Iran abruptly raised prices as much as 300% for a variety of staples such as cooking oil, chicken, eggs and milk on Thursday.
Scores of alarmed Iranians waited in long lines to snatch up bundles of food and emptied supermarket shelves across the country in the hours before the price hike took effect.
Source: washington times
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- Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and anger (washington times)
- Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and anger (independent.co.uk)