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Covid in Iran: daily deaths drop to 5

Five patients have lost their lives to coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Iran, showing a decline in death toll as compared to a day earlier that saw 8 fatalities, according to the Health Ministry's update on Wednesday.

Covid kills 8 more patients in Iran; 134 new cases

The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 146,188 with eight more patients killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Intl. Wrestling Tournament, Takhti Cup

The 43rd round of the Takhti Championships was held on Monday morning (May 8, 2023) in the Iranian capital Tehran.

139 people infected with Covid-19 in Iran, 7 killed

The Iranian Health Ministry figures on Monday showed that 139 people had tested positive for the Coronavirus over the past 24 hours. The deadly disease has also killed 7 patients during the period.

Iranian Thalassemia Society: 100s of patients died due to sanctions since 2018

The Iranian Thalassemia Society says hundreds of patients have lost their lives due to the anti-Iranian sanctions spearheaded by the US.

Iran executes two convicts for insulting and burning Holy Quran

Iran’s judiciary says two people convicted of sacrilege including for burning of copies of the Holy Quran have been executed.

Iran runners-up at IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s Asia

The Iranian women's ice hockey team won the vice-champion title of the 2023 Asian championships in Thailand after conceding defeat against the host.

Uzbekistan’s parliament speaker makes a pilgrimage to Imam Reza’s shrine in Mashhad

Uzbekistan’s Parliament Speaker Nurdinjon Ismoilov has made a pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Reza, the eight Shia Imam, in the holy city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran.

Ceremony held to honor teachers

A ceremony has been held in Tehran to honor the job of teachers in the presence of Iranian President Ebrahin Raisi in Tehran.

Covid in Iran: 10 dead, 139 new cases

The Iranian Health Ministry figures on Saturday showed that 139 people had tested positive for the Coronavirus over the past 24 hours. The deadly disease has also killed 10 patients during the period.

Racing all the way south

Motoring enthusiasts and professionals are racing from the Caspian Sea in Iran’s north all the way to the Persian Gulf in the country’s south.

Coronavirus death toll in Iran remains single-digit

The daily death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran remains single-digit. The Iranian Health Ministry figures on Thursday showed that 8 patients died of the virus in the past 24 hours.

Syrian people, clerics welcome Iranian President Raisi at holy shrine near Damascus

People and religious clerics in Syria have offered a warm welcome to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi as he was visiting the holy shrine of Hazrat Zeinab (PBUH) in the southern suburbs of Damascus. Raisi then led prayers at the site.

Iran Covid daily death toll becomes single-digit after nearly 8 weeks

The number of Coronavirus deaths in Iran has become single-digit after 54 days. Iranian Health Ministry figures on Wednesday showed 7 patients had died of the virus in the past 24 hours.

Blast hits IRGC weapons depot in Iran’s Semnan, kills two members

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says two of its staff members have been killed in an explosion at a military facility in the north-central province of Semnan.

Iran registers 11 Covid deaths, over 180 new infections

The Iranian Health Ministry said on Tuesday that more than 180 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours. It added that 11 patients have died in the same period of time.

The Leader praises Iranian teachers’ efforts, urges govt. to address their issues

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praises Iranian teachers for their non-stop hard work to educate the country’s young generation despite all the problems facing them, urging the government to address their hardships.

Two renowned Iranian actresses sued for not wearing head veil at public event

A report says renowned Iranian actresses Fatemeh Mo’tamed-Ariya and Afsaneh Baygan face judicial action for not covering their hair at a public event, required under Iran's dress code.

Official: Iran universities hosting 40k Afghan students, ready to admit female ones

The Iranian deputy minister of science, research and technology says the country is hosting around 40,000 university students, and that three Iranian universities are ready to give admissions to female Afghans, who are denied of the right to higher education at home.

National Teacher’s Day marked in Iran

Iranian students, teachers, and officials marked Teacher’s Day in Iran on Tuesday.

Iran Covid fatalities on decline

Iran's Health Ministry announced Monday that 11 more patients have died of the Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 146,118 since the pandemic hit the country.

Covid in Iran: Daily deaths drop to 11

Eleven patients have lost their lives to the coronavirus in Iran over the past 24 hours, showing a decline in death toll compared to the recent weeks’ fatalities, according to the health ministry's daily update on Sunday.

Local police chief, wife shot dead in Iran’s southeast

The chief of Iranian Police Criminal Investigation Department for Saravan County, in Iran’s Sistan-and-Baluchestan Province and his wife have been shot dead by unknown assailants.

‘Red’ disappears from Iran’s Covid-19 map as coronavirus recedes

Latest updates released by the Health Ministry shows no ‘red’ or ‘high risk’ spots on Iran’s color-coded Covid-19 tracking map as the coronavirus continues to wane across the country.

Iran Intelligence Ministry: Poisonings at schools not caused by toxic agents, escalated after riots abated 

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has issued a detailed statement about the recent poisoning incidents at a number of schools in the country saying they were not caused by toxic agents.

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