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Nuclear deal raises tantalizing question: Will McDonald's return to Iran?

Nuclear deal raises tantalizing question: Will McDonald's return to Iran?

For some Iranians, the most important question raised by the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers has nothing to do with uranium enrichment or the prospects for the country's economic recovery. They want to know: Is the Big Mac coming back? Since the July 14 announcement of the deal, the question of McDonald's return to Iran — a possible byproduct of the anticipated lifting of Western economic sanctions — has stirred a storm on social media and in dueling reformist and hard-line newspapers. NEWSLETTER: Get the day's top headlines from Times Editor Davan Maharaj >> Many young Iranians are excited by...

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