Posts Tagged ‘iranian’

Iranian artists launch campaign to promote people’s mental health at home

IRNA – A group of Iranian artists in cinema, theater, music and visual arts in a statement on Saturday voiced their readiness to produce works in cyber space to help promote mental health of people who stay at home. Iranian artists are supposed to participate stay-at-home campaign by developing #moshahonar. In their statement, Iranian artists […]

Pakistan, French FMs discuss lifting US anti-Iranian sanctions over phone

MNA – Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian held a phone conversation on Tue. with regards to the challenges facing Iranian people in the fight against coronavirus and the need for lifting US economic sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood […]

Trump nixed harsh response to attacks by Iranian proxies because of coronavirus, officials say

   President Donald Trump told his top national security advisers last week that because of the coronavirus pandemic he didn’t think an aggressive response to new attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq by Iranian-backed militias was the right move, according to one former and four current senior U.S. officials. Trump expressed concern that hitting back […]

Iran releases French national after France frees Iranian engineer

Press TV – Iran has agreed to conditional release of a French national, who was jailed in the country, after Iranian engineer Jalal Rouhollahnejad was freed by France despite frequent requests from Washington for extradition of the Iranian national extradited to the United States over accusations of violating anti-Iran sanctions. According to Mizan news agency, the […]

Iranian, Indonesian FMs discuss coronavirus outbreak over phone

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi held a phone conversation on Wed. night. The two sides exchanged their views about the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and bilateral ties. In the conversation, Foreign Minister Zarif reminded Indonesian diplomat about the necessity of countering and […]

IRCS starts screening people for coronavirus in 13 Iranian provinces

Tasnim – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) on Tuesday started a major plan to screen people for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the exit routes of 13 provinces of the country. According to a notice issued by the IRCS on Tuesday, all the exit routes of the 13 provinces, namely Tehran, Qazvin, Razavi Khorasan, […]

Iranian official deplores Armenia’s plan to open embassy in Tel Aviv

Tasnim – A special adviser to Iran’s Parliament speaker decried the Armenian government’s decision to open an embassy in Tel Aviv, saying it would adversely affect regional stability and security. In comments on Sunday, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, who is also the secretary general of the permanent secretariat of the International Conference on Palestinian Intifada at […]

Top Iranian cleric among those tasked with choosing supreme leader succumbs to coronavirus infection

Bathaie Golpayenagi was reported infected on Sunday, becoming the first member of the Council of Experts diagnosed with the virus. He died on Monday morning at the Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Qom province, where he was being treated along with over a thousand other patients, IRNA news agency reported. The body he was part of […]

Iranian security forces to clear streets & impose nationwide lockdown within 24 HOURS as Tehran struggles to contain Covid-19

Security personnel will be charged with emptying all “shops, streets and roads” in Iran with the next 24 hours, Major General Mohammad Bagheri said in televised remarks reported by state media. Iranians have been ordered to stay at home and comply with all directives issued by health authorities. According to Tasnim News, Iran also plans […]


South Front A volley of rockets struck the Camp Taji military base in Iraq on the evening of March 11, killing three US-led coalition service members, two of them Americans and one British, and injuring 12 others. The targeted military base is a large facility located in a rural region approximately 27km north of Baghdad. […]

Iranian Army hospitals at disposal of COVID-19 patients

Tasnim – The Iranian Army Ground Force said it has prepared all of its hospitals across the country to admit coronavirus patients. Chief of the Iranian Army Ground Force’s Medical Department told reporters on Tuesday that all of the 28 hospital of the Army Ground Force in the country are fully ready to assist the […]

Photos: Iranian firefighters use novel equipment for disinfecting streets

Tasnim | M. Hasan Zarifmanesh: Iranian firefighters are using novel equipment to disinfect of main streets of the capital Tehran and counter spread of deadly Coronavirus.     Source Article from Hits: 11

Top General thanks Iranian people, medical staff combating coronavirus

Tasnim – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri offered his gratitude to the people and medical staff devoting themselves to the campaign against the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country. As “the noble and wise people of Islamic Iran” as well as more than 100 countries […]

Expect Up To 40% Of Tehran’s Population To Be Infected In 2 Weeks: Iranian Health Official

With the daily soaring infection rate and death toll inside Iran officially at 124 deaths amid 4747 confirmed cases as of early Friday — though true numbers are believed much higher — all eyes are on the largely unprepared country given it’s the biggest outbreak epicenter outside the virus’ origin country of China. Health officials worry that Iran could be a sign of […]

Iranian oil minister confirms OPEC agreed a 1.5 million bpd cut

Reuters – The Iranian oil minister confirmed on Thursday that OPEC ministers had agreed an extra 1.5 million barrel per day (bpd) cut in oil production and that Iran was still exempt from the reduction. Bijan Zanganeh, who was speaking after a meeting of ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, […]

Supreme Leader agrees to use Article 85 of Constitution for budget of next Iranian year

IRNA – The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday agreed with the request made by the Speaker of the Parliament (Majlis) to approve the budget of the next Iranian year (starting on March 21) on the basis of Article 85 of the Constitution. Following repeated calls and an official […]

Iranian death toll from coronavirus hits 43 as number of infections spikes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran is preparing for the possibility of “tens of thousands” of people getting tested for the new coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases spiked again Saturday, an official said, underscoring the fear both at home and abroad over the outbreak in the Islamic Republic. The virus and the […]

Vice President Among Seven Iranian Officials to Become Sick With Coronavirus

(TMU) — Iran now has the largest number of coronavirus related deaths outside of China but still has a relatively low number of confirmed cases when compared with other areas that have been hit hard by the virus. Thus far, 26 deaths have been reported in the country but there are only 245 confirmed cases. It […]

Health Ministry: More Iranian coronavirus patients discharged from hospital

Press TV – An Iranian Health Ministry official says despite the surging number of coronavirus cases across the country, more patients have recovered and been released from the hospital during past days, depicting a promising prognosis for Iranians contracting coronavirus infection. “In Qom and other provinces, including Tehran and Gilan, more people with coronavirus and those […]

French Legion of Honour granted to Iranian star Shahab Hosseini

IRNA – Shahab Hosseini, the actor of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning movies “A Separation” and “The Salesman” has received French Legion of Honour. The honorary award was bestowed upon Hosseini by the French ambassador to Tehran Philippe Thiébaud on Thursday evening. Previously, the Iranian artist had won the Best Actor Award from Cannes Film Festival and […]

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