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 2021-04-21 10:30 

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Trade at Pishin-Mand Crossing between Iran, Pakistan resumes...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The Pishin-Mand Border Crossing between Iran and Pakistan resumed activities during a ceremony attended by Iranian and Pakistani officials on Wednesday....

 2021-04-21 10:15 

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Indonesian submarine goes missing near Bali...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) An Indonesian Cakra (Type 209/1300)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) has been reported as missing and an attempt to rescue it is currently underway....

 2021-04-21 10:15 

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Tomb of Saadi Shirazi...

SHIRAZ, Apr. 21 (MNA) Located in Shiraz, the Tomb of Saadi Shirazi is among the tourist attractions of the country. Iran marks April 21 as the national day of Saadi....

 2021-04-21 10:02 

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Bashar al-Assad to run for 2021 Syrian presidential election...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Bashar al-Assad has officially announced his run for the Syrian presidential election in 2021....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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34 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan: MoD statement...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Afghanistan Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday that 34 Taliban fighters were killed and 10 others were wounded in clashes with government forces in the past 24 hours....

 2021-04-21 09:41 

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COVID-19 daily death toll in Iran at 388...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The number of daily deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran stood at 388 with the total death toll surpassed 67,910 on Wed....

 2021-04-21 09:39 

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Iran drone capability undermines US military superiority...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Head of the United States Central Command acknowledged that the drone capability of the Islamic Republic of Iran has undermined US military superiority in the region....

 2021-04-21 09:05 

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Huge explosion hits Israeli regime's missile factory (+VIDEO)...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Zionist sources reported that a horrific explosion took place at a sensitive security factory in Ramla in central occupied lands....

 2021-04-21 09:00 

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3rd Iran-Pakistan border crossing opened in "Pishin"...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The Third official border crossing between Iran and Pakistan was inaugurated in "Pishin" Border, in Rask city, southern Sistan and Baluchestan province in presence of Iranian roads minister and Pakistan officials....

 2021-04-21 08:45 

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Security common concern of Iran, Pakistan...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) In his meeting with the Pakistan foreign minister, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that security is a common concern of the two countries, and strengthening cooperation in this area is necessary....

 2021-04-21 08:42 

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Iraq Hashd al-Shaabi forces launch vast operations in Samarra...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Iraq's Popular Mobilization Unit (also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi) launched widespread operations in southern Samarra....

 2021-04-21 08:20 

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VIDEO: Ghamsar and Barzok Protected Area...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Ghamsar and Barzok Protected Area in Kashan is one of the most pristine protected areas in Iran and has a wide range of wildlife....

 2021-04-21 08:01 

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Iran doesn't want JCPOA+: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) President Rouhani said that Iran wants the implementation of the same JCPOA, not a word less and not a word more, and it does not want JCPOA+....

 2021-04-21 07:50 

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Shooting in US claims one life in Ohio...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) US media revealed that one person was killed in a police shooting in Ohio....

 2021-04-21 07:30 

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Sana'a officially announces imminent release of Ma'rib...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The Yemeni Ministry of Defense officially announced the imminent release of Ma'rib after various news sources reported the Yemeni army has advanced towards the capital of Ma'rib province....

 2021-04-21 07:15 

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Iran, Slovakia stress expansion of bilateral ties...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Deputy Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi met and held talks with the Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Tehran Ladislav Ballek on the expansion of bilateral ties....

 2021-04-21 07:00 

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Clashes between Syria' NDF, US-backed elements in Al-Hasakah...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) One killed and three others wounded in clashes between Syrian Army-affiliated National Defense Forces (NDF) with US-backed Kurdish militias in the city of Qamishli....

 2021-04-21 06:53 

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China, US presidents to meet on Thursday...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to attend a climate change summit on Thursday at the invitation of President Joe Biden....

 2021-04-21 06:42 

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"Equality, Sincere Assistance Maneuver" in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Livelihood foodstuff packages were prepared and distributed among the needy and underprivileged people in Tehran within the framework of "Equality, Empathy and Sincere Assistance Maneuver"....

 2021-04-21 06:32 

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European Super League on brink of collapse...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The controversial project of establishing the so-called European Super League (ESL) is on the brink of collapse as UK teams announce their withdrawal....

 2021-04-21 06:00 

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Presidential elections in Syria embody its sovereignty...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The announcement of the presidential elections is a categorical embodiment of Syria's sovereignty and another victory added to the records of victories achieved by its leadership, people and army, said Mehdi Azizi....

 2021-04-21 06:00 

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Iran marks National Day of Saadi Shirazi, Master of Speech...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Today is the National Commemoration Day of the renowned Persian poet Saadi Shirazi, born in Shiraz around 1200 and died around 1292....

 2021-04-21 05:41 

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Chauvin found guilty in death of George Floyd in Minnesota...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Minnesota resident George Floyd on May 25, 2020....

 2021-04-21 05:25 

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Persian Gulf-Black Sea Corridor to become operational soon...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The Persian Gulf-Black Sea transit corridor will come into operation in near future, said an official at Iran's Ministry of Roads and Urban Development....

 2021-04-21 05:15 

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Front pages of Iran's English dailies on April 21...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Wednesday, April 21....

 2021-04-21 05:00 

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Istanbul meeting on Afghan peace postponed...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Ankara announced on Tuesday that the Afghan peace conference in Istanbul will be held after the holy month of Ramadan....

 2021-04-21 04:58 

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Complete removal of sanctions key to success of Vienna talks...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Chinese Envoy to the International Organizations said that complete lifting of all relevant sanctions imposed against Iran is the key to the success of current negotiations to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal....

 2021-04-21 04:36 

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Suicide attack on Afghan National Security forces' vehicle...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) News sources reported a suicide attack on a vehicle carrying Afghan National Security forces and the explosion of a magnetic bomb in Kabul....

 2021-04-21 04:35 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on April 21...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, April 21....

 2021-04-21 04:10 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours....

 2021-04-21 03:55 

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Iran not to permit nuclear talks turn to tiring negotiations...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs said that Iran will not permit anybody to turn nuclear talks to the lingering, or tiring negotiations, but will not neglect sensitive issues due to too much rush....

 2021-04-20 22:00 

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Breathtaking scenery of inverted tulips in Kuhrang...

KUHRANG, Apr. 21 (MNA) The fritillaria imperialis tulips, known as inverted tulips, have now blossomed in Kuhrang in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province in central Iran....

 2021-04-20 19:10 

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African Muslims spending 2nd Ramadan amid pandemic...

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) Same as all Muslims across the globe, African Muslims fast and preserve Ramadan rituals under anti-Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown this year....

 2021-04-20 18:00 

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JCPOA Joint Commission meet to continue next week in Vienna...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA)-Stressing that discussions made in today's Joint Commission of JCPOA with regard to lifting sanctions and nuclear issues, coordinator of Joint Commission of JCPOA announced that next meeting of Commission will be held next week....

 2021-04-20 17:43 

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Main electricity of Natanz Enrichment Facility connected...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Turning to a meeting of National Security Commission held on Tue., spokesman of the Commission said that, according to Atomic Energy Organization of Iran's chief, main electricity of Natanz Enrichment Facility is connected....

 2021-04-20 17:05 

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Zionist forces raid occupied lands, arrest Palestinians...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Israeli regime's military forces raided an area in "occupied lands" on Tuesday and detained a number of Palestinians....

 2021-04-20 16:00 

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Focusing on lifting US anti-Iranian sanctions, a top priority...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Chinese representative in the meeting of Joint Commission of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) said that concentrating on lifting US anti-Iranian sanctions is still the main priority....

 2021-04-20 15:29 

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US schedules to suspend sanctions, not lift them...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) A source in Vienna said that the US's schedule was only to suspend sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran, not to lift them completely....

 2021-04-20 15:00 

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Iran to stop talks whenever it turns to excessive demand...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Political Affairs said that whenever process of JCPOA talks, which is ongoing in Vienna, move towards excessive demands, it (Iran) will stop continuing it....

 2021-04-20 14:30 

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Delegations satisfied with progress in Vienna talks...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna said being satisfied with the progress made in negotiations to restore the JCPOA, delegations are to consult with the capitals....

 2021-04-20 14:00 

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China Pres. calls for fairer world order as rivalry with US...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Chinese President called for a rejection of hegemonic power structures in global governance, amid growing tensions between Washington and Beijing over a widening range of issues including alleged human rights abuses....

 2021-04-20 13:42 

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Taliban expresses no willingness to attend Istanbul meeting...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Taliban announced that it will take part in no meeting until foreign troops leave Afghanistan....

 2021-04-20 13:23 

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JCPOA Joint Commission Tue. meeting wraps up...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) The meeting of the Joint Commission of the JCPOA ended and the attending delegations are to leave Vienna for their home countires....

 2021-04-20 13:00 

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3rd Iran-Pakistan border crossing to be inaugurated on Wed....

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Iran and Pakistan will inaugurate their 3rd border crossing, Pishin-Mand on Wed....

 2021-04-20 12:40 

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FIFA disapproves of breakaway European Super League plan...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Disapproving of breakaway European Super League plan, FIFA president Gianni Infantino says football's global governing body "strongly disapproves" of plans for a breakaway super league....

 2021-04-20 12:20 

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8 police forces killed, 3 wounded in Afghanistan's Badakhshan...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Sources said that eight police members were killed and three more were wounded in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Zibak district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan after midnight on Tuesday....

 2021-04-20 12:13 

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JCPOA Joint Commission starts in Venna...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) The meeting of the Joint Commission of the JCPOA is underway in Vienna....

 2021-04-20 12:00 

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Over 1,000 tons narcotics seized in Iran in last year...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) The deputy head of Iran's Police Brigadier General said that last Iranian year [started March 20, 2020] more than a thousand tons of narcotics were confiscated, which is unprecedented in the world....

 2021-04-20 11:33 

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Pak foreign ministry releases statement on FM visit to Iran...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Pakistan's ministry of foreign affairs released a statement on Tuesday, announcing FM Shah Mahmoud Qureshi's upcoming visit to Tehran....

 2021-04-20 11:16 

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Venezuela secures aid from UN food programme...

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) Venezuelan President Maduro announced that his country has signed several agreements with the UN World Food Programme (WFP)....

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