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 2021-01-27 12:39 

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Iranian Official Dismisses Israeli Military Threats - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The chief of staff of the Iranian president's office shrugged off the Zionist regime's threats against Iran as psychological warfare, stressing that the Iranian Armed Forces are fully prepared to protect the country....

 2021-01-27 11:27 

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Coronavirus in Iran: Some 700 New Cases Admitted to Hospital - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Nearly 10 percent of more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases detected in Iran over the past 24 hours have been admitted to the hospital, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman announced....

 2021-01-27 11:13 

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Iran Opposed to Presence of Foreign Fighters in Region - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart slammed the presence of terrorists and foreign fighters in the region....

 2021-01-27 09:45 

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US After Prolonged War, Bloodshed in Afghanistan: Iranian Security Official - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani warned of the US' attempts to drag out war and bloodshed in Afghanistan, saying Washington seeks to put the blame for insecurity on the Afghan parties....

 2021-01-27 08:07 

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No Place for Outsiders in Regional Security Talks: Iranian Deputy FM - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran would hold talks only with regional countries when it comes to plans for security and stability in the region, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said, stressing that foreign parties have no right to interfere in regional issues....

 2021-01-27 07:41 

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Iran, Oman Weigh Plans to Boost Banking Cooperation - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) discussed the promotion of trade and banking cooperation with Oman during a visit to Muscat....

 2021-01-27 06:37 

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Zarif in Armenia for Talks on Multilateral Cooperation - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Armenian on Wednesday for negotiations on multilateral regional cooperation and Tehran-Yerevan ties....

 2021-01-27 04:35 

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Iran Hails Russia’s Stance on JCPOA - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed Russia for its constructive stances in support of the 2015 nuclear deal, urging closer cooperation with Moscow in various areas....

 2021-01-26 13:29 

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Iran Approves Import, Production of Russian-Made Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the country has approved Russia's Sputnik V vaccine and plans to both import and produce it....

 2021-01-26 13:06 

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Iran, Russia Ink Cybersecurity Cooperation Pact - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The foreign ministers of Iran and Russia signed an information security agreement that coordinates efforts between the two countries against cyber-related crimes....

 2021-01-26 12:46 

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Iranian High-Tech Companies to Provide Kenya with Coronavirus Aid Package - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Headed by Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, an Iranian delegation of high-tech companies is going to provide Kenya with a COVID-19 aid package....

 2021-01-26 12:12 

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Iran, Russia Have Strategic Ties, Zarif Says in Moscow - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow on Tuesday for negotiations on the JCPOA, the Karabakh conflict, new international conditions after termination of Donald Trump's term, a 6-party regional cooperation plat...

 2021-01-26 11:31 

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Coronavirus Daily Death Toll Drops to below 80 in Iran - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The daily death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran was down to 79 on Tuesday, marking a two-digit rate for the fourth week in a row....

 2021-01-26 09:46 

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Opportunity for US Not Everlasting, Iranian Spokesman Says - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesperson for the Iranian government reminded the new US administration that the opportunity to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and honor the JCPOA commitments will not be available forever....

 2021-01-26 08:18 

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Taliban Team in Tehran for Talks - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A political delegation of the Taliban arrived in Iran on Tuesday for a series of negotiations on the peace process in Afghanistan....

 2021-01-26 07:49 

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Iran Runs Quantum Cryptographic Test - Science news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran's scientists successfully tested a home-grown version of the Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology on a relatively long distance of 1,650 meters....

 2021-01-26 07:36 

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Iran in No Rush to Hold Talks with Washington: UN Envoy - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's UN ambassador told NBC News on Monday that the Islamic Republic has no plans to hold talks with the Biden administration and is waiting for the new US president to take the first step to return to the 2015 nuclear agreement....

 2021-01-26 07:11 

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5 Iranians Confirmed Dead in Border Area Avalanche - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said five Iranian nationals stuck in an avalanche on the border with Turkey have been confirmed dead....

 2021-01-26 06:52 

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Iranian Diplomat Backs Intra-Afghan Talks - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) An Iranian special envoy described intra-Afghan negotiations as the best approach to the settlement of the crisis in Afghanistan....

 2021-01-26 06:12 

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Leader Lauds Late Iranian Scientist Fakhrizadeh - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei paid tribute to late Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh for his hard-working spirit and high level of proficiency in science....

 2021-01-26 05:12 

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82-Year-Old Palestinian Prisoner in Israeli Jail Tests Positive for COVID-19 - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Palestinian prisoners committee in the Gaza Strip held a demonstration to call for the immediate release of Fu'ad al-shobaki, the oldest Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails who recently tested positive for the coronavirus....

 2021-01-26 04:41 

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Sepahan Emerges Victorious over Sanat Naft: IPL - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Sepahan football team emerged victorious over Sanat Naft in Abadan in Matchweek 12 of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Monday....

 2021-01-25 13:26 

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Hostile Threats Warded Off by Recent War Games: Iran’s Top General - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said a series of recent military exercises have thwarted the threats posed by the enemies....

 2021-01-25 13:02 

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Top Legislators Weigh Plans to Boost Iran-China Ties - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China Li Zhanshu discussed ways for closer cooperation between Tehran and Beijing in various fields....

 2021-01-25 12:07 

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Over 1.17 Million Recover from Coronavirus in Iran - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) More than 1,171,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran, the Health Ministry said....

 2021-01-25 11:51 

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Zarif: Tehran Sees No Limits on Cooperation with Baku - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced the country's readiness for unlimited cooperation with the Republic of Azerbaijan in various fields, describing regional calm as a perfect opportunity for economic interaction....

 2021-01-25 11:07 

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Sen. Chris Murphy Raps Trump Admin's 'Catastrophic Failure' on Iran - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US Senator Chris Murphy denounced former president Donald Trump administration's policy of "maximum pressure" against Iran....

 2021-01-25 10:14 

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Iran Welcomes Initiative for 6-Party Regional Cooperation - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran welcomes a six-party regional cooperation platform contributing to regional peace and stability....

 2021-01-25 10:03 

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Massive Rallies Underway in Yemen in Condemnation of US Blacklisting of Ansarullah - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Millions of Yemenis have staged massive rallies in at least 14 provinces in condemnation of US designation of Ansarullah group as a "terrorist organization"....

 2021-01-25 09:21 

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Iran Demands Indonesia’s Explanation for Tanker Seizure - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Tehran is waiting for an explanation from the Indonesian government for the capture of an Iranian oil tanker....

 2021-01-25 08:43 

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Iran Not to Allow Revival of Daesh: Spokesman - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Foreign Ministry's spokesperson pledged that Iran will work with its allies to prevent a resurgence of the Daesh (ISIl or ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq and elsewhere....

 2021-01-25 08:10 

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Zarif: Iran Seeking Compensation from US for Breach of JCPOA - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) One of the main topics to be discussed in the next quarterly meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission will be the compensation that Iran should receive even if the new US administration rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal and resumes honoring its c...

 2021-01-25 07:59 

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Syrian Soldiers Killed in Attack on Military Bus in Palmyra - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Three Syrian soldiers were killed and 10 others were injured in an attack by terrorists on a bus carrying military personnel on a highway connecting Palmyra and Deir ez-Zur....

 2021-01-25 06:44 

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Iran’s New Plans to Ease Visits by Foreign Entrepreneurs - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian administration has devised plans to allow foreign entrepreneurs working with local knowledge-based companies to visit Iran with special visas, an official said....

 2021-01-25 06:12 

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Zarif Arrives in Baku for Talks on Regional Cooperation - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif began a tour of the Caucasus with a trip to the Republic of Azerbaijan for a series of negotiations on regional cooperation....

 2021-01-25 05:25 

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Explosion Hits Iraqi Capital; No Casualties Reported - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A fresh explosion hit an area in western Baghdad, three days after twin blasts killed 32 people in the Iraqi capital....

 2021-01-25 04:41 

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Iranian Farzaneh Fasihi Wins Gold in Serbian Championships - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian woman sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi claimed a gold medal in the Serbian Athletic Indoor Championships....

 2021-01-24 12:02 

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Riyadh Ready for Rapprochement with Tehran, Saudi FM Says - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud claimed that Riyadh stands ready for rapprochement with Iran, but alleged that Tehran is "not serious about talks with Riyadh"....

 2021-01-24 11:48 

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Commander Highlights IRGC Program’s Contribution to Drop in Iran COVID Deaths - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said a door-to-door screening campaign involving the IRGC and Basij forces has miraculously helped to reduce the coronavirus daily death toll to two-digit numbers in Iran....

 2021-01-24 11:13 

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Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Tops 57,300 - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran exceeded 57,380 on Sunday, while more than 1,164,000 cases have recovered in the country....

 2021-01-24 10:48 

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Iran’s Economic Ties Entering New Stage: President - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the defeat of the economic war that the previous US administration had launched on Tehran, saying the Islamic Republic's economic interactions are entering a new phase with the improvement o...

 2021-01-24 10:39 

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Hamed Lak Named Best 2020 ACL Player - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Persepolis football team goalkeeper Hamed Lak is Asia's Choice for the Best AFC Champions League Player of 2020....

 2021-01-24 09:07 

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US Looting Syrian Oil to Send It to Israel: Ex-US Diplomat - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) US is looting oil from the Syrian people and sending it to somewhere else presumably to the Apartheid entity of Israel, according to J. Michael Springmann, the former US diplomat in Saudi Arabia....

 2021-01-24 07:52 

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Iran Extends Coronavirus Travel Ban to UK - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran has extended the suspension of flights to London over concerns about an alarming surge in the coronavirus cases and a new COVID variant in the UK, an official said....

 2021-01-24 07:15 

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Pakistan’s Govt. Will Never Recognize Israel, Interior Minister Reiterates - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said during a news conference in Lahore that the Islamabad government will never recognize the Israeli regime....

 2021-01-24 06:15 

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Iran, Armenia Sign Trade Agreement - Economy news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Top officials from Iran and Armenia signed an agreement in Tehran to enhance trade cooperation between the two neighbors....

 2021-01-24 05:06 

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11 Iraqi PMU Fighters Killed in Daesh Ambush - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) At least 11 fighters from Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi force, also known as Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) were killed in an ambush by the Daesh terrorist group north of the capital on Saturday....

 2021-01-24 04:45 

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IPL: Esteghlal Beaten by Saipa, Tractor Defeats Gol Gohar - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Esteghlal football team suffered a bitter loss against Saipa in Matchweek 12 of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday....

 2021-01-23 11:09 

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COVID-19 Cases Hospitalized in Iran below 500 - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Health Ministry said 495 coronavirus patients have been admitted to hospitals across the country over the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-23 10:33 

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Sanctions Made Iran Stronger, Defense Minister Says - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The hostile attempts to hinder Iran's progress have backfired, since the sanctions imposed on the country have helped the Islamic Republic develop its military industries, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said....

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