Iran should not yet reopen mosques at this critical time in its coronavirus epidemic, said Iranian physician Dr. Kamiar Alaei, following the reopening of some mosques in the country.
People walking with face masks on the streets of Tehran on May 9, 2020. (AFP)
People gather outside the closed doors of the Fatima Masumeh shrine in Iran’s holy city of Qom on March 16, 2020. (File photo: AFP)
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Relatives of a victim who died from the new coronavirus, mourn at the gate of a cemetery in the city of Ghaemshahr, in north of Iran on April 29, 2020. (AP)
Muslim worshippers wearing masks offer Friday prayers while maintaining a social distance at the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque in Beirut on May 8, 2020. (AP)