Iran says U.S. fails to seize Iranian funds in Europe

Xinhua News Agency | Apr 8, 2020 at 6:14 PM

Iran has won “a legal battle” to abort a U.S. attempt to block and confiscate Iran’s funds in Europe, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati said on Wednesday.

Iran presses for IMF loan; some business to stay shut despite easing

Reuters | Apr 8, 2020 at 11:26 AM

President Hassan Rouhani pressed harder on Wednesday for a $5 billion emergency IMF loan Iran has sought to fight the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak, saying the Fund would be guilty of discrimination if it withholds the money.

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Iran’s new coronavirus death toll passes 3,993 – health official

Reuters | Apr 8, 2020 at 11:20 AM

Iran’s new coronavirus death toll has climbed to 3,993 with 121 more deaths in the past 24 hours, a Health Ministry spokesman told state TV on Wednesday.

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  • Iran's new coronavirus death toll passes 4,000 - health official (Reuters: Apr 8, 2020 at 9:49 AM)