Mar. 18, 2021

Chicken turns into political hot potato ahead of Nowruz in Iran

Iran/Economy

The story: Amid the difficult economic conditions in Iran, a state TV psychologist’s advice to the public to lower their expectations has caused an uproar. The suggestion that people should stop eating fruit—a common treat on the eve of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year—has added further insult to an already struggling public. Meanwhile, the conservative camp is eager to capitalize on public anger with the moderate government.

The coverage: In the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the economy, some shortages ahead of Nowruz have been on display in recent weeks...

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