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Iran Trashes U.S. Healthcare System, Proclaims Itself ‘Ready to Help’ Fight Coronavirus

Iran, scene of the world’s worst fastest and deadliest outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, followed the Chinese Communist Party’s lead and attempted to flip the political script on Thursday by claiming its response to the outbreak has been exemplary, the United States is the clearly incompetent party, and Tehran is magnanimously willing to help America get the virus under control.

Iranians, some wearing protective masks, gather inside the capital Tehran's grand bazaar, during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic crises, on March 18, 2020. - Iran said its novel coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 today as President Hassan Rouhani defended the response of his administration, which has yet to impose a lockdown. …

Hard-Line Muslim Faithful Storm Iran Shrines Shut over Coronavirus

Devout Muslim Shiite followers in Iran fought their way into two major shrines closed over coronavirus fears, Iranian state media reported Tuesday, as they demanded the right to continue worshipping practices that include kissing, touching and in some cases licking sacred public objects.

People gather outside the closed doors of the Fatima Masumeh shrine in Iran's holy city of Qom on March 16 2020. - Iran closed four key Shiite pilgrimage sites across the Islamic republic on March 16 in line with measures to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, state media …

Iran’s Rouhani Dismisses U.S. Offer of Coronavirus Help

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, currently presiding over the deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the world, rejected American offers of medical assistance on Wednesday and took the opportunity to complain about U.S. sanctions against Iran’s nuclear weapons program and terrorist activities.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan on October 1, 2019. (Photo by Karen MINASYAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read KAREN MINASYAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Iranian Vice President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

According to Iranian state media, the rapidly-spreading coronavirus epidemic claimed Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar as a new patient on Thursday, the first member of President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet to test positive for the disease.

Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs, Massoumeh Ebtekar, speaks to reporters during a press conference in Tehran on January 29, 2019. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP) (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images)

Iran Flip-Flops on Nuclear Deal: ‘Tehran Still Remains in the Deal’

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that claims of nuclear deal violations by European participants in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are groundless and Tehran still respects the deal, despite having systematically abrogated most of its terms in an effort to squeeze more financial concessions out of the Europeans.

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. - Bushehr is Iran's only nuclear power station and is currently running on imported fuel from Russia that is …

Iran Threatens ‘The American Soldier’ Today, ‘The European Soldier’ Tomorrow

NEW DELHI (AP) – Iran’s top diplomat acknowledged Wednesday that Iranians “were lied to” for days following the Islamic Republic accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing 176 people, as the country’s president warned that European soldiers in the Mideast “could be in danger” after three nations challenged Tehran over breaking limits of its nuclear deal.

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Iran Cries Revenge on U.S. ‘Murderers and Criminals’ Who Killed Soleimani

Iran cried out for “harsh retaliation” and revenge on Friday after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport killed Tehran’s top general, with one adviser to Iran’s supreme leader threatening U.S. troops in the Middle East with immediate consequences, saying “this is the time to clear the region from these insidious beasts.”

Iranian schoolgirls wave their national flag and hold an anti-US slogan during celebrations in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2016. / AFP / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images)