Iran unemployment crisis, rising living costs bite amid sanctions

Economic situation in Tehran continues to deteriorate due to renewed sanctions imposed by the United States.

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    Iran's unemployment rate is about 12 percent, with over three million people unable to find jobs.

    There is also growing numbers of the so-called "working poor", who are struggling to survive rising living costs as US sanctions worsen economic crisis.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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