Iran faces fifth COVID wave amid growing Delta variant threat

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran faces fifth COVID wave amid growing Delta variant threat” – below is their description. Iran is facing a fifth wave of COVID-19 as the new Delta variant continues to spread. The country is already the worst-affected in the Middle East, with 3.5 million people infected and … Read more Iran faces fifth COVID wave amid growing Delta variant threat

US seizes three dozen websites used for ‘Iranian disinformation’

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US seizes three dozen websites used for ‘Iranian disinformation’” – below is their description. The US Justice Department has seized 33 Iranian government-affiliated media websites, as Press TV and Al-Alam, which it said were hosted on US-owned domains in violation of sanctions. Press TV website has now … Read more US seizes three dozen websites used for ‘Iranian disinformation’

‘Iran first’: President-elect Raisi sets out his priorities

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Iran first’: President-elect Raisi sets out his priorities” – below is their description. Iran’s president-elect says he will put the needs of his people first. Former Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi secured victory during the weekend in an election with an historic-low turnout. Raisi has used his first … Read more ‘Iran first’: President-elect Raisi sets out his priorities

What comes after the election of Iran’s new hardline President Raisi?

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What comes after the election of Iran’s new hardline President Raisi?” – below is their description. Iran’s president-elect has only a few weeks to put together his cabinet before taking office in early August. While many leaders lined up to congratulate Ebrahim Raisi on his victory, some … Read more What comes after the election of Iran’s new hardline President Raisi?

Iran votes for next president – and its future direction

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran votes for next president – and its future direction” – below is their description. Iranians are voting in a presidential election that is widely expected to be won by a hardline former judge. Ebrahim Raisi’s victory would put hawks in control at a time when the … Read more Iran votes for next president – and its future direction

Third candidate drops out of Iran presidential race

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Third candidate drops out of Iran presidential race” – below is their description. A third candidate has dropped out of Iran’s presidential race on the final day of campaigning. Conservative candidate and former nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili is the latest to bow out in support of frontrunner … Read more Third candidate drops out of Iran presidential race

What’s at stake in Iran’s June 18 presidential election? | News Feed

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What’s at stake in Iran’s June 18 presidential election? | News Feed” – below is their description. Iran is set to hold its presidential election on June 18, against the backdrop of the nuclear deal negotiations in Vienna and a troubled economy. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari explains … Read more What’s at stake in Iran’s June 18 presidential election? | News Feed

Will the Iran nuclear deal remain on the table after election?

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will the Iran nuclear deal remain on the table after election?” – below is their description. A sixth round of nuclear negotiations is under way in Vienna days before Iranians go to the polls to choose their next president. All sides hope to reach an agreement to … Read more Will the Iran nuclear deal remain on the table after election?

‘Game show’: Iranian candidates slam debate format, trade barbs

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Game show’: Iranian candidates slam debate format, trade barbs” – below is their description. The seven presidential candidates in Iran took to state TV for a second debate on Tuesday. Social, cultural and political issues were meant to be on the agenda. But the candidates used the … Read more ‘Game show’: Iranian candidates slam debate format, trade barbs

Iran nuclear talks: Deadline to revive the deal approaches

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran nuclear talks: Deadline to revive the deal approaches” – below is their description. A deadline to salvage the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is approaching. A three-month time limit was set by Iran in February to pressure the US into lifting sanctions. But although … Read more Iran nuclear talks: Deadline to revive the deal approaches

Qatar Airways launches word’s first fully vaccinated flight

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Qatar Airways launches word’s first fully vaccinated flight” – below is their description. Qatar Airways has launched the world’s first fully vaccinated flight against COVID-19 on Tuesday. The flight which took off from Doha and circled neighbouring countries before returning home, carried staff and passengers who had … Read more Qatar Airways launches word’s first fully vaccinated flight

IAEA, Iran agree temporary deal for inspections with less access

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “IAEA, Iran agree temporary deal for inspections with less access” – below is their description. The UN nuclear watchdog says it has reached a temporary agreement with Iran to give its inspectors less access to its nuclear facilities while allowing the agency to monitor its atomic programme … Read more IAEA, Iran agree temporary deal for inspections with less access

Iran starts COVID-19 vaccinations with Sputnik V

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran starts COVID-19 vaccinations with Sputnik V” – below is their description. Iran is the country with the highest COVID-19 death toll in the Middle East. Nearly 1.5 million people have been infected with the coronavirus and almost 60,000 have died. On Tuesday, officials finally began their … Read more Iran starts COVID-19 vaccinations with Sputnik V

Iranian Paralympic archer undeterred by COVID-19 crisis

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iranian Paralympic archer undeterred by COVID-19 crisis” – below is their description. The Tokyo Olympics may still be in doubt, but athletes around the world are training for the games. Zahra Nemati is an Iranian Paralympic and Olympic archer who says the coronavirus pandemic has not deterred … Read more Iranian Paralympic archer undeterred by COVID-19 crisis

Iran receives first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran receives first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine” – below is their description. In Iran, the first shipment of 10,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine has arrived. Tehran is expecting around 400,000 doses to be delivered in the next few weeks. Healthcare workers and … Read more Iran receives first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine