From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.
Almost a year on after sanctions were lifted from Iran, the Middle East’s second-largest economy remains a hard place to find a job. This is one of the economic factors contributing to the current unrest being felt across the country.
With an economy second only to Saudi Arabia, a population exceeding all in the region barring Egypt – standing at 80 million who call Iran home – and over 50 percent of that figure currently under the age of 30, the world has taken notice of the demonstrations in the country.