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Leader: Iranian healthcare defenders who die in virus fight are martyrs

Doctors, Nurses Who Die in Fight against Coronavirus Are ‘Martyrs’: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to a proposal to consider as “martyrs” medical personnel who have lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, which has one of the highest numbers of infections outside China.
IranAir resuming flights to Europe after four days: Airline

Iran Air Says Resuming Flights to Europe

Iran’s main airline Homa, known internationally as IranAir, will resume flights to Europe after a four-day hiatus that came because of unspecified restrictions by European authorities.
Jaish ul-Adl Terrorist Leader Killed in Southeastern Iran

Jaish ul-Adl Terrorist Leader Killed in Southeastern Iran

Iran's Intelligence Ministry says security forces have identified and dismantled a terrorist team affiliated with the so-called Jaish ul-Adl terrorist group in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
Sanctions More Dangerous than Coronavirus: Iran’s Shamkhani

Sanctions More Dangerous than Coronavirus: Iran’s Shamkhani

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) questioned the sincerity of the US in its offer to help the Islamic Republic to contain the coronavirus epidemic, saying sanctions and non-commitment are more dangerous to international security than COVID-19.
Iran Starts Phase Two of National Campaign against COVID-19

No Evidence Iran Covering Up Severity of Coronavirus Crisis: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the mechanisms it uses to monitor the performance of various countries in relation to their handling of the coronavirus epidemic do not show any cover-up by the Iranian government with regard to Iran’s virus crisis.

IRGC Vows Unwavering Support in War against Coronavirus

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) gave an assurance on Sunday that its forces will keep providing whatever assistance necessary to contain the novel coronavirus in Iran until the situation returns to normal.
Azerbaijan-Armenia Peace Deal Based on Iran’s Proposal: Araqchi

European Parties to JCPOA Willing to Save It: Araqchi

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi says European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are keen to preserve the agreement.
Iran Says 42.5% of Eligible Voters Took Part in Elections

Iran Says 42.5% of Eligible Voters Took Part in Elections

Iran's interior minister says over 24 million Iranians, out of a total of about 58 million eligible voters, took part in the recent parliamentary elections, putting the overall voter turnout at 42.57 percent.
China to Cooperate with Iran in Fighting COVID-19 Epidemic

China to Cooperate with Iran in Fighting COVID-19 Epidemic

China's Envoy to Tehran Chang Hua has expressed condolences over the passing of the Iranian coronavirus patients.

Iran Elections 2020: Fingerprinting Optional over Coronavirus Fear

A new decree issued by Iran’s Election Headquarters has obviated the need for fingerprints on the ballot papers in the ongoing elections as part of preventive measures to avoid coronavirus in the country.