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 2020-11-04 06:47 

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France Brought This on Itself...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of thousands of people from all walks of life in the Muslim world, Europe and elsewhere continue protests over the French president Emmanuel Macron's silly vow to protect the right to publish blasphemous caricatures against the Prop...

 2020-11-03 19:44 

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US: 2020 Breaks Annual Gun Sale Records...

TEHRAN (FNA)- This year has broken annual gun sale records for the past seven months in the United States, according to gun data analysis released on Monday....

 2020-11-03 17:54 

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Iranian Air Force's F4, Mig29 Fighters Destroy Ground, Air Targets in Wargames...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army Air Force's F4 and Mig 29 fighter jets destroyed ground and air targets by optimized home-made missiles on the second day of massive wargames, codenamed Eqtedar Havayee Fadayian Harim-e Velayat, in Central Iran on Tuesd ...

 2020-11-03 17:53 

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IRGC: Victory of Trump or Biden Not to Change Iran's Policy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in a statement on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the US embassy takeover in Iran underlined that the country's policy to fight against the global arrogance will remain unchanged no matt...

 2020-11-03 16:03 

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Report: People of Color More Likely to Live without Piped Water in Richest US Cities...

TEHRAN (FNA)- People of color in some of America's wealthiest cities are significantly more likely to live in houses without indoor plumbing essential for running water, new research revealed....

 2020-11-03 16:03 

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Nearly 9,000 New Coronavirus Patients Identified in Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Tuesday that 8,932 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 422 patients have passed away during the same period....

 2020-11-03 14:13 

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Poll: More Americans Approve of Fauci's Handling of Coronavirus Than Trump's...

TEHRAN (FNA)- American voters overwhelmingly approve of how the country's top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, is handling the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new CNBC/Change Research poll....

 2020-11-03 14:13 

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Spokesman: Iranian FM to Discuss Extensive Trade Cooperation in Latin American Tour...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will confer on economic and trade cooperation between Iran and the Latin American states during his upcoming trip to Cuba, Venezuela and ....

 2020-11-03 14:13 

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Iranian Army Commander: US Biggest Threat in World...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi described the US as biggest threat not only to Iran but also to all nations and freedom....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Iranian Speaker's Advisor Stresses Need for More Unity among Muslims...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Advisor for International Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined the need for Islamic countries to strengthen unity amid the recent sacrilegious acts against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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NYC Mayor Jabs US President for Doubting Validity of Election...

TEHRAN (FNA)- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday criticized US President Donald Trump for saying that the validity of the general election to be held on Tuesday could be doubted....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Phantom Fighters Destroy Ground Targets by Qassed Smart Bombs in Iranian Air Force Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Phantom fighter jets of the Iranian Army Air Force destroyed ground targets by home-made smart Qassed bombs during the second day of massive wargames, codenamed Eqtedar Havayee Fadayian Harim-e Velayat, in Central Iran on Tuesday....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Iran, Russia Confer on Economic, Anti-Coronavirus Cooperation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- High-ranking Iranian and Russian officials discussed ways to bolster ties and cooperation between the two countries in economic fields and fight against COVID-19 virus....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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15,352 New Coronavirus Infections in Germany...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Local authorities in Germany reported 15,352 new corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Top Official Strongly Contradicts Trump on COVID-19, Saying 'Aggressive' Action Vital...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Contradicting President Donald Trump's claim that the country is "rounding the corner" in its fight against the coronavirus and will soon have defeated it, Dr. Deborah Birx warned the government must take immediate action to avoi...

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Vienna...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the deadly terrorist attack in the Austrian capital of Vienna, sympathizing with the Austrian people and government as well as the family members of the victims....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Kansas Man 'Shoots, Injures Three People After Accusing Them of Stealing Trump Campaign Signs from His Lawn'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A man from Kansas allegedly shot and injured three people after accusing them of stealing Donald Trump campaign signs from his lawn on Saturday night....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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Leak Reveals COVID Admissions to England Hospital Jump 60% in 10 Days...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of patients admitted to hospital wards in England has jumped more than 60 percent in just 10 days, new leaked NHS data seen by The Independent revealed....

 2020-11-03 13:18 

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SAIPA Declares Mass-Production of Iranian Version of Dacia Logan without Renault's Help...

TEHRAN (FNA)- CEO of Iran's giant carmaker SAIPA Javad Soleimani announced that the company will mass produce the Iranian version of Dacia Logan without Renault's involvement....

 2020-11-03 12:23 

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Iran's First VP: Defending Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) First Priority of Muslim States...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri underlined the need for Muslim countries to put defending the holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) as their first priority....

 2020-11-03 12:23 

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Report: Dead People Discovered Voting in New York...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Ballots have been posted in to the New York City Board of Elections in the name of dead voters, according to The New York Post....

 2020-11-03 12:23 

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Supreme Leader: US Elections Not to Affect Iran's Policy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that Iran will continue its past policies irrespective of the results of the November 3 presidential elections in the US....

 2020-11-03 12:23 

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US Election: Trump Predicts 'Great Win' at Last Rally as Biden Tells Him to 'Pack His Bags'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Defiant to the last, President Donald Trump made a final bid to save his presidency with a midnight rally in battleground Michigan where, sporting a red "Make America great again" cap, he predicted "one of the greatest wins in th...

 2020-11-03 12:23 

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FBI Warns of Possible US Election Violence in Protest-Riven Portland...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The FBI warned of the potential for armed clashes linked to Tuesday's US election in Portland, as the Northwestern city that has become symbolic of the country's stark divisions braces for unrest....

 2020-11-03 11:28 

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Latest Coronavirus Lockdowns Spark Protests Across Europe...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fresh lockdowns to stem the spread of coronavirus sparked sometimes violent protests in several European countries, fuelled both by ideological fury at new government-imposed restrictions and fears of economic hardship....

 2020-11-03 11:28 

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Health Minister: 1 Parisian Infected Every 30 Seconds, Virus Won't Stop for Christmas...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The French Health Minister warned that one Parisian is infected with COVID-19 every 30 seconds, while every 15 minutes a Paris resident is admitted to hospital as the government mulls reimposing an evening curfew on the city....

 2020-11-03 11:28 

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Russian MoD: Militants Plotting Drone Strike in Idlib to Accuse Damascus, Moscow...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian military in Syria learned about militants' plans to accuse Syrian government forces and Russian Aerospace Forces of striking settlements in the Idlib de-escalation zone, deputy head of the Russian Defence Ministry's Cente...

 2020-11-03 11:28 

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Iranian President Felicitates Muslim Counterparts on Birth Anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in separate messages to heads of Islamic states congratulated his Muslim counterparts on the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)....

 2020-11-03 10:34 

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Report: Trump 'Army' of Poll Watchers Led by Veteran of Fraud Claims...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A veteran Republican operative who got his start in politics by helping to persuade a judge to throw out hundreds of mail-in ballots is organizing an "army" of volunteers for President Donald Trump's campaign to monitor voting in...

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Italy Imposes Additional Coronavirus Restrictions, Cites 'Terrifying' Surge...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Italy's premier on Monday announced a new set of national measures aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 after his moves to implement some restrictions in October failed to prevent what his health minister called a "terrifying"...

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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On 41st Anniversary of US Embassy Takeover in Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Since the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran, Iranians have been celebrating the occasion every year by holding rallies on the anniversary and marking it as the National Day against the 'Global Arrogance'....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Saudi Aramco's Net Profit Drops 45% in Third Quarter on Weak Oil Demand...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Aramco's net profit fell 44.6% in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year, reflecting continued damage to oil demand and prices from the global coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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More Than 2.500 Ballots Tossed in South Carolina Because of Reinstated Witness Requirement...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly 2,600 absentee mail in ballots have been thrown out in South Carolina because of a missing witness signature, state Election Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire told NBC News Monday evening....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Poll: More Voters Expect Protests If Trump Wins Election...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Most US registered voters are expecting demonstrations to occur if President Donald Trump wins the election on Tuesday than if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins, according to polling data released Monday by The Economist and ....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Twitter, Facebook Flag Trump Post on Pennsylvania Ballots as 'Misleading'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Twitter and Facebook on Monday labeled as "misleading" an election eve post by US President Donald Trump claiming mail-in ballots in the key state of Pennsylvania would lead to "rampant" fraud and street violence....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Report: More Than 61,000 Children in US Got COVID-19 Last Week, A Record...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 61,000 children in the US were diagnosed with Coronavirus last week — more than in any other week during the pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association reported Monday....

 2020-11-03 10:33 

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Iranian Army: Signs of US Power Decline Evident...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army in a statement on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran underlined that Washington's power is declining while Iran's strategy of resistance is succeeding....

 2020-11-03 09:44 

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US States Begin Readying National Guard for Potential Election Unrest...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some governors in the United States readied National Guard members for duty ahead of Tuesday's election, signaling concerns that unrest may ignite during the most divisive presidential race in recent history, The Washington Post reporte ...

 2020-11-03 09:39 

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Coronavirus: US Now Has More Cases Per Capita Than Any Other Country...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US now has the highest number of coronavirus cases as a proportion of its population than any other country in the world after a record-breaking surge in new cases....

 2020-11-03 09:39 

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Dozens Killed in 'Brutal' Western Ethiopia Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Armed men in Western Ethiopia have rounded up and executed dozens of men, women and children, in a "brutal" attack officials blamed on an armed group that is active in the region....

 2020-11-03 09:39 

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Businesses Boarded Up Ahead of Election Day in US over Fears of Unrest...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Business owners in a number of cities across the United States are boarding up and taking other precautions ahead of Tuesday's election....

 2020-11-03 09:38 

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Former CIA Director: Trump Likely to Put Up Challenges to Election Result...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former CIA Director John Brennan said that US President Donald Trump is likely to "put up challenges" to the results of the presidential election on Tuesday....

 2020-11-03 09:38 

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North Korea Reportedly Builds Two Submarines Able to Shoot Ballistic Missiles...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea is building two new submarines able to fire ballistic missiles, the Yonhap news outlet reported, citing the South Korean National Intelligence Service....

 2020-11-03 09:38 

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Obama Rips Trump over Suggestion He May Fire Fauci...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former President Barack Obama hammered President Donald Trump on Monday for suggesting that he may fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Election Day, saying that Trump's "second-term plan" is to oust "the one person who can actually ...

 2020-11-03 09:38 

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US: COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Rising Rapidly Ahead of Election Day...

TEHRAN (FNA)- On the eve of an election that has become for many Americans a referendum on President Donald Trump's pandemic performance, COVID-19 case numbers were rising rapidly in virtually every state as the death toll continued to climb, the late...

 2020-11-03 09:38 

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Poll Shows Biden Narrowly Leads Trump in Six Swing States Before Election Day...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds narrow leads over President Donald Trump in six states the president aims to defend Tuesday in his bid for a second term, according to a new CNBC/Change Research poll....

 2020-11-02 16:45 

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California Police Prepare for Protests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- As this year's contentious election cycle draws to a close, law enforcement officials throughout California say they're ready for what may come on November 3 and beyond....

 2020-11-02 16:45 

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US Election: National Guard Prepares for Unrest with Unit of Military Police...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The National Guard Bureau established a new unit made up mostly of military policemen that could be dispatched to help quell unrest in coming days, after a turbulent summer in which National Guard members were deployed to several cities ....

 2020-11-02 16:45 

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Iran's Su-24 Fighters Destroy Hypothetical Enemy Targets with 500kg Missiles in Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Su-24 fighter jets successfully destroyed hypothetical enemy targets by firing 500kg smart missiles during the Army Air Force drills on Monday....

 2020-11-02 15:50 

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UNESCO: A Journalist Killed Every Four Days This Past Decade...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fifty-seven journalists and media workers were killed across the world last year, the United Nations said in a new report to mark the International Day to End of Impunity for Crimes against Journalists....

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