Iran

  • Iran's Judiciary extends prison leave for some 100,000 inmates as coronavirus fight continues

    Iran's Judiciary extends prison leave for some 100,000 inmates as coronavirus fight continues

    Mar 30, 2020 05:38

    Iran's Judiciary has once again extended prison leave for some 100,000 inmates as the country is pressing ahead with its measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Leader hails disabled war veterans as living martyrs

    Leader hails disabled war veterans as living martyrs

    Mar 29, 2020 16:34

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, today on the auspicious 4th of Sha’ban, celebrated in Iran as Rouz-e Janbazan or War Veterans’ Day in honour of the blessed birth anniversary of the Immortal Standard-Bearer of the Epic of Karbala, Hazrat Abu’l-Fazl al-Abbas (AS), hailed the valiant disabled combatants as “Living Martyrs”.

  • US wages medical terror against Iranians amidst COVID-19 pandemic: Zarif

    US wages medical terror against Iranians amidst COVID-19 pandemic: Zarif

    Mar 29, 2020 16:38

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has once again hit out at the United States for its refusal to lift Iran sanctions amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, saying that Washington is upgrading its “economic terrorism” to a new level of “medical terror” against Iranians.

  •  Iran begins use of plasma for COVID-19 patients

    Iran begins use of plasma for COVID-19 patients

    Mar 29, 2020 14:31

    As the proportion of patients infected with COVID-19 continues to rise in Iran, Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran is facilitating access to COVID-19 convalescent plasma for use in patients with COVID-19 infections. This is while a number of the medical staff in the hospital are among the plasma donors who have been infected and have recovered recently.

  • Nearly 1,200 Iranian factories revived in one year, over 21k jobs created

    Nearly 1,200 Iranian factories revived in one year, over 21k jobs created

    Mar 29, 2020 14:21

    Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade (MIMT) says hundreds of ailing or closed factories have been revived over the past calendar year as the government seeks to diversify the economy away from oil and create more jobs in the country.

  • President Rouhani: Coronavirus has united Iran despite hardships

    President Rouhani: Coronavirus has united Iran despite hardships

    Mar 29, 2020 13:20

    President Hassan Rouhani has hailed Iran’s “acceptable” handling of the novel coronavirus, saying the disease has cemented national unity despite all the hardships it has caused.

  • Iran says developing stem-cell therapy for coronavirus

    Iran says developing stem-cell therapy for coronavirus

    Mar 29, 2020 07:20

    The spokesman for Iran’s Health Ministry said the country is developing a treatment method that could help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, with the help of stem cells.

  • Iran’s Shamkhani highlights IRGC role in countering crises

    Iran’s Shamkhani highlights IRGC role in countering crises

    Mar 29, 2020 07:13

    Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined the role that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plays in strengthening the Islamic Revolution and the Islamic Establishment and in confronting crises.

  • IRGC present to defend Iranian nation in all conditions: Commander

    IRGC present to defend Iranian nation in all conditions: Commander

    Mar 29, 2020 06:21

    Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said it is the IRGC’s duty to be at the forefront of defending the Iranian nation in all circumstances and against anything that seeks to harm the nations.