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 2020-05-09 04:34 

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FM Zarif writes to UN chief Guterres on US deal breaking...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to the United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on US deal breakings and sanctions against Iran....

 2020-05-09 04:30 

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US people disapprove Trump's decision to exit JCPOA...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) On the second anniversary of the unilateral withdrawal of the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran Foreign Ministry said that people and communities in America have disapproved Trump's decision to exit the ...

 2020-05-09 04:03 

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Iran FM, EU foreign policy chief hold phone talk...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held phone talk with Josep Borrell, the High Representative of the European Union....

 2020-05-09 03:47 

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Front pages of Iran international dailies on May 9...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran-based international newspapers on Saturday, May 09....

 2020-05-09 03:07 

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Current situation for resistance front, similar to 'Meccan boycott of Hashemites': Nasrallah...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) Secretary General of Lebanese Resistance Movement Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah said that the current situation for the Resistance Front is similar to the 'Meccan boycott of Hashemies'....

 2020-05-09 01:00 

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3rd group of Iranian students returns home from Baku amid pandemic...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) The 3rd group of Iranian students and Iranians residing in Azeri capital Baku left Baku for Tehran this morning following the coronavirus outbreak in cooperation with officials of the two countries via land and in collaboration with t...

 2020-05-08 23:00 

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Birth anniversary of Imam Hassan (PBUH) on 15th of holy month of Ramadan...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) Heartiest congratulations to you on a very special occasion in this blessed month of fasting. Today is 15th of Ramadan, the day Prophet Mohammad (S) became grandfather for the first time....

 2020-05-08 21:00 

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Tehraners mark birthday anniversary of Imam Hassan Mojtaba [PBUH]...

TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) At the condition that country is grappling with the outbreak of COVID-19, people in metropolis Tehran observed birthday anniversary of Imam Hassan Mojtaba [PBUH], coincided with 15th of holy month of Ramadan....

 2020-05-08 18:59 

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World Red Cross Day, reminiscent of genuine patterns in dealing with global threats...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi in a message on Friday congratulated the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, saying that the day is the reminder of genuine patterns in confronting international threats....

 2020-05-08 18:00 

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Talks underway with European airlies for resumption of flights: ICAO...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) The Director General of Supervision Office at Iran International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Mohammad Saeed Sharafi on Fri. said that the Organization has held different expert-level meetings in order to resume European flight...

 2020-05-08 17:00 

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"Tatar Olya" city performs 1st Friday prayers after coronavirus outbreak...

GORGAN, May 08 (MNA) Concurrent with the announcement of names of white zones in the country by Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters as well as implementation of "Social Distancing Plan", the first Friday prayers of Sunni community in Go...

 2020-05-08 16:00 

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2020 Volleyball Nations League cancelled due to COVID-19...

EHRAN, May 08 (MNA) The 2020 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) has been cancelled due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, announced volleyball's global governing body FIVB on Friday....

 2020-05-08 15:00 

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US envoy's remarks, 'direct violation of rights of Palestinian people': spox...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Spokesman of Islamic Resistance Movement [HAMAS] Hazim Qassim on Fri. reacted to the recent remarks of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and termed the remarks 'shameful' and 'direct violation of rights of Palestinian...

 2020-05-08 14:00 

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No worry about supplying COVID-19 hygiene supplies: IFDA chief...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) The Head of Iran's Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz said that the country has no worries about supply of coronavirus, COVID-19, medical and hygienic products....

 2020-05-08 13:16 

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Trade channel with Iran, 'slower than expected': Switzerland...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) - Swiss government on Fri. announced that the trade channel, which had been launched with the Islamic Republic of Iran at the US approval to facilitate trade in basic goods and commodities with Iran, has been slower than expected and ...

 2020-05-08 12:30 

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"Equality, Sincere Assistance Maneuver" in Alborz during COVID-19 outbreak...

KARAJ, May 08 (MNA) At the initiative taken by the Execution of Imam Khomeini Order (EIKO), hundreds of livelihood assistance packages were prepared and distributed among the underprivileged and disadvantaged people in Imamzadeh Sultan Seyyed Mohammad Qaz...

 2020-05-08 11:43 

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Palestine's Fatah Movement issues strong warning to Zionists on annexation: spox...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Palestine's Fatah Movement on Fri. issued a strong warning against the Zionist regime over the implementation of annexation plan of West Bank....

 2020-05-08 10:59 

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US withdrawal from JCPOA leads a security decline in PG: Ulyanov...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mikhail Ulyanov said that US pullout from Iran's nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA], led to a decline of security in the Persian Gulf [PG]....

 2020-05-08 10:16 

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Right of Palestine should be taken from usurper regime of Israel in force: official...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) A member of Political Bureau of Islamic Jihad Movement Yousef al-Hasanya said on Fri. that right of Palestinian people should be taken from the usurper regime of Israel coercively....

 2020-05-08 09:37 

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Iran coronavirus updates: 1,556 new COVID-19 cases, 55 deaths...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Iranian Health Ministry announced on Friday that 1,556 new COVID-19 infections have been identified in the country during the past 24 hours....

 2020-05-08 09:00 

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Iran's trade exchanges with Azerbaijan, Turkey 'underway' amid pandemic...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami said that Iran's trade exchanges with the two neighboring countries of Turkey and Republic of Azerbaijan are underway amid the coronavirus global pandemic....

 2020-05-08 08:17 

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US should end its humiliating 'unilateralism': FM spox...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi in a tweet on Fri. wrote that the United States should end its humiliating 'unilateralism'....

 2020-05-08 07:04 

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Dubai Expo 2020 postponement to affect UAE economy...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) While Expo 2020 Dubai has been postponed one year due to the coronavirus pandemic, some experts believe that the postponement will have a big impact on the UAE economy and derails at least temporarily a range of tech projects....

 2020-05-08 06:58 

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S Arabia, UAE promulgate relations with Israel thru. content of TV series: al-Houthi...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah Movement Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi said that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates [UAE] promulgate their relations with the Zionist regime through the content of TV series containing ...

 2020-05-08 06:44 

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US extends Iraq's sanctions waiver to import electricity from Iran...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thu. that Iraq's sanctions waiver for importing electricity from the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue for another four months....

 2020-05-08 06:15 

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Iran, 'leading steel producer, exporter' in ME region...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran is a leading country in the field of producing and exporting steel in the Middle East region....

 2020-05-08 05:48 

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Tehran, Moscow emphasize strengthening bilateral, intl. coop....

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali and Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov in a telephone conversation on Thu. explored the avenues for bolstering regional and international cooperation....

 2020-05-08 05:35 

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A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Damavand, felt in Tehran...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale hits Damavand near Tehran on Friday at 00:48 am....

 2020-05-08 05:17 

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Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 270k...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) As of Fri., 3,917,564 people have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in various countries around the world, while 270,720 have lost their lives due to the disease and 1,344,120 people have recovered....

 2020-05-08 05:14 

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5.1-mgnitude quake jolts town near Tehran...

TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred near Damavand at 00:48 local time on Friday, the tremor of which was felt in capital Tehran....

 2020-05-07 17:17 

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Mustafa al-Kazemi's cabinet receives vote of confidence from Iraqi parliament...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) The Iraqi parliament has given a vote of confidence to Mustafa al-Kazemi's cabinet as he faces difficult missions, such as implementing the resolution of expelling US troops from Iraqi territory....

 2020-05-07 15:14 

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Iranian governors hold meeting with interior min....

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) Governor from all across Iran held a meeting with Iranian Interior Minister Aboldreza Rahamni Fazi on Thursday....

 2020-05-07 14:40 

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VIDEO: Earthquake leaves deep cracks on Sassanid-era fortress...

KHORRAMABAD, May 07 (MNA) Deep cracks have been created on walls of the centuries-old Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress after a medium-sized quake struck Iran's western province of Lorestan on Wednesday. Located in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan, the fort...

 2020-05-07 13:50 

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Lavrov expresses Russia's unity with Iran against inhumane US sanctions...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) In a letter to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced his country's unity with Iran against the cruel and inhumane US anti-Iranian sanctions....

 2020-05-07 13:13 

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Iran execrats 470mn tons of minerals in a year: industry min....

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Industry Reza Rahmani announced on Thursday that in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2020) his country could manage to extract 470 million tons of minerals....

 2020-05-07 12:41 

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Syria's Parliamentary election postponed for July 19...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has signed a decree postponing the May 20 elections until July 19, according to his office on Thursday....

 2020-05-07 12:00 

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13,000 foodstuff packages distributed in Semnan...

SEMNAN, May 07 (MNA) Under the framework of 'Equality and Sincere Assistance Maneuver', Basiji forces in Semnan Province distributed 13,000 livelihood foodstuff packages among the needy people of the province....

 2020-05-07 11:32 

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US in no position to raise issues about JCPOA: Foreign Ministry...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry reminded the world of American officials' habit of breaking promises and violating agreements....

 2020-05-07 10:51 

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38th Fajr intl. film fest canceled...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) This year's edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) is canceled due to the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has negatively affected all cinematic events and activities in the world....

 2020-05-07 10:15 

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Health Ministry confirms 1,485 new COVID-19 cases across country...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian Health Ministry announced on Thursday that 1,485 new COVID-19 infections have been identified in the country during the past 24 hours....

 2020-05-07 09:41 

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Iran voices sympathy with Uzbekistan over recent flood...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed the country's sympathy with Uzbekistan over recent floods in the country which has claimed some lives and displaced thousands of people....

 2020-05-07 09:00 

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Zarif congratulates Iraqis for formation of government...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday extended congratulation to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi on approval for the post as well as the Iraqi Parliament and nation for the formation of a government....

 2020-05-07 08:19 

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Iranian amb. to Baghdad congratulates al-Kazemi on approval as PM...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi on Thursday extended congratulation to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi on receiving vote of confidence from the parliament....

 2020-05-07 07:49 

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Pre-dawn meals distributed among needy one in Qom...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Jihadi forces in Qom province prepare more than 4,000 pre-dawn meals per day to be distributed among needy people. Pre-dawn meal, also called 'Sahari' in Persian, is the meal Muslims consume before fasting, early in the mornin...

 2020-05-07 07:16 

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Iran receives medical cargo purchased from France...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) About 10 tons of medical supplies, bought from France, entered Iran through Sarisu cross border market in the northwest of the country....

 2020-05-07 06:37 

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Police arrest two drug lords after massive drug bust in SE Iran...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) According to the Police Chief of Sistan and Baluchestan province, some 2.5 tons of different illicit drugs have been seized after an armed clash with drug dealers in the southeastern Iranian province....

 2020-05-07 06:04 

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Rouhani inaugurates national copper projects...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated several national projects of copper industry in a ceremony held through video conference on Thursday....

 2020-05-07 05:44 

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Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 265k...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) As of Thursday, 3,822,951 people have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in various countries around the world, while 265,084 have lost their lives due to the disease....

 2020-05-07 05:12 

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Front pages of Iran international dailies on May 7...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran-based international newspapers on Wednesday, May 07....

 2020-05-07 04:46 

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Headlines of Iranian dailies on May 7...

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iranian dailies on Thursday, May 07....

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