US-Iran sanctions: Economic uncertainty hits hard

As US sanctions continue to bite, Iranians seek to protect their savings turn to buy gold and ironically, US dollars.

The first round of American sanctions since US President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the nuclear deal, began this week and are now underway.

More sanctions targeting Iran’s oil and gas industry are due to begin in November.

For Iranians, the economic uncertainty means higher prices for everything.

So, how are people in Iran coping?

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.