An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.
Officials said the second confirmed case is located at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. The first was reported earlier this month in Indiana, involving a man who arrived from Saudi Arabia.
A federal appeals court reinstated Saudi Arabia as a defendant Thursday in lawsuits claiming it had provided support to al-Qaida prior to the Sept. 11 attacks.
Manssor Arbabsiar pleaded guilty last year to two conspiracy charges and a murder-for-hire count.
“I will say this is one of the most sophisticated and successful intelligence operations that I’ve been aware of,” said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King.
Times Square is getting ready to throw a New Year’s Eve bash. But with a new year, come new resolutions and the experts weighed in to help people learn how to stick with them all year long.
A U.S. citizen who holds an Iranian passport pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
The heir to Saudi Arabia’s throne died on Saturday morning in a New York hospital.
Suffolk County is continuing to try and lead the way in renewable energy with the opening of a new solar energy project in the county seat.
Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old U.S. citizen who also holds an Iranian passport, was charged along with Gholam Shakuri, whom authorities said was a Quds Force member.
The current average price for regular gasoline in the Tri-State Area is about $3.27. The unrest in Libya could drive that even higher.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was quoted as saying that moving the planned mosque and other facilities would respect the memory of those killed in the 2001 attacks.