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Iranian army denies vessel hit by navy friendly fire

At least 19 people were killed and 15 others injured in the incident, according to the public relations department of the Iranian Naval Forces Command. The Iranian army on Wednesday denied a logistic vessel was hit by friendly navy fire during military drills in

Iran confirms 6,685 deaths from coronavirus

The country decided to reopen mosques despite surge in virus cases. Iran reopened all mosques across the country on Tuesday despite a surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The move was taken to allow worshippers to observe the last ten days of the

Iranian Navy hits its own warship during training exercise

The Jamaran, a frigate, had been attempting to hit a target with one of its Noor cruise missiles when it accidentally struck a support ship named Konarak instead. An Iranian destroyer mistakenly shot and sank a second Iranian vessel during a naval exercise Sunday

Iran waits for US to respond about prisoner swap

US is set to deport Iranian professor Sirous Asgari, who was acquitted of stealing trade secrets, once he receives medical clearance to leave, US and Iranian officials said on Tuesday. Washington has yet to respond to Iran about a prisoner swap, Iranian government spokesman

Iran’s cases exceed 108,000

Since April 11, Iranian authorities have been gradually allowing the reopening of “low-risk” businesses closed as part of measures to contain the virus. The coronavirus death toll in Iran rose to 6,640 with 51 more fatalities over the past 24 hours, state media reported

Iran’s coronavirus fatalities reach 6,541

According to the Health Ministry, 1,556 people tested positive for the disease over the past 24 hours. The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus rose to 6,541, as 55 new deaths were reported over the last 24 hours, state media reported on Friday.

Resolution limiting military force on Iran vetoed

US President vetoed the resolution warning Congress saying it was “very insulting”. US President Donald Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution Wednesday limiting his ability to carry out military action against Iran, calling it “very insulting.” Trump fumed against the measure after it cleared both

Iran’s death toll rises to 6,340

Iran’s death toll rises to 6,340 The total number of diagnosed cases of the new coronavirus in Iran, one of the countries hardest hit by the outbreak in the Middle East, has reached 99,970. The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus rose to

2077 people dies so far from coronavirus in Iran

The total number of people infected with the coronavirus has climbed to 27,017, an Iranian health ministry official tweeted. A total of 143 people in Iran have died of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll up to 2,077, said Iranian

Death toll from coronavirus reaches to 724 in Iran

Iranian state TV reported that the Health Ministry confirmed 13,938 cases of coronavirus so far. The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in Iran rose to 724, state TV reported on Sunday. 113 PEOPLE DIED IN LAST 24 HOURS Authorities said 113 people