Iranians hope for post-sanction money flow - Fireworks go on sale today in Germany as New Year's Eve draws near
A US Senate bill to toughen sanctions on Russia and Iran has been slammed by German and Austrian Social Democrats. Sigmar Gabriel and Christian Kern say it will warp Europe's natural gas network in favor of US suppliers.
The US has extended sanctions relief on Iran as part of an international nuclear accord. The economic benefits of the deal are a prime issue in Iran's presidential vote on Friday.
International sanctions against Iran include a long list of products that are banned from export to the country. Sanctions have also throttled money transfers to and from Iran. DW reporter Dan Hirschfeld took a look at the effects on daily life.
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