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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Iran Armed Forces Suspend Conscription Of Soldiers Due To Coronavirus

Radiofarda – Iran’s armed forces have postponed conscription of soldiers scheduled to start their two-year compulsory military service in the coming weeks until mid-April. The Spokesman of Armed Forces Coronavirus Combat Task Force, Brigadier General Dr. Hassan Araqizadeh, on Monday announced the decision to delay new conscriptions for at least two months. Those who will finish their training in a …

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Watch: Iran uses water cannons to disinfect streets amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran is using police water cannons loaded with chemical spray to disinfect streets in Tehran as a protective measure against coronavirus, semi-official Tasnim News Agency reported on Sunday.These are the same units that were used during demonstrations to disburse protesters, according to Twitter users.“Special Forces Units of Iran’s Islamic Regime Police, which played a key role in suppression of #RecentProtests used their …

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UAE carries out aid mission to Iran with WHO amid coronavirus outbreak

Al-Arabia – The United Arab Emirates Air Force carried out a coronavirus aid mission to Iran on Monday in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the UAE’s official WAM news agency reported. A UAE military aircraft was dispatched with six medics onboard, as well as 7.5 tons of medical equipment and supplies including laboratory diagnostic kits, hundreds of thousands …

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Jailed protester contracts COVID-19, fellow inmates also suspected

Iran-HRM – It has been reported that Amir Hossein Moradi, detained in Ward 2 of the Greater Tehran Penitentiary, has contracted the Coronavirus. He has been transferred to an unknown location. Mr. Moradi, arrested during Iran protests in November 2019, was sentenced to death last week. Death row prisoner Amir Hossein Moradi had referred to a hospital over the past week and …

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Soheil Arabi suffers spreading infection and pain in the absence of medical care

Iran-HRM – Political prisoner Soheil Arabi is in horrible health conditions due severe pain caused by “blunt trauma” and infection in the body and frequent coughs.This is while not physicians remain in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary and the prisoner’s inquiries to get medicines have got nowhere. Prison authorities do not account for the life and health of prisoners. He needs …

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Virus Kills Member of Council Advising Iran’s Supreme Leader

VOA – A member of a council that advises Iran’s supreme leader died Monday after falling sick from the new coronavirus, state radio reported, becoming the first top official to succumb to the illness that is affecting members of the Islamic Republic’s leadership.   The death of Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi came as Iran announced the virus had killed 66 …

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Iran Elections: The Least Bad Outcome

gatestoneinstitute.org – For the first time in 40 years…. [t]he so-called “moderates” and “reformists” whose task was to give a North Korean-style regime a Scandinavian varnish have been reduced to insignificance…. Thus even without Ahmadinejad’s bloc, the IRGC and affiliates enjoy a solid majority. The fact that the new Majlis reflects the true nature of the regime as never before must be …

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Iran Coronavirus Cases Rise Again; Trump Says U.S. Ready To Aid Iran If Asked

RFL/RE – Iranian officials have announced another jump in confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus that is causing global havoc since its outbreak began in central China late last year. Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told a televised news conference that 385 newly confirmed cases of the COVID-19 illness in Iran brought the total to 978. Eleven new deaths …

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