Eid al-Adha prayers to be held in all Iranian cities council
The Friday Prayer Policy Council said on Tuesday that Eid al-Adha prayers will be held in all towns with strict adherence to all the standard operating procedures of COVID-19.
Raisi calls for speedy vaccination drive
President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi held a meeting on Saturday with authorities and experts engaged in producing and distributing vaccines for the Covid-19 pandemic, urging an immediate action to vaccinate the citizens against the highly contagious virus.
national university entrance exam kicks off
As the COVID-19 pandemic still poses a serious challenge, Iran’s national university entrance exam (Konkur) started on Wednesday under health protocols and will run through July 3.
Govt. pays over $18.3 billion in a year to compensate pandemic damages
Iranian government spent a total of 770 trillion rials (about $18.33 billion) to compensate for the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on people’s livelihood and businesses and to support the country’s healthcare sector during the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
Argentina Hits 1 Million Cases of Coronavirus
At the edge of Argentina in a city known as “The End of the World,” many thought they might be spared from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Protesters Demand Apology for Pandemic Handling in NYC
Protesters, including family members who lost their loved ones in New York nursing homes due to COVID-19, staged a mock funeral outraged by Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the coronavirus pandemic in New York City.
Gates Gives a Gloomy Picture for Normal World
Technology tycoon and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has given a gloomy picture for the world looking to get to normal after being hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sanctions amid Pandemic Sign of Genocide; Health Minister Says
Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Monday that imposing illegal sanctions which target ordinary and vulnerable people amid pandemic is a sign of “genocide”.
Trump Still Not Taking COVID-19 Seriously
Donald Trump's fight with COVID-19 has so far not convinced him to prioritize a responsible approach to a pandemic that has killed 209,000 Americans.
First Phase of Smart School Network Inaugurating
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates the first phase of the country's smart school network via a videoconference today.