Iranians struggle under weight of sanctions, drought

Aug 29, 2018
Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges government to work "day and night" on economic problems.
President Hassan Rouhani speaks at the Iranian Parliament in the capital Tehran, on August 28, 2018. - It was the first time Rouhani had been summoned by parliament in his five years in power, with MPs demanding answers on unemployment, rising prices and the collapsing value of the rial, which has lost more than half its value since April.

Despite sanctions, Iran's Ayatollah amasses wealth

Nov 13, 2013
An investigative report into the assets of Ayatollah Khamenei of Iran suggests shady dealings and land thefts.