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 2020-09-05 16:16 

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Expanding relations among members of Silk Road necessary...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to China said that despite the outbreak of coronavirus, cultural relations between Iran and China continue to expand....

 2020-09-05 16:02 

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1200 works received in 1 section of Resistance film fest....

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) More than 1,200 works have been submitted to the Defenders of Health section of the 16th Resistance International Film Festival....

 2020-09-05 15:29 

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Police capture over 500kg of opium in eastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian anti-narcotic forces have captured 516 kilograms of opium in the eastern province of Khorasan Razavi....

 2020-09-05 15:00 

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VIDEO: Drone drops dozen bags of marijuana over Tel Aviv sky...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) A drone dropped packets of marijuana over the main square in Tel Aviv yesterday after activists seeking to legalize the drug in the country promised free marijuana on social media....

 2020-09-05 14:30 

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Muharram mourning ceremony observed at Tehran University...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Mourning ceremony of Third Imam of Shia, Imam Hussein (PBUH), was held at Mosalla of University of Tehran by observing anti-coronavirus and social-distancing protocols due to the outbreak of the disease in nationwide....

 2020-09-05 14:29 

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Singh's visit to Tehran positive development: Indian analyst...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Maj Gen Kakar describes the India's defense minister's visit to Tehran as a sign on India's intention to fulfill its commitments....

 2020-09-05 14:00 

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Bulgaria's Golden Kuker fest. hosts two Iranian titles...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Two Iranian animated pieces, namely 'The Fisherman and Spring' and 'Hero' took part at the 11th edition of International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) Golden Kuker Sofia, Bulgaria....

 2020-09-05 13:30 

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UAE declares apostasy by normalizing ties with Zionist Regime...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) First Deputy Speaker of the Iranian Parliament said that UAE declared its apostasy after normalizing its relations with the Zionist Regime....

 2020-09-05 13:02 

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Indian defense min. to embark for Tehran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh informed in tweet on Saturday that he is on his way to Tehran to hold a meeting with his Iranian counterpart....

 2020-09-05 13:00 

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122 Iranians stranded in Azerbaijan Republic return home...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) A group of Iranian nationals stranded in the Azerbaijan Republic due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, arrived in Tehran on Saturday, said Iran's Ambassador to Baku....

 2020-09-05 12:30 

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Palestinian groups' meeting sign of their wisdom: FM spox....

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the recent meeting of Palestinian groups is a sign of their wisdom in confronting the Zionist regime....

 2020-09-05 12:04 

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Swiss FM describes Isfahan as pearl in West Asia...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Stating that Iranian city of Isfahan a pearl in the West Asia (Middle East), Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis described knowing the culture and people of a country as a prerequisite for good diplomatic relations....

 2020-09-05 11:52 

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Explosion in Bangladesh claims 17 lives: report...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) At least 17 people, including a child, have died after they sustained burn injuries in an air conditioner explosion during prayers at a mosque in Narayanganj, Bangladesh....

 2020-09-05 11:30 

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New school year officially kicks off across Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, symbolically and through a video conference, rang the bell of the beginning of the school year (2020-2021)....

 2020-09-05 11:00 

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US unilateralism, hegemony violating world peace, justice...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Criticizing the western countries' approach to peace and justice, a member of the Islamic World Peace Forum called on the pro-multilateralism countries to stand up against US unilateral and hegemonic moves....

 2020-09-05 10:39 

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90% of armed forces' weapons needs supplied domestically...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian Defense Minister said that more than 90 percent of the armed forces' weapons needs have been supplied domestically and the remaining 10 percent would not have a decisive impact on the country's defense power....

 2020-09-05 10:15 

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Iran, Russia stress continuation of nuclear cooperation...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iran and Russia have pledged to continue their nuclear cooperation despite the United States' sanctions and bullying....

 2020-09-05 09:51 

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'Tangle' to take part at New Zealand's Show Me Shorts fest....

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian short animated piece 'Tangle', directed by Maliheh Gholamzadeh, will be screened at 15th edition of the Show Me Shorts film festival in New Zealand....

 2020-09-05 09:21 

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Iran registers 1,894 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The daily count of COVID-19 infections in Iran reached 1,894 on Saturday, bringing the total cases to 384,666, according to the Health Ministry....

 2020-09-05 08:57 

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India's 8th wheat cargo to Afghanistan arrives in Chabahar...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) India's eighth consignment of donated wheat to Afghanistan has arrived at Chabahar's Shahid Beheshti Port, according to the director-general of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Department....

 2020-09-05 08:38 

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For 1st time UK admits its 40-year-old debt to Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The UK has admitted for the first time that it is seeking ways to pay off a 40-year-old debt to Iran over tanks that were never delivered....

 2020-09-05 08:29 

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Iran underlines support to Afghanistan peace process...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The Iranian Embassy in Kabul, In a statement on Saturday, announced Tehran's support to the Republic of Afghanistan and its constitution....

 2020-09-05 08:01 

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Iraqi finance minister to visit Tehran: envoy...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Ira's Finance Minister Ali Abdul Amir Alavi is scheduled to visit Iran in the near future, according to Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi....

 2020-09-05 07:30 

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Swiss FM arrives in Isfahan...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis arrived in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on early Saturday....

 2020-09-05 07:15 

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Tehran-Madrid weekly flights underway...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The direct flights between the Iranian and Spanish capitals resumed on September 2, after 17 years, and are currently underway on a weekly basis....

 2020-09-05 06:59 

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Diplomat says leaking of IAEA's confidential reports shameful...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said that the re-leak of new IAEA Director General's confidential reports on Iran is shameful....

 2020-09-05 06:34 

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Enemies try to shut down Iran due to coronavirus: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, the enemies wanted to shut down Iran under the pretext of this disease....

 2020-09-05 06:17 

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Global coronavirus infections top 26.7 million...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The number of infections with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 16.7 million worldwide with the deaths approaching 878,000 and recoveries over 18.9 million, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-09-05 06:06 

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Turkish expert criticizes EU's double Standard toward Islam...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Deniz Caner believes that Europe which accepts human rights and is very sensitive about anti-Semitism, is not able to prevent the ugly attacks against Muslims and Islam....

 2020-09-05 05:53 

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Health of students, govt. major concern in COVID-19 condition...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the health of students is the major concern of the government especially in the current year that the country is grappling with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....

 2020-09-05 05:36 

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Persian Restaurants in North Dakota...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Employees play a significant role in a restaurant's success and customer satisfaction. Bussing may be the most important aspect of service in a restaurant....

 2020-09-05 05:06 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Sep. 5...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Saturday, September 05....

 2020-09-05 04:38 

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Swiss FM's trip to Tehran nothing to do with Iran-US issues...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the Swiss foreign minister's trip to Tehran has nothing to do with Iran-US issues and has already been planned within the framework of reciprocal ties....

 2020-09-05 04:07 

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Briefing on Iran's latest developments...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) The following are the developments of Iran in the past 24 hours....

 2020-09-05 03:41 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sep. 5...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, Saturday 05....

 2020-09-05 03:17 

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IAEA report shows constructive prospects for coop. with Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iran's permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations said the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) signifies 'positive and constructive' prospects for bilateral coopera...

 2020-09-04 17:41 

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Iran attends China's CIFTIS...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) The China International Fair for Trade in Services started on Friday with representatives from Iran taking part in the event....

 2020-09-04 15:59 

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Iran dismisses idea of holding talks with US...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi rejected any offer for talks with the United States after Russia expressed readiness to help Tehran and Washington hold negotiations....

 2020-09-04 15:02 

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Iran's heavy water stockpile complying with JCPOA: IAEA...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has delivered a new report about the Islamic Republic of Iran's nuclear program....

 2020-09-04 14:44 

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Insulting Quran, Prophet sign of ISIL terrorism against Islam...

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs strongly rebuked the recent blasphemous actions against the Holy Quran and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), terming such moves as the resumption of ISIL terrorism....

 2020-09-04 13:59 

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Iran, Azerbaijan seeking to develop bilateral ties: Envoy...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iran's newly-appointed Ambassador to Baku Abbas Mousavi says that his talks with Azeri officials have focused on expanding bilateral relations....

 2020-09-04 13:27 

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Explosion Rocks Tbilisi, Georgia: report...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) An explosion has occurred in the center of Tbilisi, Georgia, near the building of the Great Philharmonic Concert Hall on Friday....

 2020-09-04 12:49 

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Iran, Russia seeking to facilitate economic relations...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to Russia met and held talks with the Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade on Thursday....

 2020-09-04 11:37 

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US has no credibility in UN Security Council...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) A former Iranian diplomat, Abdolreza Faraji-rad, says what happened in the UN Security Council was a historic defeat for the US after World War II and destroyed Washington's credibility....

 2020-09-04 10:38 

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Iran's aluminum output tops 175,000 tons in five months...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iran's aluminum production reached 175,000 tons during the five calendar months to August 21, indicating a 70% hike compared with the similar span of the last year....

 2020-09-04 09:41 

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Iran COVID-19 update: 118 deaths, 2,026 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 2,026 COVID-19 infections and 118 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours....

 2020-09-04 08:09 

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Iran, Russia discuss SCO cooperation...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali held a meeting with the Russian ambassador to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Thursday....

 2020-09-04 07:28 

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Global COVID-19 fatalities pass 873,000...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 26.4 million with the deaths passing 873,000 in total, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-09-04 06:38 

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FM Zarif to host Swiss counterpart in Tehran on Monday...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will host his Swiss counterpart in Tehran on Monday, according to the ministry's spokesman....

 2020-09-04 06:01 

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Foreign Ministry condemns insulting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)...

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting the Prophet of Islam (PBUH)....

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