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Iranians Protest Economic Woes as New U.S. Sanctions Loom

Complaints focus on high prices and a lack of jobs, blaming Iranian leaders, not the U.S.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, pictured in Tehran, April 30, has yet to acknowledge the latest wave of protests.  1,216 more words

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Scattered Protests Erupt In Sudan Over Economic Woes

Sporadic protests erupted on Friday in Khartoum and the Gazira State in central Sudan against the recent government decision to increase the bread price.

On Friday, bakeries raised the price of a loaf of bread from 50 cents to 1 Sudanese pound following a government decision to increase the price of flour sack from 167 pounds to 450 pounds. 237 more words