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 2021-01-19 17:03 

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Tehran sanctions high-ranking US officials for their role in terrorism, anti-Iran measures...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that Iran has sanctioned several US officials for having a role in the acts of terror and anti-human measures against Iran and Iranians....

 2021-01-19 16:42 

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US, Zionist Regime trying to keep Coronavirus going through sanctions, assassinations: Iran official...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Ali Baqeri Kani on Tuesday said that the US and the Zionist Regime are trying to keep coronavirus alive and going by resorting to sanctions and assassinations....

 2021-01-19 16:40 

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President Rouhani: Iran to start COVID-19 vaccination soon...

Tehran, Jan 19 President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the Iranian people will receive the COVID-19 vaccine within the coming weeks....

 2021-01-19 16:10 

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Iranian contractors keen on cooperating with Azerbaijan: Minister...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Farhad Dejpasand on Tuesday said that the Iranian contractors are ready to cooperate with the Azeri side....

 2021-01-19 16:07 

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US developments mark end of era of a sole superpower: Pakistani Senator...

Islamabad, Jan 19, IRNA -- Chairman of Pakistan's Senate Foreign Affairs Committee says the recent developments in the United States have shown that a divided and weakened America is on the decline and this is a world of multi-polarity and end of the ...

 2021-01-19 15:35 

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Iran produces 6% of nanoscience in world...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA About six percent of the world nanoscience production is produced by Iran and the country has reached from 10 articles a year to 33 a day, said Secretary of the Nanotechnology Development Saeed Sarkar on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 15:29 

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First shipment of Khouzestan's bio-carbon dioxide exported to Iraq...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Managing Director of Sugar Cane and Byproducts Development Company in Iran said on Tuesday that the first shipment of Khouzestan's bio-carbon dioxide has been exported to Iraq....

 2021-01-19 13:40 

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Iran, Cuba joint COVID-19 vaccine starts new phase of human testing in Havana...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA The jointly produced COVID-19 vaccine of Iran and Cuba, Soberana 2, has successfully and with no complications passed the first and second phases....

 2021-01-19 13:36 

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Iran seeking expansion of rail coop with regional states: Official...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways on Tuesday said that Iran is seeking to expand rail cooperation with regional states....

 2021-01-19 12:41 

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Iran, Azerbaijan to open joint railways, industrial town...

Ardebil, Jan 19, IRNA Establishing joint railway and industrial town of Iran and Azerbaijan Republic was finalized at the 14th meeting of the joint economic commission, said the governor-general of Ardebil Province on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 11:14 

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Minister: Iran ready to build Herat- Mazar-i-Sharif railway...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami referred to sustainable development as Iran's strategy in the region, saying Iran is ready to connect Khaf-Herat railway to Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan....

 2021-01-19 11:04 

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Cuba-Iran joint vaccine enters new phase of human trials...

Tehran, Jan 19, 2021 - A Cuban-Iranian vaccine for treating the Covid-19 disease, showing to be safe and without side effects after successful completion of phases 1 and 2, has entered phase 2b of its clinical trials in Cuba....

 2021-01-19 10:57 

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Hamoon Vermal Citadel...

Zahedan, Jan 19, IRNA Vermal citadel In Hamoon, Sistan-Baluchestan Province is one of the greatest archeological masterpieces in the province and is being destroyed by natural erosion....

 2021-01-19 10:51 

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Some 87 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Some 87 deaths were caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 10:50 

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US needs to honor international commitments: Iranian Gov spokesman...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the United States needs to honor its international commitments to the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action....

 2021-01-19 09:55 

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Europe must stop stonewalling revival of JCPOA...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA - The Iranian people expect Europeans, in particular France, to stop playing as a stumbling block in the way of reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal....

 2021-01-19 09:20 

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No side effect from domestic COVID-19 vaccine in Iran...

Karaj, Jan 19, IRNA - All 14 individuals who have injected domestic COVID-19 vaccines are in good health, the chairman of the Executive Office of the Order of Imam Khomeini announced on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 09:05 

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Iran maintains active deterrence in anti-aircraft warfare, says defense official...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Head of Civil Defense Organization Brigadier-General Gholamreza Jalali said on Tuesday that Iran maintains active deterrence in anti-aircraft warfare....

 2021-01-19 07:52 

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Pakistani clerics condemn release of blasphemous film...

Islamabad, Jan 19, IRNA -- A number of prominent Sunni leaders and senior scholars along with Shia clergy in Pakistan have termed the release of blasphemous film 'The Lady of Heaven' a latest conspiracy by the enemies of unity of Ummah, urging Mus...

 2021-01-19 07:48 

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IRGC cmdr: US focus shifted on preserving Capitol Building...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA The Islamic Republic Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major-General Hossein Salami said on Tuesday that the US stronghold and point of attention have now shifted on preserving the Capitol Building....

 2021-01-19 07:16 

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FM spox: Iran has not sent Isfahan Uranium factory questionnaire to IAEA...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that Iran has not sent questionnaire for designing Isfahan metal uranium factory to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) yet and it will be sent after compl...

 2021-01-19 06:55 

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A French self-contradiction: Paris in list of selling arms to human rights violatorAs...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA French foreign minister has lately made baseless claims on Iran's quite conventional, legitimate arms programs while his country has been clearly breaching the human rights by selling lots of arms and munitions to the Middle East ...

 2021-01-19 06:32 

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Iran's Army 'Eqtedar 99' drills kick off...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA -- Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran initiated 'Eqtedar 99' exercises with aviation service of the ground forces, special forces, and Rapid Reaction troops, on Tuesday morning on the Makran coasts, southern Iran....

 2021-01-19 06:26 

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Zarif says follows Supreme Leader's guidelines on JCPOA...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that he and his colleagues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs follow the lead of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in the course of the Iranian nuclear deal know...

 2021-01-19 04:58 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 19...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Tuesday:...

 2021-01-18 21:08 

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Ghana health minister appreciates Iranian Red Crescent's services...

Accra, Jan 19, IRNA Health minister of Ghana in a meeting with visiting head of Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) appreciated the broad services offered by IRCS in his organization, informing him that work permits for the Iranian doctors heading for Gha...

 2021-01-18 20:54 

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Iran, Azerbaijan Republic emphasize expansion of ties...

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA Head of President's Office in a meeting with deputy prime minister of Azerbaijan Republic here on Monday emphasized the need for expansion and deepening of comprehensive bilateral ties, especially in economic and commercial fields...

 2021-01-18 20:06 

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Researchers from 10 countries participate in Computer Games Conference...

Isfahan, Jan 18, IRNA Secretary of International Conference on Computer Games; Opportunities and Challenges said here on Monday researchers and professors from 10 countries, namely Iran, South Korea, Germany, America, Singapore, Italy, Britain, Finland, t...

 2021-01-18 18:06 

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Biden must convert threats into opportunities: Iranian envoy to Pakistan...

Islamabad, Jan 18, IRNA -- Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan said that the Trump administration is directly responsible for state terrorism against the Iranian nation, but Joe Biden must address such unilateral actions and convert the...

 2021-01-18 17:21 

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Iran's Qeshm, island of wonders...

Tehran, IRNA When you hear the name of Iran, there are some world-renowned tourist attractions that easily come to your mind and block away the rest of them that are equally worth seeing; and when you visit Iran, you may stick to your pre-planned holiday,...

 2021-01-18 16:15 

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Zarif: Iran seeks neither tension nor war...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran is seeking neither tension nor war and the measures taken by US President Donald Trump's administration will have no effects on the will of the Iranian people....

 2021-01-18 16:03 

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Qalibaf terms Palestinian cause as 21st century's ideal for Muslim world...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf on Monday said that the Palestinian cause is regarded as the 21st century's ideal for the Muslim world....

 2021-01-18 14:52 

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US gets nowhere with hostile policies: Iran UN envoy...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA - Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has urged the United States to end hostility towards the Islamic Republic and accept the country as a reality in the West Asia region....

 2021-01-18 14:37 

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Tehran, international community expect Biden's "unconditional return" to JCPOA...

Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said in an exclusive interview with IRNA that both Iran and the international community expect the next US administration to unconditionally go back to the Joint...

 2021-01-18 13:14 

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Three Iran-Turkey documents signed to further boost rail cooperation...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA Managing Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways on Monday said that three Iran-Turkey documents were inked to boost rail cooperation....

 2021-01-18 13:06 

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Legal Oil trade with Iran, a long-standing demand in Pakistan...

Islamabad, Jan 18, IRNA -- The need of Pakistan's Balochistan province to continue trade with the Islamic Republic of Iran, especially economic activities on the common borders, has prompted the government to develop a law to manage trade with Iran, e...

 2021-01-18 12:49 

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US internal situation, a big challenge for Biden: Pakistani think tank chief...

Islamabad, Jan 18, IRNA -- The head of Pakistan's 'Strategic Vision Institute (SVI)', says keeping in view the challenges ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden, internal security of the country and how to clear the backlog of the Trump admini...

 2021-01-18 11:13 

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Moscow, Tehran enjoying growing relations: Russian official...

Moscow, Jan 18, IRNA Strategic relations between Moscow and Tehran is growing in different areas and will not be affected by any negative factor, a well-known Russian party official said on Monday....

 2021-01-18 10:59 

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US B-52s expedition has no operational value: Major Gen Baqeri...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Baqeri said on Monday that expedition of B-52 jets to the region has no operational value....

 2021-01-18 10:37 

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Some 83 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA Some 83 deaths were caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday....

 2021-01-18 10:14 

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Army ground forces to start military drills tomorrow...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA - Commander of the ground force of the Iranian Army Brigadier-General Kiumars Heidari said on Monday that 'Eghtedar-99'; military drills will be held in the presence of airborne units, Special Forces and rapid reaction units in...

 2021-01-18 09:38 

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Major Gen Baqeri calls for getting stronger in all areas to thwart sanctions...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri on Monday called for getting stronger in all political, economic, social, cultural and defense areas to thwart the sanctions....

 2021-01-18 08:58 

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Lifting of sanctions, Iran's logical demand: Salehi...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA - Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said that Tehran's rational demand is the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions, not the United States' return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal....

 2021-01-18 08:50 

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Maximum pressure, minimum support...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA National security, despite its entire complications, is achieved as a combination of correct and effective interior and foreign policies....

 2021-01-18 07:46 

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Trump is gone, Trumpism will be gone...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA - Trump was a new phenomenon in the American political system. He had no experience in political science and was not a theorist; but in terms of behavior, he introduced a political practice called "Trumpism" in the internation...

 2021-01-18 07:40 

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INSTEX, west's political figure versus JCPOA...

London, Jan 18, IRNA After the Donald Trump administration's exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Europeans took various political figures aimed at safeguarding the JCPOA. Launching the INSTEX was one of them....

 2021-01-18 04:57 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 18...

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Monday:...

 2021-01-17 19:41 

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Zarif warns against US B52H bombers roaming Mideast...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacted to the US B52H bombers' frequent flights in the Middle East during the past few weeks and warning that Iran will not hesitate in targeting any object intruding its territorial integrit...

 2021-01-17 19:05 

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FM Spokesman elaborates on Iran's membership fee payment to UN...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh elaborated on Iran's membership fee payment methods to the United Nations and said Iran has in the previous years always paid its annual membership fees to the UN through certain limite...

 2021-01-17 17:15 

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Supreme Leader attends mourning ceremony for Hadrat Fatemeh (SA) martyrdom anniversary...

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA - The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended a mourning ceremony on the martyrdom anniversary of Hadrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA) here on Sunday....

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