President Donald Trump bolted from the agreement negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama, under which Iran had drastically curbed its nuclear activities.
Four decades of mistrust between Tehran and Washington isn’t likely to end soon. But it can be managed if mutual diplomacy prevails.
Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
"We will support and assist any nation or any group anywhere who opposes and fights the Zionist regime," Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says ahead of Quds (Jerusalem) Day.
It was not immediately clear what information Trump was referring to in his tweet, which was posted after he was scheduled to have an intelligence briefing.
Visions of regime change in China and Iran due to Covid-19 represent a strain of Western callousness.
Washington's offer to help Iran fight the coronavirus pandemic is strange since the US is facing its own shortages in dealing with the outbreak, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says.
While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit by the virus, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that young people were also vulnerable.
Iran reported a record rise of 129 fatalities from the new coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of its death toll to 853 amid nearly 15,000 confirmed cases.
After downplaying the coronavirus as recently as last week, Iranian authorities said on Tuesday they had plans to potentially mobilise 300,000 soldiers and volunteers to confront the virus.
In Iran, hardliners have won not because of widespread support, but because of widespread apathy.
Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says 42.57 percent of voter turnout in parliamentary election is "acceptable" as polls took place amid bad weather, air disaster, and coronavirus outbreak.
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