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Coronavirus: Saudi asks Muslims to delay Haj plans

The kingdom’s Al Saud ruling family stakes its legitimacy in this oil-rich nation on overseeing and protecting the hajj sites

01 Apr 2020 1:52 PM

US sanctions not hampered Iran's fight against coronavirus: Rouhani

Friction between Tehran and Washington has increased since 2018 when President Donald Trump pulled the US out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal

01 Apr 2020 1:29 PM

Israel: After staffer tests positive for virus, PM Netanyahu placed under quarantine

The prime minister decided that he and his close staff would be in confinement until tests were completed

30 Mar 2020 6:18 PM

Covid19: Death toll in Iran rises to 2,757, over 40,000 cases reported

Iran has been scrambling to contain COVID-19's spread since it reported its first cases on February 19

30 Mar 2020 5:51 PM

Over 12,000 recovered from Covid19 in Iran, officials say

Iran reported 123 new deaths, taking the toll to 2,640

29 Mar 2020 5:12 PM

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Covid19 toll in Iran rises to 2,517

The total number of infections in Iran now stands at 35,408

28 Mar 2020 4:39 PM

Covid19 death toll in Iran rises to 2,000

The total positive cases in Iran now stands at 27,017

25 Mar 2020 4:55 PM

Kabul attack: ISIS claims responsibility

The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the SITE intelligence group

25 Mar 2020 3:44 PM

Four killed as gunmen attack Sikhs gathered at a Gurdwara in Afghanistan

The sikhs are a religious minority in Afghanistan

25 Mar 2020 11:19 AM

Covid19: Iran reports 122 new deaths, toll surges past 1,900

Over 24,811 people are now known to have been infected by coronavirus in Iran

24 Mar 2020 4:32 PM

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UAE suspends passnger flights to tackle Covid19: state media

The UAE, whose international airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai are major hubs, announced on Friday its first two deaths from the COVID-19

23 Mar 2020 9:37 AM

Covid19 death toll in Iran climbs to 1,685 with 129 new deaths

The health ministry confirmed that 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours

22 Mar 2020 5:49 PM

With 123 new deaths, Covid19 death toll in Iran spikes to 1,556

A total of 20,610 people are now known to have been infected with coronavirus in Iran

21 Mar 2020 4:12 PM

Covid19 death toll in Iran rises to 1,433 with 149 new deaths

Nearly 19,644 people are now known to have been infected in Iran, one of the world's worst-hit countries

20 Mar 2020 4:52 PM

Iran says 149 new coronavirus deaths, toll reaches 1,284

A total of 18,407 people have contracted the disease in the country, one of the worst hit by the novel coronavirus

19 Mar 2020 5:21 PM

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With 147 new deaths, toll in Iran climbs to 1,135

The death toll's continued sharp increase worries experts that the outbreak in the Islamic Republic is far from being contained

18 Mar 2020 4:59 PM

Iranian woman aged 103 survives Covid19: reports

The unnamed woman had been hospitalised in the central city of Semnan for about a week

18 Mar 2020 4:54 PM

Covid19: Death toll in Iran spikes to 988 as country reports 135 new deaths

The total number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 16,169

17 Mar 2020 5:06 PM

Iran reports 129 new deaths in Covid19 outbreak

The latest deaths bring the overall toll to 853 fatalities

16 Mar 2020 5:32 PM

Covid19 claims 113 lives in Iran, total death toll climbs to 724

Tehran province has the highest number of new infections with 251 fresh cases.

15 Mar 2020 5:12 PM

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