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Iranian Scientist Denies Developing COVID-19 Drug

Iranian professor Dr Masoud Soleimani says what he and his team are developing for treatment of coronavirus is a stem cell "therapy", not a drug, as claimed in a media report.
Iranian NGOs Call on UN Chief to Work Towards Getting US Sanctions Lifted

Iranian NGOs Call on UN Chief to Work Towards Getting US Sanctions Lifted

More than 320 Iranian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have called on the UN secretary general to stop inhumane US sanctions on Iran.
Iranian Singers Giving Online Concerts to Lift People’s Spirits amid Lockdown

Iranian Singers Giving Online Concerts to Lift People’s Spirits amid Lockdown

Iranian singers have started giving online concerts to entertain the people who have locked themselves up at homes amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Iran’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 2,517

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has increased to 2,517, with 139 new deaths confirmed in the past 24 hours.

IRGC Unveils First Mobile Coronavirus Testing Device

The Basij force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the first mobile coronavirus testing machine capable of carry 200 test samples.

Social Distancing Plan Key to Fighting Coronavirus: Iran President

Iran’s president has underlined the necessity of implementing the national social distancing plan to help contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Dozens of Iranian Inmates Escape from Prison

Dozens of inmates have broken out of a prison in western Iran, but some of them have handed themselves over to authorities after the jail break.
Minister of Foreign- Mohammad Javad Zarif

Zarif Raps US for Refusing to Grant Medical Furlough to Iranian Inmates

Iran’s foreign minister has lambasted the United States for refusing to grant medical furlough to several Iranian scientists held in US prisons without any charges despite an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Iran Launches Online Coronavirus Test for Non-Iranian Nationals

The Iranian government has launched an online self-assessment coronavirus test for non-Iranian nationals who are worried they may have contracted the virus.
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COVID-19 in Iran: Which Shops Must Close, Which Must Remain Open?

A social distancing plan to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus has gone into effect in Iran in as of Friday, forcing business owners to close or remain open during the enforcement of the plan.
FM Zarif Congratulates IRGC Personnel on National Day

FM Zarif Congratulates IRGC Personnel on National Day

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered congratulations to the personnel of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on the birthday anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and the National Day of Guards Corps.
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Iran Central Bank Seeking to Access IMF’s Rapid Financial Instrument

Iran’s Central Bank governor says it will strive to provide the foreign currency reserves required by the country in order to supply the required medications amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Matlab Khan; Largest Open-Air Mosque in Iran

Located in the city of Khoy in West Azerbaijan Province, Matlab Khan mosque is known as the largest open-air mosque across Iran with unique architectural features.
Geopolitics of Iranian New Year Festival

Geopolitics of Nowruz: Saving Farsi Culture From Elimination

Attempts to have the language of Farsi eliminated will lead to exclusion of an important part of culture from the history of regional countries; including the Iranian New Year festival.

Oil Prices Face Shaky Outlook

March 2020 has seen unprecedented changes in the price of oil, with a variety of factors from Coronavirus and the price war between Russia and OPEC+ knocking prices per barrel down, and subsequent US economic decisions working to temporarily bolster said prices again.
Iran President-Hassan Rouhani

Iran President Urges Full Implementation of Social-Distancing Plan to Counter COVID-19

The Iranian president has communicated the necessary instructions to relevant authorities in the campaign against the coronavirus outbreak.

Herd Immunity Totally Unscientific, Not Applicable in Iran: Official

The Chief of the Headquarter to Fight against Coronavirus in Tehran says the herd or mass immunisation method is very outdated, and has not been recommended in any country so far as the World Health Organisation has also rejected it.
Innovation Ecosystem Sole Way to Defeat Coronavirus: Iran VP

Iran Develops Homegrown Mask Production Machines

Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology says with the help of knowledge-based companies, different types of mask production machines are being made in the country.
Iran Starts Distributing 11 Million Masks in Medical Universities

Iran Starts Distributing 11 Million Masks in Medical Universities

Iran’s industry ministry has started to distribute millions of masks in medical universities across the country.