How Iran became the focus of coronavirus crisis in the Middle East

Many Covid-19 cases in the region can be traced back to the Islamic Republic

This week James Haines-Young, foreign editor at The National, talks about how a slow response and official denials turned Iran’s Covid-19 outbreak into a national emergency. We also speak to Ali Alfoneh, senior fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.

Updated: April 13, 2020 08:27 AM


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