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 2021-01-23 08:43 

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FarsNews Agency Syria Writes to UN on Israel Air Raids, Stresses Right to Self-Defense...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria wrote to the United Nations in protest at a new Israeli aerial assault that killed four members of a family near the Western city of Hama, saying Damascus reser ....

 2021-01-23 08:42 

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FarsNews Agency Yemen’s Petroleum Firm Warns of Humanitarian Crisis Amid Saudi Siege...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) urged the United Nations (UN) to take action to prevent an imminent humanitarian crisis as a Saudi-led coalition continues to seize ....

 2021-01-23 08:42 

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FarsNews Agency Report: US Intelligence Analysts Use Smartphone Location Data without Warrants...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Analysts at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) have bought databases of US smartphone location data in recent years without a warrant, according to an unclassified ....

 2021-01-23 08:40 

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FarsNews Agency Travel Industry Groups Opposes Quarantine for US-Bound Passengers...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Groups representing the US travel industry and airlines voiced opposition on Friday to mandatory quarantines for air passengers arriving in the United States from ove ....

 2021-01-23 08:12 

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FarsNews Agency UN Says Two Million Internally Displaced by Sahel Violence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than two million people have been forced to flee their homes within their own countries' borders owing to the violence engulfing Africa's Sahel region, the Unite ....

 2021-01-23 08:12 

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FarsNews Agency Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Republican Sens. over Roles in Capitol Riot...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A group of Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz calling for an investigation to determine whether they coordin ....

 2021-01-23 08:11 

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FarsNews Agency US National Guard Back Inside Capitol After Having Been Moved to Parking Garage...

TEHRAN (FNA)- National Guardsmen were allowed back inside the US Capitol on Thursday night after having been moved to a parking garage....

 2021-01-23 08:08 

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FarsNews Agency Trump's Second Senate Impeachment Trial to Begin within Days...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Senate trial for former President Donald Trump would begin the week of February 8 under a deal struck between both parties, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer s ....

 2021-01-23 08:08 

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FarsNews Agency Biden Admin to Review US-Taliban Peace Deal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US administration of President Joe Biden intends to review a deal between Washington and the Taliban made last February, according to Biden's National Security Ad ....

 2021-01-23 08:07 

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FarsNews Agency Coronavirus Digest: Germany Detects First Case of Brazilian Variant...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The new coronavirus variant circulating in Brazil has been detected for the first time in Germany....

 2021-01-23 08:07 

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FarsNews Agency Further 1,401 People Die from Coronavirus, Bringing UK Death Toll to 95,981...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A further 1,401 people died after testing positive for COVID-19, which brings the total number of UK fatalities to 95,981....

 2021-01-23 08:06 

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FarsNews Agency Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin as America’s First Black Secretary of Defense...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Senate confirmed Lloyd Austin as the next Pentagon chief Friday, making him the nation's first Black Defense Secretary....

 2021-01-23 08:05 

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FarsNews Agency German Virologist Warns of 100,000 Daily COVID-19 Cases If Measures Taken Away Too Early...

TEHRAN (FNA)- German Virologist Christian Drosten warned that Germany could see up to 100,000 COVID-19 infections a day if numbers are not brought down and measures are relaxed too ....

 2021-01-23 08:05 

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FarsNews Agency Report: Trump Campaign Paid $2.7mln to Organizers of Rally Led to US Capitol Riot...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former President Donald Trump's campaign paid more than $2.7 million to individuals and firms that organized the January 6 rally that led to violent rioters storming ....

 2021-01-23 08:02 

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FarsNews Agency Johnson Says New UK COVID Variant May Be 30% More Deadly...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The new UK coronavirus variant may be 30% more deadly, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday as he warned of stricter travel curbs and continued lockdown mea ....

 2021-01-23 08:02 

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FarsNews Agency Nearly 200 National Guard Troops Deployed to Capitol Test Positive for Coronavirus...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly 200 members of the National Guard deployed to the Capitol ahead of the inauguration tested positive for COVID-19, The Wall Street Journal reported....

 2021-01-23 08:01 

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FarsNews Agency France's COVID-19 Infections Top 3 mln...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France on Friday reported 23,292 more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total infections to 3,011,257, showed the government data ....

 2021-01-23 08:01 

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FarsNews Agency Spain Logs 42,885 New COVID-19 Cases, Regions Tightening Curbs...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Spanish Health Ministry on Friday reported 42,885 new COVID-19 cases and 400 deaths in a 24-hour period....

 2021-01-23 08:00 

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FarsNews Agency White House Launches ‘Comprehensive Threat Assessment’ on Domestic Extremism...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Joe Biden asked the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a "comprehensive threat assessment" of domestic extremism following the Janua ....

 2021-01-23 05:15 

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FarsNews Agency Triggered By Chinese Sanctions, Repulicans Urge Biden to Take Tougher Stance on US-China Policy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Republican officials have called on US president Joe Biden to toughen his policy on China, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday....

 2021-01-23 05:01 

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Iran: Vermal Citadel in Hamoon, Sistan and Baluchestan Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Vermal citadel In Hamoon, Sistan and Baluchestan Province is one of the greatest archeological masterpieces in the province and is being destroyed by natural erosion. ....

 2021-01-23 03:01 

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Why Israel Is An Apartheid Regime?...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel is now banning groups that call the regime an apartheid entity from lecturing at schools. Here is why they call it so. [VIDEO]...

 2021-01-23 02:01 

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Coronavirus: Inside A Night at A London ICU Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Patients...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Royal Hospital in London, UK has been overwhelmed with the number of COVID-19 patients admitted. Medical staff are feeling the bu ....

 2021-01-23 01:01 

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Kariz Underground City in Iran’s Kish Island...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The aqueducts of Kish Island in the Persian Gulf date back to 2,500 years ago. It once provided the islanders' drinking water. Today, it is transformed into an amazin ....

 2021-01-22 23:16 

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FarsNews Agency COVID-19: Spain Sees Record Cases, Deaths Pass 55,000...

TEHRAN (FNA)- For the second day in a row, Spain broke its record for daily coronavirus contagion, with the Health Ministry reporting 44,357 new infections....

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