Why has the coronavirus hit Iran so hard? | UpFront (Full)

In this episode of UpFront we challenge prominent Iranian political analyst Mohammad Marandi on how Tehran is handling the coronavirus. And in a Special Interview, Brazilian congresswoman Tabata Amaral explains why she thinks President Jair Bolsonaro is putting millions of lives at risk. COVID-19: Iran’s government ‘didn’t botch the response’ According to official figures, at … Read more Why has the coronavirus hit Iran so hard? | UpFront (Full)

Iran-Turkey gas pipeline goes up IN FLAMES after alleged ‘terrorist attack’

Russia Today (RT) the Russian state funded broadcaster is reporting on an alleged terror attack against an Iran-Turkey gas pipeline. A senior official with Iran’s state gas company has alleged that terrorists were behind an explosion and massive fire on the pipeline transporting natural gas from the Islamic Republic to Turkey. “This morning, terrorists attacked … Read more Iran-Turkey gas pipeline goes up IN FLAMES after alleged ‘terrorist attack’

Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

Much of the world’s focus is on the growing coronavirus pandemic. And as the war on the disease is stepped up, the United Nations is calling for a ceasefire in other wars – such as in Syria and Yemen – saying people should be fighting the outbreak, not each other. The warring sides in Yemen … Read more Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

How is IRAN conquering the MIDDLE EAST? – VisualPolitik EN

The Chernobyl disaster of 1986 marked the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union. Suddenly, even the communist elites didn’t trust the system. Mikhail Gorbachev stated that it was Chernobyl and not Perestroika that led to the Soviet collapse. Thirty years later, Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian plane. Suddenly, even the strongest supporters … Read more How is IRAN conquering the MIDDLE EAST? – VisualPolitik EN

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: “50 people are contracting COVID-19 every single hour”

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: “50 people are contracting COVID-19 every single hour”, FRANCE24’s Sanam Shantyaei tells us more about the situation in the Islamic Republic. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: “50 people are contracting COVID-19 every single hour”

Islamic call to prayer changes in Kuwait amidst coronavirus fears

‘al-salatu fi buyutikum’ means ‘pray in your homes’ – a message which, according to the UK’s Guardian, has been heard in Kuwait. Saudi Arabia has banned pilgimages, as Muslims the world over react to the spread of Covid-19: The coronavirus pandemic has pushed countries around the world to take stringent measures to prevent the spread … Read more Islamic call to prayer changes in Kuwait amidst coronavirus fears

Christchurch: How are survivors coping one year on? | The Stream

Sunday marks the first anniversary of the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history – the attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch that killed 51 people and left nearly 50 more wounded. A year on, the scarred community awaits the conclusions of a governmental inquiry due in April, and many victims still … Read more Christchurch: How are survivors coping one year on? | The Stream

Afghan rivals hold duelling inaugurations amid attack on political rally

President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second term on Monday as opposition leader, while his former electoral opponent Abdullah Abdullah held a rival inauguration. Ghani’s ceremony was disrupted by the sound of two rockets hitting the edge of the compound of the presidential palace compound in the capital Kabul, Reuters witnesses said. The Islamic … Read more Afghan rivals hold duelling inaugurations amid attack on political rally

Yankee go home? In Iraq, anti-IS group coalition compromised

Since 2014, thousands of mainly US troops have been deployed in Iraq to support the local Iraqi forces in their fight against the Islamic State group. But back in January, the assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad sparked an escalation in the region, the consequences of which remain unclear. … Read more Yankee go home? In Iraq, anti-IS group coalition compromised

Iran’s coronavirus death toll jumps again | ABC News

Iran’s death toll has jumped to 54 and the number of those infected has reached 978, up from 43 deaths and 593 infections on Saturday. Iran has had the highest number of deaths from coronavirus outside of China, where the outbreak originated, and a handful of countries in the region have reported infections among people … Read more Iran’s coronavirus death toll jumps again | ABC News