Iran real-time news

Iran reports Covid-19 death every five minutes, hospitals struggle (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/10/2020 14:17:10

DUBAI: Hospitals in many Iranian provinces are running out of capacity to handle Covid-19 cases, health authorities say, with novel coronavirus now killing around 300 people a day or one person every ...

Trump fact check: President spreads false claims about Biden, Covid, China and Iran (source — www.independent.co.uk) 26/10/2020 11:26:45

President Donald Trump is campaigning relentlessly heading into the election's final week

Wary of angering public, Iran has few ways to contain virus (source — www.independent.co.uk) 26/10/2020 09:03:37

Iran's health minister recently delivered a rare speech criticizing his own government’s refusal to enforce basic health measures, as coronavirus infections and deaths surge in the Islamic Republic

Hopes for Kylie Moore-Gilbert after detained academic moved out of Iran's Qarchak prison (source — www.theguardian.com) 25/10/2020 05:57:54

British-Australian scholar moved to mystery location as notorious desert prison tries to quash outbreak of coronavirus Detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has reportedly been move...

Sudan to normalise ties with Israel in new breakthrough for Trump (source — www.thesundaily.my) 25/10/2020 05:30:23

WASHINGTON: Sudan on Friday became the latest Arab nation to agree to recognise Israel in a diplomatic triumph for President Donald Trump announced days before US elections.The United Arab Emirates an...

Tories Are ‘Praying’ Joe Biden Becomes President. Here’s Why They Want Him (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 24/10/2020 08:00:10

With just over a week to go until the US presidential election, British Conservatives are finally going public with their support for Joe Biden.Boris Johnson’s former chancellor Sajid Javid has ...

Trump says he wants supreme court to 'end' Obamacare as final debate looms – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 22/10/2020 23:12:16

President tests negative for Covid before debate, Meadows saysTrump releases unedited 60 Minutes interview days before air dateSenate committee votes to advance Amy Coney Barrett nominationTrump’s Twi...

FBI warns Iran and Russia obtained voter data as part of election interference efforts – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 22/10/2020 04:06:15

Biden ahead of Trump in Pennsylvania while the two are tied in TexasTrump cuts short interview as Covid stimulus bill moves closerReport: Trump paid nearly $200,000 in taxes to ChinaFlorida accused of...

Coronavirus live news: Czech Republic shuts shops to curb Europe’s fastest growth in cases; record deaths in Russia (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 14:24:26

Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips only; Russia nears 25,000 Covid deaths; US death toll might be ‘underascertained’300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsSp...

Coronavirus live news: Belgium to postpone elective hospital procedures; Bulgaria makes masks mandatory (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 19:45:39

Italy imposes curfew on Campania and Lombardy; Russia records 16,319 new cases; Iran sees highest ever daily tally for new infectionsLombardy curfew aims to curb Covid hospital admissions riseUK to sp...

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