Monthly Archives: October 1996

Tehran, Iran — Iranian Economy (10/15/96)

NPR’s Sunni Khalid reports that the Iranian economy is struggling under the weight of a U.S.-sponsored boycott. Many Iranians are being forced to work several jobs and engage in illegal schemes to try to support their families, and this strain is starting to take a toll on families there…the divorce rate is skyrocketing. But many […]

Ummayid Palace, Damascus, Syria

Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 6, 1996 – ‘Nasser ’56’ A Sensation For Many Egyptian Movie Audiences

http:// Nasser ’56 Report on the public reaction in Egypt to the release of “Nasser ’56,” a movie depicting the nation’s first president during the Suez Canal crisis.