Nasser’s Recent Stories
World Dec 09Iran says U.S. sanctions hinder access to COVID-19 vaccines
While the U.S. insists that medicines and humanitarian goods are exempt from sanctions, restrictions on trade have made many banks and companies across the world hesitant.
World Nov 30Iranian official claims Israel killed nuclear scientist remotely
Israel's Foreign Ministry director-general sent a cable urging its diplomats to maintain "the highest level of readiness and awareness of any irregular activity."…
World Nov 21Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge
Iran has recorded daily death tolls of above 430 over the past five days. The Iranian Health Ministry said on Saturday that the total number of confirmed cases has risen to above 840,000.
World Oct 18UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections
A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States, which insists the ban…
World Aug 19Iran surpasses 20,000 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus
The announcement came as the Islamic Republic, which has been struggling with both the region's largest outbreak and the highest number of fatalities, went ahead with university entrance exams for over 1 million students.
World Jul 24Iran slams interception by U.S. jet over Syria as ‘illegal’
Iranian officials have slammed the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by a U.S. fighter jet over Syria as “illegal,” threatening action against Washington over the incident.
Politics Jun 29Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, Interpol rejects
The prosecutor said Iran had asked Interpol to issue a "red notice" for Trump and 35 others. Interpol later said it wouldn't consider Iran's request, meaning Trump faces no danger of arrest.
Health May 21Iran says 10,000 medics infected as virus fears rise in Mideast
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
Arts May 05Coronavirus returns long-banned drive-in movies to Iran
The new coronavirus pandemic has brought back something unseen in Iran since its 1979 Islamic Revolution: a drive-in movie theater.
World Mar 27In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds
Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing but a plastic diaper, an Iranian health care worker in a hazmat suit and mask begged the public for just one thing: Stop drinking industrial alcohol over fears…