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 2020-01-18 17:43 

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Iran eyes 2mt increase in petchem production...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) An Iranian petrochemical official said Iran's petrochemical production rate will increase by 2 million tons by tapping unexploited capacities in petrochemical facilities of the country....

 2020-01-18 16:28 

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Deputy FM to brief MPs on UK envoy's participation in illegal gathering...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Members of Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will hold a session with Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi in attendance to discuss the British ambassador's participation in an illegal gath...

 2020-01-18 16:07 

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Iranian, Norwegian FMs hold phone talk...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister and his Norwegian counterpart, Ine Marie Eriksen, held a phone talk on Saturday evening....

 2020-01-18 15:40 

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AFC caught in a political trap: MP...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Referring to AFC's letter to the Iranian Football Federation, chairman of sport faction of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Reza Tabesh said that the unilateral action of the AFC shows that it is caught in a political trap....

 2020-01-18 15:17 

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251 kg of illicit drugs seized in Golestan Prov....

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Second Brigadier General Rouh al-Amin Qasemi said 251 kg of illicit drugs were seized during a joint operation with police forces of Yazd Province....

 2020-01-18 14:57 

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Tourism industry reflecting Iran's security...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Deputy Tourism Minister Vali Teymouri said on Fri. that holding an international specialized conference on digital marketing, tourism industry and attended by leading figures indicates the strong security of Iran....

 2020-01-18 14:35 

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Iraq's al-Halbousi rejects any plan to divide country...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iraqi Parliament Speaker denied rumors of any plans to divide Iraq and create a Sunni area in the country....

 2020-01-18 14:09 

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Russia supports Iran joining SCO: Lavrov...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) While US is urging other nations to isolate Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow supports full membership for Tehran in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)....

 2020-01-18 13:46 

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Iran ready to share experiences on foreign immigrants...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) An official in Iran's Interior Ministry said that the country is ready to share experiences on foreign immigrants to other states, pointing to 40 years of Iran's experience on the issue....

 2020-01-18 13:20 

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Iran's export of products to EAEU member states at 116% growth in 9 months...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iran's export of products to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states in the nine months of the current year (from March 21 to Dec. 22) registered a 116 percent growth as compared to the last year's corresponding peri...

 2020-01-18 12:51 

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US sanctions hinder Iranian patients' access to needed medicines...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to Spain Hassan Qashghavi said on Sat. that US sanctions imposed against the country have hindered Iranian patients' access to needed medicine....

 2020-01-18 12:25 

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Govt. to accelerate development plans in flood-hit areas: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) President Hassan Rouhani said the government will stand by the flood-hit people of the southeastern cities, adding that he had ordered the acceleration of the relief operations in those areas....

 2020-01-18 12:00 

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South Korea consulting Iran on how to secure Strait of Hormuz: official...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Seoul is consulting with Tehran on how to secure the Strait of Hormuz and the possibility of sending troops to the Middle East, according to a South Korean official....

 2020-01-18 12:00 

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12th Tehran Auction...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) The 12th Tehran Auction, the major venue in Iran for marketing artworks, was held on January 17 at Azadi Hotel, with 118 classic and modern Iranian artworks by 97 artists going under the hammer....

 2020-01-18 11:42 

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Invaluable stolen Hafez book of poetry recovered by a dutchman...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafez has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after years of changing hands from one country to another....

 2020-01-18 11:25 

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Situation in Middle East was a direct result of US' arrogance: FM Zarif...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the situation in the Middle East was quite dangerous after the assassination of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and the subsequent downing of a Ukrainian aircraft by Iranian...

 2020-01-18 11:05 

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Rouhani wishes Grand Ayatollah Sistani quick recovery...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Grand Ayatollah Sistani wishing the Iraqi Marja quick recovery after the surgery....

 2020-01-18 10:49 

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Intl. Gorosh tournament held in Gonbad Kavous...

GONBAD KAVOUS, Jan. 18 (MNA) International Gorosh tournament was held on 16-17 January 2020 in Gonbad Kavous, Golestan Province, Iran with the participation of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and the Azerbaijan Republic....

 2020-01-18 10:21 

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IRGC missile attack on US bases in Iraq gave courage to Muslim, liberals: MP...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Referring to the IRGC missile attack on US bases in Iraq, a Member of Iranian Parliament Habibollah Dehmardeh said that it gave courage to Muslims and freedom seekers in the world....

 2020-01-18 10:07 

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Iran wants to de-escalate: Pakistani FM...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi voiced confidence Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions....

 2020-01-18 10:03 

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VP criticizes Europe for 'odd comments' on nuclear deal...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iran's First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri lashed out at the three European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal for failing to live up to their commitments under the JCPOA and making baseless claims regarding the deal....

 2020-01-18 09:55 

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Art enthusiasts drive total sale of 12th Tehran Auction to nearly $3mn...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) The 12th Tehran Auction was held on January 17, generating 31.717 billion tomans (roughly $2.9 million) with 118 classic and modern Iranian artworks by 97 artists under the hammer....

 2020-01-18 09:16 

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US to set up 4 military bases in Iraqi Kurdistan region: report...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) The US is due to set up four military bases in Iraq's Kurdistan Region, said the report....

 2020-01-18 08:24 

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Macron rushed out of Paris theater after protesters try to confront him...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) French President Emmanuel Macron has been rushed out of a theater in Paris after protesters tried to confront him....

 2020-01-18 08:21 

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Iranian teams will not give in to AFC's 'political' decision...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Four teams that represent Iran in this year's AFC Champions League announced that they will participate in the event only if they can host their rivals in Iran....

 2020-01-18 08:13 

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Arak hosts 5th 'Mountain Running Competitions' (Fajr Cup)...

ARAK, Jan. 18 (MNA) The Mountain Running Competition (special of Fajr Cup) was held in Arak, Markazi province on Fri. attended by 63 athletes from 13 provinces of the country....

 2020-01-18 08:11 

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"I am proud of being with al-Nujaba": Martyr Soleimani...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Among the central staff of the Movement; I am proud of being with al-Nujaba, said Martyr Lieutenant General Soleimani during his meeting with the central staff of al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance....

 2020-01-18 07:58 

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Iran unveils Airbus 320 flight simulator...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran unveiled "domestically-manufacturing" Airbus 320 flight simulator on Sat. in the presence of Vice-President for the Science and Technology Sorena Sattari....

 2020-01-18 07:42 

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Iranian lawmaker plays down validity of E3's JCPOA statement...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) An Iranian lawmaker said that European signatories to the JCPOA are following the US and cannot be independent and accordingly, their statement is not valid....

 2020-01-18 07:14 

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Iran achieves knowledge of building space engines: ISRC head...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Head of Iran's Space Research Center says the country is now capable of manufacturing space engines....

 2020-01-18 06:53 

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10th week of horse racing competitions in N Iran...

GONBAD KAVUS, Jan. 18 (MNA) The 10th week of horse racing competitions kicked off on Thursday in Gonbad Kavus, Golestan province, with 58 contenders in participation....

 2020-01-18 06:42 

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Persian calligram: a modern art style seeking world recognition...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) An Iranian calligrapher, Majid Khandagh Abadi, believes that one of the reasons the Persian calligram has become so popular in the last forty years is because the art style is looking to find an audience outside the country....

 2020-01-18 06:34 

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Pres. Rouhani arrives in Sistan and Baluchestan prov. to oversee flood relief efforts...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Konarak Airport, Sistan and Baluchestan province, on Sat. in order to visit the flood-hit areas....

 2020-01-18 06:14 

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Frozen waterfall climbing in Hamedan...

HAMEDAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) The frozen Ganjnameh Waterfall, in the Iranian province of Hamedan, has attracted groups of ice-climbers from across the country who are enjoying the dangerous beauty of the ice walls in winter....

 2020-01-18 05:43 

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Mohammadian bulldozes all rivals, incl. Olympic champion, to win Matteo Pellicone...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iran's freestyle wrestler of 97kg category Mohammadhossein Mohammadian gained commanding victories against all his rivals on Friday to win the gold medal of the Matteo Pellicone in Italy....

 2020-01-18 05:20 

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Zarif urges against politicization of flight 752 tragedy...

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged against any attempt at politicizing the recent tragedy involving unintentional shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane outside Tehran....

 2020-01-18 05:00 

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People in western Iran taking advantage of heavy snowfall...

SHAHREKORD, Jan. 18 (MNA) People of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in western Iran took advantage of the heavy snowfall in their province, which is known as one of the highest regions in the country and is hub of winter sports and recreations....

 2020-01-17 15:36 

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FM Zarif meets with Omani counterpart...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi in Muscat....

 2020-01-17 15:08 

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Iran, Canada agree to continue cooperation, talks on flight 752 tragedy...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Muscat....

 2020-01-17 13:59 

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Pro-establishment rallies across Iran...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Iranians in Shiraz, Hamedan, Semnan, Bandar Abbas, Zanjan, Rasht, Qazvin, Kermanshah and other cities rallied on Friday to announce their support for the establishment and the IRGC....

 2020-01-17 13:19 

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UK follows US in designating Hazbollah as terrorist org....

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Britain's Treasury said that it will freeze all assets of Hezbollah as the group has been designated as terrorist organization according to its Terrorism and Terrorist Financing rules....

 2020-01-17 12:46 

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E3's statement on JCPOA 'dangerous turn': Lavrov...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Russian Acting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov named the E3's plans to trigger the trigger mechanism on the JCPOA as "a dangerous turn."...

 2020-01-17 12:10 

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Leader wishes speedy recovery for Ayatollah Sistani...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in a message on Friday, hoped for speedy recovery of the leading Iraq Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who has undergone a surgery....

 2020-01-17 11:48 

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Iranian federation calls on AFC to dismiss untrue claims about Iran's security...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) A spokesman with the Islamic Republic of Iran Football Federation noted that Iran is fully ready to host international teams....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

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Islamic Revolution Leader in today's Friday prayers...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Today's Friday prayers in Tehran was led by the Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei with tens of thousands of people in attendance....

 2020-01-17 10:38 

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Snowfall in Heyran pass...

ARDABIL, Jan. 17 (MNA) Some 30 centimeters of snow coverage has been recorded in Heiran pass, in the northwestern province of Ardabil....

 2020-01-17 10:08 

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Zarif to meet Canadian FM in Muscat...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) On his way back from India, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif will arrive in Muscat, Oman in few hours to meet his Canadian counterpart....

 2020-01-17 09:38 

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Iranians to rally across country to support establishment today...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Planned pro-establishment demonstrations will be held after Friday Prayers nationwide with the exemption of the capital Tehran, where the Islamic Republic Leader Ali Khamenei led the prayers and delivered a sermon....

 2020-01-17 09:35 

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Zarif discusses mutual trade coop. with Indian entrepreneurs, businessmen...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) In a meeting with Indian entrepreneurs and businessmen in Maharashtra, Mumbai, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif gave a speech and answered questions about bilateral trade cooperation with Iran....

 2020-01-17 08:53 

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Larijani, Zarif hope for speedy recovery of Ayatollah Sistani's...

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expressed hope for a speedy recovery of leading Iraq Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who has undergone a surgery....

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