Tehran bazaar blends hope, caution a year after nuclear deal

An elderly Iranian man Javidan (L), rests at a shop in Tehran's ancient Grand BazaarAs a tailor in Tehran’s fabled Grand Bazaar for over 60 years, Mostafa Javedan has lived through coups, wars, a revolution — and now the ups and downs of international sanctions. When Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers struck in July 2015 led to many of the sanctions being lifted in January, small family-run stores in general saw little obvious change.

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