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Iran Finalizes First Prepayment for COVAX Vaccine: CBI Chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran has unveiled plans for the purchase of 16.8 million doses of coronavirus vaccine through the World Health Organization's COVAX programme after the first prepayment was made in cooperation with two Iranian and three European banks.
Iran to Resume Trade with Arab States in Compliance with Health Protocols

First Case of Mutated Coronavirus Strain Identified in Iran: Minister

The Iranian Minister of Health has confirmed the detection in Iran of the first case of a new strain of coronavirus, which was first identified in the UK.

Daily Surge in Iran’s COVID-19 Fatalities Down to Lowest in Six Months

Iran has confirmed 98 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the lowest figure since June 20, 2020, increasing the overall death toll to 55,748.

Iran Draws Up Timetable for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

A senior Iranian official says the Health Ministry has drawn up a timetable for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, based on which the inoculation of top-priority groups will begin in the coming weeks.

Second Group of Volunteers Injected with Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine

A second group of volunteers have received an Iranian vaccine for the coronavirus as part of a human trial on Monday.

Iran Says Seizure of South Korean Vessel ‘A Completely Technical Issue’

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.
Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.

Iran’s Cabinet Passes Bill on Preventing Violence against Women

The Iranian cabinet has ratified a bill that would protect the women’s dignity and support them against violence.
Knowledge-Based Companies

Iran Pushing for Development of Knowledge-Based Companies: VP

Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has highlighted his organization’s strategy to support the domestic knowledge-based and innovative companies.

Daily Rise in Iran’s COVID-19 Cases Down to 102: Ministry

Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed 102 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 55,540.