Iran’s supreme leader urges authorities to prioritize fighting coronavirus

Iran’s supreme leader Saturday urged authorities to prioritize public health above any economic or security concerns, amid the Mideast’s worst outbreak of the coronavirus. Iran’s death toll from the global … Read More

Iran’s President Rouhani urges caution during religious festivities amid coronavirus

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged people on Saturday to observe health protocols and practice social distancing during upcoming Muslim festivities, as a health official said there had been a surge … Read More

Iran reports 127 more COVID-19 deaths as Syrians rush to stock up on supplies

Syrians rushed to stock up on food and fuel Monday amid fears that authorities would resort to even stricter measures after reporting the first coronavirus infection in the country, where … Read More

Iran sees largest jump in coronavirus fatalities as 147 more die

Iran reported its single biggest jump in deaths from the new coronavirus on Wednesday, saying that another 147 had died in a nearly 15 per cent spike that raises the … Read More

‘Millions’ could die from coronavirus pandemic, Iranian state TV warns

Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the outbreak of the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic if the public keeps … Read More