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US Sanctions Serving Coronavirus, Detrimental to Entire World

US Sanctions Serving Coronavirus, Detrimental to Entire World

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations stressed the need for the removal of the US’ unilateral sanctions for an effective global battle with the coronavirus, saying those sanctions harm the whole world amid the efforts to contain the pandemic. - Politics news - The Iranian envoy on Tuesday sent a letter to the president of the United Nations General Assembly to...

WHO Urges Support for Nurses, Midwives on World Health Day

WHO Urges Support for Nurses, Midwives on World Health Day

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – By highlighting the theme of this year’s World Health Day as “Support nurses and midwives”, the WHO restated the critical role that nurses and midwives play in keeping the world healthy. - World news - “Nurses account for more than half of all the world’s health workers, providing vital services throughout the health system. Historically, as well as today,...

Former World Leaders Urge Trump to Ease Medical Sanctions on Iran

Former World Leaders Urge Trump to Ease Medical Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A group of former world leaders and officials called on US President Donald Trump to ease medical and humanitarian sanctions on Iran and help save “potentially hundreds of thousands of lives” across the Middle East. - Politics news - The call has the backing of 24 senior diplomats and defense officials including former EU foreign affairs chief Federica...

World Surpasses 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

World Surpasses 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally soars past one million as the US reports more than 1,000 dead in a day. - Society/Culture news - The number of coronavirus deaths topped 50,000 around the world on Friday as another grim milestone was reached with more than one million confirmed infections. The United States reported the highest daily death toll of...

US Becomes World Epicenter for Coronavirus after Cases Surpass 100,000

US Becomes World Epicenter for Coronavirus after Cases Surpass 100,000

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US has hit a landmark of over 100,000 coronavirus infections, as it solidifies its place as the world’s top hot spot for the disease widening the gap over other afflicted nations. - World news - With the latest update of Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 tracker, the US has tallied 100,717 cases of the virus, surpassing Italy, the next hardest-hit country,...

Iran UN Envoy Urges World to Defy US Sanctions

Iran UN Envoy Urges World to Defy US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations called on the international community to disobey the US’ economic terrorism against the Iranian people. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account, Majid Takht Ravanchi highlighted the growing number of governments and organizations that “are advocating ending US' economic terrorism on...

Iranian, Russian FMs Discuss Coronavirus Outbreak, World Developments

Iranian, Russian FMs Discuss Coronavirus Outbreak, World Developments

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed efforts to counter the coronavirus outbreak. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, the two top diplomats conferred on the current situation and the impact of the spread of the coronavirus in both countries and the world, according to the Iranian...

World Should Condemn US Sanctions as War Crimes: Iranian Envoy

World Should Condemn US Sanctions as War Crimes: Iranian Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to India called on the international health community to condemn the US sanctions as war crimes, since they are taking the lives of people. - Politics news - “People of Iran have paid a heavy price over the past couple of weeks because of the medical restrictions caused by the US sanctions,” Iran’s Ambassador to New Delhi Ali Chegeni...

Zarif Invites World to Join Campaign to Defy US Sanctions on Iran

Zarif Invites World to Join Campaign to Defy US Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on world countries to join a global campaign to disregard the US sanctions against Iran. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Tuesday, Zarif said the unlawful US sanctions have drained Iran’s economic resources and impaired its ability to fight COVID-19. “They (US sanctions) literally...

World Should Be Prepared for Century’s Major Crisis: Iranian Envoy

World Should Be Prepared for Century’s Major Crisis: Iranian Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Ambassador to France Bahram Qassemi said in order to contain the outbreak of the new coronavirus across the world, nations should boost solidarity and cooperation and get prepared for the century’s major crisis. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account, Qassemi pointed to Albert Camus’s novel “The Plague” and said the writer, in a letter to...