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By admin On Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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US blacklists five UAE-based companies for doing business with Iran

US blacklists five UAE-based companies for doing business with Iran Despite coronavirus outbreak, Washington has vowed to continue its ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Tehran MEE More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Rouhani vows Iran will take further action to avenge US assassination of Soleimani

Iran’s armed forces have valiantly defended their country against the United States, which has not yet been fully held accountable for its killing of General Qassem Soleimani, President Hassan Rouhani has said. In More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran releases 85,000 prisoners in effort to combat virus

Coronavirus: Iran releases 85,000 prisoners in effort to combat virus A judiciary spokesperson said tens of thousands of prisoners, including political prisoners, had been released MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Iran has now temporarily sent home 85,000 inmates over coronavirus fears

Iran’s effort to free up overcrowded prisons from non-critical inmates has seen 85,000 people going home for leave. The measure is meant to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus in the penitentiary system. “Some More...

By admin On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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US sanctions on Iran are fuelling the spread of coronavirus

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are limiting the country’s ability to deal with the coronavirus outbreak effectively and it’s costing lives, writes Jonathan Maunders Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Iran tells US to stop pointing fingers & accept ‘consequences of its illegal presence in Iraq’

Tehran has called on Washington to rethink its response to an attack on an Iraqi base that killed two American troops, arguing that the US should take responsibility for its military occupation, instead of blaming More...

By admin On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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US House passes bill to limit Trump’s war powers against Iran

US House passes bill to limit Trump’s war powers against Iran Iran War Powers Resolution will now be sent to White House, where lawmakers expect presidential veto Sheren Khalel Wed, 03/11/2020 More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran reports highest death toll in one day

Coronavirus: Iran reports highest death toll in one day The Iranian health ministry reported 54 deaths in 24 hours, as recorded cases in the country surpass 8,000 MEE and agencies Tue, 03/10/2020 More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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‘Medical terrorism’: Zarif blames US sanctions for deepening coronavirus outbreak that killed 145 in Iran, including top officials

As authorities struggle to contain the outbreak that infected nearly 6,000 in Iran so far, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has acused US President Donald Trump of deliberately exacerbating the crisis with mounting More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Iran death toll surpasses 120 as former senior diplomat dies from illness

Coronavirus: Iran death toll surpasses 120 as former senior diplomat dies from illness A surge in new COVID-19 cases has been reported overnight, bringing the total number of people infected in Iran More...