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COVID-19: Georgia Proposes State Of Emergency; Iran Passes 20,000 Cases

RFL/RE – Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has sent legislation to the former Soviet republic’s parliament that would impose a nationwide state of emergency in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Under Georgia’s constitution, lawmakers in Tbilisi have 24 hours to vote on whether to approve the declaration. Zurabishvili submitting the proposal to parliament just hours after Prime …

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Bitter Oil Ear Drop Prevents Coronavirus, Iran Islamic Doctor Claims

Radiofarad A physician turned “Islamic doctor” in Iran says dropping bitter gourd oil in ears in the morning before going out will prevent infection with coronavirus (COVID-19). Two more drops at night will even prevent those who have been infected from transmitting it to others, he claims. Many Iranians believe in traditional medical treatments and Islamic medicine, which under the …

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Prisoners In Iran Riot, Some Escape Trying To Avoid Coronavirus

Radiofarda – The governor of Aligudarz, a town in Iran’s Lorestan province says a riot in the local prison on Friday amid a coronavirus epidemic was put down by security forces. While the governor, Hamid Kashkuli claimed no prisoner escaped and the reason for the disturbance remains unknown, the coronavirus epidemic has put prisoners in grave danger and could have …

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US Ambassador expresses concerns on the Covid-19 situation in Iran and requests the release of all those imprisoned because of their beliefs.

Shabtabnews – Yesterday, -– Ambassador Sam Brownback , the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom , stated in a Twitter message that he demanded in light of widespread epidemic in Iran all those imprisoned because of their religious faiths be released. Tweets by IRF_Ambassador

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Rouhani Claims Plotters Trying To Bring Iran’s Economy To A Standstill Amid Epidemic

Radiofarda – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says a “counter-revolutionary conspiracy” has been hatched to “suspend work and economic activity” amid the coronavirus epidemic in Iran and it should be countered by “normalizing production.” He made the statement on Saturday March 21 at a meeting of the Coronavirus Control Task Force which is the body that decided to shut down schools …

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