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Hezbollah Founder Dies of Coronavirus

Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, a former interior minister of Iran and a founder of the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, died in Tehran on Monday from complications caused by the Chinese coronavirus, the Associated Press (AP) reported.

Iranian top cleric Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, center, speaks, as Rabbi Moishe Arye Friedman, left, from Austria, and Rabbi Ahron Cohen from England, sit, in a conference on the Holocaust, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 11, 2006. Iran on Monday opened a conference that it said would examine whether the Holocaust …

Iran Confirms Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated in Tehran

Iranian state media reported on Friday morning that top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated near the capital city of Tehran by unidentified “terrorists” after a fierce battle with his security team. Fakhrizadeh was described as the “father of the Iranian bomb” in a famous 2018 presentation by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 

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Iran Holds International Webinar on American Decline

Iran’s Expediency Council, a religious advisory council with quasi-legislative powers, and Imam Hossein University held an international webinar on Tuesday to discuss “why the era when the U.S. was the world’s superpower is in the past, and how Washington’s policies have had a negative effect on the world,” as Iran’s state-run PressTV put it. 

Iranian women display religious symbols written on the palms of their hands during a demonstration outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2019, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis. - On November 4, 1979, less than nine months after the …

Report: Israel Behind Cyberattack that Caused ‘Total Disarray’ at Iran Port

TEL AVIV – Israel was behind a “highly accurate” cyberattack on an Iranian port facility that caused total chaos, the Washington Post reported Monday,  citing foreign and U.S. officials as saying the attack was in retaliation for the Islamic Republic’s attempted assault on Israel’s water infrastructure. 

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Iran’s General Salami Unveils Magnetic ‘Bipolar Coronavirus Remote Detector’

In a world first, Iran unveiled a special magnetic coronavirus detector Wednesday it claimed can remotely identify infected people and contaminated areas within a range of 100 meters. Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami said the unique device is so advanced it obviates the need for blood tests and delivers a result in just five seconds.

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Major General Hossein Salami speaks at Tehran's Islamic Revolution and Holy Defence museum, during the unveiling of an exhibition of what Iran says are US and other drones captured in its territory, in the capital Tehran on September 21, 2019. - Iran's Revolutionary Guards commander today …

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. …