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Regime’s official: Iran had problems before US sanctions

By INU Staff

INU- Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani admitted on Monday that Iran is currently facing "chronic challenges" that existed long before US sanctions were reimposed, including a water crisis and a "big, costly government".

By INU Staff

INU- Iran’s inflation rate has risen by nearly 35% from last year, according to the Iranian Statistical Centre, which calculated the rate based on price indexes for consumer goods and services between October 23 and November 22.

Money Laundering

By Edward Carney

Earlier in November, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif made public remarks that acknowledged the prevalence of corruption and graft among government officials and highly-connected businesses in the Islamic Republic. Although Zarif declined to identify any organizations by name, he told the Khabar Online news agency that “a lot of people are benefiting” from the “reality” of money laundering, and that this had resulted in the misappropriation of “thousands of billions” of rials.

Iranian regime attempts to combat economic crimes

By INU Staff

INU- Sources in the Iranian judiciary system said on Tuesday November 6th that two individuals have been sentenced to death because of their involvement with “organized and systematic disruption” in the country’s banking network.

Black Market Scheme

By Edward Carney

 In Iran today, people are having difficulties finding products like diapers and tomatoes. The economy continues to worsen under renewed US sanctions.

Rouhani avoids open confrontation with the Supreme Leader

By INU Staff

INU- Despite the shocking headlines that alerted the world to the popular uprising in the Islamic Republic that has been ongoing since last December, Iranians have been experiencing economic hardship for the four decades that followed the 1979 revolution. Once a county with a huge reserve of petrodollars, Iran’s economy began to deteriorate, and its people began to experience economic hardship, political oppression, and overall mismanagement.

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