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 2018-06-23 18:50 

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Iranian senior official calls Trump 'an imbalanced, cowadly man'...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Chairman of Iran's Expediency Discernment Council Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi has lashed out at the US President Donald Trump's irrational behavior, saying his way of dealing with the world affairs has discredited the US....

 2018-06-23 15:42 

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Rouhani's special envoy meets Dutch FM to discuss future of JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iranian president's special envoy to the Hague has held a meeting with Dutch foreign minister during which she called on Europe to take practical steps to implement the JCPOA after US illegal withdrawal....

 2018-06-23 15:19 

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Iran's Parl. speaker calls for expanding ties with Georgia...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Ali larijani held a meeting with the head of Iran-Georgia parliamentary friendship group in which he stressed the need for expanding bilateral economic ties between Iran and Georgia....

 2018-06-23 14:18 

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Iranian official says Europe cannot resist US pressures, calls for JCPOA exit...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Spokesman for Iranian Parliament National Security Commission Naghavi Hosseini has said that the Europeans are pretending to be trying to save the JCPOA, calling for resuming uranium enrichment....

 2018-06-23 12:50 

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US support for terrorism behind continued regional crises...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Senior Iranian MP Alaeddin Boroujerdi said Sat. that the US support for terrorism and its violation of UN-backed agreements like the JCPOA are continuing to destabilize the Middle East....

 2018-06-23 11:33 

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Tehran to hold 5th Intl. Bidel Dehlavi Congress...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The fifth edition of Bidel Dehlavi International Congress will be held on 5-6 July 2018 in Tehran, with guests and researchers from 13 countries in attendance....

 2018-06-23 11:12 

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Industrial countries need to help developing countries on environment...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The head of Iran's Environment Department Isa Kalantari says that the industrial countries need to financially and technologically help developing countries in the field of environment....

 2018-06-23 11:12 

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Iran robo teams win in several categories at 2018 RoboCup...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iranian teams including Qazvin Islamic Azad University team MRL have claimed first and second places at various categories of World Robotics Championship in Montreal, Canada....

 2018-06-23 11:12 

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Iran to find other ways to overcome sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iran said it doesn't believe buyers of its oil will get waivers from the US government that would allow them to continue purchasing cargoes after President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions....

 2018-06-23 09:50 

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US asks Japan to completely stop purchasing Iran's oil...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The American officials have reportedly asked Japan to completely halt oil imports from Iran, sources familiar with the matter have told world media....

 2018-06-23 09:43 

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Europe needs to find ways to circumvent US sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Head of Iran's Foreign Policy Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi says that despite the risk of US administration pressures, there are still ways for Europe to circumvent the unilateral sanctions against Iran....

 2018-06-23 09:10 

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Why Hudaydah is overwhelming question?...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) For three consecutive years, the kingdom of despotism, which leads the Arabs collation, has imposed an unjustified blockade on Yemen....

 2018-06-23 09:09 

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France ready to send students to study 3 courses in Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) French Minister of Higher Education Frdrique Vidal said Sat. that her country is planning to send students to Iran to take up courses in Iranian studies, Iranian arts and archeology....

 2018-06-23 09:09 

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Austria's Oberbank set to finance construction of infrastructural projects in Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) In his meeting with the governor of Central Bank of Austria, Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF) Masoud Karbasian revealed the construction operation of several infrastructural projects in Iran with a credit line,...

 2018-06-23 09:06 

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Iran proposes studying climate change via spatial tech....

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iran has proposed to UN Office for Outer Space Affairs to prioritize climate change studies by using spatial technology, during the Unispace+50 showcase in Vienna....

 2018-06-23 09:02 

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Merkel lost the game!...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel attacked Iran's regional policy in his most recent statement. This is while the German government is one of the main supporters of the terrorist and takfiri groups in the West Asian region....

 2018-06-23 06:53 

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US turns blind eye to intl. obligations...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Trump's unilateral withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal demonstrates that US does not hold any commitment to international obligations...

 2018-06-23 06:51 

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World to witness a scary future if JCPOA fails...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The head of Iran's nuclear chief says If the Europeans and other countries that seek to preserve the JCPOA do not take practical steps to oppose the US actions, the world will witness the JCPOA collapse and will face a scary futu...

 2018-06-23 06:33 

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Khorasan musicology session held in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) A special program, named 'Musicians of the Mother Land', was held in Tehran's Arasbaran Cultural Center on Thursday aiming to discuss the musicology of Khorasan. Besides holding special talks on the topic, music groups fr...

 2018-06-23 06:31 

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Iran bags 6 medals at Tunis para athletics C'ship...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The Iranian squad have so far collected six medals including three gold, one silver and two bronze, on the first day of the 12th Tunis International Meeting in the African country....

 2018-06-23 06:30 

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India looks to revive rupee payment mechanism for Iran oil imports...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) India is looking to revive a rupee trade mechanism to settle part of its oil payments to Iran, fearing channels to pay Tehran might choke under pressure from US sanctions, a government source said on Friday....

 2018-06-23 06:19 

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Iran not to keep JCPOA alive if its goals not fulfilled...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Ali Akbar Salehi, the Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, said Fri. if Iran does not achieve its goals in the JCPOA, the deal cannot continue....

 2018-06-23 06:10 

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Slovenian amb. feels 27 on 27th anniv. of Statehood Day...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) A few days before the Slovenian Statehood Day, I met with the country's Ambassador to Iran Kristina Radej, at the Slovenian embassy to review her views on the developments that had taken place in bilateral ties between the two co...

 2018-06-23 04:55 

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EU measures to decide Iran's commitment to JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Iran's Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi said Fri. that Iran's decision to remain in the 2015 nuclear deal after the US pullout depends on the measures of the other signatories to the agreement....

 2018-06-23 04:55 

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Syrian Army continues to advance in Badiya desert, inflicting heavy losses upon ISIL...

SWEIDA, Jun. 23 (MNA) Syrian Arab Army units continued to advance in their operations against ISIL terrorists in the Badiya desert....

 2018-06-23 04:39 

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Iran beats S Korea 3-1 at FIVB Volleyball Nations League...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) In a match held on Friday at Tehran's Azadi stadium, Iran's national volleyball team gained a 3-1 victory over South Korea in the final week of FIVB Volleyball Nations League....

 2018-06-23 04:38 

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'Single Tree' expo commemorates Abbas Kiarostami...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) 'Single Tree' photo exhibition was held in Tehran to pay tribute to the late filmmaker and photographer Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016) to mark his birth anniversary (June 22).The event borrows its name and subject from a recurr...

 2018-06-23 04:22 

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Trump prolongs sanctions on N Korea despite thaw with Kim...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) US President Donald Trump has decided to prolong sanctions introduced in the wake of North Korea's missile and nuclear tests following a punitive December 2017 UN resolution restricting Pyongyang's fuel imports and other trad...

 2018-06-23 04:02 

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VIDEO: Iran vs South Korea at FIVB Volleyball Nations League...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The national Iranian men's volleyball beat South Korea 3-1 at the FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League on Friday. The Iranian squad will next take on Bulgaria on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 04:01 

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Iran, Russia to continue coop. against US 'illegal' sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) The deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have stressed to continue bilateral cooperation against United States 'illegal' withdrawal from the nuclear deal....

 2018-06-22 13:53 

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OPEC ministers agree to bring output compliance back to 100%...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ministers agreed in principle to bring output compliance back to 100 PCT....

 2018-06-22 13:49 

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TOTAL CEO says it is 'impossible' for big energy firms to work in Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) French energy giant Total has yet to permanently pull out of Iran following the renewal of US sanctions, but CEO Patrick Pouyanne sounded a pessimistic note about his company's prospects in the country....

 2018-06-22 13:43 

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Famous French pianist arrives in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Renowned French Pianist Richard Clayderman landed in Iran for performing concert in the country....

 2018-06-22 12:47 

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European firms not subject to US policies...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) CEOs of some European companies who participated in 6th Iran International Exhibition of Rail & Transportation, Related Industries said that European companies are not subject to the US unilateral policies at all....

 2018-06-22 12:44 

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Senior cleric calls on Iranian people not to be deceived by enemies' plot...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Tehran Interim Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad-Ali Movahedi Kermani urged Iranian people to take effective and logical steps in line with foiling conspiracies waged by enemies against the country....

 2018-06-22 10:18 

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Kaduna State Police attacks peaceful Free Zakzaky procession, lies against them...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Ordinarily we would not have joined issues with Kaduna State Police Command, because it is general knowledge that Nigerian Police Force is synonymous with brutality and concoction of lies....

 2018-06-22 10:10 

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Iran's Russian concerts, carrying coals to Newcastle...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) An ensemble composed of musicians from the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra put on two concerts last Thursday and Sunday in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Kazan....

 2018-06-22 10:09 

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A contemplation on Washington-Beijing trade war...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) The decision of the Trump's government to start its research on the devastating effects of China's measures on the American economy has led to a sharp reaction by the new generation of Beijing Communists. It is clear to every...

 2018-06-22 10:02 

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US, European Troika's bargain over JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) The US-EU conflict over the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU has entered a new phase. The tariffs, which took effect from Friday, will end a two-month exemption for the US a...

 2018-06-22 09:38 

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Japanese PM due in Tehran in July...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would travel to Tehran in July for talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani....

 2018-06-22 09:37 

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Iran always backs talks on Yemeni crisis...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Former Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait Reza Mirabian said Islamic Republic of Iran has always supported political talks on Yemeni crisis....

 2018-06-22 08:48 

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Iran likely to exit JCPOA in coming weeks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi, underlining that Iran's pullout from JCPOA is probable in the coming weeks, said Europe was urged to make its utmost effort to keep JCPOA alive,...

 2018-06-22 08:48 

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JCPOA in ICU; Iran likely to exit N-deal in coming weeks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi, underlining that Iran's pullout from JCPOA is probable in the coming weeks, said Europe was urged to make its utmost effort to keep JCPOA alive,...

 2018-06-22 06:46 

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Former Iranian amb. urges strengthening cultural ties between Iran, Tajikistan...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Former Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan Ali-Ashraf Mojtahed Shabestari called for strengthening and enhancing cultural commonalities and popular communications between the two countries of Iran and Tajikistan....

 2018-06-22 06:42 

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Iran holds security of all energy reserves in region...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) The Deputy Commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Hossein Salami said here on late Thurs. that Iran holds the security of all energy reserves in the region....

 2018-06-22 05:26 

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Iran may agree increase in OPEC oil output: minister...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Iran may agree to an increase in oil output by OPEC and its allies through producers who have over delivered on cuts moving up to their quotas, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview with CNN....

 2018-06-22 05:20 

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Unilateral sanctions to harm interests of all countries...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Seyed Kamal Kharrazi met and held talks with Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell in Madrid late on Thurs....

 2018-06-22 05:20 

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Unilateral sanctions to harm interests of not only Iran but all countries...

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) Head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Seyed Kamal Kharrazi met and held talks with Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell in Madrid late on Thu....

 2018-06-21 15:00 

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Startups, spark of hope for Iran's entrepreneurship ecosystem...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Entrepreneurship ecosystem is a term which we hear about very much these days....

 2018-06-21 14:00 

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EU, US playing 'good cop, bad cop' over JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi said Thu. that the US and EU's position over Iran nuclear deal seems to many Iranian people as a mere 'good cop, bad cop' routine, with EU playing the 'good cop' in this scenario....

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