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Iran’s top most nuclear scientist assassinated near capital Tehran

Iran’s renowned nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated near the capital Tehran. In a statement Iran’s defence ministry said: “Armed terrorists targeted a vehicle carrying Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, head of the ministry’s research and innovation organisation. “After a clash between the terrorists and his bodyguards, Mr Fakhrizadeh was severely injured and rushed to hospital. “Unfortunately, the medical […]

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How Iranian schools are ensuring social distancing and how the world can learn

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our day to day life, social distancing and facemasks have become norms almost around the world. Now, a viral picture of children attending classes in school has gone viral. The picture from Iran shows children sitting in transparent net structures in order to maintain social distancing. Many people were impressed […]

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United States urges United Nations to restore sanctions against Iran

United States on Thursday formally began the process of re-imposing sanctions on Iran, a contested move that widens a rift with its European allies and threatens the nuclear deal with Tehran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo submitted a letter to the president of the UN Security Council notifying him of Iran’s “significant” non-compliance with the […]

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British-Australian academic, Kylie Moore-Gilbert transferred to remote desert prison in Iran

British-Australian woman serving 10 year prison sentence in Iran for espionage has been transferred to a notorious Qarchak prison in the desert. The jail is sometimes used as punishment for Iranian political prisoners and described as dreadful for inmates. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer at Melbourne University was tried in secret and strongly denies all the […]

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US fighter jet comes close to Iranian commercial plane, many passengers injured

Several passengers onboard an Iranian airline were injured over Syria after the pilot changed altitude to avoid collision with a US fighter jet, Iranian state media said. Mahan Air heading from Tehran to Beirut on Thursday when the pilot staged a safety manoeuver. Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the incident would be investigated. IRIB news agency […]

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Iran sends black boxes of crashed Ukrainian passenger plane to France

Iran has sent the black box of crashed Ukrainian passenger plane which Tehran accidentally downed to France. All 176 people on board were killed when the plane was hit by two missiles shortly after take-off on 8 January. READ: Ukrainian Boeing passenger plane crashes in Iran, 176 people dead Iran’s deputy foreign minister said the […]

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Top Iran commander admits to have built network of underground ‘missile cities’ along the Gulf coast

A top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Sunday claimed that Iran built underground “missile cities” all along its southern coast, warning its enemies. The naval commander of Iran’s revolutionary guards, Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said Iran has constructed so-called missile cities offshore. Adding that those sites contain surface-to-air missiles. “Iran has […]

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Confusion over why and how fire broke out at Iran’s underground nuclear complex

A mysterious fire broke out at an underground Iranian Natanz nuclear complex on Thursday morning damaging the a centrifuge assembly plant. Tehran said that it knew the cause of the fire but in online messages groups claimed responsibility for the fire creating more confusion over the incident. A  group called the “Cheetahs of the Homeland” […]

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Iran temporarily frees 54,000 prisoners amid coronavirus fears

Iran will temporarily release 54,000 people from prisons and deploy hundreds of thousands of health workers as officials announced a slew of measures to contain the world’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak outside China. Pressure has been mounting on Iranian officials to take action against the virus as the death toll and number of cases rapidly shoots […]

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Coronavirus claims 77 lives in Iran, nation keeps military on standby

Iran put its armed forces on alert Tuesday to assist health officials in battling the new coronavirus that’s killed at least 77 people, an outbreak that has sickened top officials and pushed even its supreme leader into wearing disposable gloves while trying to reassure the nation. Even as government officials sit meters (feet) away from […]

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Iran mobilizes 300,000 health teams to identify coronavirus patients

Iran’s health minister says 300,000 health teams will go to every home across Iran to identify people with coronavirus and refer them to medical centres. Saeid Namaki said for the first time in the world, health teams will go to people’s homes instead of waiting for patients to come to the clinics. If this is […]

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Iran to test ‘tens of thousands’ for novel coronavirus

Iran is preparing for the possibility of “tens of thousands” of people getting tested for the new coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases spiked again Saturday, an official said, underscoring the fear both at home and abroad over the outbreak in the Islamic Republic. The virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes have killed […]