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 2020-06-21 15:15 

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Iran's Shamkhani, Afghanistan's Atmar hold meeting in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani met and held talks with Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs in Tehran....

 2020-06-21 14:35 

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Iran calls for urgent clarification of judge Mansuri's cause of death...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Inviting Romanian ambassador to Iranian foreign ministry in Tehran, the Islamic Republic called for Romania to announce the cause of death of the Iranian judge Golamreza Mansouri as soon as possible....

 2020-06-21 14:04 

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Iran still experiencing first wave of COVID-19: Health Min....

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education, Saeed Namaki said that we are experiencing the first wave of coronavirus pointing to the increasing cases of patients in Iran....

 2020-06-21 13:32 

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CBI governor Hemmati says Iraq 'good opportunity' for exports...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Governor of Central Bank of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati said that Iran's export volume of products to neighboring Iraq and its foreign exchange resources obtained is good opportunity for the country that should be used optimally....

 2020-06-21 13:00 

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Ulyanov underscores full commitment of E3, Russia to JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) In a tweet, Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov underlined full commitment of his country and that of E3 to JCPOA and diplomatic efforts to save it....

 2020-06-21 12:34 

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Foreigners who seek destabilization must leave region: cmdr....

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said that foreign countries threaten regional peace and must leave the Persian Gulf....

 2020-06-21 12:07 

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Partial solar eclipse over sky of Iranian capital...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Stargazers in Tehran watched a partial solar eclipse on Sunday morning from 09:04 to 11:38 local time....

 2020-06-21 11:46 

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There is no difference between Europe, US: Amir-Abdollahian...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Adviser for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that there is no difference between Europe and the US, and some European countries are the main US' agents....

 2020-06-21 11:21 

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Zonnour reelected as head of parl. national security commission...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Mojtaba Zonnour has been reelected as the head of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission....

 2020-06-21 10:58 

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'Enemies will no longer wish for a military war with Iran', says IRGC cmdr....

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps said that enemies of Iran have not stopped devising plots and have chosen a soft war instead of a hard one....

 2020-06-21 10:42 

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Hezbollah threatens Israeli regime with precision-guided missiles...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) A video clip released via social media shows the coordinates of the Israeli regime's sensitive places in the occupied lands targeted by the Hezbollah resistance group's precision-guided missiles....

 2020-06-21 10:40 

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Iran records 2,368 new cases, 116 deaths on Sunday...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Some 116 more Iranians died of coronavirus over the past 24 hours and 163,591 people out of a total of 204,952 infected with the coronavirus have survived and recovered, according to Health Ministry....

 2020-06-21 09:19 

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Our security tied to National Information Network: Ghalibaf...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf pointed to the need to boost the National Information Network....

 2020-06-21 08:59 

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Parl. urges government to stop implementing Additional Protocol...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian lawmakers vehemently condemned the new resolution passed by the IAEA Board of Governors against Iran, calling on the government to stop implementing the Additional Protocol in response....

 2020-06-21 08:07 

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Iran to dampen fight against drugs transit if intl. bodies fail to support: official...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) An official with Iran Drug Control Headquarters said on Sunday that despite the fact that Iran is the leading country in the fight against illicit drugs, international organizations have failed to support this fight....

 2020-06-21 07:26 

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Hashd al-Sha'abi repel ISIL's violent attack in Iraq's Saladin...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi forces repelled a fierce attack by ISIL terrorists on a military base in central Iraq....

 2020-06-21 07:07 

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Iran's Zarif, Afghanistan's Atmar hold meeting in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs in Tehran....

 2020-06-21 07:00 

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Principles of slavery still at core of US' socio-economic order: Prof. Ball...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) An American professor believes that slavery has never been abolished in the United States as its principles are still active in society....

 2020-06-21 06:38 

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VIDEO: Watch partial solar eclipse over Tehran's sky...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) An annular solar eclipse amazed the stargazers in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Sunday, June 21. The phenomenon in which the moon passed in front of the sun, blocking it out partially, began at 09:04 local time (04:34 GMT), reache...

 2020-06-21 05:58 

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Agricultural sector boosts economic growth in sanctions period: Khavazi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Minister of Agriculture said that agricultural sector increased economic growth of the country in sanctions period....

 2020-06-21 05:23 

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Global coronavirus cases near 9m, death toll at 466k...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Coronavirus worldwide cases are reaching 9 million, with the deaths having exceeded 466,000, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-06-21 04:57 

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Iran not to let IAEA breach legal frameworks, violate its rights: parl. speaker...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The speaker of Iran's Parliament deplored slammed the International Atomic Energy Agency for succumbing to the US pressure and passing an anti-Iran resolution, saying that the Islamic Republic will never allow the Agency to viola...

 2020-06-21 04:50 

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Sixth Iranian ship en route to Venezuela carrying food: envoy...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to Caracas Hojjatollah Soltani said the sixth Iranian ship en route to Venezuela is carrying food....

 2020-06-21 04:20 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on June 21...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iranian English-language dailies on Sunday, June 21....

 2020-06-21 03:49 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on June 21...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language newspapers on Sunday, June 21....

 2020-06-21 02:00 

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Iran-Azerbaijan Friendship Bridge to turn Khoda Afarin into exports hub: official...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The Friendship Bridge between Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan will turn Khoda Afarin city into the exports hub in the country....

 2020-06-21 01:00 

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Savadkuh tourism train...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Savadkuh tourism train is one of the most beautiful railway routes in Iran which attracts many domestic and foreign travelers each year....

 2020-06-21 00:20 

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VIDEO: Visiting Imam Hossein holy shrine after COVID-19 restrictions lifted...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Pilgrims visit Imam Hossein holy shrine after COVID-19 related restrictions are lifted....

 2020-06-20 23:35 

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US has denied right of breath to its own people: FM spox...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said that the United States is denying the right of breath to its own people....

 2020-06-20 22:18 

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Comprehensive health network: Iran's commitment to universal health coverage...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iran has gone far to establish a Primary Health Care (PHC) system in 1981, now covering a population of approximately 82 million rural and urban residents, is considered a great step towards universal health coverage, Dr. Mohammad Ho...

 2020-06-20 21:14 

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Palestine calls for increasing parliamentary ties with Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Speaker of the Palestinian National Council (PNC) Salim Zanoun in a congratulatory message sent to Mohammad Bagher Ghalibah for his election as Iranian Parliament Speaker on Sat. said that inter-parliamentary cooperation should be in...

 2020-06-20 20:31 

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Trump's sanctions on ICC is because US record in Afghanistan is not 'clean': ex-CIA officer...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Philip Giraldi, a former CIA intelligence officer, says Donald Trump's sanctions against the International Criminal Court (ICC) is because the US does not have a "clean" record in Afghanistan....

 2020-06-20 19:16 

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Saudi-led coalition violates so-called ceasefire in Yemen once again...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Saudi fighters violated the ceasefire in Yemen once again and launched a series of attacks on Saada, Al-Hudaydah, and Al-Bayda provinces....

 2020-06-20 18:25 

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Envoy denies answering query on UK role in Yemen war...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) UK ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire has not responded to a question about London's role in the escalation of the tension in Yemen and the crimes committed by Saudi Arabia in the country....

 2020-06-20 18:00 

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Harvesting cherry, sour cherry trees in Markazi Prov....

KHONDAB, Jun. 20 (MNA) Harvest season of cherry and sour cherry begins late June and goes through September depending on the variety and location. Gardeners have started harvesting cherry and sour cherry in Khondab County, Markazi Province, Iran....

 2020-06-20 17:39 

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Russia calls upon IAEA, Iran to settle the problems: Ulyanov...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said that Russia calls upon the IAEA Secretariat and Iran to settle the problems through constructive dialogue....

 2020-06-20 17:35 

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IAEA resolution has no serious effect on Iran's situation: VP Jahangiri...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri said that the resolution issued by IAEA Board of Governors has no serious effect of the country's situation and that western countries insist on perpetuating an insecure psycholo...

 2020-06-20 17:11 

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VIDEO: Protesters tear down confederate general's statue in Washington...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Following a day of peaceful protests celebrating Juneteenth, protesters pulled down and burned the statue of Confederate General Albert Pike in Washington DC on Saturday. Pike had fought for confederacy mainly to protect a Southern U...

 2020-06-20 16:48 

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Iran voices concern over France's missile test...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said that the recent test of a ballistic which is capable of carrying nuclear warhead by France is inconsistent with the country's obligations....

 2020-06-20 16:17 

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VIDEO: Iraqis commemorate Resistance martyrs in Baghdad airport...

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) Iraqi citizens attended a ceremony on Saturday held in Baghdad airport to commemorate the Resistance martyrs, IRGC Lt. General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi deputy PMU commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were assassinated by the direct...

 2020-06-20 15:53 

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Zionist regime is in 'worst condition': Amir-Abdollahian...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Adviser for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that today, Zionist regime is in the worst possible condition while resistance is in the best form....

 2020-06-20 15:19 

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Ghaani vows to stand by Palestinian resistance movement like martyr Soleimani...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force Commander Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani said that the force will continue to stand by the Palestinian resistance movement....

 2020-06-20 15:00 

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Iran exports 20,000 tons of sponge iron in two months...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran exported 20,000 tons of sponge iron in the first two months of the current year [from March 21 to May 20], showing a considerable hike as compared to the same period of last year....

 2020-06-20 14:34 

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Afghanistan's Atmar to arrive in Tehran on Sunday: Mousavi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The Spokesperson of the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs informed on Saturday that Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs, will arrive in Tehran on Sunday....

 2020-06-20 14:00 

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Iran urges Romania to provide obvious explanation over death of Gholamreza Mansouri...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic has called for the Romanian government to provide a credible and obvious explanation over the death of Iranian ex-judge Gholamr...

 2020-06-20 13:41 

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Tajik Senate speaker felicitates Ghalibaf on election as new Parl. Speaker...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Tajik Senate Speaker Rustam Emomali congratulated Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf on his election as the new Iranian parliament Speaker, hoping for the development of mutual ties between Tehran and Dushanbe....

 2020-06-20 12:59 

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IRGC to start construction of long-rage air defense: cmdr....

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Air Defense Force Brigadier General Reza Shaban announced on Saturday that the body plans to commence the development of long-range air defense systems....

 2020-06-20 12:41 

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Iran to offer incentive package to foreign airlines amid pandemic: official...

Tehran, June 20 (MNA) The Director General of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company for Trade and Investment Affairs Nasser Aghaei said on Sat. that Iran will offer an incentive package for flights of foreign airlines passing from Iranian sky....

 2020-06-20 12:20 

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Hashed al-Sha'abi launches new security operation in Sammara...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iraqi Hashd al-Sha'abi and security forces started a new security operation today in the Yasreb region in Sammara....

 2020-06-20 12:20 

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Hashed al-Sha'abi launches new security operation in Samarra...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iraqi Hashd al-Sha'abi and security forces started a new security operation today in the Yasreb region in Samarra....

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