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Iran denies dropping India from Chabahar-Zahedan rail project, claims 'vested interests behind reports'
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Iran denies dropping India from Chabahar-Zahedan rail project, claims 'vested interests behind reports'

Last week, a report had surfaced claiming that the Hassan Rouhani government in Iran decided to exclude India from the construction project of Chabahar-Zahedan railway

Hassan Rouhani says 2.5 crore Iranians may have been infected with coronavirus
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Hassan Rouhani says 2.5 crore Iranians may have been infected with coronavirus

The figure was far higher than Saturday's official figure for infections of 2,71,606, and corresponds to more than 30 percent of Iran's 8 crore population

Iran ending Indian role in Chabahar rail project isn't death knell, but wake-up call for New Delhi
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Iran ending Indian role in Chabahar rail project isn't death knell, but wake-up call for New Delhi

In sum, it seems Iran is staging a China-inspired bite-back at India, at a time when New Delhi is pushing out a Chinese app one day and a company on the next

Coronavirus Outbreak: Iran will never ask for US help in fight against COVID-19, says foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Iran will never ask for US help in fight against COVID-19, says foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rejected offers from Washington of humanitarian assistance for Iran

Struggling with coronavirus and broken economy, Iran says US sanctions are taking lives; Washington disagrees
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Struggling with coronavirus and broken economy, Iran says US sanctions are taking lives; Washington disagrees

As Iran struggles with a devastating coronavirus outbreak, a broken economy and a severe shortage of medical equipment, it says that US trade sanctions are taking Iranian lives and has called for the United States to lift them on humanitarian grounds.

Coronavirus Outbreak: US sanctions failed to hamper Iran's efforts to fight COVID-19, says Hassan Rouhani
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US sanctions failed to hamper Iran's efforts to fight COVID-19, says Hassan Rouhani

'The sanctions have failed to hamper our efforts to fight against the coronavirus outbreak', Hassan Rouhani said in a televised cabinet meeting

Coronavirus has spread to almost all of Iran's provinces, says Hassan Rouhani; asks US to lift sanctions on medicines
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Coronavirus has spread to almost all of Iran's provinces, says Hassan Rouhani; asks US to lift sanctions on medicines

Iran’s health ministry announced 92 people had died from coronavirus, one of the highest death tolls outside China where the outbreak originated

Saudi Arabia halts entry to Mecca over fears of coronavirus outbreak; move comes just months ahead of annual hajj
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Saudi Arabia halts entry to Mecca over fears of coronavirus outbreak; move comes just months ahead of annual hajj

Saudi Arabia halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic just months ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a move that came as West Asia has over 220 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.

Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case
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Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case

The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far
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Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far

Neighboring countries have reported infections from travelers from Iran in recent days, prompting several to shut their borders to Iranian citizens

Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Donald Trump is a 'clown' pretending to support the Iranian people
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Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Donald Trump is a 'clown' pretending to support the Iranian people

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump will 'push a poisonous dagger' into the nation's back

Iran launches retaliation against killing of Gen Qassem Soleimani by attacking US' Al Asad Air Base in Iraq
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Iran launches retaliation against killing of Gen Qassem Soleimani by attacking US' Al Asad Air Base in Iraq

Iran attacked a US base in western Iraq early Wednesday, Iranian official news media and US officials said, the start of what Iran had promised would be retaliation for the killing of a top Revolutionary Guards commander

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wants to put country's stamp on reprisal for US killing of top general
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Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wants to put country's stamp on reprisal for US killing of top general

In the tense hours following the American killing of a top Iranian military commander, the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, made a rare appearance at a meeting of the government's National Security Council to lay down the parameters for any retaliation.

Iran Soleimani killing: Pentagon chief Mark Milley denies plans of US military troops leaving Iraq, says letter sent by 'mistake'
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Iran Soleimani killing: Pentagon chief Mark Milley denies plans of US military troops leaving Iraq, says letter sent by 'mistake'

The latest developments came as a sea of black-clad mourners paid homage on Monday in Tehran to Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force killed Friday in a US drone strike in Baghdad.

US-Iran crisis: With massive shale reserve, America no longer hostage to West Asia fuel; India can ill-afford to be fence sitter for oil needs
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US-Iran crisis: With massive shale reserve, America no longer hostage to West Asia fuel; India can ill-afford to be fence sitter for oil needs

The events following the killing of General Soleimani should serve to show this cannot last: India might not have the luxury of sitting in the stands as the next West Asia crisis plays out.

S Jaishankar to embark on two-day Iran visit tomorrow; external affairs minister to attend 19th Joint Commission Meeting
India

S Jaishankar to embark on two-day Iran visit tomorrow; external affairs minister to attend 19th Joint Commission Meeting

S Jaishankar is also expected to call upon Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, the external affairs ministry said in a statement on Saturday

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia skip Malaysia-led conference to tackle Islamophobia; Iran, Turkey, Qatar attend meet
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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia skip Malaysia-led conference to tackle Islamophobia; Iran, Turkey, Qatar attend meet

Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said the three-day conference, which starts Thursday, will bolster Muslim unity and be a platform 'to do something to improve the lives of Muslims the world over.'

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani calls for release of those arrested for minor offences during protests against fuel hike
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Iran's president Hassan Rouhani calls for release of those arrested for minor offences during protests against fuel hike

Demonstrations erupted in Iran on 15 November against the unexpected decision to raise the price of petrol by as much as 200 percent

With brutal crackdown, Iran convulsed by worst unrest in 40 Years; at least 180 killed amid angry protests
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With brutal crackdown, Iran convulsed by worst unrest in 40 Years; at least 180 killed amid angry protests

Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest since the Islamic Revolution 40 years ago, with at least 180 people killed — and possibly hundreds more — as angry protests have been smothered in a government crackdown of unbridled force

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backs government's gasoline price hike, terms protesters 'thugs'
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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backs government's gasoline price hike, terms protesters 'thugs'

Since the hike, demonstrators have abandoned their cars along major highways and joined mass protests in the capital, Tehran, and elsewhere