Updated in: 01 April 2020 - 12:43
US Virus Deaths Pass 4,000
Johns Hopkins:

US Virus Deaths Pass 4,000

TEHRAN (defapress) - The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000 early Wednesday, more than double the number from three days earlier, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
With 2020 Race All but Halted over Coronavirus, Biden Quietly Widens Lead over Trump

With 2020 Race All but Halted over Coronavirus, Biden Quietly Widens Lead over Trump

TEHRAN (defapress) - Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden has quietly expanded his lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, even as the rapidly spreading coronavirus has all but sidelined the former vice president’s campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.
Pompeo says US may consider easing Iran sanctions

Pompeo says US may consider easing Iran sanctions

TEHRAN (defapress) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced the possibility on Tuesday that the United States could rethink sanctions on Iran to ease the country's fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
US officials' remarks proves their instinct for spreading hatred
Mousavi:

US officials' remarks proves their instinct for spreading hatred

TEHRAN (defapress) – The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the remarks of US department of state officials about Iran's taken measure to overcome coronavirus illustrates the instinct for spreading hatred in world.
Any US military action in Iraq resembles an ISIL attack
Rezaei:

Any US military action in Iraq resembles an ISIL attack

TEHRAN (defapress) – In a tweet on Tuesday, the Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said that any US military act in Iraq will be translated the same as the attacks of the ISIL.
Argentina Extends Coronavirus Quarantine until Mid-April

Argentina Extends Coronavirus Quarantine until Mid-April

TEHRAN (defapress) - Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday that the country would extend a mandatory nationwide quarantine period until the middle of April in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus that has killed over 30,000 people worldwide.
Peak US Death Rate Likely in Two Weeks
Trump:

Peak US Death Rate Likely in Two Weeks

TEHRAN (defapress) - US President Donald Trump said Sunday that the peak death rate in the United States from the coronavirus pandemic was likely to hit in two weeks and extended "social distancing" guidelines until April 30.
US Becomes World Epicenter for Coronavirus after Cases Surpass 100,000

US Becomes World Epicenter for Coronavirus after Cases Surpass 100,000

TEHRAN (defapress) – The US has hit a landmark of over 100,000 coronavirus infections, as it solidifies its place as the world’s top hot spot for the disease widening the gap over other afflicted nations.
Zarif Congratulates IRGC on Islamic Revolution Guards Day

Zarif Congratulates IRGC on Islamic Revolution Guards Day

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered congratulations to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders and forces on the Islamic Revolution Guards Day.
Russia Calls US Sanctions on Venezuela A 'Tool of Genocide' amid Epidemic

Russia Calls US Sanctions on Venezuela A 'Tool of Genocide' amid Epidemic

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia said on Friday US “narco-terrorism” charges against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were absurd, adding that sanctions on Caracas could become “a tool of genocide” amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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