Iran, Russia to Work Together on Development of COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran’s health ministry spokesperson says Tehran and Moscow are to cooperate on the production of a vaccine for coronavirus. Sima-Sadat Lari said Iranian experts and authorities have held talks with ...

Over 8,000 Iranians Contract Coronavirus in 24 Hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 8,293 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, the highest record since the beginning of the outbreak. In a press briefing ...
Gaza children

Gaza children struggle with studies during COVID-19 lockdown

Walaa Jamal, 33, from the Shati refugee camp struggles to cover the educational gap for her four children amid school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. She uses her old ...

Thousands demand Netanyahu quit over coronavirus, corruption

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and thronged the streets of central Jerusalem, as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader appeared ...

Transport Fallout from COVID-19 Estimated at $495 Million

Iran’s transportation sector has sustained an estimated loss of 80,000 billion rials ($495 million) following the outbreak of coronavirus, an official with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development said.  ...

Pandemic pushes some Iraqis, broken by conflict, into poverty

When shops and homes shutter at curfew, some Iraqis in this Baghdad district say it reminds them of past traumas that destroyed lives and livelihoods: sectarian death squads, foreign invasion, ...

Qom photojournalists reflect battle with COVID-19 in online exhibit


Qom photojournalists reflect battle with COVID-19 in online exhibit

Photojournalists in Qom, where the first cases of the COVID-19 infection in two Iranian men were reported in February, have launched an online photo exhibition to highlight efforts made by ...

Poll: Income of 70% of Tehran Residents Declines Due to COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has reduced the income of 70% of households living in the capital city, an opinion poll jointly conducted by the Social and Cultural Studies Department of Tehran ...