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 2020-08-13 11:42 

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Iran registers 2,625 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected 2,625 people and claimed 174 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said....

 2020-08-13 10:02 

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Hatami unveils upgrading line of Armed Forces' tanks...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami unveiled the upgrading line of the tanks of Armed Forces in Lorestan province on Thursday....

 2020-08-13 08:34 

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IRGC Chief vows revenge on US for Lt. Gen. Soleimani...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said that the revenge for Lt. General Soleimi's martyrdom will be taken eventually....

 2020-08-13 07:29 

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Rouhani unveils development projects in W Iran...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani unveiled a water and soil development project in the west of Iran on Thursday....

 2020-08-13 07:16 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on August 13...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Thursday, August 13....

 2020-08-13 06:51 

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Iranian design nominates for architecture award in London...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) The design of the two Iranian architects with the inspiration of the Persian garden has been nominated for the semi-final stage of Design Awards of London....

 2020-08-13 06:15 

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Pakistan to adopt Iran's model for Muharram ceremonies...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called on the Shia Muslims of his country to follow Iran's model for Muharram ceremonies....

 2020-08-13 05:39 

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Global coronavirus infections top 20.8 million...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 20 million with the US passing 5.36 million cases in total, according to Worldometer figures....

 2020-08-13 04:53 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 13...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iranian Persian dailies on Thursday, August 13....

 2020-08-13 04:33 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) The following are the latest developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran in the last 24 hours...

 2020-08-13 02:00 

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Police seizes over 1 ton of narcotics in southeastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Police forces of the Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran, have seized a big haul of narcotics in Iranshahr, weighing over 1.33 tons....

 2020-08-13 00:08 

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Inauguration of mobile treatment, patient transfer systems...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Deputy Coordinator of Iran's Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari inaugurated mobile treatment and patient transfer systems at AJA University of Medical Sciences on Wednesday....

 2020-08-12 23:00 

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VIDEO: Train derailment in Scotland claims 3 lives...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Three people have died after a passenger train derailed in Aberdeenshire, northeast Scotland, following heavy rain and a landslip in the area....

 2020-08-12 21:51 

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Exports via Qom province top $50 million in four months...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) More than 49,000 tons of commodities worth around $56 million were exported through the customs of Qom province, central Iran, during the first four months of the current fiscal (March 20 -July 21), a senior official said....

 2020-08-12 20:05 

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Iran to set up pavilion at Chinese high-tech. fair...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Iranian knowledge-based companies are planning to set up a pavilion at 22nd edition of China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), which is going to be held on November 11 to 15 at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China....

 2020-08-12 19:34 

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Bomb blast in W Afghanistan kills four policemen...

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Four members of local police forces were killed and ten civilians were injured in a bomb blast in the western province of Farah in Afghanistan....

 2020-08-12 19:05 

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Parliament's open session on Wed....

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) Iranian lawmakers held an open session on Wednesday and did not give the vote of confidence to Hossein Modarres Khiabani as the new industry minister....

 2020-08-12 18:43 

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Police seize 460 kg of narcotics in SE Iran...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The police force of Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan province have seized 460 kg of illicit drugs in Saravan County....

 2020-08-12 18:03 

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US needs terrorists in region: Bashar al-Assad...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the United States is in desperate need of terrorists in the region including ISIL terrorist group and seeks to support terrorists using Caesar sanctions law against Syria....

 2020-08-12 17:46 

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Iran symbol of power in region: Brig. Gen. Heidari...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces said that Islamic Republic of Iran is a symbol of power in the region and the Global Arrogance must leave the West Asia....

 2020-08-12 17:16 

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US clings personal position of PGCC's SG 'regional consensus'...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the United States, in desperation, calls the position of the Secretary General of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) as 'regional consensus'....

 2020-08-12 16:44 

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'Inner Love' goes to Italian film festival's final...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian short 'Inner Love' has made it into the final stage of the 8th edition of Spi Stories Film Festival in Italy....

 2020-08-12 16:18 

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IRGC, Army commanders hold seasonal meeting...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) High-ranking commanders of the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guard Crops held a seasonal meeting on Wednesday....

 2020-08-12 15:47 

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Russia sees US attempts to revise UN res. 2231 unjustifiable...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) In a tweet on Wednesday, Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov named US attempts to revise UNSC Resolution. 2231 as 'counterproductive and unjustifiable'....

 2020-08-12 15:27 

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US has no right to use JCPOA mechanism, Rouhani tells Macron...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States has no right to use the mechanisms of the JCPOA since it has ceased participation in the deal....

 2020-08-12 15:19 

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Ghalibaf stresses Iran's continued support for Syrian govt....

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf in a message on Wed. emphasized the continuation of Iran's support for the Syrian government and people....

 2020-08-12 15:00 

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'Hook's resignation proves US' anti-Iran policies inept'...

TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) In an interview with Mehr news agency, Iranian political expert Prof. Mohammad Marandi said Brian Hook's resignation will make the world countries more doubtful about the practicality of US' pressures on Iran....

 2020-08-12 14:40 

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Branko Ivankovic reacts to report of link with Sepahan...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Croatian coach Branko Ivankovic says he is committed to his contract with Oman national football team after some reports linked him with Iran's Sepahan FC....

 2020-08-12 14:22 

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Explosions heard in north of Gaza...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Some explosions have been heard in northern parts of Gaza on Wednesday evening....

 2020-08-12 14:00 

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'Iran on right track to reach knowledge-based economy'...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The Vice President for Science and Technology, Sorena Sattari said Iran is on a right track to reach a knowledge-based and oil-free economy....

 2020-08-12 13:30 

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INOTEX 2020 Exhibition kicks off online...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The 9th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX 2020) kicked off on Wednesday....

 2020-08-12 13:19 

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Rouhani holds phone talk with French counterpart on Lebanon...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The Deputy Head of Communications and Information at the President's Office said that Rouhani held a phone talk with his French counterpart on Lebanon's development after Beirut blast....

 2020-08-12 13:00 

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Iranian COVID-19 vaccine enters human phase...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki said that a number of Iranian made COVID-19 vaccines have entered clinical trial....

 2020-08-12 12:41 

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Two-thirds of Iran Army hospitals servicing COVID-19 patients...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Head of the Army Health Department announced, "Allocating a total of 1,800 hospital beds and 200 ICU beds for treating coronavirus, since the beginning of the crisis until today, Iran Army has hospitalized 6,000 patients."...

 2020-08-12 12:20 

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Iran's Nima Alamian to join French team on Aug. 29...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The Iranian table tennis player Nima Alamian will join his team, La Romagne, in the French Pro A League, on August 29....

 2020-08-12 11:47 

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Iran seeking to expand economic relations with Spain...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The head of Mazandaran Chamber of Commerce Abdullah Mohajer Darabi called for expansion of economic relations with Spain....

 2020-08-12 11:34 

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Foreign investments in Iran triples over past year: official...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Aboalfazl Koodehi reported that despite the most severe sanctions against the country, the volume of foreign investment in Iran has tripled in the current year in comparison to the same period last year....

 2020-08-12 11:05 

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Sidelines of Cabinet meeting...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) On the sidelines of the Cabinet meeting, some of the Iranian ministers and officials answered reporters' questions on Wednesday....

 2020-08-12 10:35 

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Iranian documentary wins at Ierapetra filmfest of Greece...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Mahmoud Reza's documentary 'Kiarostami and His Missing Cane' has won an award at the 2020 edition of Ierapetra International Documentary Film Festival in Greece....

 2020-08-12 10:10 

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Police dismantle 3 drug-smuggling bands in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) According to Tehran's Police Chief, the anti-narcotics police of the province have dismantled three drug-smuggling gangs and seized over 2 tons of illicit drugs in the Iranian capital during separate operations....

 2020-08-12 09:42 

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Zarif says US determines EU's trade partners not Union itself...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Criticizing the EU's dependency on the US, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that this is the United States Department of the Treasury that determines EU's trade partners, not Europe itself....

 2020-08-12 09:35 

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Iran COVID-19 update: 2,510 cases, 188 deaths...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) The Iranian Health Ministry announced 2,510 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, putting the total number of cases in the country at 333,699....

 2020-08-12 09:31 

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Introduction, farewell ceremony of Markazi prov. IDO's chief...

ARAK, Aug. 12 (MNA) An introduction and farewell ceremony of the director general of Islamic Development Organization (IDO) in Markazi province and introduction of new head of Mehr news agency's office in this province was held on Tue. evening....

 2020-08-12 08:43 

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Qatar says stances of PGCC Sec. Gen. not of council members...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Qatari special envoy Majed Al-Qahtani said that the stances of the Secretary-General of the PGCC Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf about the extension of Iran's arms embargo can not be generalized to other council members....

 2020-08-12 08:36 

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'Driving Lessons' wins at Beirut Intl. Women Film Festival...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iranian Short 'Driving Lessons' has won at Beirut International Women Film Festival....

 2020-08-12 08:15 

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FAO supplies Iran with more desert locust equipment...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) FAO delivers two more consignments of desert locust control equipment and materials to Iran to further enhance national technical capacity to prevent and decrease the damages caused by this migratory pest....

 2020-08-12 08:00 

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VIDEO: Russia registers world's 1st COVID-19 vaccine...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Russia registered the world's first Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday. It marks a milestone in the fight against the new coronavirus but amid safety concerns in the West over the country's accelerated clinical evaluations....

 2020-08-12 07:45 

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Iran' sponge iron production at 11% hike in 4 months : IMIDRO...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) According to Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation, during the first 4 months of the current year, the production of sponge iron and crude steel production increased by 11% and 8%, respectively....

 2020-08-12 07:30 

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Iran's shipment of medical aid arrives in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) Iran's medical and healthcare aid consignment was delivered to Afghan officials in Mazar-e Sharif, Balk province on Tuesday....

 2020-08-12 07:15 

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Armed forces ready to protect people against any threat...

TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) A high-ranking Army general expressed the armed forces' readiness to protect people against any threat, at any level....

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