Iran coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 34

Number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Iran has reached 388 within the past 24 hours, the country’s healthcare authorities said on February 28, reports RIA Novosti.

Russia’s government temporarily restricts entry of Iranian citizens into country

The Russian government decided to temporarily restrict the entry of Iranian citizens into the county due to an outbreak of coronavirus, according to a report on the government’s website, reports TASS.

Turkish soldiers were with ‘terrorist groups’ when they were hit by Syrian military, says Russia

The Turkish troops who were killed in a raid were acting inside “combat units” with jihadist militants in Idlib province when they were targeted by a Syrian government airstrike on Thursday, the Russian military said, according to RT.

At least 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria air raid

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Syria's Idlib province on Thursday in an aerial attack by Syrian “regime forces”, according to Governor Rahmi Dogan of Turkey's Hatay province, BBC reported.

Iran's vice president contracted coronavirus

Iranian Vice President for women and family affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has contracted the coronavirus, News Sky reported.

Novel coronavirus cases reach 95 in Iran

The number of novel coronavirus infections in Iran has reached 95, with the death toll climbing to 15, healthcare authorities announced.

Coronavirus claims two more lives in Iran

The Iranian authorities confirmed the death of two more people from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 14, ISNA reported.

Two suspected coronavirus cases reported in Azerbaijan

Two people, one of them an Iranian national, have been hospitalized in Azerbaijan on suspicions of having the novel coronavirus, RIA Novosti reported citing Azerbaijani healthcare authorities.

Iran novel coronavirus death toll climbs to 18 – report

The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Iran has reached 18, according to Al Arabiya TV.

Erdogan to visit Baku

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Baku on February 25, Report said referring to a diplomatic source.

Syrian army shoots down 5 drones

Syrian army shot down five drones that tried to attack oil refinery in the city of Homs, SANA agency reported.

Zarif on relations with US: We were very close to a war

His remarks came in an interview to the NBC.

OSCE representative concerned about violence against journalists in Azerbaijan

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir said he regrets the detention, violent incidents and ill-treatment of journalists last night during a protest in front of the CEC in Baku, Turan reported.

Putin congratulates Aliyev on Yeni Azerbaijan Party's victory

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Azerbaijani counterpart on Yeni Azerbaijan Party’s victory in the snap parliamentary elections, reports TASS.

Israel set to map the West Bank as part of “deal of the century”

Israel is set to map the West Bank, which should be annexed according to the "deal of the century" proposed by US President Donald Trump, The Jerusalem Post reported.