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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. …

Two More Senior Iranian Officials Die of Chinese Coronavirus

Iranian media on Friday reported the deaths of Hossein Sheikholeslam, formerly ambassador to Syria and an adviser to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and Mohammed Haj Abolghasemi, an intelligence officer and commander in Iran’s brutal Basij paramilitary unit, a division of the designated terrorist organization known as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). 

A medic moves a patient in a ward dedicated for people infected with the coronavirus, at Forqani Hospital, in Qom, 78 miles (125 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Iran's president said Tehran has no immediate plans to quarantine cities over the new coronavirus rapidly …

U.S. Helps Iranian Protesters Bypass Regime Censorship

Iranian opposition leaders said on Monday that protests against the regime are ongoing, with helpful assistance from U.S. initiatives to provide hardware and software that allows Iranians to bypass Internet censorship from their repressive government.

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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 Mobilizes Half a Million Paramilitary Fighters to Suppress Protests

Iran on Tuesday claimed “calm has been restored in the country” following protests triggered by a massive hike in gasoline prices, but the Internet remained down and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced it was mobilizing half a million members of a brutal paramilitary force known as the Basij to control the streets.

Iranian Arabs who are members of the paramilitary Basij force march in a military parade marking the 35th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. President Rouhani lauded his country's military …

Iran Seizes Another Ship, Accuses Crew of Fuel Smuggling

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced through state media on Monday that it has seized another ship near the strategically vital Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC accused the crew of smuggling diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Washington issued strong protests last month when authorities in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released an Iranian supertanker they had detained for six weeks on suspicion of sanctions-busting

Iran Boasts: World Awe in U.S. Military ‘Shattered’ by Drone Downing

The downing of an American drone last month by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a United States-designated terrorist group, “shattered” U.S. military awe, commanders of the elite Iranian armed forces unit boasted on Tuesday, claiming that the Islamic Republic’s ground forces are invincible.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a trilateral meeting on Syria with his Russian and Turkish counterparts in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 14, 2019. (Photo by Sergei CHIRIKOV / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read SERGEI CHIRIKOV/AFP/Getty Images)