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By admin On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Iran coronavirus death toll rises to over 3,000

A total of 3,036 coronavirus patients have died in Iran, with 138 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry reported on Wednesday. The ministry’s spokesman, Kianush Jahanpur, said the country now has More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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‘Pandemics know no borders’: US lawmakers urge suspending Iran sanctions

‘Pandemics know no borders’: US lawmakers urge suspending Iran sanctions Dozens of progressive members of Congress say outbreak of coronavirus in Iran threatens US interests and allies  More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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US sanctions on life-saving drugs are leading Iran into a ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ as pandemic rages – Zarif

US sanctions make it “impossible” for regular Iranians to have access to essential drugs during the Covid-19 pandemic, the republic’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said. “The illegal blockade More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran says 54 inmates at large after mass jail break

Coronavirus: Iran says 54 inmates at large after mass jail break The men reportedly escaped from the prison in Saqqez as guards were making preparations for a New Year amnesty MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Undated family handout file photo of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran

Undated family handout file photo of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran Morning Star  More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Zaghari-Ratcliffe considered for clemency in Iran as leave from prison extended: Reports

Zaghari-Ratcliffe considered for clemency in Iran as leave from prison extended: Reports British-Iranian is in relative isolation at her parents’ house in Tehran while country battles coronavirus More...

By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Iran urges US to release Iranian scientist amid coronavirus pandemic

Iran urges US to release Iranian scientist amid coronavirus pandemic Sirous Asgari was cleared of charges last year but has remained in custody of US immigration authorities MEE staff Fri, 03/27/2020 More...

By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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US puts NEW sanctions on Iran, despite calls for relief amid massive coronavirus outbreak

The US Treasury Department has slapped fresh sanctions on Iran, accusing several Iranian firms of aiding terrorism. Meanwhile, Tehran and the UN have called for the easing of sanctions amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Iran records 144 new Covid-19 deaths as military sets up emergency 2,000-bed hospital in Tehran

Iran saw nearly 150 new fatalities from coronavirus, health officials disclosed on Friday. The country’s military has deployed a makeshift hospital in Tehran as the Islamic Republic continues to battle the respiratory More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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US announces new sanctions against Iran despite coronavirus crisis

US announces new sanctions against Iran despite coronavirus crisis Washington issues blacklist despite pleas from some Democrats and world powers to ease measures MEE staff Thu, 03/26/2020 – More...