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 2020-11-24 20:39 

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FM spokesman reacts to Sweden FM tweet...

Tehran, Nov 25, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Tuesday referred to Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde's tweet, saying that unfortunately, the information of the Swedish authorities regarding the situation of Mr. Jalali, w...

 2020-11-24 20:15 

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Zarif, Swedish counterpart discuss JCPOA...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in a telephone conversation late on Tuesday reviewed the latest regional and international developments, JCPOA and bilateral relations....

 2020-11-24 20:03 

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Iran, Kazakhstan joint webinar held on Tuesday...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Thinkers, professors and researchers from Iran and Kazakhstan in a webinar discussed bilateral, regional, international, and Eurasian relations, as well as regional crises....

 2020-11-24 17:29 

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Pakistan dismisses speculations about recognition of Israel...

Islamabad, Nov 24, IRNA -- The Pakistani Foreign Ministry on Tuesday again strongly ruled out any possibility of recognition of the Zionist regime....

 2020-11-24 16:25 

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President Rouhani: Iran to be able to mass produce coronavirus vaccine soon...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA- President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that Iran could be able to mass-produce the coronavirus vaccine....

 2020-11-24 15:15 

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Iranians keep donating blood in pandemic era...

Despite the COVID-19 situation, Iranians keep donating blood as every drop of blood matters to save human beings. Nov 24, 2020. IRNA/ Amin Jalali...

 2020-11-24 15:02 

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Cinema Vrit, Iran's major Int'l Filmfest for docs...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Cinema Vrit which is regarded as Iran's major international festival for documentary films is to host the 14th edition of the event online in the coming days as the world faces COVID-19 and refraining from in-person gatherings i...

 2020-11-24 12:51 

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Iran's Supreme Leader attends HECC meeting...

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday took part in the High Economic Coordination Council (HECC) meeting in the capital city of Tehran. The meeting was held with the participation of the heads of the three branc...

 2020-11-24 12:50 

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Iran, Russia discuss JCPOA, Karabakh...

Moscow, Nov 24, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a phone call with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov reviewed important regional issues like Iran nuclear deal and Karabakh and Syria....

 2020-11-24 12:32 

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Supreme Leader: Iran able to nullify sanctions...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday stated that Iran is able to nullify the imposed sanctions....

 2020-11-24 12:23 

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Iran, Qatar sign MoU to cooperate on economy...

Isfahan, Nov 24, IRNA The seventh meeting of the Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Commission was concluded in the Iranian city of Isfahan on Tuesday with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce trade relations....

 2020-11-24 12:17 

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Zarif: Iran has always supported intra-Afghan dialogue...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran has always supported intra-Afghan talks, urging the world put the people of Afghanistan before other considerations....

 2020-11-24 12:14 

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Iran gov't spokesman says sound of breaking wall of sanctions is well heard...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Iranian Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the sound of breaking the wall of sanctions and the policy of maximum pressure is well heard around the world....

 2020-11-24 11:23 

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Official: 483 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Some 483 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:52 

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7th Iran-Qatar joint economic commission opens in Isfahan...

Isfahan, Nov 24, IRNA The seventh meeting of Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Commission opened in Isfahan, co chaired by Iran's Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and Qatar's Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:40 

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Iran exports 740,000 tons of apple...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Iran exported about 740,000 tons of apple during the past year ended on March 19, 2020, an official at Ministry of Agriculture-Jahad announced on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:37 

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FAO, WHO warning risk of Antimicrobial Resistance...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is not only responsible for the death of 700 000 people a year across the world, but also compromises food safety, contaminates soil and water and reduces effectiveness of medicines and medical treatme...

 2020-11-24 09:51 

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Iran's textile export rises up by 30%...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA The vice-chairman of Iran's Textile Exporters and Manufacturers Associations said on Tuesday that statistics show a 30-percent increase in export of textile products in the first five months of the current Iranian year (starting o...

 2020-11-24 09:20 

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Building Iran's trust to be important aim of Biden: Pakistan daily...

Islamabad, Nov 24, IRNA -- Leading Pakistani English newspaper says Donald Trump's four years as president were arguably the worst in ties with Iran, however, if Biden is serious about reopening channels with Iran, he needs to put in place confidence-...

 2020-11-24 09:14 

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Bandar Abbas, Ningbo to sign sisterhood agreement...

Bandar Abbas, Nov 24, IRNA Head of Iranian foreign ministry office in Bandar Abbas said Iran consulate in Shanghai has put on its agenda signing sisterhood agreement between Bandar Abbas and Chinese city of Ningbo....

 2020-11-24 08:42 

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Iranian horror film awarded at Molins de Rei Film Fest...

Tehran, Nov 24 , IRNA 'The Night' horror film recieved three major awards from the 39th Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival in Spain....

 2020-11-24 08:26 

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Political expert says Pompeo's trips have no effects on US current policies about Iran...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Professor of political sciences at the University of Alabama Nader Entesar told IRNA that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's current and future trips to the Middle East and other parts of the world have no effects on the US polic...

 2020-11-24 08:25 

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Iran's Supreme Leader attends High Economic Council's coordination meeting...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the High Economic Coordination Council's meeting on Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 07:51 

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Iran, one of two regional candidates to produce COVID-19 vaccine...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Iran and Egypt are two main candidates of producing COVID-19 vaccine in the region and are separately working on the project, according to Mostafa Ghanei, a senior official with the national headquarters for the fight against the coro...

 2020-11-24 07:15 

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Bahraini regime after taking UNHRC chairmanship...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Based on the reports, Bahraini kingdom in a series of measures which is considered by observers as delusional seems to try to take chairmanship of the United Nations Human Rights Council....

 2020-11-24 06:57 

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Iran maintains traditional status in OPEC...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA - Although the US sanctions have decreased Iran's daily output, the country has maintained its traditional power in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), a senior oil expert says....

 2020-11-24 06:48 

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Tehran to host 14th Intl' documentary film Fest in mid-December...

Tehran, Nov 24 , IRNA The 14th edition of "Cinema Verite" (The Annual Iran International Documentary Film Festival) directed by Mohammad Hamidi-Moqadam is scheduled to be held in Tehran on Dec 8-14, 2020....

 2020-11-24 06:43 

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Iranian envoy slams US unilateral sanctions on Iran amid COVID-19 pandemic...

London, Nov 24, IRNA Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi criticized the US unilateral sanctions against Iran and some other developing countries which have negatively affected the m...

 2020-11-24 06:04 

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Iranian envoy, Yemeni agriculture minister discuss ways to expand ties...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA Iranian Ambassador to Sana'a Hassan Irlou and Yemeni Minister of Agriculture Abdul-Malek al-Thur held talks on ways to develop cooperation on agriculture....

 2020-11-24 04:46 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on November 24...

Tehran, Nov 24 , IRNA The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Tuesday:...

 2020-11-23 20:35 

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Iran's foreign trade surpasses $44b in 8 months...

Tehran, Nov 24, IRNA -- Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Mehdi Mirashrafi said on Monday that Iran's foreign trade in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020-November 21, 2020) stood at 44.6 billion do...

 2020-11-23 19:24 

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Iran always supporting peace in Afghanistan: Speaker...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said in a meeting with the Afghan ambassador in Tehran on Monday that Iran has always supported the establishment of peace and stability in Afghanistan....

 2020-11-23 17:32 

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Zarif: Ceasefire, ending bombardment as only viable path to end Yemen tragedy...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message emphasized ceasefire and ending bombardment as only viable path to terminate Yemen tragedy....

 2020-11-23 16:51 

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Qalibaf terms US sanctions against independent states as failed policy...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said on Monday that the US sanctions imposed against independent states are regarded as a failed policy....

 2020-11-23 14:58 

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Senior diplomat urges deepening Iran-Syria bilateral ties...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA Senior Assistant to the Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji on Monday called for reinforcing the mutual cooperation between Iran and Syria....

 2020-11-23 14:50 

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Home-made destroyer 'Dena' to join Iran's navy fleet soon: Defense Minister...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Amir Hatami on Monday said that the new Iran-made destroyer 'Dena' will become operational in the navy fleet in the coming months....

 2020-11-23 12:25 

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Karkouy fire temple in Iran...

Fire temple (Atashkadeh in Persian) is a place where followers of Zoroastrianism make fire and perform their religious ceremonies. The photo album depicts the Karkouy fire temple which is located in Hirmand County in the Sistan and Baluchestan Province of...

 2020-11-23 11:34 

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Human rights tool to pressure independent states: Iran Judiciary Chief...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Countries have realized that human rights have become a tool for exerting pressures on independent states in the world, Iran's Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raeisi said on Monday....

 2020-11-23 11:19 

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Armenian ambassador briefs Iran deputy FM on Karabakh peace agreement...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA Armenian ambassador to Iran Artashes Toumanian on Monday briefed Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi on peace agreement after weeks of deadly conflict over Karabakh with Azerbaijan, according to a statement by Armenian emba...

 2020-11-23 11:17 

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Tehran Municipality to repair most ancient clock in city...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Repair program of the most ancient clock in Moshirul Saltaneh Mosque of Tehran city is underway, said the mayor for district 11 of Tehran....

 2020-11-23 11:15 

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Official: Iran's deterrence power aims to bolster international peace...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Secretary of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution Saied Reza Ameli said on Monday that Iranian deterrence power aims to bolster international peace and thwart attempts by certain countries to disrupt the world peace....

 2020-11-23 10:50 

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Iran will seek international justice against US over medical sanctions...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - A senior official at Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education said on Monday that Iran will lodge a complaint against US with the International Court of Justice over medical sanctions....

 2020-11-23 10:46 

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Official: COVID-19 kills 453 more in Iran...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 453 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 45,255....

 2020-11-23 10:28 

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Iranian Zoroastrians observe Azargan ritual online amid COVID-19 pandemic...

Yazd, Nov 23, IRNA Zoroastrians of the central Iranian province of Yazd observed Azargan ritual in an online manner on Monday as the government has imposed a nationwide two-week lockdown to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country....

 2020-11-23 08:22 

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Colorful Alley in Tehran District 9...

Khosrow Ghadyani Alley in Tehran's District 9 was painted by residents to raise the spirit making all walls and floors colorful. Tehran, Iran. November 23, 2020. /IRNA...

 2020-11-23 07:08 

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Why opponents to JCPOA are afraid of its revival...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Coincident with rise in possibility to break oppressive wall of sanctions which will help resolve the economic difficulties, the Iranian government is eyeing an opportunity to bring to an end the US unlawful sanctions; however, some...

 2020-11-23 07:08 

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Why JCPOA opponents are afraid of its revival...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Coincident with rise in possibility to break oppressive wall of sanctions which will help resolve the economic difficulties, the Iranian government is eyeing an opportunity to bring to an end the US unlawful sanctions; however, some...

 2020-11-23 06:43 

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Envoy elaborates on Iran stance for ending aggression in Yemen...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA Iranian Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irlou in a meeting with Yemeni Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf elaborated on Iran's stance with regard to support for all international efforts aiming to terminate the aggression in Yemen which is...

 2020-11-23 06:39 

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New island unearthed in northern Iran...

As Gorgan Gulf also known as Gorgan Bay in northern Iran, is shrinking, a 700-hectar island has been unearthed from the gulf. The newly emerged island is full of canes and therefore the local people call it "canebrake". You can see a series of ima...

 2020-11-23 06:22 

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US fails to enforce racist policies in international community...

Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA US has failed to enforce racist policies and maximum pressure against Iran by using sanctions as leverage for its unlawful agenda in the international community....

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