegram’ since Saturday night, an informed source said.

The social network Telegram is now available on wireless and cellular data network.

Telegram was filtered due to recent unrests in a number of the Iranian cities.

Tehran and some other major cities in Iran witnessed protest rallies due to bad economic conditions in the past days.

The demonstrations turned violent in some parts as a result of provocations led by certain foreign elements using Telegram messaging service.

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