Hamburg's warehouse district was a major hub for the trade in Persian carpets. But business has been slow due to economic sanctions on Iran. However, carpet dealers expect that will soon change, opening up huge new markets for the exotic rugs.
Hamburg's warehouse district was a major hub for the trade in Persian carpets. But business has been slow due to economic sanctions on Iran.
Ten American sailors have been released after overnight detention by Iran's Revolutionary Guard. Their two ships drifted into Iranian territory in the Persian Gulf.
The US faces unknown challenges now that it has lifted its sanctions on Iran. Iran seems to be benefitting from the changes less than expected.
The warehouse district, or "Speicherstadt," in the German port city of Hamburg has been put on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The city's "Kontorhausviertel" was also listed.
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