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Hossein Sheikholeslam, an adviser to Iran’s foreign minister, has died aged 68 from the novel coronavirus, which has spread to over 4700 Iranian citizens including many high-level politicians and officials.

Iran arrested a man for publishing a shocking video of coronavirus victims in Qom while simultaneously announcing new measures to combat the disease as the death toll rose to 92.

Twenty-three Iranian MPs diagnosed with coronavirus

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Twenty-three Iranian MPs diagnosed with coronavirus

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ordered the armed forces to assist in combating the spread of the coronavirus, which has now infected 23 MPs.

Shocking video shows dozens of Iran corpses awaiting burial

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Shocking video shows dozens of Iran corpses awaiting burial

At least 77 people have died in Iran after contracting the novel coronavirus, reports said on Tuesday, as a shocking video of unburied bodies ...

Coronavirus disrupts Wikipedia in Iran after senior official's death

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Coronavirus disrupts Wikipedia in Iran after senior official's death

Wikipedia has been disrupted in Iran after Expediency Council member Mohammed Mirmohammadi died of coronavirus.

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Morocco reports first coronavirus case amid MENA outbreak

Morocco’s health ministry declared on Monday its first coronavirus case, the latest Arab countries to see an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease.

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Corona busters? Iran police launch 'disinfection operation' amid outbreak

A special police force in Iran has began a mass operation to disinfect public spaces in the country, state media reported on Monday, as the ...

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Adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei dies of coronavirus

Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi died after being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in Iran, state media ...

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WHO sends medics to Iran as coronavirus toll rises

The WHO has warned that stocks of medical supplies are running low worldwide.

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