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Friday prayers called off in Iran over coronavirus fears

Tehran |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

Coronavirus-hit Iran cancelled the main congregational Friday prayers in Tehran and 22 major cities for the first time in decades in a bid to check the disease's spread even as the Health Ministry war

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COVID-19: China to provide assistance to Iran

Beijing |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

China will continue to provide assistance to Iran in its fight against COVID-19 epidemic, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a telephonic conversation with Iranian Foreign Mi

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Iranian Vice President test positive for COVID-19

Tehran |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Irans Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, has announced that she has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.

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Chiranjeevi's 152nd: Sonu Sood on why he's proud of the project

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST

Actor Sonu Sood says he is proud to be a part of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi's upcoming 152nd film.

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Ask embassy in Iran to help Indian fishermen, says TN CM

Chennai |Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday requested External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar to direct the Indian Embassy in Iran to provide support to Indian fishermen stranded there in wake o

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Coronavirus: India cancels all flight services to Iran

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

India's civil aviation regulator has cancelled all flight operations to and from Iran due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

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39 people recover from coronavirus in Iran

Asia | February 27, 2020 3:11:23 AM IST

Tehran [Iran], Feb 27 (Sputnik/ANI): A total of 39 people have recovered from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran since the recent outbreak of the disease in the country, the national Fars news

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COVID-19: Death toll rises to 26 in Iran (Lead)

Tehran |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST

The outbreak of coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, in Iran has affected 245 people whereas the death toll so far is 26, Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced on Thursday.

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Iranian lawmaker infected with coronavirus

Tehran |Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST

An Iranian lawmaker has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus which has infected a total of 139 people with 19 fatalities in the country.

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US designates Iran-backed militia leader in Iraq as global terrorist

US | February 27, 2020 4:41:26 AM IST

Washington [US], Feb 27 (Sputnik/ANI): The United States has designated Kataib Hezbollah Secretary-General Ahmad Al-Hamidawi as a global terrorist, US Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan Sa

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No progress made on Iran nuclear deal as parties meet

Vienna |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

The latest attempt to save a nuclear deal that limits Irans capacity to build atomic weapons ended without any progress being made on Wednesday.

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Iran's Dy Health Minister tests positive for coronavirus

Tehran |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Iran's Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the media reported on Tuesday.

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