The company's CEO Pavel Durov tweeted that Iranian authorities took action after his company refused to shut down "peacefully protesting channels".
Protesters in Iran who have staged three days of demonstrations over economic hardship and alleged corruption should pay a high price if they break the law, the government said on Sunday.
Rouhani's main achievement, a 2015 deal with world powers that curbed Iran's nuclear program in return for a lifting of most global sanctions, is yet to bring the economic benefits the government promised.
Telegram in particular is very popular in Iran, with more than 50% of the country's 80m population said to be active on the app.
Iranian hard-liners who support President Rouhani, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the clerical establishment of the Islamic Republic came out in droves this weekend to retaliate against the demonstrators.
Rouhani said Sunday night that people have the right to protest, but those demonstrations should not make the public "feel concerned about their lives and security".
Rouhani will deliver a televised statement within the hour, the semi-official Iran Newspaper reported.
"Some meant to enter and damage some government places but the attackers did not manage to achieve their goals. and the town is under control", the unidentified official told the ILNA news agency.
There was no confirmation of widespread reports that at least two people had been shot dead in the small western town of Dorud.
It's possible that Jon Gruden is just another Joe Gibbs
The reasons for the Buccaneers deciding to keep coach Dirk Koetter possibly are becoming clearer. "Im here to help people". Said ESPN employee Gruden to ESPN: "I don't want to sit here and speculate". "I can't say I haven't taken any phone calls".
Fox expects to be fired by Bears
The Chicago Bears ' 2017 season came to a merciful end on Sunday as they fell 23-10 to the Minnesota Vikings . Jeremiah Sirles is already replacing left guard Nick Easton , who broke his ankle in Green Bay.
Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church
The church attack is part of a "ongoing crisis" in Egypt, said Omar Ashour, a professor of security studies at the Doha Institute. It also said there was a separate attack on a store in the same suburb of Helwan that killed two Copts.
"Those who misused cyberspace and spread violence are absolutely known to us and we will definitely confront them", Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on state television.
The Iranian government is denying responsibility for the deaths and unrest.
But local news reports said he also exhorted Iranians not to resort to violence, after reports of protesters attacking banks and municipal buildings across the nation, including a local government building in Tehran.
The authorities said security forces did not open fire on demonstrators, and blamed the deaths instead on Sunni Muslim extremists and foreign powers.
President Donald Trump is again cheering on the protesters in Iran, saying: "The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism".
Facebook itself has been banned in Iran since the 2009 protests that followed the re-election of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. "Looks like they will not take it any longer", Trump wrote.
Rouhani pushed back on Trump's remarks, saying that he had no right to sympathize with protesters because he "called the Iranian nation terrorists a few months ago".
Lawmakers later changed the law to only require employers to make up the difference when tips don't exceed the minimum wage. However, the minimum wage increases only apply to restaurants that are part of a chain of 30 or more locations nationwide.
The missiles have a maximum range of 400 kilometers and are capable of reaching targets at a maximum altitude of 30 kilometers. Turkish newspapers report Erdoğan plans to pay 45% up front and borrow the rest in loans from Russian Federation .
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said an early outbreak of the influenza virus has hit Georgia especially hard. The strain of influenza circulating this year is known to cause severe illness, according to a city release sent out today.
Star Wars is likely looking at some serious box office numbers for a few more years before that ceiling begins to level off. So, Disney has always been making money off of Star Wars but it's still an impressive benchmark for the movies.
The junior still had a superb season, finishing with 2,154 all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns, including 1,134 yards rushing. After the Huskies cut the Nittany Lions' lead to a touchdown, a blown shovel pass nearly resulted in a turnover.
Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland has said his team must play with more discipline as they attempt to find a rare clean sheet. The Premier League champions now sit 14 points behind unbeaten leaders Manchester City , who also have a game in hand.
Foles finished 4-of-11 for 39 yards (3.5 yards per attempt) with an interception as the Eagles were shut out 6-0 by the Cowboys . Jones' Achilles injury forced him to watch from the sidelines, and some believe that might prove to be a blessing in disguise.
Deputy Buglione explained the homeowners brought chili and corn muffins to the deputies and Secret Service agents who were posted. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo said when a man who lives in the home hung the banner, the Secret Service didn't stop him.
It became their company name with the logo based on the Apple logo by adding a bite mark to the "J" in Steve Jobs . Thanks to Steve Jobs , Apple is no longer just a fruit, nor is it only associated with Newton.
The Chuck Pagano era has officially come to an end with the Indianapolis Colts after six seasons, the team announced on Sunday. Pagano has been on the hot seat the last two years and acknowledged in early December he knew his "shelf life" wasn't long.
Results of the investigation will be reported to the UN Security Council's sanctions committee, foreign ministry officials said. China denied the allegations, saying reports that it sold oil to North Korea did "not accord with the facts".
If Kendall Jenner is pregnant - and again, that's a big if - she would be the fourth sister to now be expecting a child. Kylie and Travis were seen posing together in the photobooth of the annual Christmas Eve Kardashian bash.
Liberia's president elect vows to end corruption
As Liberia grappled with the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Weah was elected as a senator, defeating Sirleaf's son Robert for the seat. French President Emmanuel Macron has called Liberia's president-elect George Weah to congratulate him and invite him to visit.
Serena back in action
So, in my eyes, I feel it was a wonderful, wonderful match for me". "I'm excited, it's good to be back on the court". There is no precedent for a 36-year-old 23-time Grand Slam victor to return to tennis after having a baby.
Turnovers give Mississippi State 31-27 win over Louisville
Attendance at the TaxSlayer Bowl was 41,310 with the crowd fairly evenly split between Louisville and Mississippi State fans. Joe Moorhead might be the ideal replacement for Dan Mullen in Starkville, but this just feels like Louisville the whole way.
Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner Dies at 27
She had been hospitalized in Brooklyn, New York, after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest nearly a week ago. Snipes said Garner had a heart attack after an asthma episode and was placed in a medically induced coma.
LG G6 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo beta in China
While the company has already rolled out the Oreo update for OnePlus 3, 3T and 5, the latest 5T is still running Android Nougat. Additionally, the device will also feature Google's Autofill API to fill up the form automatically.
Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband
Pictured, Brooklyn couple, Tonie Wells and Barry Wells. "It was definitely him, ' the woman said referring to Wells" husband. The husband was identified by police as a person of interest and was in custody for questioning, WPIX-TV reported .