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 2021-03-09 03:01 

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Iran Boosts Science-Based Production Amid US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- This place is all about turning innovative ideas into practice. Toward Stars is the title of this exhibition which puts on display the latest technologies that are ma ....

 2021-03-09 02:01 

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US: Heavy Security in Minneapolis Ahead of Jury Selection in Derek Chauvin Trial...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Heavy security measures were put in place around Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis ahead of the jury selection in Derek Chauvin's trial scheduled on Monday. ....

 2021-03-09 01:01 

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GRAPHIC: Dead COVID-19 Patients in Iran Buried under Religious Rules...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Brave volunteer wash and bury the bodies of the dead coronavirus patients in accordance with Islamic rules but under strict hygiene protocols. Dead bodies are wrapped ....

 2021-03-09 00:01 

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Ramallah Enters Seven-Day Lockdown Following Surge in COVID-19 Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Palestinian Authority imposed a seven-day total lockdown in Ramallah and al-Bireh in the West Bank. This came due to the significant increase in the number of cor ....

 2021-03-08 21:01 

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Yemen: Food Aid Sold in Aden Markets as Citizens Criticize Lack of Access to International Relief...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Amid a worsening humanitarian situation in war-torn Yemen, food aid provided by various international organizations to mitigate the effects of the war on the Yemenis ....

 2021-03-08 20:29 

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Netherlands: Police Disperse COVID Skeptics in Amsterdam...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Several protesters were seen arrested as police dispersed an unauthorized COVID-skeptics protest in Amsterdam, Sunday, as people rallied against restrictions put in p ....

 2021-03-08 20:06 

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Three Fishermen Die in A Mysterious Explosion off Khan Younis...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Three Palestinian fishermen were killed in a mysterious explosion today while they were sailing off the city of Khan Younis in the South of the Gaza Strip. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-03-08 20:01 

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Ghost City: Lockdown London...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Streets and stores, empty shopping centers in London wreaked by pandemic. COVID-19 pandemic has seen the financial center turn into a ghost town of empty buildings an ....

 2021-03-08 16:52 

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FarsNews Agency Senior MP: Iran Concerned about Presence of ISIL Terrorists in Karabakh Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnouri said that his country is concerned about the instrumental use of ....

 2021-03-08 16:45 

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FarsNews Agency Minister: Tourism Harbinger of Peace among Nations...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said that tourism is a means of conveying the message of peace among nations....

 2021-03-08 16:43 

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FarsNews Agency Iran's Judiciary Chief: US Should Lift All Sanctions to Pave Way for Return to JCPOA...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Rayeesi stressed the need to stand up against the world arrogant powers, and said that Washington should remove all sanctions as a pre ....

 2021-03-08 16:41 

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FarsNews Agency Speaker Terms Iran's Air Force as Unique in Foiling US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said that today Iran's Air Force is exemplary in confronting the US sanctions and maximum pressure, and said that th ....

 2021-03-08 16:40 

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FarsNews Agency Beijing Says Huawei's Meng Wanzhou Case 'Downright Political Incident' from Washington...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The detention of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was an "downright political incident concocted by the United States", Chinese Foreign Minist ....

 2021-03-08 12:48 

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FarsNews Agency Iran Sends Over $460mln of Exports to Iraq via Mehran Border...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's exports to Iraq via Mehran border crossing reached 907,000 tons worth $464 million during the current Iranian year (started March 20, 2020), an economic offici ....

 2021-03-08 12:25 

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FarsNews Agency IRGC Commander: Enemies Defeated by Iranian Nation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Enemies have bowed down before the Iranian nation and have been defeated, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami said, adding t ....

 2021-03-08 12:23 

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FarsNews Agency Bank Governor Warns UK Economy Will Never Return to Pre-COVID Pattern...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK can see light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel but the economy will never fully return to its pre-pandemic pattern, the governor of the Bank of England announ ....

 2021-03-08 12:22 

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FarsNews Agency UK: About Seven in 10 Women Wouldn’t Become A Politician Due to ‘Abuse’...

TEHRAN (FNA)- About seven in 10 women in the UK say they would not become a politician because of fears of facing abuse or harassment in the role, a new study found....

 2021-03-08 12:22 

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FarsNews Agency Brussels Deploys Plainclothes Police Officers to Sexual Harassment ‘Hotspots’ Where Nearly 80% of Women Fear Leaving Home...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Brussels will use undercover officers as part of an initiative to crack down on sexual harassment in the streets of the de facto EU capital, after activists called on ....

 2021-03-08 12:21 

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FarsNews Agency 120 New Volunteers to Participate in Human Trial Phase of Iran’s COV-Pars Coronavirus Vaccine...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The second stage of the first phase of the human trial of Iran-made COV-Pars coronavirus vaccine, produced by Razi Institute, is due to be conducted on 120 new volunt ....

 2021-03-08 11:52 

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FarsNews Agency Iran Reports 8,313 New Coronavirus Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Monday that 8,313 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported across the country during the past 24 hours, adding t ....

 2021-03-08 11:51 

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FarsNews Agency First Homegrown Hovercraft to Join Iran’s Navy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said that the first indigenous hovercraft will join the force fleet next year....

 2021-03-08 11:50 

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FarsNews Agency One in 500 People Died of COVID in Ten US States as Health Experts Warn There Could Be A New Spike...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Ten US states have seen more than one in 500 of their residents die from COVID-19, a new report revealed....

 2021-03-08 11:48 

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FarsNews Agency Iran Asks S. Arabia to End Yemen War Instead of Blame Game...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry rejected Riyadh's allegations about Tehran's involvement in the recent Yemeni army's drone attacks against the Saudi targets, saying that ....

 2021-03-08 11:42 

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FarsNews Agency Minister: Iran Ready to Set Up Industrial Town in Azerbaijan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Alireza Razm-Hosseini announced his ministry's preparedness to establish a joint industrial town with Azerbaijan Republic ....

 2021-03-08 11:39 

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FarsNews Agency Japanese Artist Honored for Endeavors to Promote Iranian Culture...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's cultural attach to Tokyo Hossein Divsalar granted a plaque of honor to Japanese artist, Hisako Tsunoda, for her over thirty years of services to the Farsi lan ....

 2021-03-08 11:37 

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FarsNews Agency Iran in Tough Anti-Drugs Campaign despite Obstacles...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has been engaged in serious fight against narcotics despite over 10 years of efforts to obstruct this fight, Secretary-General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarter ....

 2021-03-08 11:35 

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FarsNews Agency Iran Urges Int’l Red Cross to Help Lift Yemen Siege...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Envoy to Yemen Hassan Irlou called on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to try to end the siege on Yemen....

 2021-03-08 11:21 

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FarsNews Agency Armenian President, Opposition Discuss Ways Out of Political Crisis...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Armenian President Armen Sarkissian met with representative of the opposition Homeland Salvation Movement, board member of the Republican Party Vahram Baghdasaryan to ....

 2021-03-08 11:20 

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FarsNews Agency Switzerland Supports Face Veil Ban in Referendum...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Swiss citizens narrowly voted in favor of banning full-face veils, as, according to official results, some 51.21% of voters supported the motion....

 2021-03-08 11:20 

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FarsNews Agency 35 Palestinian Women, Including 11 Mothers, in Israeli Prisons on Eve of Intl. Women’s Day...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thirty-five female Palestinian prisoners are currently behind Israeli bars, a local NGO announced ahead of the International Women's Day, noting that eleven of the pr ....

 2021-03-08 11:19 

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FarsNews Agency US Health Official Warns Current Virus Plateau 'Unacceptable'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, described current coronavirus levels of 60,000 to 70,000 new cases per day as "unacceptable4;....

 2021-03-08 11:19 

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FarsNews Agency Nationwide Strike in Myanmar as Anti-Coup Campaign Intensifies...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two protesters have been killed by gunshot wounds to the head as Myanmar's biggest trade unions began a nationwide strike in the latest attempt to pressure the countr ....

 2021-03-08 11:19 

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FarsNews Agency US Pushes UN-Led Peace Conference in Letter to Afghan President as Washington Says 'All Options on Table'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken proposed a United Nations-led peace conference on the Afghan issue in a recent letter to Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, ....

 2021-03-08 11:18 

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FarsNews Agency Sana’a Rejects Washington Call for Unilateral End to War...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of Houthi Ansarullah's political bureau noted meeting with US envoy had not been held directly but through a third party and an intermediary....

 2021-03-08 11:18 

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FarsNews Agency ‘Repeat of What Happened in Myanmar’: India Detains 160 Rohingya...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Indian authorities detained more than 160 Rohingya in the Jammu area of Indian-administered Kashmir, with members of the persecuted minority saying the move was a "re ....

 2021-03-08 11:17 

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FarsNews Agency Minneapolis Battens Down Hatches with Extreme Security Ahead of Trial of George Floyd’s Killer...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Authorities in Minneapolis erected steel fencing, barbed wire and concrete barricades outside the city's courthouse and local police stations ahead of the Derek Chauv ....

 2021-03-08 08:54 

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FarsNews Agency Iranian FM: US Airstrikes against Syrian Territories to Escalate Insecurity in Entire Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Washington against continued mistakes in the region and against Iran, saying that the recent US airstrikes agains ....

 2021-03-08 08:50 

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FarsNews Agency US Senator: Trump Can Make Republican Party Bigger, Stronger, or He 'Could Destroy It'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said in an interview that aired Sunday that he thinks former President Donald Trump can make the GOP "bigger" and "stronger", or he "coul ....

 2021-03-08 08:50 

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FarsNews Agency Survey: Half of Women in UK Fear Equality Going Back to 1970s...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Women across the UK issued a "desperate cry for help", with more than half believing that women's equality is in danger of going back to the 1970s at work, at home an ....

 2021-03-08 08:29 

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FarsNews Agency Ambassador: Aggressors Seeking Only to Satisfy Saudis, Not Caring About Yemeni People...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Envoy to Sana'a Hassan Irlou said the invading countries do not care about the fate of the Yemeni nation and are merely intent to satisfy the Saudi regime....

 2021-03-08 08:22 

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FarsNews Agency Court Order Shows UK PM ‘Misled Parliament’ over COVID Contracts...

TEHRAN (FNA)- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled parliament over the publication of coronavirus contracts, a court order appears to showed....

 2021-03-08 08:18 

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FarsNews Agency French Billionaire Politician Dies in Helicopter Crash...

TEHRAN (FNA)- French billionaire Olivier Dassault, a politician and scion of the Dassault aircraft-making family, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday....

 2021-03-08 08:17 

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FarsNews Agency Scandal over Face Mask Business Deals Forces German MP from Merkel’s Party to Quit...

TEHRAN (FNA)- German MP Nikolas Lbel, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party, will quit parliament and not seek re-election over a series of deals on protective face mas ....

 2021-03-08 08:14 

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FarsNews Agency Iran: No Direct, Indirect Talks with US...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran on Monday dismissed media reports about direct or indirect contacts between Iran and Washington, saying that close talks are being held, but with other parties ....

 2021-03-08 08:01 

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US: Crowds Rally in St. Paul Ahead of Trial of Officer Charged with Murder of George Floyd...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Crowds rallied in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul ahead of the trial of an officer charged with murder of George Floyd. People held signs reading 'Black l ....

 2021-03-08 07:59 

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FarsNews Agency Source Tells PressTV: No Talks to Take Place between Tehran, Washington before Lifting All Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There will be no negotiations between Iran and the United States on any matter before Washington removes all illegal sanctions it has unilaterally imposed on Tehran, ....

 2021-03-08 07:59 

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FarsNews Agency Source: No Talks to Take Place between Tehran, Washington before Lifting All Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There will be no negotiations between Iran and the United States on any matter before Washington removes all illegal sanctions it has unilaterally imposed on Tehran, ....

 2021-03-08 07:57 

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FarsNews Agency US Protesters Call for Justice Ahead of George Floyd Murder Trial...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of demonstrators marched through Minneapolis' streets Sunday, urging justice for George Floyd on the eve of the start of former police officer Derek Chauvin ....

 2021-03-08 07:56 

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FarsNews Agency AstraZeneca Vaccine Batch Suspended in Austria After Death...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Austrian authorities suspended a batch of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine as a "precautionary measure" while they investigate a person's death and another' ....

 2021-03-08 07:56 

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FarsNews Agency Health Workers ‘Angry’ After COVID Pandemic, UK Government Deserves Strike for Offering 1% Pay Raise...

TEHRAN (FNA)- By offering health workers just one percent pay rise, the UK government missed out on an opportunity to restore faith in the NHS, a British nurse told RT, adding that ....

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