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 2020-06-02 13:16 

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Western governments keep silence on crackdown of protests in US: Foreign Ministry...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in its twitter account on Tuesday wrote that Western governments keep silence and forget their Human Rights fever....

 2020-06-02 12:35 

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IRGC highlights unity among Armed Forces as Imam Khomeini's approach...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps issued a statement on the occasion of the 31st demise anniversary of the founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini....

 2020-06-02 11:59 

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Imam Khomeini's principles to be continued for centuries: US analyst...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) An American author, journalist and political analyst believes that it is obvious that the guiding principles of Imam Khomeini that led to the divorce from Western or Eastern dominance were not merely ephemeral or temporary and it wil...

 2020-06-02 11:45 

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Iranian scientist Asgari to arrive in country on Wednesday morning: Mousavi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that Iranian scientist Asgari, who had been imprisoned in the US, will return to the country on Wednesday morning....

 2020-06-02 11:04 

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US should be tried in intl. courts for human rights violation: Judiciary Chief...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi slammed the US police violence against American citizens, noting that the regime in Washington should be sued internationally....

 2020-06-02 10:33 

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US has taken hostage health of 83 million Iranians: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the unjust sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran which is affecting the civilians....

 2020-06-02 09:57 

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Iran COVID-19 update: 3117 new cases, 64 deaths in 24 hours...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected 3117 people and claimed 64 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said....

 2020-06-02 09:18 

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Nature of "Alamut" with breathtaking views in Qazvin...

QAZVIN, Jun. 02 (MNA) The "Alamut" region is one of the natural and rural areas in Qazvin province which is located at the foothills of mountains of Central Alborz in the north of Qazvin province, south of Mazandaran and Gilan provinces, east of T...

 2020-06-02 08:37 

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US Police's terrorism revealed inhumane nature of US regime: Iran Parl....

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Iranian lawmakers issued a statement on Tuesday, slamming the racist behavior of US police against African Americans....

 2020-06-02 08:04 

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US' cruel sanctions behind tough economic conditions: Hemmati...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Governor of Central Bank of Iran [CBI] Abdolnasser Hemmati called on the government to cooperate with the bank in order to contain the rising inflation in the country....

 2020-06-02 07:16 

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Fuel export to Venezuela 'within framework of intl. regulations': Brig. Gen....

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Deputy Chief of Sarallah Headquarters Brigadier General Esmail Kosari on Tue. said that Iran's export of gasoline to the Bolivarian country of Venezuela has been made within the framework of international rules and regulations....

 2020-06-02 06:46 

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Ghalibaf hails Imam Khomeini's path as guarantor of independence, dignity...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that the approach and path defined by the late founder of the Islamic Revolution will be guarded and followed by the new parliament....

 2020-06-01 05:19 

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Syria to host conf. on Imam Khomeini's thoughts on resistance...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) An international conference will be held in Syria entitled "Dignity and Resistance of Islamic Ummah in Imam Khomeini's Thoughts and Methods" through a webinar....

 2020-06-01 04:32 

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Multiple fires raging near White House as protests continue in US...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Multiple fires are flaring near the White House as a day of peaceful protests against police brutality escalated from tense standoffs with police into rioting and vandalism....

 2020-06-01 04:10 

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4.7-Richter quake jolts southern Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Khonj city, in Fars province, near the Persian Gulf, early Monday....

 2020-06-01 03:44 

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Front pages of Iranian international dailies on June 1...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iranian English-language newspapers on Monday, June 1....

 2020-06-01 03:32 

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Headlines of Iranian dailies on Jun. 1...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iranian dailies on Monday, June 1....

 2020-06-01 02:00 

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Russia slams US police's use of riot control weapons against reporters...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Russia strongly condemned the use of riot control weapons against reporters by the US police....

 2020-06-01 01:00 

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Iranians stranded in Belarus returned home amid pandemic...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Iranian students and citizens stranded in Belarus due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, arrived in Tehran on Sunday....

 2020-06-01 00:00 

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Police seize 304 kg of illicit drugs in South Khorasan...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) The police forces of South Khorasan, the southeastern Iranian province, seized 304 kilograms of illicit drugs in Nahbandan county....

 2020-05-31 23:00 

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MNA, 'an influential, independent, distinguished, reliable media': IDO's chief...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) - Islamic Development Organization [IDO]'s Chief Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Qomi said that Mehr News Agency [MNA] is an independent, influential and magnificent media....

 2020-05-31 22:00 

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'Am I a Wolf?' to take par in Hiroshima Intl. Animation Festival...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) Iranian short animated piece 'Am I A Wolf?', directed by Amir Houshang Moein, will take part in the 18th edition of Hiroshima International Animation Festival....

 2020-05-31 21:29 

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Widespread protests exposed US empty democracy: Ansarallah spox...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) The spokesperson for Yemen's Ansarullah Movement, Mohammed Abdul-Salam, reacted to recent US developments and noted that the protests revealed US empty democracy....

 2020-05-31 21:00 

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Iran attains full space technology cycle despite US sanctions: ISA chief...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) - In spite of the US sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran, the country achieved a complete space technology cycle in the intentional arena....

 2020-05-31 20:00 

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3rd open session of new Parl. held on Sunday...

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) The third open session of the new Parliament was held on Sunday. The session was led by Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf....

 2020-05-31 18:59 

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Drug-trafficking gang dismantled in S Iran...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iranian anti-narcotics forces have dismantled a drug trafficking band in Shiraz, Fars southern province of Iran....

 2020-05-31 18:28 

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Mousavi asks American journalist not to be arrogant...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Reacting to American journalist Barbara Slavin's reaction to Iranian FM Zarif's Saturday tweet where he criticized racism in the US, the foreign ministry spokesperson Abbas Mousavi in a tweet urged Slavin not to be so arrogant...

 2020-05-31 18:00 

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ISIL leader arrested in suburbs of Baghdad...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) The Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced the arrest of one of the ISIL leaders on the outskirts of Baghdad....

 2020-05-31 17:30 

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US police injures 2 Reuters TV crew members in Minneapolis...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) US police hit and injured two members of Reuters TV crew by rubber bullets in Minneapolis on Saturday night....

 2020-05-31 17:05 

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VIDEO: Solidarity of Iranian media with American protestors...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) The death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man by the US police has been reflected in Iranian media. Most of the Iranian dailies covered the racist action of the US police which has caused violent unrests throughout the country....

 2020-05-31 17:00 

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Pilgrims return to Imam Reza holy shrine after 70 days...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) The time limit for the presence of pilgrims in the Imam Reza holy shrine has been lifted since Saturday night after nearly 70 days with the permission of Astan Quds Razavi....

 2020-05-31 16:30 

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US police force turn to violence against protesters...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Protests in the US have spread over various cities which made the administration utilize the National guards in an attempt to take control of the situation. Rallies are still underway in Minneapolis and several citizens have been arre...

 2020-05-31 16:00 

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Trump postpones G7 summit to at least September...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) US President Donald Trump has announced he is postponing the G7 until at least September and wants to invite four additional countries to the summit....

 2020-05-31 15:45 

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Iran empties oil storage tanks to store gasoline...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) The SEO of Iranian Oil Pipelines and Telecommunication Company North District, Arsalan Rahimi, announced on Sunday that Iran is emptying its oil storage tanks in the north of the country to store gasoline....

 2020-05-31 15:27 

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Police Failing to ensure right to protest, endangering lives: report...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Rachel Ward, National Director of Research at Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), issued the following statement about the police response in cities nationwide to this weekend's protests....

 2020-05-31 15:00 

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Cultural Seminar held in Pishva, reminiscent of uprising of people...

VARAMIN, May 31 (MNA) A two-day gathering of activists of Cultural Front of the Islamic Revolution was held in Mosalla of Pishva city on May 30-31 in the presence of university lecturers and eyewitnesses of historic event of uprising of people in Pishva, ...

 2020-05-31 14:48 

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Foundation of US false democracy undermined in recent protests: spox...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi said that contrary to its false rhetoric of human rights, the arrogant US government has undermined the foundations of false democracy in recent protests....

 2020-05-31 14:30 

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Opening 'Aviation and Sacred Defense' museum in Tehran...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) In a ceremony on Sunday, a museum dubbed 'Aviation and Sacred Defense' was opened in the headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force with high-ranking military commanders in attendance....

 2020-05-31 14:00 

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Iran's Babasafari joins Romanian handball club...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iran national handball team goalkeeper Mohsen Babasafari has joined Romanian handball club Buzau....

 2020-05-31 13:52 

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Statistics showing Iranian nation's good record in fight against coronavirus: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the statistics of patients and recovered people show that Iran's medical staff and the nation have had a good record in the fight against coronavirus....

 2020-05-31 13:29 

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Iran, Venezuela to continue coop. on oil sector: deputy FM...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy Affairs said Gholamreza Ansari said on Sunday that Iran and Venezuela will continue their cooperation on downstream and oil sectors....

 2020-05-31 13:26 

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US Police violence against blacks not new phenomenon: Prof. Scanlon...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Thomas M. Scanlon, Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity at Harvard University says "Police violence, especially against blacks and other minorities, is not a new phenomenon. It has been true for...

 2020-05-31 13:00 

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'Mountain' to go on screen in BLUE2BLUE Filmfest....

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iranian short film 'Mountain' by Teimour Ghaderi will take part in the BLUE2BLUE Drone Film Festival in Australia....

 2020-05-31 12:31 

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Ahl al-Bayt lovers will restore al-Baqi: Qom Seminary...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Concurrent with the anniversary of destroying al-Baqi cemetery by Wahhabi movement, Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom noted that lovers of Ahl al-Bayt will certainly restore the place....

 2020-05-31 12:00 

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VIDEO: US grappling with riots following murder of George Floyd...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Cities across the United States have been the scene of riots and tensions between people and police after a US cop brutally murdered a black citizen earlier this week....

 2020-05-31 11:38 

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Curfews go into effect in cities around US: report...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Curfews went in effect Saturday evening in various US cities including Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia....

 2020-05-31 11:00 

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Iran's foreign trade value exceeds $9bn in two months: IRICA...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iran's foreign trade value in the first two months of the current year [from March 21 to April 20] hit $9.341 billion....

 2020-05-31 10:23 

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US should listen to its people, change its bankrupt policies: Foreign Ministry...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in its twitter account on Sunday wrote that the US should listen to its people and change its bankrupt policies....

 2020-05-31 09:55 

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Iran COVID-19 update: 2,516 cases, 63 deaths...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) Some 2,516 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed in Iran in the past 24 hours, increasing the country's total infections to 151,466....

 2020-05-31 09:30 

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Iran gets admission into Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle elite club...

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) The unveiling of an Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle (UUV) by the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy, while showing off Iran's domestic capabilities, also sent another message to those countries which are trying to keep Iran aw...

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