Mideast Iran Feeling the Pinch

January 6, 2012 - 9:45 AM
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran, Iran. The latest U.S. sanctions to be imposed on Iran have not only unveiled the depth of the country's economic woes, but exposed new fault lines within the government just two months before parliamentary elections that should bolster the control of the ruling clerics. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)