Iran Confirms 1383 New Cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 in Iran: Total Number of Cases Exceeds 135,000

Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman has confirmed 2,180 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, increasing the total number of cases to 135,701.
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Iran, Turkey Move to Reopen Land, Air Borders

The presidents of Iran and Turkey have discussed plans to reopen the land and air borders between the two neighbours and restart trade exchanges in compliance with the health protocols.
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Magnitude 5.2 Quake Hits Western Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck an area in Iran’s western province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad on Sunday but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Iran Leader Grants Clemency to Large Group of Iranian Inmates

Iran’s Leader Grants Clemency to 3,721 Inmates on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 3,721 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Iran Congratulates Muslim World Leaders on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to the leaders, governments and people of Islamic countries on the arrival of Eid al-Fitr.
A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 23

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 23

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, May 23, 2020, and picked headlines from 8 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
President Warns US of Retaliation If Iran’s Tankers Threatened

President Warns US of Retaliation If Iran’s Tankers Threatened

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has cautioned the US that causing any trouble for the country’s oil tankers, be it the Caribbean Sea or any other part of the world, will make Washington face troubles in turn.
104,000 COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Iran Hospitals after Full Recovery

104,000 COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Iran Hospitals after Full Recovery

Iran's Health Ministry spokesman says 104,072 COVID-19 patients have so far recovered from the disease and been discharged from the hospital.
Iran to Reopen Holy Shrines Nationwide despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Iran to Reopen Holy Shrines Nationwide despite COVID-19 Pandemic

The Iranian president says holy sites across the nation will reopen the day after the Eid al-Fitr, but the health protocols should be observed as before in order to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Castle of Zahhak in East Azarbaijan

Iran in Photos: Castle of Zahhak in East Azarbaijan

East Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran is known as the land of forts, including the one named after Zahhak, an evil figure in Persian mythology.