VOA News on Iran

Greek Army soldiers detain a group of migrants that crossed from Turkey to Greece, near the village of Protoklisi, in the…
Athens scrambles to avert flare-up of border clashes
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:33
(FILES) A file photo taken on March 21, 2020 shows Iranian workers setting up a makeshift hospital inside the Iran Mall,…
Britain, France, Germany facilitate deal enacted after the U.S. withdrew from the Iran nuclear agreement
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:24
Members of the Iranian Red Crescent test people for coronavirus Covid-19 symptoms, as police blocked Tehran to Alborz highway…
Iran's president says government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain pandemic
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 07:09
British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen at her parent's home, in Tehran, Iran, March 17, 2020.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, currently on leave from Evin Prison at her parents' house in Iranian capital, had been due to return to custody on April 4
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:04
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani delivers a message for the Iranian New Year, or Nowruz, in Tehran, March 20, 2020.
President Hassan Rouhani lashes out at criticism of its lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East as a 'political war,' saying he had to weigh protecting the economy while tackling the pandemic
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 07:07
People in protective clothing walk past rows of beds at a temporary 2,000-bed hospital for COVID-19 coronavirus patients set up…
The poisonings come as fake remedies spread across social media in Iran
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 07:22
This Image provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) shows a photo of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who went…
National security adviser's Wednesday statement sought to clarify remarks made hours earlier by Trump, who said he did ‘not accept' that Levinson was dead
Michael Lipin
Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:42
Afghan refugees submit documents at a refugee center in Tehran, Iran, Oct. 24, 2016. Many young men who left Afghanistan for Iran and Pakistan are returning.
According to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation, over 150,000 Afghan refugees have returned from Iran since late February
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 19:32
In this Sept. 22, 2011 photo, members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard march in front of the mausoleum of the late Iranian…
Treasury Department officials sanction 20 companies and individuals as part of Iranian 'web' of illicit activity in Iraq, Syria and Yemen
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 16:06
 FILE- An FBI poster showing a composite image of former FBI agent Robert Levinson (right) of how he would look like now after five years in captivity, and an image (center) taken from the video, released by his kidnappers, and a picture before he wa...
A White House says that the U.S. administration believes Bob Levinson may have passed away in Iran 'some time ago' 
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:33
In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali…
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments come as Iran faces crushing U.S. sanctions blocking the country from selling its crude oil and accessing international financial markets
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 07:44
People queue in line to receive packages for precautions against COVID-19 coronavirus disease provided by the Basij, a militia loyal to Iran's Islamic republic establishment, from a booth outside Meydane Valiasr metro station in Tehran, March 15, 2020.
American companies have been blocked from doing business with Iran and Venezuela for almost two years, after the Trump administration unilaterally pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 07:42
Iranian men bury the journalist Abdollah Zavieh, who passed away due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Behesht Zahra cemetery in Tehran, March 24, 2020.
Officials have complained that many Iranians ignored appeals to stay at home and cancel travel plans for the Persian New Year holidays that began on March 20
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:18
Chinese Foreign Ministry new spokesman Zhao Lijian gestures as he speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign…
In recent weeks, Iran and China have used state media to promote each other’s unproven claims that US triggered pandemic, drawing rebukes from Washington  
Michael Lipin
Tue, 03/24/2020 - 22:08
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech, in Tehran, Iran March 22, 2020. Official Khamenei…
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments come as Iran faces crushing US sanctions blocking the country from selling its crude oil and accessing international financial markets
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Sun, 03/22/2020 - 05:52