February 21, Friday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Marcus Pittman and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. A third group of passengers from the coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship near Tokyo are disembarking.
  2. Iran holds a parliamentary election on Friday, with about 7,100 candidates vying for 290 seats.
  3. An opinion piece by a Taliban leader in the New York Times expresses the group’s commitment to signing a peace agreement with the United States.