Protests over fuel prices sweep Iran

November 18, 2019

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People attend a protest organized by National Council of Resistance of Iran in Germany to support nationwide demonstrations in Iran against the rise in gasoline prices, in Berlin, Germany.

People attend a protest organized by National Council of Resistance of Iran in Germany to support nationwide demonstrations in Iran against the rise in gasoline prices, in Berlin, Germany, on November 17, 2019.

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A rise in fuel prices sparked protests across Iran on Friday and through the weekend. In response, the Iranian government shut down the Internet for some 80 million people. Plus, how did Rudy Giuliani get entangled in so many foreign policy issues and business ties. Also, the White House has its own lawyers, so why does Giuliani loom so large within the president's orbit? And, Bei Bei the panda heads back to China this week after four years at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Could the panda's return be part of China's diplomacy efforts?

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