Tag: Iran

President Obama’s Approval Rate Dropping

A new poll reveals that President Obama’s disapproval rating is on the rise. According to the ORC poll, 51 percent of those surveyed disapprove of how Obama is doing as president. That’s up from 47 percent last month. The hike comes amid dismal reviews for his handling of several foreign policy issues, including Iran and...

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Iran reports its first 2 cases of MERS virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has recorded its first two cases of the potentially fatal Middle East respiratory virus, first reported in Saudi Arabia two years ago, media reported Wednesday. The kingdom has been the focal point of the outbreak of the virus, known as the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Iran’s Hamshahri daily on Wednesday quoted health ministry official Mohammad Mahdi Gouya as saying the virus was confirmed in two sisters in Kerman, southeastern Iran. One was reported to be in critical condition. It remains unclear how they contracted the virus and no further details were available. Gouya said...

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