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Iran says virus cases surpass 150,000

Iran said its caseload of novel coronavirus infections passed the grim milestone of 150,000 on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a recent upward trend, France 24 reports. The government has largely lifted the restrictions it …

Iran’s President Urges Cabinet to Curb 'Honor Killings'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on his cabinet Wednesday to quickly adopt laws aimed at curbing so-called honor killings after a father was arrested this week for allegedly murdering his 13- or 14-year-old daughter, Voice of America …

Third Iranian fuel cargo reaches Venezuela

The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela reached the nation’s exclusive economic zone as the previous two were discharging at state run PDVSA’s ports, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. …

Iran records 34 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Iran confirmed 34 more fatalities from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 7,451. A further 2,023 people have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the overall count to 137,724, Health Ministry …

Civil servants stop working remotely in Iran

The further relaxation of the isolation regime continues in Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed. "Rouhani said that the country has managed to take control of the coronavirus outbreak, and the trend towards a decrease …

Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

Iran’s OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili has died of a brain haemorrhage two weeks after falling into a coma, Reuters reported citing the semi-official news agency ISNA. “Kazempour Ardebili ... passed away in a Tehran …