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Iran Scrambles To Manage the Fallout of a Fuel Price Hike

Nov 17, 2019 | 20:26 GMT
This photo shows a smoldering police station in Isfahan, Iran, the result of violent protests against fuel price increases.

A crowd gathers in Isfahan, Iran, around the smoldering remains of a police station set ablaze by protesters during a demonstration against a fuel price rise on Nov. 17, 2019.

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Despite anticipating that protests would likely follow, Iranian leaders reduced popular fuel subsidies, demonstrating the extent of the strain on the country's economy....

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