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 2020-07-29 11:40 

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Iran registers 2,636 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected 2,636 people and claimed 196 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said....

 2020-07-29 11:19 

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US harassment of Iranian airliner disgraceful: Vaezi...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) In reaction to the US harassment of an Iranian airliner in Syria, Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said that the US act is disgraceful and contrary to international standards....

 2020-07-29 11:00 

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Iraqi official urges removal of ISIL in Iraq-Syria border...

TEHRAN, Jul.29 (MNA) A spokesman for the Iraqi Armed Forces stressed the importance and necessity of protecting the border between Syria and Iraq reporting that more troops and military equipment have been sent for protection of this area....

 2020-07-29 10:45 

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Iran's Police bust over 1.5 tons of narcotics in Zahedan...

TEHRAN, Jul.29 (MNA) Dismantling a drug-smuggling gang in Zahedan, police forces of Sistan and Baluchestan have seized over 1.5 tons of illicit drugs in a single operation....

 2020-07-29 10:29 

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Iran exports over $5mn flowers, plants in Q1: IRICA spox...

TEHRAN, Jul.29 (MNA) Spokesman of the Islamic Republic Customs Administration (IRICA) said that Iran exported more than $5 million worth of flowers and plants in the first three months of the current year (from March 21 to June 22)....

 2020-07-29 10:20 

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"Najibeh' to go on screen at Shanghai Intl. FilmFest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Iranian feature 'Najibeh', directed by Mostafa Gandomkar will be screened at the 23rd edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in China....

 2020-07-29 10:00 

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VIDEO: Two trains collide in Russia...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Two cargo trains collided with each other in Russia on Wed. due to the falling sleep of driver of one of the trains, injuring two people and causing trains to derail....

 2020-07-29 09:53 

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More details of IRGC's unique underground ballistic missile...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Iran's IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh put forward more details about the successful launch of ballistic missiles from underground....

 2020-07-29 09:29 

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US presence in West Asia cause of destruction in region...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US' illegal presence in West Asia is the main cause of destruction in the region....

 2020-07-29 09:29 

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US presence in West Asia detrimental to region...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US' illegal presence in West Asia is the main cause of destruction in the region....

 2020-07-29 09:20 

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'Underground ballistic missiles launched'...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) In a tweet on Wednesday, Iran's IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh informed of the successful launch of underground ballistic missiles against the hypothetical enemies....

 2020-07-29 09:00 

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Asia holds record for most entries in Resistance Filmfest...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) According to the last report of the International section of the 16th Resistance Film Festival, 1260 works have been submitted from Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa which are participating in various sec...

 2020-07-29 08:45 

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UK better to stop illegal weaponry sale to S. Arabia...

TEHRAN, Jul.29 (MNA) Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission spokesman suggested that it is better for the UK to stop illegal sales of weaponry to Saudi Arabia instead of proposing more sanctions on Iranian entities....

 2020-07-29 08:31 

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Tehran, Seoul to confer on development of humanitarian trade...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Following the first humanitarian shipment to Tehran in May under the US sanctions, Iran and South Korea will hold virtual talks on Wednesday about expanding humanitarian trade like medicine exports....

 2020-07-29 08:07 

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Army Uni. to hold four drills with different educational aims...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) According to the Commander of Iran's Army University of Command and Staff, the university is set to hold four drills on the map with different educational aims to boost the students' ability for planning joint operations....

 2020-07-29 07:45 

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Iran successful in all fields despite 40 year of sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) An Iranian diplomat said that despite the 40 years of oppressive US sanctions, Iran has been able to achieve great progress in the fields of science, industry, military, medicine, agriculture, IT, nuclear, nanotechnology....

 2020-07-29 07:31 

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Iran's trade value hits $14bn in Q1...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran's trade value reached $14 billion in the first three months of the current year (from March 21 to June 20)....

 2020-07-29 07:16 

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IRGC displays defense might on second day of military drill...

TEHRAN, Jul.29 (MNA) The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday launched the second day of the final stage of a military exercise in southern Iran....

 2020-07-29 07:00 

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VIDEO: Massive fire burns multiple buildings in San Francisco...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) A huge fire in San Francisco, US, burned six commercial buildings and left 3 residents displaced and one firefighter hurt on Tuesday morning. The number of fire incidents accross the US has been growing in the past weeks....

 2020-07-29 06:45 

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Expulsion from region key response to US terrorist acts...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Mehdi Chamran said that the key response to American terrorists is expelling them from the region, and fortunately, all the countries of the Resistance Axis have the same opinion....

 2020-07-29 06:31 

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Hashd al-Sha'abi thwarts ISIL operation in Iraq's Samarra...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi forces have thwarted ISIL's terrorist operation against Samarra....

 2020-07-29 06:16 

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'Weightlessness' to vie at Italy's BCT FilmFest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Iranian feature 'Weightlessness', directed by Mehdi Fard Ghaderi, has made it into the competition program of the Benevento Cinema e Televisione (BCT) Film Festival in Italy....

 2020-07-29 06:00 

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EU concerned over killing of bin Nayef...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) The largest faction of the European Parliament has expressed concern over the possible assassination of former Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef in prison....

 2020-07-29 05:56 

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'3-digit inflation rate of enemy's targets'...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the enemy planned to push the inflation rate in Iran up to a three-digit rate but they have failed to reach the set target....

 2020-07-29 05:49 

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VIDEO: Turkish politician talks of Iran-China 25-Year Coop....

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) In an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency, Mehmet Ogutcu, Chairman of the London Energy Club and Former Turkish PM's advisor talked of the significance and consequences of the possible agreement for Iran and China....

 2020-07-29 05:33 

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Exports via Kordestan customs top 1m tons in four months...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Close to 1.22 million tons of goods worth $486.5 million were exported through the western Kordestan province during the first four months of the current fiscal (March 20-July 21), a senior customs official said....

 2020-07-29 05:14 

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Iran's trade vol. exchange with China must increase: MP...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA ) - A member of Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that Iran's trade volume exchange with the East especially China must increase, for, western countries showed that they are not trustworthy....

 2020-07-29 04:48 

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Global update: US COVID-19 cases near 4.5 million...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Coronavirus worldwide cases are reaching 16.9 million with the US nearing 4.5 million in infections, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-07-29 04:14 

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ISIL terrorists kill Iraqi general...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) In two separate attacks, ISIL terrorists killed two Iraqi officers, including a brigadier general, and a border guard on Tuesday in western Iraq....

 2020-07-29 04:00 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) The following are the latest developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran in the last 24 hours....

 2020-07-29 03:44 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on July 29...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Wednesday, July 29....

 2020-07-29 03:29 

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Headlines of Iranian Persian-language dailies on July 29...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, July 29....

 2020-07-29 03:00 

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3 Iranian titles to vie at 77th Venice Filmfest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) Majid Majidi's 'Sun Children' together with two other Iranian titles will be taking part at the 77th Venice Film Festival, marking the first major international film event to go ahead in the COVID-19 era....

 2020-07-29 00:00 

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Climate Change Round-table discussion at MNA...

TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) A round-table discussion on climate change was held in the presence of Ahad Vazifeh, Director of the Drought Center of the Iran Meteorological Organization and Yusuf Ghavidel, a climatologist at Mehr News Agency on Tuesday....

 2020-07-28 22:00 

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Estil Lagoon of Astara...

ASTARA, Jul. 29 (MNA) Estil Lagoon of Astara, Known as Lagoon of Floating Trees, is an attraction of the northern Gilan province located near Astara....

 2020-07-28 20:00 

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Iran, Azerbaijan Republic emphasize developing bilateral ties...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan stressed the need to expand and develop bilateral ties....

 2020-07-28 18:59 

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Iran's Kerman attracts $ 282m foreign investment...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) The Deputy Director General of Economic Affairs and Finance of Kerman Hamid Shahsavari said that Kerman has attracted 282 million dollars' foreign investment during six years....

 2020-07-28 18:31 

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US officials tour to region aimed at Iranophobia, instability...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister's Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs said that trip of Americans to the region is aimed at spread of 'Iranophobia'; and 'instability';....

 2020-07-28 18:15 

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VIDEO: Al-Alam reports on unstable situation in S. Lebanon...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Al-Alam correspondent reported on the unstable situation in Southern Lebanon, stating that Zionist regime's planes do not leave the region for a moment. Not even a Zionist soldier can be seen in the embankments of Al-Ruwaisat....

 2020-07-28 18:00 

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VIDEO: Zionist Regime continues crackdown on protesters...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Israeli Police continues to crack down on protestors against Zionist regime's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's over alleged corruption and his handling of the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-07-28 17:52 

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VIDEO: 'Great Prophet-14' military drill in south of Iran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced that its forces have started the final stage of the 'Great Prophet-14' military drill in the south of Iran on Tuesday....

 2020-07-28 17:30 

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Iran not to tolerate US provocations...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic will not tolerate US unusual and illegal behaviors....

 2020-07-28 17:00 

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Resistance countries has right to respond Zionist aggression...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) The Popular Resistance Committee issued a statement stressing that "It is the right of Hezbollah, the Palestinian Resistance, Syria, and Iran to respond to any aggression by the Zionist enemy."...

 2020-07-28 16:44 

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Taliban declare ceasefire on Muslim feast...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire in Afghanistan on Tuesday during the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, starting from July 31....

 2020-07-28 16:30 

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1st phase of intl. Chabahar airport to be inaugurated in year...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Deputy head of transportation and transit of Chabahar Free Zone announced on Monday that the first phase of the International Chabahar airport will be inaugurated within 12 months....

 2020-07-28 16:15 

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Working Group meeting held for Muharram mourning ceremonies...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) A Working Group meeting on the mourning ceremonies of Muharram and Safar days was held at the Ministry of Interior on Tue....

 2020-07-28 16:00 

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Isfahan exporting steel to Myanmar: official...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Isfahan Customs Administration's Director-General announced over the export of iron and steel to Myanmar through Kashan Customs administration....

 2020-07-28 15:30 

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Defense, combat capability of Army Aviation at 82%...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Commander of Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kioumars Heidari put the defense and combat capability of Iran Army Aviation at 82 percent....

 2020-07-28 15:00 

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Pakistan Successfully Repatriates Prisoners from Iran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Pakistani officials announced on Tuesday that the country has successfully repatriated a number of prisoners from Iran....

 2020-07-28 14:30 

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Lebanese President condemns Israel regime's aggression...

TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday condemned the Zionist regime's aggression on southern Lebanon....

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