Beset by hardship, Iranians losing hope for future

January 21, 2015 9:49 AM

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Beset by hardship, Iranians losing hope for future

ANKARA (Reuters) - As prices of food, water and electricity rise further beyond reach, struggling Iranians are losing belief in their pragmatic president and his promise of a brighter future.

The country has been hit by the double hammer blows of persisting Western sanctions over its nuclear activities and plunging oil prices - but its leaders tell the people that adversity will make them stronger.

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