Photo of currency rates displayed at a window of an exchange shop in downtown Tehran, Iran

Fears Rise, Diapers Vanish: Iran Currency Crash Causes Chaos

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's rial fell to a record low on Wednesday as worried residents of Tehran lined up outside beleaguered moneychangers, part of a staggering 140-percent drop in the currency's value since America pulled out of the nuclear deal only four months ...
Iran and Middle East Conflict

U.S. on Collision Course with Iran in Middle East

"President Donald Trump's assertive new strategy toward Iran is already colliding with the reality of Tehran’s vastly expanded influence in the Middle East," says Liz Sly, the Washington Post's bureau chief in Beirut. The strategy "offers no specifics for h...