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 2020-09-19 07:42 

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Early voting kicks off in four US states...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Early voting for US Presidential Elections 2020 has kicked off in some states of the country....

 2020-09-19 07:26 

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Rouhani urges people to continue observing health protocols...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) President Hassan Rouhani said the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will remain for a long time, warning that people still need to follow health protocols....

 2020-09-19 07:03 

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Iran has no worries about snapback activation: Spokesman...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei in a note on Saturday said Iran is not worried about the probable activation of the so-called snapback mechanism, noting that the US benefits from its anti-JCPOA policies....

 2020-09-19 06:42 

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France rejects US' allegations against Hezbollah...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Paris has rejected US allegations against Hezbollah, noting that there is no evidence showing Hezbollah's storing explosives in France....

 2020-09-19 06:19 

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US unlawful move doomed to failure once again at UNSC...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Trump's efforts to reactivate the snapback mechanism at the UNSC is doomed to failure once again, all he can do is reimposing US unilateral sanctions on Iran and pretend they are part of the mechanism....

 2020-09-19 06:04 

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Deputy FM meets with OPEC Sec. Gen. Barkindo in Vienna...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs met with the OPEC secretary-general in the Austrian capital Vienna on Sat....

 2020-09-19 05:51 

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'We will target those behind Gen. Soleimani's assassination'...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps said that Iran is serious about taking Martyr Soleimani's revenge at it will target those behind the assassination....

 2020-09-19 05:45 

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No evidence of alleged Iran plot to kill US envoy...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) South Africa's State Security Agency on Friday said it had found no evidence that Iran was plotting to assassinate the US ambassador to Pretoria, Lana Marks....

 2020-09-19 05:26 

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Coronavirus death toll approaching 1 million worldwide...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) The number of infections with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 30.6 million worldwide with the deaths approaching 1million and recoveries over 22.3 million, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-09-19 05:12 

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Persepolis repeats victory against Al Taawoun...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Iran's Persepolis gained another 1-0 victory against Saudi Arabi's Al Taawoun on Friday at the group stage of the AFC Champions League 2020....

 2020-09-19 04:53 

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Riyadh following Israeli regime's steps in nuclear prgm....

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Iran's Ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi called on the IAEA to ensure that Saudi Arabia is committed to its obligations under the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement....

 2020-09-19 04:33 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Sep. 19...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Saturday, September 19....

 2020-09-19 04:14 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sep. 19...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, September 19....

 2020-09-19 03:51 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) The following are Iran's developments in the past 24 hours....

 2020-09-19 03:39 

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E3 says Iran sanctions relief to continue beyond Sep. 20...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Britain, France and Germany have told the UN Security Council that the sanctions relief provided by the world body for Iran agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal will continue beyond September 20....

 2020-09-19 03:09 

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Unidentified person storms into US envoy's Moscow residence...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) An unidentified person driving a vehicle has breached the perimeter of the residence of the US ambassador in Moscow....

 2020-09-19 02:00 

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Police seize over 3.7 tons of illicit drugs in SE Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Police Chief of Sistan and Balouchestan province Brigadier General Mohammad Ghanbari said that 3,732 kilograms of illicit drugs have been busted in a single operation in Iranshahr....

 2020-09-19 00:00 

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'The World's Last House' to be screened in Greece...

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) Iranian short piece 'The World's Last House', by Amir Gholami will be screened at the 4th Symi International Film Festival in Greece....

 2020-09-18 18:50 

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Iran, Pakistan review boosting coop. between border provinces...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The Consul General of Iran in Pakistan's Quetta held talks with spokesman of the Government of Balochistan on the expasion of cultural, economic and social relations between the border provinces of the two countries....

 2020-09-18 17:30 

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'Iran, Turkey need to coop. against threats at joint border'...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaghari said that Iran and Turkey need to strengthen cooperation to combat all the threats posed to security and order on the joint Iranian-Turkish border...

 2020-09-18 16:30 

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Israel regime's nuclear weapons threat to world's security...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's Ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi said that the Zionist regime's acquisition of nuclear weapons is a serious threat to the security and stability of the region and the world....

 2020-09-18 16:00 

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Human rights violations against Bahraini women...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Elham Shakeri, researcher at BFHR stressed that the Bahraini authorities' claims and demand for peace, security and peaceful coexistence in the region contradicts its approach to the systematic persecution of Bahraini women....

 2020-09-18 15:00 

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Friday Prayer held in Zanjan with health protocols in place...

ZANJAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The first Friday Prayer ceremony in Zanjan was held on on September 18 after a six-month hiatus due to the outbreak of coronavirus. All health protocols were in place during the event....

 2020-09-18 14:00 

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Iran, Russia stress promoting scientific, technological coop....

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari held talks with Head of Russian Academy of Sciences Aleksandr Sergeyev late on Thursday through videoconference....

 2020-09-18 13:00 

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Betrayers to Palestinian cause complicit in Zionists' crimes...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Emphasizing that the betrayers to the Palestinian cause are complicit in all the crimes of the Zionists, Ghalibaf said that there will be no solution to the Palestine's issue without the participation of the Palestinians....

 2020-09-18 12:20 

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At least 20 Afghan armies killed In Nangarhar battles...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) At least 20 security forces were killed and 15 others were wounded in Taliban attacks in the province, local officials said on Thursday....

 2020-09-18 11:30 

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VIDEO:Bahrainis protest on normalizing tie with Israel regime...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) People in Bahrain demonstrated on Thursday night and announced their strong opposition against normalization of ties between Bahrain and Zionist regime....

 2020-09-18 10:50 

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US sanctions on Iran futile, not to work: Lavrov...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Sating that the US sanctions on Iran are futile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the sanctions that are being used in a bid to strangle Iran did not work before and will not work now....

 2020-09-18 10:10 

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Trump eyes executive order to punish arms trade with Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) US President plans to issue an executive order allowing him to impose US sanctions on anyone who breaches a conventional arms embargo against Iran, sources said on Thursday....

 2020-09-18 09:30 

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COVID-19 death toll mounts to 23,952 in Iran: official...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Some 144 more Iranians died of coronavirus over the past 24 hours and 355,505 people out of a total of 416,198 infected with the coronavirus have recovered, according to Health Ministry....

 2020-09-18 09:10 

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Iran bracing for full production at Azar Oilfield...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Azar oil field is on the verge of achieving a production capacity of 65,000 barrels of oil per day by using the ancillary facilities of the Central Processing Facility (CPF)....

 2020-09-18 08:40 

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News of assassination plot of US amb. bizarre: South Africa...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa Naledi Pandor has described a US news story that Iran was plotting to assassinate Ambassador Lana Marks as very strange....

 2020-09-18 08:10 

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Livelihood assistance packages distributed in Ahvaz...

AHVAZ, Sep. 18 (MNA) A number of 1,000 livelihood foodstuff packages were prepared and distributed among the needy and underprivileged people in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province within the framework of "Equality, Sincere Assistance Maneuver"....

 2020-09-18 07:40 

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Trump not to attend United Nations General Assembly meeting...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) US President Donald Trump will not attend next week's UN General Assembly (UNGA) gathering in person, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told reporters Thursday evening....

 2020-09-18 07:20 

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Coronavirus cases pass 30.3 million worldwide...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The number of infections with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 30.3 million worldwide with the deaths approaching 951,000 and recoveries over 22 million, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-09-18 06:50 

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Iran, Azerbaijan Republic eager to boost economic coop....

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's newly-appointed Ambassador to Baku Seyed Abbas Mousavi met and held talks with Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev on the expansion of bilateral relations and economic cooperation....

 2020-09-18 06:20 

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Iran, Bosnia stress expansion of bilateral ties...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Iran's new ambassador to Bosnia Reza Qelichkhan submitted a copy of his credentials to the Director General of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia Mirsad Besic on Thursday....

 2020-09-18 05:50 

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Zarif advises Pompeo to read UNSC Resolution 2231...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) Stating that nothing new happens on 9/20, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif advises US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to read the UNSC Resolution 2231....

 2020-09-18 05:20 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) The following are Iran's developments in the past 24 hours....

 2020-09-17 17:00 

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rallies against UAE, Bahrain ties with zionists...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) People of Tehran gathered in front of the Palestinian embassy on Thursday to denounce the disgraceful move by the UAE and Bahrain in the normalization of relations with the Tel Aviv regime....

 2020-09-17 16:00 

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VIDEO: Massive landslide in Kyrgyzstan...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) A massive landslide occurred near one of the largest coal deposits in Kyrgyzstan....

 2020-09-17 15:29 

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UAE, Bahrain's ties with Zionists part of US pres. campaign...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Iranian parliament speaker's adviser for international affairs said The UAE and Bahrain's normalization of ties with the Israeli regime is part of a broader plot linked to the US president's reelection campaign....

 2020-09-17 15:08 

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Army, IRGC ready to give decisive response to any threat...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari says any threat against Iran's interests or security will draw a decisive response by the Iranian armed forces....

 2020-09-17 14:30 

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The magic and allure of Persian poetry...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Today is the National Day of Persian Poetry and a good opportunity to learn more about some of the greatest Persian poets with their lasting influence on Persian language and rising popularity across the world....

 2020-09-17 14:00 

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Iran condemns attack on diplomatic vehicles in Baghdad...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzade on Wednesday deplored attack on convoy of diplomatic vehicles in Baghdad....

 2020-09-17 13:46 

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'Israel-firsters betray their own people for votes'...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) In a tweet on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif named US President as an 'Israel-firster' who has betrayed Americans just for votes....

 2020-09-17 13:19 

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Army uni. students' graduation ceremony in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) The graduation ceremony of the students of Imam Ali (PBUH) Military University was held in Tehran on Thursday, with top Army commanders in attendance....

 2020-09-17 12:56 

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Jury members of "Health Defenders" section announced...

The jury members of short fiction in "Health Defenders" section are Pouran Derakhshandeh, Ensiyeh Shah Hosseini, Monir Qeidi, Giti Khameneh as well as Fariba Kousari....

 2020-09-17 12:40 

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Iran urges termination of foreign interference in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan underlined the significance of putting an end to all sorts of external interventions in Afghanistan....

 2020-09-17 12:00 

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Chinese official calls for coop. expansion with Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Deng Li called for the development of cooperation with Iran....

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