President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians on Tuesday the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new U.S. sanctions, a day after traders massed outside parliament to protest at a sharp fall in the value of the national currency.  Fars news agency reported that parts of Tehran’s Grand Bazaar were on strike for a second day, as protesters chanted slogans against the government in surrounding streets. Reuters was not immediately able to confirm the report. On Monday, police patrolled the bazaar following clashes with protesters angered by the rial’s collapse, which is disrupting business by driving up the cost of imports. Defending his economic record, Rouhani said the government’s income had not been affected […]