Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Iran climbed to 53,183 on Friday, as the total of confirmed cases in Turkey rose to 20,921.
(IANS) Centre has given permission to Iran-based Mahan Air for evacuating Indians stuck in the Middle Eastern country due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
The global fraternity should "lift the sanctions on Iran", Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said, as the neighbouring country struggled to cope with the coronavirus epidemic.
The Indian Army has placed its soldiers, who came in contact with a 34-year-old trooper from Leh infected with coronavirus, in quarantine and under observation, defence sources said on Wednesday.
Top Iranian cleric, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Hashem Bathaie Golpayegani, a member of the Assembly of Experts which advises the country's Supreme leader, died of coronavirus on Monday, reports said.
A 78-year-old member of Iran's clerical body that chooses the country's supreme leader has died from the infection caused by the new coronavirus, the state media said.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Iran has reached 3,513, while the death toll from the infection has risen to 107, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) said that the Iran regime must abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons, stop spreading terror, death, and destruction, and start working for the good of its own people.
Twitter has revealed that it has suspended a large network of fake accounts that exploited a bug to match usernames to phone numbers.
The spokesman of Iran's Judiciary said on Tuesday that the country's Supreme Court has approved the death sentence of an Iranian national who was spying for the US.