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COVID-19 in Iran

Iran Surpasses One Million COVID-19 Cases: Ministry

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 13,922 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 1,003,494.

MPs Seeking to Hijack Outcome of Cabinet’s Policies: Rouhani’s Aide

An adviser to president of Iran has deplored the Parliament’s “cunning” plan to advance a bill about the JCPOA and withdrawal from the NPT, saying the legislature seeks to hijack the results of the administration’s careful analysis, as a promising prospect for Iran’s economy under Biden is certain.

First Iranian Coronavirus Vaccine Enters Clinical Studies Phase

The first Iranian COVID-19 vaccine has entered the phase of clinical studies as the names of the producing drug company and lead researcher are announced.

Iran’s First Consignment of Exports Arrives in Afghanistan via Rail

Iran’s first consignment of exports has arrived in Afghanistan via the Herat-Khaf railway, and was warmly welcomed by Afghans.

Iran Urges Int’l Community to Build Consensus against Coercive Measures

Iran’s Ambassador to international organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi has called for global consensus against coercive measures.

Iran Gov’t Obliged to Implement Law on Strategic Action to Lift Sanctions

The Iranian Parliament has communicated The Strategic Action to Lift Sanctions Act to the government for implementation after it was approved by the Guardian Council.

Iran Reports Lowest Number of Single-Day COVID-19 Fatalities Since Oct. 29

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 362 new fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus, the lowest figure reported since October 29.

Medical Workers Say Goodbye to Colleague Killed by COVID-19

Medical workers bid farewell to their colleague who has lost her life in the battle against the novel coronavirus in Hakim Hospital of Shiraz.
Iranian Newspapers

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on December 2

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Tehran No Longer a ‘Red Zone’; Many Businesses Can Reopen Saturday

Many businesses will be allowed to reopen in the Iranian capital Tehran as of Saturday, as the city is no longer in the so-called "red zone" in terms of coronavirus outbreak, according to health officials.