Wednesday, October 5, 2022


Hundreds injured in quake in northwestern Iran

A 5.4 earthquake on the Richter scale hit the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy in West Azarbaijan Province, leaving nearly 500 people injured, according to reports.

Iran’s judiciary launches probe into suspicious death of teen girl Nika Shakarami

Iran’s judiciary has opened a case to investigate the death of a 17-year-old girl who went missing two weeks ago and whose dead body was recovered days later in the Iranian capital, Tehran’s prosecutor has announced.

Iran launches test tug into suborbital space

Iran has launched a space tug capable of shifting satellites between orbits.

Iran registers 10 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

The Iranian Health Ministry said on Tuesday 380 people have tested positive for Covid-19 and 10 individuals lost their lives to the deadly disease over the past 24 hours.

Iran Covid: 435 new cases, 9 deaths

The Iranian health ministry reported on Monday that 435 people had tested positive for the Covid and 9 patients died of the disease over the past 24 hours.

Kayhan newspaper building attacked in Tehran protests

A group of angry protesters attacked the building of Kayhan newspaper, known for its fervent pro-government views, in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday evening.

Health Ministry: No red cities in Iran as Covid recedes

Iran’s ministry of health says there are no red cities in the country now in terms of risk from Covid-19.

Nuclear chief: Iran leading producer of radiopharmaceuticals in world

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the Islamic Republic has become one of the major producers of radiopharmaceuticals in the world despite relentless sanctions.

Covid in Iran: 7 more deaths, 262 new infections

The Iranian Health Ministry’s Wednesday figures show that Covid had killed 7 people in the past 24 hours in the country. The daily caseload also stood at 262.

Fire in Hoor-al-Azim Wetland still burning, smoke blanketing Iranian cities

An Iranian official says the fire in the Iraqi part of Hoor-al-Azim Wetland is continuing to burn, and smoke from the fire has blanketed some Iranian cities.

Iranian students start new school year

The new school year in Iran started earlier on Saturday after two years of coronavirus pandemic that closed educational centers.

Covid kills 14 more patients in Iran

The number of deaths from the covid pandemic in Iran increased to 144,358 with 14 more people killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

President Raisi: Iran ready to host meeting for dialogue among divine religions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who is in New York to attend the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, said the Islamic Republic is ready to host a meeting of dialogue between leaders of divine religions.

Covid-19 in Iran: Over 230 patients in critical condition

The death toll from the coronavirus in Iran closed to 144,500 on Tuesday, according to official figures. More than 230 patients are in intensive care units nationwide.

Coronavirus kills 18 across Iran with 726 new infections

The Iranian Health Ministry’s Monday figures show that Covid has killed 18 people in the past 24 hours in the country. The daily caseload also stands at 726.

2022 world championship: Iran freestyle wrestling team finishes runners-up

Iran's national freestyle wrestling team won 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals and 150 team points, standing as the runner-up of the 2022 World Championships in Serbia.

Father of Iranian woman who had heart attack in police custody demands full probe into her death

The father of an Iranian woman who died after a heart attack in morality police custody last week, has once again rejected reports that her daughter had background medical conditions, asking for a full probe into the cause of his daughter’s tragic death.

Iran Covid: 14 more deaths, 289 new infections

The death toll from the coronavirus in Iran has surpassed 144,300 according to the country's health ministry's figures, nearly 2.5 years since the emergence of the first cases of the deadly disease.

Iranians hold huge gatherings on Arbaeen

This year, Iranians who missed the Arbaeen march toward Imam Hussein’s shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala, held their own walk from Tehran’s Imam Hossein Square to the Abdol Azim Hassani shrine in Shahre Ray on the outskirt of the Iranian capital.

Covid kills 14 people in 24 hours

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,287 with 14 more patients killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, the country’s health ministry announced on Saturday.

Iran’s Leader hosts mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein on Arba’een

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei hosts a mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, as millions are marking Arba’een, the 40th day after the Imam’s martyrdom anniversary, in Iraq and elsewhere in the world.

Iranian woman who died in custody laid to rest amid public anger, question marks

A young Iranian woman who died in morality police custody on Friday has been laid to rest in her hometown, amid public outrage over her suspected mistreatment and calls for authorities to clarify the situation revolving her death.

‘Blue’ returns to more Iranian cities on Covid map as virus wanes

The Iranian Health Ministry says 100 more Iranian cities have returned to the ‘blue’ or ‘normal’ category on the country’s color-coded Covid-19 map as the seventh wave of infections with coronavirus keeps waning.

Iranian woman dies in police custody, President Raisi urges probe

A 22-year-old Iranian woman has died after slipping into a coma at a police station in Tehran.

Covid kills 15 more patients in Iran

Iranian health ministry figures on Friday showed that the coronavirus had killed 15 more people in the country over the past 24 hours.

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