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Covid kills 66 more people in Iran in 24 hours

The number of Covid cases has decreased sharply in Iran. Health Ministry figures on Friday showed that 3,690 people had tested positive for Covid in the past 24 hours.

Iran’s Mapna Company constructs power plant under harsh sanctions

The head of a leading industrial enterprise in Iran says it has constructed a power plant in Iran’s central city of Semnan which will add 10 thousand megawatts of electricity to the country’s power grid under unrelenting US-led embargos.

Iran in third place of medals in Konya Islamic games

On the 8th day of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, Iran ranked third among competing countries in terms of medals won so far.

Covid in Iran: 62 deaths, 4,500 infections

Covid has killed 62 more people in Iran in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry figures released on Thursday. It also reported over 4,500 people have tested positive from Wednesday to Thursday nationwide.

Official: 1,800 Covid patients in Tehran hospitals

The head of Iran’s Coronavirus Taskforce Committee says some 1,800 coronavirus patients are currently being hospitalized in Tehran province hospitals, 562 of whom are receiving special care treatment.

Morocco volleyball coach advises tourists to test Iranian cuisines

Morocco’s national volleyball team’s head coach, fresh from a trip to Iran, says Iranian hospitality and cuisines are exemplary among countries across the world.

Iran wins U20 World Championships in Bulgaria

Iran’s national youth freestyle wrestling team have won the U20 World Championships in Bulgaria.

Iran Covid: 67 killed, nearly 5k infected in 24 hours

Coronavirus has killed 67 more people in Iran in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry figures released on Wednesday. The health ministry also reported more than 4,820 people tested positive for Covid-19.

Fencer grabs Iranian women’s 1st epee medal in history

A fencer won the first medal in the history of Iranian women's epee fencing in the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games 2021 in Turkey.

Meet the Iranian boy who swims, runs like the wind without legs

If you are a fan of watching motivational videos on social media, you may have encountered awe-inspiring footage and images of a young Iranian boy who swims and runs like a professional despite having lost his two legs in early childhood.

Iran records rise in cases of cholera, Crimean-Congo fever

Iranian health officials have sounded the alarm at a surge in the cases of infection with cholera and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) across the country.

Iran confirms first case of monkeypox

Iran has identified its first case of monkeypox.

Covid kills 78 people in Iran in 24 hours

Iranian health ministry figures on Tuesday showed that Covid had killed 78 more people in the country in the previous 24 hours.

Iran’s women’s volleyball team takes silver at ISG 2021

Iran’s women’s volleyball team lost to Turkey 3-0 in the final match of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Monday night, securing a silver medal in the competitions.

Expert: Covid-19 downward trend stops, 7th wave not over

A top Iranian epidemiologist says the Omicron BA.5 subvariant of the Covid-19 has put the brakes on the weeks-long diminishing trend in coronavirus-hit cases in Iran, dashing hopes that the seventh wave of the disease is over.

Iranian health minister questioned by MPs over mandatory Covid vaccine

Iranian lawmakers have been satisfied with the health minister’s explanations about the health ministry’s plan to make Covid-19 vaccine compulsory across the nation.

Iran’s indoor hockey team comes second in Asia

Iranian men's hockey team has become runners-up in the Asian championships after suffering a defeat against Malaysia.

Water outage hits Iranian city after flooding

People in the Kouhrang, the largest city in the western Iranian province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad have been living without water for 7 days now.

Iranian president calls for changing cultivation patterns

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the need for modifying the country’s cultivation patterns.

Iran Covid: 71 deaths in 24 hours

Covid has killed 71 more people in Iran in the past 24 hours. That’s according to health ministry figures released on Monday.

Iran denies ties to attack on Salman Rushdie

The spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected claims that Iran was involved in a recent stabbing assault on anti-Islam novelist Salam Rushdie in New York.

Iranian female weightlifter wins gold in Turkey, makes history

Elham Hosseini has gained the first gold medal in the history of Iranian women’s weightlifting after shining out in the 2021 Islamic Countries Solidarity Games in the Turkish city of Konya.

Body: Municipality, council and owner to blame for Abadan Metropol building collapse

An Iranian parliamentary body says the municipality of the city of Abadan is to blame for the recent deadly collapse of Metropol Building in the southwestern city.

83 people die of Covid in Iran in 24 hours

Figures released by the Iranian health ministry on Sunday showed that 83 people had died of Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours.

Iran Official: knowledge-based firms active in defense; private sector role significant

Iran’s vice president for science and technology says more than 700 private sector companies are now active in the field of defense in Iran and many others are ready to join in.

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