By Mahmoud Hakamian
Poverty in Iran is becoming more and more common as the economy continues to struggle. Since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, he has vowed to deal with the Iranian regime in the toughest possible way. And he has been true to his word.
After pulling out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Trump announced that the crippling economic sanctions that were lifted when the nuclear deal was agreed would be re-imposed. Since this announcement, the economy of Iran has been heading in a downwards spiral. The value of the national currency – the rial – has plummeted.