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Iran’s parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine. Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran’s government to test positive for the virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes.
Iran tops the list of the confirmed coronavirus cases registered in Bahrain as linked to travel abroad, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
As Baghdad and commanders of Iran’s close ally, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (P.M.F.) warn of an imminent U.S. attack on Iran’s Shi’ite militia proxies in Iraq, some top military and political figures in Tehran are warning Washington against the move.
Both Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Navy have some overlapping responsibilities and capabilities. While the Navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps operates an expensive fleet of speedboats and other ‘fast-attack’ boats, Iran’s submarine fleet sails under the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy. However, Iran’s domestically produced submarines are more valuable as mine-layers than as torpedo platforms.
Iran has established 95 schools in 43 countries around the world, said an official with the ministry of education.
Iran is grossly under-reporting coronavirus cases and deaths in the country, contrary to what various national and local media, regional authorities and health ministry officials are indicating, broadcast service Radio Farda said.
In the current straitened sanctions period, Iran’s focus in its oil sector is broadly to increase the capacity of its fields in West Karoun and from the huge fields that it shares with Iraq. This strategy allows it firstly to generate income even in the low price oil environment – its US$1-2 per barrel lifting cost is the same as Saudi Arabia’s
Most experts say the number reported by Iranian officials is suspect because the government either recklessly underestimated the threat of COVID-19 or tried to hide the real number in an attempt to cover up a desperate situation that could potentially add to the its people’s frustration with an inefficient and corrupt regime.
Since the US withdrew from the nuclear deal and the White House implemented its maximum pressure strategy, Iran has experienced rapidly worsening socioeconomic conditions, as well as multiple other crises
For nearly a month, whenever Rafih called his family in Tehran, he noticed that each member sounded sick. But the worst was his 60-year-old grandmother. “She was always coughing and coughing over the phone,” the 26-year-old waiter at a hip Kabul café said.