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Member of Iranian Clerical Assembly Dies from Coronavirus as Toll Mounts

Member of Iranian Clerical Assembly Dies from Coronavirus as Toll Mounts

A 78-year-old member of the Iranian clerical body that chooses the country's supreme leader has died from the illness caused by the new coronavirus as the death toll in the country rose to 853, with 129 deaths in the past 24 hours. A total of 14,991 people have been infected across Iran, a health

Iranian Official: Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 724

Iranian Official: Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 724

Iran said on Sunday that the new coronavirus has killed 113 people in the past 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to 724, a health ministry official said in a tweet.

Iran Says Virus Death Toll Reaches 611

The new coronavirus outbreak has killed another 97 people in Iran, pushing the death toll in the country to 611 amid 12,729 confirmed cases, Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said Saturday. Iran is suffering from the worst outbreak in the Middle East.

UN: Iran Should 'Release All Prisoners' amid Coronavirus

UN: Iran Should 'Release All Prisoners' amid Coronavirus

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran said on Tuesday he had asked Tehran to free all prisoners temporarily, saying it is “unfortunate and disturbing” to continue holding political prisoners amid the coronavirus outbreak. Iran’s judiciary chief said on Monday it had temporarily freed

Iran's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 291

Iran's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 291

Iran said Tuesday that the new coronavirus has killed 54 more people, raising the death toll to 291 with 8,042 registered cases. Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour made the announcement in a televised news conference.

British Foreign Secretary: We Will Hold Iran Accountable for its Violations

British Foreign Secretary: We Will Hold Iran Accountable for its Violations

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab stressed on Monday that his country would not afford to see Iran acquire nuclear weapons, asserting that the international community should hold Tehran accountable for flouting the basic rules of international law. “I think that it's really important that

Iranian MP Fatema Rahbar Dies From Coronavirus

Iranian MP Fatema Rahbar Dies From Coronavirus

An Iranian lawmaker has died from coronavirus, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, in an another sign the disease is spreading within state institutions. Iran is one of the countries outside China most affected by the epidemic. The MP who died on Friday is Fatemeh Rahbar

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