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…
In our news wrap Thursday, the Justice Department announced indictments of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top allies on charges of narco-terrorism. Attorney General William Barr said they conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine. Also, Israel’s year-long political…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The family said in a statement posted on Twitter that it did not have information about how or when Levinson had died, but that it occurred before the recent coronavirus outbreak.
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
The idea has picked up support from prominent leftists in the U.S., including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
In our news wrap Thursday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii suspended her longshot bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. In a message to her supporters, Gabbard said that despite her political differences with former Vice President Joe Biden, he…
So far, Iran is one of the countries hit hardest by the novel coronavirus. Thousands of people there are infected, and the death toll is skyrocketing. In addition, amid preparations for a subdued celebration of Iranian New Year, the ongoing…
By Nasser Karimi, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
It marks the biggest 24-hour rise in deaths since officials first acknowledged cases of the virus in Iran in mid-February.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran is one of the hardest-hit countries in the world in the coronavirus pandemic. Although Iran has one of the Mideast's best medical services, its hospitals appear to be overwhelmed. Now, officials worry the Iranian New Year, which starts Friday,…
By Amir Vahdat, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
The divergent approaches adopted by local authorities reflect continued uncertainty over how to slow the spread of a virus that has infected around 170,000 people worldwide and caused more than 6,500 deaths.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
A barrage of rockets hit a base housing U.S. and other coalition troops north of Baghdad on Saturday, Iraqi security officials said, just days after a similar attack killed three servicemen, including two Americans.
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