Category: General News
Money Worth Less In Iran; Closes Down Main Bazaar
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A currency slide in Iran has closed the capital's main bazaar. Authorities are tightening controls, trying to halt the fall of Iran's currency after it hit a record low. Iranian officials have faced increasing public anger over the plummeting rial (ree-AL') and rising prices, blamed partly on Western sanctions over Tehran's nuclear program.