A new wave of US economic sanctions were imposed on Iran last November. The price of meat and other products has risen quickly. The effects are starting to be felt in Tehran by business owners and citizens.
US President Donald Trump has signed off on a new round of sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Meanwhile, the UN Security Council urged all parties "to exercise maximum restraint."
The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by.
As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconventional military strategy to steer the Trump administration.
Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroad. Is the US's "campaign of maximum pressure" working?
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