The return of sanctions, an Egyptian satirist is arrested, a plan to save koalas

May 09, 2018
PRI's The World

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President Donald Trump reacts to a question from a reporter after the president announced his intention to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement.

President Donald Trump reacts to a question from a reporter after the president announced his intention to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement.

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President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal means US sanctions on Iran are coming back. Also, a resident of Tehran is worried about the impact of reinstated sanctions on Iran's economy and politics. Plus, an Illinois doctor flies to Bangladesh to help treat Rohingya refugees.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Artist: Femina
Label: Femina
Song: Dar Beida
Artist: Rhythms of Resistance Naïssam Jalal
Label: Les couleurs du son
Artist: Lagartijeando
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings

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