Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

[JUST IN] Coronavirus: Iran shuts schools, universities

by Seun Adeuyion March 5, 2020
Schools and universities in Iran will be closed until early April because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the health minister said Thursday. “People should not consider this as an opportunity to go travelling. They should stay home and take our warnings seriously,” Saeed Namaki said at a televised press conference. Details later…

Coronavirus kills Iran’s supreme leader top adviser

by Seun Adeuyion March 3, 2020
A member of a council advising Iran’s supreme leader has died after falling sick from coronavirus, according to Metro UK. He has become the first top official to succumb to the disease which is affecting members of the Islamic Republic’s leadership, which has the highest death toll in the world outside China. Expediency Council member […]

See disturbing video and photos of ‘religious’ Iranians licking shrines and saying they are ‘not scared of coronavirus’

by Chuks Azotanion March 2, 2020
Disturbing footage has emerged showing people alleged to be Iranians disobeying warnings of health officials by kissing and licking shrines while stating they are not scared of the deadly Coronavirus. The videos posted to social media show worshippers in Iran saying they ‘don’t care what happens’ and ‘they am not scared of coronavirus’. as they […]

Iran shows missile, launches satellite which fails to reach orbit

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 9, 2020
In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Iran unveiled a new ballistic missile and launched a domestically-built satellite – which failed, however, to reach orbit. The launch of the satellite happened at 7:15pm local time at Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province, some 230km (145 miles) southeast of the capital, Tehran. State television said, […]

CIA spy sentenced to death in Iran

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2020
Saying that the verdict will be implemented soon, Gholam-Hossein Esmaeeli said in his press conference that the sentenced CIA agent, Amir Rahimour, had received handsome amounts from the US for this job. Esmaeeli said that the Supreme Court of Iran has also confirmed the verdict. The US has repeatedly showed its enmity with Iran in […]

Us – Iran Feud, What’s in it for Nigeria? – by Koko Nkanor

by Breaking Timeson January 15, 2020
The world had just rounded up Christmas and New year festivities and were just settling into 2020 when news of the killing of the second in command, an Iranian military major General and commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Qassem Soleimaini. He was killed by an American drone in a targeted air strike […]