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Lavrov and Zarif to hold talks in Moscow tomorrow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold talks in Moscow on Tuesday, spokesperson with the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said. "Lavrov and Zarif will hold …

Iran says it has 25M coronavirus infections

An estimated 25 million people have contracted the coronavirus in Iran in the past five months, with around 14,000 deaths, the Iranian Health Ministry said, Anadolu agency reported. The ministry warned in a report that another 30-35 …

Fire breaks out at Iranian industrial complex

Iranian police are investigating after a fire broke out at an industrial complex in northeast Iran where gas condensate storage tanks are sited, one of which exploded, the Mehr news agency reported on Monday. Javad Jahandoust, the …

Iran blames errors for shooting down passenger plane

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people. A report …

Explosion heard in western Tehran

An explosion was heard in western Tehran on Friday, the official IRIB news agency reported, citing online reports. There have been multiple explosions around military, nuclear and industrial facilities in the past week. IRIB did …

Iran reports its highest one-day COVID-19 death toll

Iranian health authorities on Sunday announced 163 new deaths due to the COVID-19 disease, the country's highest official one-day toll since the outbreak began in February. The previous record of 162 deaths was announced on …

Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises

Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with health protocols will be shut for a week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday as he launched new measures to try to curb the …

Iran confirms 2,449 infections,148 deaths in 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry announced that 2,449 new cases of infections with the novel coronavirus disease have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, Mehr news agency reports. Speaking in her daily briefing, Health Ministry’s …