President Hassan Rouhani said there were no immediate plans to quarantine cities, but he acknowledged it may take “one, two or three weeks” to get control of the virus in Iran.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused the two governments of censorship and of trying to cover up the severity of the spread of the deadly illness.
By Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s health ministry raised the death toll from the new coronavirus to eight Sunday, amid concerns that clusters there as well as in Italy and South Korea could signal a serious new stage in its global spread.
In our news wrap Friday, the World Health Organization warns the window of opportunity to contain the international spread of novel coronavirus is closing. South Korea has become the latest front in the outbreak, with officials declaring a health emergency…
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Iranians are voting for a new parliament, with turnout seen as a key measure of support for Iran's leadership at the time of a sanctions-linked economic downturn and diplomatic isolation. The disqualification of some 7,000 potential candidates, most of them…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The discovery further ties Iran to an attack that briefly halved Saudi Arabia's oil output and saw energy prices spike by a level unseen since the 1991 Gulf War.
By Associated Press
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn't believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection bid.
Eight Republicans joined with Democrats to pass the resolution by a 55-45 vote.
In our news wrap Monday, Turkish and Syrian forces clashed in northwestern Syria for the second time in two weeks. As Turkish trucks rumbled into Idlib province, officials in Ankara warned Syria’s Assad regime to pull back. Also, U.S. Senate…
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, state television reported, the latest setback for a program the U.S. claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program.
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