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Iran starts testing plasma treatment plan for COVID19 patients

2020.03.26 19:17 GMT

The plasma treatment plan as a complementary treatment method started on Thursday by getting plasma from those who have been recovered from coronavirus to inject to infected patients in Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Trend reports citing IRNA.

Number of coronavirus carriers growing in Iran

2020.03.23 16:19 GMT

Some 23,049 people are coronavirus carriers in Iran, Spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education Kiyanush Jahanpur said, Trend reports referring to the ministry.

Headquarters: Three Azerbaijani citizens returning from Iran tested positive for coronavirus

2020.03.06 19:33 GMT

Three citizens of Azerbaijan returning from the Islamic Republic of Iran tested positive for coronavirus infection, the operational headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers said, APA reports.

Khamenei: "Coronavirus to be eliminated in Iran after a period which not to last so long"

2020.03.03 15:26 GMT

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called on the Iranian people to fully follow medical rules and advises to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country, APA's Tehran bureau reports.

Iran death toll from coronavirus reaches 210

2020.02.28 18:35 GMT

At least 210 Covid-19 patients have died in Iran, sources within the country's health care system have told BBC Persian.

Media: Former Iranian ambassador to the Vatican dies of coronavirus

2020.02.27 19:13 GMT

Former Iranian ambassador to the Vatican and Egypt Hadi Khosrowshahi has died of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, APA reports citing IRNA news agency.

Iran’s vice president infected with coronavirus

2020.02.27 16:12 GMT

Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has tested positive for the coronavirus, Trend reports citing Iran’s state news agency.

Iran confirms 13 more coronavirus cases, two deaths: Health Ministry

2020.02.21 11:19 GMT

Iran confirmed 13 more new coronavirus cases and two deaths among the group of new cases, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a tweet on Friday, according to Reuters.

Parliamentary, Assembly of Experts elections start across Iran

2020.02.21 06:51 GMT

The 11th parliamentary elections and the mid-term election for the Assembly of Experts began in Iran on Friday, according to IRNA news agency.

Two Iranians die after testing positive for coronavirus

2020.02.19 16:17 GMT

Two Iranians have died in hospital after testing positive for the new coronavirus in the holy Shi’ite city of Qom, the head of the city’s University of Medical Sciences told Mehr news agency on Wednesday, APA reports.

Tremor jolts northern Iran

2020.02.12 18:14 GMT

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale rocked Gilan Province in northern Iran on Wednesday, APA reports citing IRNA.

Iran will continue to work with other countries on Ukraine crash investigation - statement

2020.02.05 20:24 GMT

Iran will continue to work with other countries in investigating the crash of a Ukrainian airliner last month and called on all parties to avoid politicizing the issue, Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization said in a statement on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

Iranian commander killed in clashes with Syrian opposition forces

2020.02.04 20:36 GMT

A senior commander of Iran’s Quds Force was killed on Sunday during clashes with Syrian opposition forces in Aleppo, Iranian state media reported on Monday, APA reports citing Al Arabiya.

Iranian FM: "The Iranian man who shot down the Ukrainian plane is now in prison"

2020.01.25 10:59 GMT

"The Iranian man who shot down the Ukrainian plane is now in prison", said Iranian Foreign Minister while his interview to Spiegel, APA reports.

JCPOA's future depends on E3, not Iran: Zarif

2020.01.16 20:13 GMT

Referring to the dispute resolution mechanism which was activated on Tuesday by France, Britain, and Germany, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that JCPOA's future depends on E3, not Iran, Mehr news agency reports.

Iran names deputy Quds Force commander to replace Soleimani after killing

2020.01.03 15:15 GMT

Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei has appointed Deputy Commander of the Quds Force Esmail Ghaani as the unit's new head following the demise of Qassem Soleimani in the early hours of Friday, Tasnim reports.

Iran, IAEA to discuss bilateral ties

2019.12.06 15:34 GMT

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbad Araghchi is slated to hold talks with Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi on mutual cooperation, IRNA reports.

Iranian newspaper reports protesters face execution

2019.11.19 17:34 GMT

Keyhan newspaper of the Islamic Republic of Iran reports that those who led violent demonstrations over a rise in government-set gasoline prices will be killed by hanging, APA reports.

Iran to raise wages after hike in petrol prices?

2019.11.19 20:46 GMT

The Iranian government's bill on increasing the fuel prices was submitted to the parliament twice, and both times it was rejected with a very high vote, member of Iranian parliament's Energy Commission Qasem Saedi told Trend.

Iran announces it will start enriching uranium to 5% at Fordow Site on 6 November

2019.11.05 19:48 GMT

Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that the country will start enriching uranium up to 5% at the Fordow nuclear site on 6 November. The official added that the process of injecting gas into the centrifuges, enriching uranium, will be monitored by inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), APA reports citing Sputnik International.

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