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 2018-12-14 20:50 

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Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Drill with Venezuelan Jets...

TEHRAN (FNA)- During the flight mission, which lasted roughly ten hours, two White Swans practiced "interaction"; with Venezuela's Su-30 and F-16 fighter jets which shadowed the nuclear-capable supersonic strategic bombers for part of the exerc...

 2018-12-14 20:50 

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Brexit Turmoil Hits The Streets...

TEHRAN (FNA)- People in the United Kingdom stage rallies for and against Brexit. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-12-14 20:50 

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Disabled Athletes Compete in Gaza Sports Contest...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Rachel Corrie Gaza Sport Initiative was held for the fifth time this year for Palestinians with special needs in the besieged Gaza Strip. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-12-14 20:49 

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Turkey Sends Military Convoy to Syrian Border As Euphrates Operation Approaches...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish military vehicles and soldiers are moving towards the cities of Kobane, Tal Al-Abyad and Manbij. [VIDEO]...

 2018-12-14 19:50 

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Senate Votes to End US Support for Saudi War on Yemen: What Next?...

TEHRAN (FNA)- On Thursday, December 13, the United States Senate passed S.J. Resolution 54....

 2018-12-14 15:50 

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Hama: Syrian Army Preempts Terrorists' Offensives from Demilitarized Zone...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army's artillery and missile units pounded the movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) and its allies from the demilitarizes zone in Northern Hama and inflicted major losses ....

 2018-12-14 15:50 

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Senior US-Backed Militia Commander Killed in Bomb Blast in Northeastern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- One of the notorious commanders of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa was killed in a bomb explosion on Friday, local sources reported....

 2018-12-14 15:49 

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Kurdish Militia Dispatches More Gunmen to Northern Syria's Border with Turkey Amid Ankara Forces' Preparation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) forwarded more militants and equipment to the borderline with Turkey in Raqqa, Hasaka and Aleppo provinces as the Turkish army readies to launched a major assault on the Eastern bank of the Euphrates River,...

 2018-12-14 15:49 

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Turkish Army Preparing to Storm Kurdish Positions in Northern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish Army and allied militants have prepared to attack a sum of 150 military points of the Kurdish militias in Northern Syria, militant-affiliated sources reported on Friday, adding that the operation might split over Northern Ir ....

 2018-12-14 14:49 

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Iran's Mineral Trade Surplus Surpasses $4.5bln...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's trade surplus of minerals observed a significant growth during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018-November 22, 2018), Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization announc ....

 2018-12-14 14:49 

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Dubai-Norway Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Shiraz...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Boeing passenger plane from Dubai, UAE, to Oslo, Norway, made an emergency landing in Shiraz International Airport on Friday due to technical problems....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Iran Ranks 1st in World Wrestling Clubs Cup...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Bimeh Razi (Razi Insurance) Wrestling Team defeated Turkish rival and ranked first in World Wrestling Clubs Cup held in the city of Babol in Northern Iran....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Turkish Spy Planes Spotted over Syrian City in Northeastern Aleppo...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Turkish spy plane has been spotted over the Syrian city of Manbij in Northeastern Aleppo, local activists reported via social media....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Senior Cleric Blasts US for Anti-Iran Plots...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian cleric strongly blasted US President Donald Trump for continuing to its hostilities against Iran, and said Washington has failed to provoke the people of Iran against their government....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Intense Clashes Breakout between Syrian Army, US-backed Militants Near Al-Tanf Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An intense firefight broke-out between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and US-backed rebels in Southeastern Homs....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Senior Cleric Cautions Against Negative Consequences of Iran's Joining FATF...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers leader Hojjatoleslam Kazzem Seddiqi warned senior Iranian officials against the negative consequences that might arise from joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)....

 2018-12-14 14:48 

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Georgia Calls for Widening of Ties with Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Georgian Foreign Minister David Zakaliani in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Tbilisi Javad Qavam Shahidi voiced his country's willingness to broaden mutual cooperation with Tehran....

 2018-12-14 13:48 

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Minister Offers Support for Indian Pharmaceutical Companies' Production in Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Health Minister Seyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi announced in New Delhi on Friday that Indian pharmaceutical companies will receive support from the Iranian government to facilitate their investment and activities in Iran....

 2018-12-14 13:48 

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Iran, Singapore Vow to Strengthen Sports Cooperation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Singapore Javad Ansari, in a Friday meeting with Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Sports Council Lim Teck Yin, called for expansion of bilateral cooperation between the two states in all fields, especially in area ....

 2018-12-14 13:47 

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Iranian Documentary among Finalists at Macedonia's Winter Apricots Festival...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Documentary film "Lotus", directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohammadreza Vatandoust, managed to make it to the finals at Winter Apricots: Prilep International Film Festival in Macedonia....

 2018-12-14 13:47 

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Conference on Iranology Kicks off in Moscow...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 4th edition of annual conference of Russian Iranologists kicked off on Friday in Moscow, with Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mahdi Sanayee among the participants in the event....

 2018-12-14 13:47 

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US to Repatriate 1784 Clay Tablets of Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) Ali Asghar Mounesan announced that the US will return 1784 clay tablets of Iran, adding that the permission has been issued by the US Treasury Department....

 2018-12-14 13:46 

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Tehran, Dublin Determined to Broaden Bilateral Ties...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Irish heads of the parliamentary friendship groups issued a joint statement, stressing the need to expand bilateral cooperation....

 2018-12-14 13:46 

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Zarif: Trump's Anti-Iran Policy Proving US Influence in Decline...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that Iran with the lowest defense spending in the Middle East is the strongest country of the region, while the US with the highest military budget in the world is unable to stop ....

 2018-12-14 13:46 

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Official: Iran Attaches Great Importance to Ties with Turkey...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Friday that expanding cooperation with neighboring countries, especially Turkey, is of high strategic importance to Iran, highlighting that Tehran is after deepening all-out relati...

 2018-12-14 13:46 

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Iraqi Merchants after More Partnering with Iranian Businesses...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A total number of 64 Iraqi businessmen and merchants have so far participated in Iran EXPO 2018 in Tehran to negotiate and establish trade ties with their Iranian counterparts, Iranian Commercial Attach in Baghdad Nasser Behzad said, ....

 2018-12-14 13:46 

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Iranian Students Atop Universal Arithmetic Contests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 16-strong outfit of Iranian students participating at the Universal Concepts of Mental Arithmetic Systems (UCMAS) competitions in Malaysia managed to win the top awards of the contests....

 2018-12-14 12:48 

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Israeli Army Raids Headquarters of Palestine Olympic Committee in Al-Bireh...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli occupation forces raided the headquarters of the Palestine Olympic Committee in the city of Al-Bireh in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources....

 2018-12-14 08:46 

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Pars Tourism International Exhibition in Shiraz...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 10th edition of Pars Tourism International Exhibition kicked off in Shiraz, Fars province. The four-day event is turning the spotlight on Iran's potentials in medical and health tourism, religious and air traveling, hotels and eco-lo...

 2018-12-14 02:45 

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Hungary: Protests Hit Hungarian Parliament over 'Slave Law' Labour Bill...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protesters faced off with police in front of Hungary's Parliament in Budapest evening after lawmakers approved a controversial amendment to labour laws proposed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party. [VIDEO]...

 2018-12-14 02:45 

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Journalists Protest Israeli Raid of Palestinian News Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside Palestine's official news agency WAFA in Ramallah to protest a raid conducted by Israeli forces at their headquarters. [VIDEO]...

 2018-12-14 01:45 

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Gazans Mourn Boy Killed by Israeli Forces...

TEHRAN (FNA)- People in Gaza held a funeral for a 4-year-old boy who was shot by Israeli forces during Friday's anti-occupation rallies. [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]...

 2018-12-14 00:46 

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Tired of Waiting for Asylum, Migrants Cross Border Fence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Central American migrants stuck on the threshold of the United States in Mexico breached the border fence, risking almost certain detention by US authorities but hoping the illegal entry will allow them to apply for asylum. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-12-13 20:45 

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CandleLight Vigil Remembers Shooting Victims in Strasbourg France...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Strasbourg residents laid flowers and lit candles in two locations in the Northeastern French city in memory of those who were killed in what authorities believe was a terror attack on Tuesday. [VIDEO]...

 2018-12-13 20:45 

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Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Crimes Committed While Working for Trump...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen to three years in prison for financial crimes and lying to Congress, as the disgraced "fixer" apologized but said he felt it was his duty to c...

 2018-12-13 20:45 

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Israeli, Western Arms, Equipment Caches Found in Southern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian army troops discovered two warehouses containing large amounts of medicine and weapons, including Israeli-made missiles left behind by terrorists West of the city of Nawa in Dara'a province. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-12-13 20:45 

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High-Speed Train Crashes into Bridge, Killing Nine, in Turkey...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A high-speed train crashed near the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least seven people and leaving dozens more injured. [VIDEO]...

 2018-12-13 20:45 

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Russia: Advanced MiG-35s Tested in Conditions Close to Those in Battle...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Advanced MiG-35 and MiG-35UB multirole fighters began performing intensive tests at the Russian Ministry of Defence flying test centre in Akhtubinsk. The aircrafts are performing tests to check their aerodynamic stability and maneuvering ....

 2018-12-13 19:44 

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Selling Murder in Yemen: The Be-All and End-All of US Foreign Policy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- According to the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED), more than 60,000 people have been killed in the US-backed, Saudi-led war on Yemen since January 2016 (that's 9 months after the start of the war), with nearly ....

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Israeli Forces Kill 3 Palestinians in Al-Quds, West Bank...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Israeli military killed three Palestinians, including two members of the Gaza-based Hamas resistance movement, in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem al-Quds....

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Russian Experts: US Supports Terrorists in Syria by Taking 50,000 Civilians Hostage in Al-Tanf...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian experts said that the US is supporting the terrorists by incarcerating thousands of civilians in Homs province, referring to Washington's occupation of al-Tanf base in Eastern Syria....

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Kurds Readying to Battle Turkey's Pending Attack in Eastern Euphrates...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are standing on alert to confront Turkey's imminent military assault on Kurdish regions in Eastern Euphrates after an official declaration by Ankara....

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Iraqi Commander: US Forces Spying on Hashd Al-Shaabi at Borders with Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) in al-Anbar province revealed that the US military forces are spying on them at bordering areas with Syria, warning that the popular forces would take action if they trace any threat ....

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Oil Minister: Iran Exempted from OPEC's Output Reduction Decision...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh underlined his country's decision to continue membership in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, saying that Tehran has been exempted from OPEC's decision to decrease crude...

 2018-12-13 14:44 

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Iran Urges UNSC to Blast US for Violation of 2231 Resolution...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Eshaq Al-e Habib called on the UN Security Council to introduce and condemn the US for flagrant violation of the 2231 resolution....

 2018-12-13 13:44 

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Iran Warns to Resume 20% Enrichment If N. Deal Fails...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi once again warned that his country enjoys the capability to restore 20-percent uranium enrichment if the 2015 nuclear deal is discarded by parties still remaining under ....

 2018-12-13 13:44 

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Iranian President Criticizes Paris Agreement...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blasted the western countries for running negative and hostile propaganda against the states that have not joined the Paris Agreement (dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation) and defying or abrogati...

 2018-12-13 13:44 

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Ankara-Backed Militants Horrified by Huge Explosions in Occupied Areas in Aleppo...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ankara-backed fighters have been put on alert after three consecutive blasts in the Turkey-occupied regions in Aleppo and their infighting killed and wounded tens of people....

 2018-12-13 13:44 

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Iranian FM Raps US Counterpart for Mocking UNSC...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted his American counterpart Mike Pompeo for "mocking" the UN Security Council by withdrawing from the nuclear accord and describing Tehran as the party violating the UNSC's ....

 2018-12-13 13:44 

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Los Angeles Homeless Rate Rises by 47% in 6 Years...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of homeless men, women and children living in the second largest US city of Los Angeles increased by 47 percent since 2012, reaching 50,000....

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