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‘Deep respect’: Iranians mourn singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian
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Iranians head to polls in delayed runoff parliamentary vote
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Iran currency loses more than half of its value over four months
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Two Iranians sentenced to 10 years for spyingOne man was accused of being a UK spy, while the other was convicted of spying for Israel and Germany.
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Rouhani: Iranians defeated America’s knee-to-neck policy through unityPresident Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation has managed to defeat America’s longtime “knee-to-neck” policy by closing ranks and standing united against Washington’s pressure campaign...
Iran appeals to people not to travel for Eid holiday to avoid COVID-19 spikeIran's top health official appealed to Iranians to avoid travelling during the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday later this month to avoid the risk of a new surge of coronavirus infections, state TV..
Iranians should be cautious but not afraid of the coronavirus: RouhaniIranians should be cautious but not afraid of the coronavirus, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday as the country eases restrictions in an attempt to return to normal life.
Iran plans to reopen mosques in areas free of coronavirus, president saysIran plans to reopen mosques in parts of the country that have been consistently free of the coronavirus outbreak as restrictions on Iranians gradually ease, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
Iran renews coronavirus warning as 'low risk' activities re-startPresident Hassan Rouhani urged Iranians to continue to respect measures to guard against the new coronavirus as "low-risk" business activities resumed in most of the country on Saturday, state news..
Rouhani urges Iranians to respect health protocols as coronavirus curbs easePresident Hassan Rouhani urged Iranians to respect health protocols to guard against the new coronavirus as "low-risk" economic activities resumed in most of the country on Saturday, state news agency..
Unity will help Iran overcome coronavirus, Rouhani saysIranians will overcome a coronavirus outbreak with unity, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Friday, praising doctors and nurses for their courage in fighting the disease that has..
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Iranians told to stay at home as coronavirus death toll rises to 354Iran urged people to stay at home, avoid unnecessary journeys and spread no rumors about the coronavirus on Wednesday after the death toll from the virus rose to 354 in the Islamic Republic.
Coronavirus: Govt in talks with Iran to bring back Indians; Iranian flight to bring 300 swabsA ferry flight will soon reach the national capital from Tehran with around 300 swab samples of Indians suspected of having coronavirus infection. The flight is expected to land in the national capital..
Coronavirus outbreak: Iranians stranded in India to leave on FridayAn empty flight from Iran will be coming to India on Friday to take them back.
Russia restricts entry of Iranians, South Koreans amid coronavirus fearsThe Russian government on Friday temporarily barred Iranian citizens from entering Russia and said it would also restrict the entry of South Korean citizens from March 1 as a precaution against the..
Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 16 as worries deepenTwo more people infected with the new coronavirus have died, taking the toll in Iran to 16, officials said on Tuesday, as Iranians worried that authorities could be underestimating the scale of..
Iran urges citizens to stay at home as coronavirus spreads: TVAs death toll of those infected by the new coronavirus reached 16, Iran's health ministry on Tuesday urged Iranians to stay at home, a ministry spokesman told state TV.
Iran confirms two more dead of new coronavirus - local mediaTwo more Iranians infected with the new coronavirus have died in Iran, local media website Eghtesaonline reported on Tuesday, citing the head of the Medical Science University of Saveh, raising the..
In Iran, petrol prices are so high that people have resorted to stealing itDrivers fill up their cars with petrol and then drive away without paying... While petrol station attendents run after them, flinging stones at their vehicles. This has become a common sight in Iran,..
Iranians vote in election, hardliners set to dominateIranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help hardline loyalists of the supreme leader tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its..
Iran holds parliamentary election likely to bolster hardlinersIranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help religious rulers tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and growing..
Iranians begin voting in parliamentary election: state TVIranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election that is unlikely to change the Islamic Republic's troubled relations with the United States, after thousands of candidates were barred from..
U.S. targets five Iranians in latest sanctions actionThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on five Iranians in its latest action targeting Tehran, according to a notice posted Thursday on the U.S. Treasury Department's website.
Moderates sidelined as Iranians head to the pollsIranian voters on Friday will pick 290 parliamentarians in the country’s first poll since the US pulled out of a landmark nuclear deal. But critics complain Iranian authorities have already..
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'From bad to worse' - Dashed hopes may deter many Iranians from pollsConfrontation with America, economic hardship and an airline tragedy have battered Iranians' confidence in their leaders, posing a potential problem for the authorities in a parliamentary election this..
Factbox: Choices curtailed - Iran's parliamentary electionIranians vote on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority, as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and..
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