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September, 2020

  • 13 September

    Iran Executes Wrestler, Afkari, For Murder

    Iran has executed a wrestler accused of murder, defying international appeals for him to be spared. Navid Afkari, 27, was sentenced to death over the murder of a security guard during a wave of anti-government protests in 2018. He said he had been tortured into making a confession. Human rights …

June, 2020

  • 29 June

    Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump

    Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining US President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Read Also: 2023 Presidency: Lai Mohammed, Toyin Subair Begin Moves To Hand Tinubu Advantage Tehran …

  • 9 June

    Informant Who Gave US Information On Iran’s Soleimani Sentenced To Death

    An Iranian man who provided information to the United States and Israeli intelligence services on the whereabouts of Iran’s slain Revolutionary Guards commander, Qassem Soleimani, has been sentenced to death, Iran’s judiciary said on Tuesday. Read Also: Orji Kalu Attends First Senate Plenary After Release From Prison On 3 January, a …

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    Iran Reopens Businesses As It Says No End In Sight To COVID-19

    Iran has reopened for business, despite its persistent Coronavirus outbreak, as the country says there is no end in sight to the pandemic. Read Also: FG Delivers 110 Trucks Of Rice, Grains To Kano Govt “Due to uncertainty about when this virus will end, we are preparing for work, activity and …

  • 23 April

    Trump Orders US Navy To Shoot Down Iranian Gunboats

    President Donald Trump said he has instructed the United States Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass it at sea. Read Also: There’ll Be Two More Weeks Of Inter-State Lockdown – Governors President Trump gave the order on Wednesday, a week after 11 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard …

  • 8 April

    600 People Die After Drinking Alcohol To Prevent COVID-19

    More than 600 persons have died after consuming undiluted alcohol, hoping it protects against COVID-19. Read Also: Protect Oyo People From COVID-19 Instead Of Attacking Buhari, APC Tells Makinde Ghulam Hussein Ismaili, spokesperson for the Iranian judiciary, said more than 3,000 persons had been poisoned after drinking toxic beverages in an …

March, 2020

  • 16 March

    High-ranking Iranian Cleric Dies Of Coronavirus

    A high-ranking Islamic cleric in Iran, has died of Coronavirus in the holy city of Qom, the state news agency, IRNA, has said. Read Also: ‘Okrika’ Clothes Can Transmit Coronavirus, NEMA Warns Nigerians The cleric, named as Bathaei, was admitted to hospital on Saturday, but died on Sunday, becoming the latest …

  • 12 March

    Grant Us Loan To Contain Coronavirus, Iran Asks IMF

    Iran Denies Attempt To Seize British Oil Tanker

    Iran said on Thursday that it has sought immediate financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help it combat one of the world’s deadliest coronavirus outbreaks. Read Also: Coronavirus: Four Children, Teacher Quarantined In Lagos Test Negative According to a tweet by Iran’s top diplomat, IMF chief Kristina Georgieva had …

  • 9 March

    Buhari Condoles With Italy, Iran, South Korea Over Coronavirus Oubreak

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sent messages to Presidents Hassan Rouhani and Moon Jae-in of Iran and South Korea respectively, and the Prime Minister of Italy, Guiseppe Conte, expressing his deep sympathies following increasing incidents of the deadly Coronavirus in their countries. Read Also: Egypt Records First Coronavirus Death In Africa This …

  • 4 March

    Iran Rejects US Coronavirus Aid Offer

    Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday dismissed a US offer to help the Islamic republic fight its coronavirus outbreak, charging that “vicious” American sanctions are depriving the country of medicine. Read Also: Coronavirus: CDC Warns Men Against Keeping Full Beards Iran has scrambled to halt the rapid spread of the virus …

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