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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...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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‘All new trips between cities are banned’: Iran shuts down internal travel to fight Covid-19

An intercity travel ban has now entered into force in Iran as the Middle East’s worst-hit country fears another wave of coronavirus cases, with violators facing legal repercussions. Hossein Zolfaghari, a member More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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German Military Translator Jailed for Nearly Seven Years for Selling Information to Iran

A court in the city of Koblenz, Germany, has found a German-Afghani military translator guilty of treason and sentenced him to six years and 10 months behind bars over his selling of secrets to the Iranian intelligence More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Sanctions on Iran & others should be ‘urgently re-evaluated’ amid coronavirus pandemic, UN human rights chief says

Sanctions should be revisited or suspended altogether during the Covid-19 crisis, the UN human rights chief has said, arguing that they might cause healthcare in affected countries to collapse, and harm the situation More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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US must lift sanctions if they truly want to help Iran fight against coronavirus pandemic — Rouhani

Washington’s offers to help Tehran against the deadly Covid-19 disease are disingenuous, because it is the US sanctions that undermine people’s access to medical care, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said. “When More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran Supreme Leader rejects US help as death toll exceeds 1,600

Coronavirus: Iran Supreme Leader rejects US help as death toll exceeds 1,600 Khamenei described US leaders as ‘charlatans and liars’ and implied they were behind the epidemic MEE More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Iran frees French researcher in apparent prisoner swap for jailed engineer

Iran frees French researcher in apparent prisoner swap for jailed engineer Iranian engineer incarcerated for more than year in French prisons and accused of circumventing American sanctions against More...

By admin On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran announces more than 100 new deaths

Coronavirus: Iran announces more than 100 new deaths Death toll in Iran rises to 1,556 as number of infections continues to rise MEE and agencies Sat, 03/21/2020 – 09:53  More...