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 2021-01-24 09:49 

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FarsNews Agency Official: Iran to Accomplish Clinical Trial Phase 1 of Domestic Coronavirus Vaccine in Mid February...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The first clinical trial phase of the Iran-made coronavirus vaccine will be completed in mid February, a senior Iranian medical official announced on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 09:45 

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FarsNews Agency Senior Commander: Iranian Armed Forces' Power Cause of Enemy's Fear...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Iranian Army's Air Defense Force Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard underlined his forces' readiness to confront and repel any possible threat by t ....

 2021-01-24 09:44 

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FarsNews Agency Venezuela's Maduro Says ‘Terrorist Attack’ Targets PDVSA Gas Pipeline...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned the attack on a gas pipeline of the state-run oil and gas company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) which has led to a majo ....

 2021-01-24 09:43 

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FarsNews Agency US State Department Says Washington to Help Taiwan Maintain ‘Self-Defense Capability’...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US State Department announced Washington plans to strengthen ties with Taiwan, which China considers to be part of its territory....

 2021-01-24 09:43 

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FarsNews Agency Rights Group: Palestinian Children Injured Amid Surge in Settler Violence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A recent surge in settler violence has seen 14 Palestinians injured — including at least two children — in the occupied West Bank, according to an Israeli human right ....

 2021-01-24 09:42 

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FarsNews Agency Canada’s Trudeau ‘Disappointed’ with Biden Order to Cancel Keystone Pipeline...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is 'disappointed9; at US President Joe Biden's decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline....

 2021-01-24 09:10 

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Freedom of Speech in Western World: Iranian Professor Arrested after Defending Iran's Anti-Terrorism Champion Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi, 63, was arrested by FBI agents at his home in Watertown after defending his home country and praising martyred lieutenant General Qassem Sol ....

 2021-01-24 09:06 

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FarsNews Agency Poll: Most Britons Think Scotland Will Be Independent within A Decade...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Voters across the UK believe Scotland is likely to become independent within the next decade while more than half of those in Northern Ireland want a referendum on ....

 2021-01-24 09:06 

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FarsNews Agency Texas Doctor Charged with Stealing Coronavirus Vaccine...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A doctor in Texas has been charged with stealing a vial of the coronavirus vaccine, according to the Harris County District Attorney....

 2021-01-24 09:04 

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FarsNews Agency Health Minister: Iran to Turn into Coronavirus Vaccine-Production Hub in Near Future...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Sunday that the country's home-made coronavirus vaccines are passing necessary tests successfully, adding that Iran will ....

 2021-01-24 09:01 

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FarsNews Agency Senior MP: Iran Developing Phases 2&3 of Bushehr N. Power Plant...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Iranian parliament's Energy Commission's presiding board said on Sunday that the country has started construction of phases 2 and 3 of Bushehr ....

 2021-01-24 08:52 

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FarsNews Agency Biden Cabinet Nominee Hired Convicted Domestic Abuser Who Punched Woman for Refusing Sex...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, the nominee to be President Joe Biden's Labor Secretary, briefly hired former Massachusetts state representative Carlos Henriquez to be a s ....

 2021-01-24 08:47 

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FarsNews Agency Australia Lashes Out at Big Tech Threats, Says It’s ‘Inevitable’ Facebook, Google Will Pay for Content...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Australia's treasurer advised the tech giants to accept that their platforms will have to start paying for content, amid threats from Facebook and Google to limit ser ....

 2021-01-24 08:45 

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FarsNews Agency Exports via Northwestern Border Thriving...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bazargan border crossing in West Azerbaijan Province, Northwestern Iran, has exported nearly 80,000 tons of goods in spite of three and a half months of closure due t ....

 2021-01-24 08:30 

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FarsNews Agency Study: California’s Essential Workers Dying in Greater Numbers from COVID...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study looking at which jobs carry the most risk of death for California workers amid the coronavirus pandemic found that cooks have the deck stacked against the ....

 2021-01-24 08:30 

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FarsNews Agency Brazilian President Could Face Charges in Hague After Being Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ by Indigenous Leaders over Amazon Rainforest...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague after being accused of 'crimes against humanity' by indigenous leaders over the destruction of the ....

 2021-01-24 08:29 

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FarsNews Agency Tunisia: Protests Continue Against Police Brutality, Corruption...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of people marched in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to protest police repression, corruption and poverty, following several nights of unrest marked by clas ....

 2021-01-24 08:28 

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FarsNews Agency US Police Officer Drives SUV into Group of Pedestrians in Washington...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A police SUV was filmed plowing through a crowd of people blocking its way and apparently running over at least one person in Tacoma, Washington....

 2021-01-24 08:27 

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FarsNews Agency Pentagon Report Reveals Widespread Racial Discrimination, Harassment...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Four years after a Defense Department survey found widespread racial discrimination and harassment in the United States military, the Pentagon made the results public ....

 2021-01-24 08:01 

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Pakistan: Thousands Attend Mass Anti-Israel Rally in Karachi...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of protesters gathered to attend a mass anti-Israel rally in Karachi. The rally was organized by the Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam (JUI-F) party to denounce any at ....

 2021-01-24 07:47 

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Iran, Four Season Country: Snowfall in Bojnord, North Khorassan Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bojnord in North Khorassan province, Northeastern Iran, is experiencing beautiful snowfall. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-24 07:24 

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FarsNews Agency German Right-Wing AfD Party Goes to Court Ahead of Reported Designation as ‘Suspected’ Extremist Group...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Germany's right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party filed two lawsuits against the nation's domestic security service that is reportedly about to designate it a ....

 2021-01-24 07:23 

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FarsNews Agency Ex-Envoy: US Detention of Iranian University Professor Clear Violation of Human Rights...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's former Ambassador to Baku Mohsen Pak-Ayeen blasted the US for arresting Iranian university professor Kaveh Afrasiabi, describing it as a severe violation of hu ....

 2021-01-24 07:17 

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FarsNews Agency Over Half A Ton of Opium Seized in Northern Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police in the Northern province of Semnan confiscated 536 kilograms of illicit-drugs in a joint operation with the police of the Southern province of Kerman....

 2021-01-24 07:16 

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FarsNews Agency Report: Trump Plotted to Overturn Georgia Election Result...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Media reports unveiled a plot by former US President Donald Trump to oust former acting Attorney General Jefferey Rosen in an effort to turn the undo Georgia's electi ....

 2021-01-24 07:16 

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FarsNews Agency Tehran, Yerevan Keen on Expansion of Economic Ties...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Armenian ministers of economy signed an agreement for boosting economic cooperation between the two neighboring countries, stressing the important status ....

 2021-01-24 07:14 

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FarsNews Agency Former US Diplomat: US Stealing Syrian Oil from Syrian People, Sending to Israel...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States is stealing Syrian oil from the Syrian people and sending it to somewhere else presumably to the Apartheid entity of Israel, according to J. Michael ....

 2021-01-24 07:13 

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FarsNews Agency Biden, Johnson Discuss Need to Coordinate Foreign Policies on China, Iran, Russia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shared his joy after speaking to the new US President, Joe Biden, on Twitter Saturday, expressing hope to deepen cooperation towa ....

 2021-01-24 07:13 

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FarsNews Agency Nujaba Warns Daesh Supporters After Reports of Plots to Hit Baghdad, Najaf, Karbala...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq's Harakat al-Nujaba resistance group warned about plots by the terrorist group of Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) to carry out attacks in the capital Baghdad, ....

 2021-01-24 07:12 

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FarsNews Agency United States Tops 25 Million Cases of Coronavirus...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States recorded more than 25 million cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and over 417,000 deaths, according to the latest NBC News data....

 2021-01-24 07:12 

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FarsNews Agency US Confirms Protection of Disputed Islands to Japan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The newly appointed US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi and confirmed in a conversation that Washington is ready to ....

 2021-01-24 06:21 

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US: NYC Cancels 22,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Due to Shortage in Supply...

TEHRAN (FNA)- New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center was seen nearly empty on Friday, as 22,000 first-dose appointments for the coronavirus vaccine were forced to cancel ....

 2021-01-24 06:17 

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FarsNews Agency Tehran, Tokyo Mull Cooperation in Various Health Fields...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Japanese representatives conferred on different health-related issues, including construction of a Japanese-style hospital and buying equipment for air po ....

 2021-01-24 06:16 

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FarsNews Agency France Registers 23,924 New COVID-19 Cases, 230 Deaths in One Day...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France on Saturday reported 23,924 new cases of COVID-19 infection in a 24-hour span, raising the country's cumulative number of confirmed cases to 3,035,181, officia ....

 2021-01-24 06:16 

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FarsNews Agency Immune System: Defense After Recovery from COVID...

TEHRAN (FNA)- As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: How long will their immunity to the novel coro ....

 2021-01-24 06:15 

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FarsNews Agency Man Who Stormed US Capitol Charged with Threatening to Assassinate Congresswoman...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Dallas-area man who joined a violent mob that stormed the US Capitol earlier this month has been charged with making a death threat in a social media post against R ....

 2021-01-24 06:14 

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FarsNews Agency Italy’s PM Threatens to Sue Vaccine Makers over Delayed Doses...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Italy's prime minister accused AstraZeneca of a "serious contractual violation" for what he said was an unexpected reduction in the number of doses of the company's C ....

 2021-01-24 06:14 

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FarsNews Agency Senate Republican Threatens Impeachments of Past Democratic Presidents...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Texas Republican senator John Cornyn warned on Saturday that former President Donald Trump's second impeachment could lead to the prosecution of former Democratic ....

 2021-01-24 06:13 

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FarsNews Agency Butterfly Wing Clap Explains Mystery of Flight...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The fluttery flight of butterflies has so far been somewhat of a mystery to researchers, given their unusually large and broad wings relative to their body size. Now ....

 2021-01-24 06:07 

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FarsNews Agency Saturn's Tilt Caused by Its Moons...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two scientists from CNRS and Sorbonne University working at the Institute of Celestial Mechanics and Ephemeris Calculation (Paris Observatory -- PSL/CNRS) have just s ....

 2021-01-24 06:06 

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FarsNews Agency Californian Dies Hours After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, Prompting Probe...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A California resident who was vaccinated against COVID-19 died just hours later — and authorities are trying to find out why....

 2021-01-24 06:05 

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FarsNews Agency Spain Defence Chief Resigns for Getting Vaccine Before Allowed...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spain's chief of the defence staff resigned on Saturday, the armed forces said, after a row over him getting the coronavirus vaccination despite not being on a priori ....

 2021-01-24 06:05 

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FarsNews Agency Moscow Says US Attempts of Incitement to Have Negative Impact on Ties with Russia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US diplomats' attempts to encourage radicals are doomed to failure and will have negative implications for the Russian-US relations, the Russian Foreign Ministry said ....

 2021-01-24 06:04 

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FarsNews Agency UK Records Another 1,348 Coronavirus-Related Deaths, 33,552 Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK recorded another 1,348 coronavirus-related deaths and 33,552 cases, according to the latest government figures....

 2021-01-24 04:43 

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Iran: Time to Return Blue Sky to Tehran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Residents in Tehran enjoy the clean air and blue sky in winter, after days with air pollution. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-24 03:01 

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Palestine: Clashes between Israeli Soldiers, Palestinian Demonstrators Protesting Construction of New Settlements East of Ramallah...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Clashes broke out between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers on Friday, in the village of Deir Jarir, Northeast of Ramallah, in the context of activities ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

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Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

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Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

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Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

 2021-01-24 02:01 

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Portugal: Ambulances Wait Outside Lisbon Hospital as Country Records One of World's Worst COVID Surges...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Emergency vehicles were seen waiting in line outside the Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon as Portugal records one of the world's highest virus infection and death rates ....

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