Forty years after the Islamic revolution, Iran has never been so isolated. The American sanctions have hit the economy hard. But many Iranians blame their own government.
The EU has given Warsaw two months to show it takes its own judicial independence seriously or risk possible funding cuts in the new EU budget. But would Brussels dare cook a goose that lays the bloc's few golden eggs?
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.
Tensions are running high in the Persian Gulf after Iran warned that it will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want," starting on Sunday. Many in Iran feel conflicted about the current situation.
As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the economic brunt. Judit Neurink reports from Najaf.
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