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Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals
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Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's remarks come a day after Israel, UAE, Bahrain sign normalisation deals brokered by US Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain would be responsible for any "consequences" resulting from their normalisation of relations with Tehran's archrival, Israel. Rouhani's remarks came a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the UAE signed agreements establishing full diplomatic ties at a White House ceremony. Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Rouhani said Israel is "committing more crimes in Palestine every day". "Some of the region's countries, their people are pious Muslims but their rulers neither understand religion nor [their] debt ... to the nation ...
Coronavirus: Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Tests Positive As Outbreak Worsens
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Coronavirus: Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Tests Positive As Outbreak Worsens

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the new coronavirus disease, as it struggles to contain an outbreak that has killed 15 people. A health ministry spokesman confirmed that Iraj Harirchi was infected with Covid-19 and under quarantine. President Hassan Rouhani meanwhile urged Iranians not to panic, saying: "We will get through the virus." Officials have reported 95 confirmed cases since last week, but the actual number is thought to be far higher. The World Health Organization has said the sudden increase in cases in the country is "deeply concerning". The regional director of the UN agency was due to fly to Iran on Tuesday, but his departure was delayed. A WHO spokeswoman said it was finalising the dates of a separate visit to Iran by a technical m...