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IPFS News Link • Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seeks absolution in virus fight

• arclein

The push by the Guard comes as the new virus has infected and killed members of Iranian officialdom. Ensuring the survival of the government - as well as its own place in power - remains paramount amid one of the world's deadliest virus outbreaks outside of China. Fear over the virus and the government's waning credibility has become a major challenge to Iran's leaders, who already are reeling under the weight of American sanctions.