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When the Protests Die Down, Iran's Economic Problems Will Live On

Jan 4, 2018 | 23:52 GMT
Students at the University of Tehran run for cover as tear gas is lobbed at demonstrators on Dec. 30, 2017.

Iranian students run for cover from tear gas at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems, in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017. Students protested in a third day of demonstrations, videos on social media showed, but were outnumbered by counterdemonstrators.

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The demonstrations that have rocked the Islamic republic over the past week are dissipating. But the economic grievances that sparked the initial unrest are still alive and well....

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