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 2021-01-18 07:56 

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FarsNews Agency FBI Arrest Florida 'Hardcore Leftist' Who Plotted Armed Attack on Pro-Trump Protesters at State Capitol...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A self-described "hardcore leftist" was arrested Friday for allegedly issuing a call to arms online to recruit like-minded individuals to join him in violently confro ....

 2021-01-18 07:32 

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FarsNews Agency AEOI Head: Iran Producing Half A Kilo of 20% Enriched Uranium Per Day...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced that the country is at present producing nearly half a kilo of uranium enriched to th ....

 2021-01-18 07:25 

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FarsNews Agency Civil Defense Chief: Missile, Drone Power Fruit of US Anti-Iran Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said that the country's missile and drone power is the outcome of the US sanctions....

 2021-01-18 07:18 

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FarsNews Agency Report: US-Led Military Convoy Enters Northeastern Syria from Iraq...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US-led military coalition purportedly formed to fight the Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group reportedly sent a new convoy of trucks carrying milit ....

 2021-01-18 07:17 

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FarsNews Agency Zarif: Iran Not to Hesitate to Smash Aggressors...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned outgoing US president Donald Trump over flying B-52 bombers over the Persian Gulf, stressing that Tehran will def ....

 2021-01-18 07:15 

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FarsNews Agency FM Spokesman Stresses Iran’s Regular Payment of UN Membership Dues despite US Sanctions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Tehran has regularly paid its UN membership fees during the past years despite illegal sanctions imposed by t ....

 2021-01-18 07:15 

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FarsNews Agency New Video Shows MAGA Mob Rifling Through Paperwork in Senate Chamber as They Hunt Down Nancy Pelosi...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Shocking new footage from the storming of the US Capitol on January 6 shows Donald Trump supporters cramming into the Senate chamber, where they rifled through docume ....

 2021-01-18 07:14 

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FarsNews Agency FM: Saudi Arabia Cannot Expect to Stay Safe as Long as It Makes Yemen Unsafe...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemen's Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf Abdullah said as a country that keeps unleashing its war machine against the Yemeni people, Saudi Arabia cannot expect to stay ....

 2021-01-18 07:13 

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FarsNews Agency Samsung Chief Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Jail over Corruption Scandal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, the Seoul High Court announced on Monday, as cited by the Yonhap ....

 2021-01-18 07:12 

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FarsNews Agency Death Toll from Indonesian Earthquake, Floods Grows to 96...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The cumulative death toll from the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and floods in the province of South Kalimantan has grown to 96, while around 70,000 ....

 2021-01-18 07:12 

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FarsNews Agency Thousands Protest in Amsterdam Against Dutch Coronavirus Lockdown...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Several thousand people held an unauthorized protest in Amsterdam on Sunday against a national lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, before being d ....

 2021-01-18 07:11 

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FarsNews Agency Poll: Trump Approval Remains Stable with Republicans Unmoved After Capitol Violence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Donald Trump is the only president in history to be impeached twice — this time for his role in encouraging a deadly assault on the Capitol by his supporters — but he ....

 2021-01-18 07:10 

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FarsNews Agency Russian Opposition Blogger Alexey Navalny Detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian opposition blogger Alexey Navalny who was put on the wanted list for missing several criminal inspection registrations as a person under a suspended sentence ....

 2021-01-18 07:09 

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FarsNews Agency Norwegian Health Officials Adjust Their Advice on Who Gets A COVID-19 Vaccine as 29 Frail Elderly People Die...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Norwegian health officials warned that vaccinating the most frail older people with serious underlying health conditions could be dangerous after the country reported ....

 2021-01-18 07:09 

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FarsNews Agency More Than 80 People Killed in Militia Attack on Sudan's West Darfur Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Violent clashes in Sudan's restive Darfur have left at least 83 people dead in the past 48 hours just weeks after a long-running peacekeeping mission ended operation....

 2021-01-18 07:09 

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FarsNews Agency Washington DC Mayor Says Focus Must Shift to 'Domestic White Terrorism'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., stated Sunday that the essential question following the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol is how seriously the country wi ....

 2021-01-18 07:08 

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FarsNews Agency Report: Pardon-Seekers Paid Trump Allies Tens of Thousands to Lobby President...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pardon-seekers and those lobbying on their behalf have paid allies of President Donald Trump tens of thousands of dollars to press the president to grant clemency, Th ....

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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FarsNews Agency Chairman Says 'Massive Intelligence, Security Failure' Led to Capitol Breach...

TEHRAN (FNA)- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday blamed a "massive intelligence and security failure" for the seizure of the US Capitol for hour ....

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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FarsNews Agency Coalition for A Safer Web Sues Apple, Demands Telegram Be Deleted from App Store...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Coalition for a Safer Web filed a lawsuit against Apple urging it to remove the Telegram messenger from its app store which, according to its filing, "is being us ....

 2021-01-18 06:06 

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Persian Gulf Littoral Region in SW Iran Hosts Migratory Birds...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Seagulls called Shaloo in the local dialect are spectacular in Bushehr, which lies in a vast plain running along the coastal region on the Persian Gulf, South-West of ....

 2021-01-18 03:01 

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Puerto Rico: National Guard Troops Depart for DC to Aid with Inauguration Week Security...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Soldiers from the Puerto Rican National Guard headed to Washington DC from Muniz Air National Guard Base, in Carolina in order to help with inauguration week security ....

 2021-01-18 02:01 

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UK: Temporary Mortuary That Can Hold Up to 1,300 Bodies Opens in West London...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A temporary mortuary was set up by the Breakspear Crematorium in Ruislip, West London, as a result of the growing coronavirus death toll in the country's capital. [VI ....

 2021-01-18 01:01 

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Iran: Migratory Swans in Sorkhrud, Mazandaran Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- By traveling over 5,000 kilometers from cold regions of the world, migratory swans arrived at Sorkhrud Wetland in Mazandaran province in Northern Iran to spend the wi ....

 2021-01-18 00:04 

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Central African Republic: Panic Grips Bangui Residents after Rebel Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), is tense after armed rebels launched a coordinated attack on the outskirts of the city on Wednesday evening ....

 2021-01-17 21:01 

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Honduras: Migrant Caravan Advances Towards Border after Leaving San Pedro Sula...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people were marching on the road near the town of Cofradia as part of a new migrant caravan trying to reach the US. [VIDEO]...

 2021-01-17 20:29 

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Haiti: Clashes Erupt as Protesters Demand Removal of President Moise...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Clashes erupted as hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Port-au-Prince to demand the removal of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, amid concerns that he is ama ....

 2021-01-17 20:05 

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US: Pentagon Authorizes 25,000 National Guard Members for Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Pentagon has authorized up to 25,000 National Guard members for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-17 20:01 

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Terrible Situation of Refugee Housed in Decrepit UK House...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A refugee who arrived in the UK said that Life in Hull refugee seeking council is 'hell'. Since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, co-led by the UK, Iraq has witnessed sev ....

 2021-01-17 15:56 

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FarsNews Agency Poll: Most Republicans Want GOP in Congress to Stand Up to Biden...

TEHRAN (FNA)- With the GOP losing control of the presidency and in the minority in the House and Senate, a new national survey indicates that a majority of Republicans want their l ....

 2021-01-17 14:02 

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FarsNews Agency Ex-FBI Director Warns of ‘Very Serious’ Risk of Violence at Biden’s Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There is a "very serious" risk of violence at Joe Biden's inauguration, James Comey warned....

 2021-01-17 14:00 

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FarsNews Agency One Person Detained After Police Find Chemicals Used to Make Explosives in San Francisco...

TEHRAN (FNA)- San Francisco police have placed a resident of a mobile home in custody after discovering chemicals used to make explosives....

 2021-01-17 13:48 

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FarsNews Agency Zarif Rebukes French Counterpart’s Nonsensical Remarks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif castigated the recent claims of his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian about Tehran and the Joint Comprehensive Plan ....

 2021-01-17 13:32 

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FarsNews Agency Tehran, Nur Soltan to Form Joint Security Workgroup...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari called for setting up Iran-Kazakhstan joint workgroup for security cooperation....

 2021-01-17 13:30 

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FarsNews Agency 51 Adverse Reactions Reported, 1 Person Hospitalized in Delhi as India Begins World’s Largest COVID-19 Vaccination Program...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of health workers in Delhi who were the first in line to be inoculated against COVID-19 have experienced side effects from the jab, with one admitted to the IC ....

 2021-01-17 13:29 

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FarsNews Agency Poll: Most Republicans Remain Skeptical of Election Results Ahead of Biden Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An overwhelming majority of Republicans said President Donald Trump deserves no blame for the January 6 Capitol riot, while most of them were also still skeptical of ....

 2021-01-17 13:29 

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FarsNews Agency Two Female Supreme Court Judges Assassinated in Kabul...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two female judges working in Afghanistan's Supreme Court have been gunned down in Kabul as a wave of assassinations grips the conflict-ridden country....

 2021-01-17 13:28 

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FarsNews Agency UK: Firms Accused of Putting Workers’ Lives at Risk by Bending Lockdown Trading Rules...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Irresponsible firms are exploiting looser lockdown regulations to bring thousands of non-essential workers into sometimes busy workplaces, with little chance of enfor ....

 2021-01-17 13:27 

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FarsNews Agency UK Home Secretary Faces Growing Pressure over Deletion of Police Records...

TEHRAN (FNA)- UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is under mounting pressure to give a full account of a police computer error, which may have affected more than 400,000 crime records....

 2021-01-17 13:16 

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FarsNews Agency Coronavirus in UK: Growing Fears as Doctors Face Prioritising Some Patients over Others...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Doctors across the NHS face an "immediate reality" of having to choose which patients are prioritised for care as the numbers of coronavirus cases continue to surge a ....

 2021-01-17 13:16 

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FarsNews Agency France's COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 70,000...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France reported 196 COVID-19 deaths in a 24-hour span on Saturday, taking the national tally to 70,142, according to the latest data released by the Public Health Age ....

 2021-01-17 11:52 

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FarsNews Agency Iran Registers 6,016 New Coronavirus Patients, 86 Deaths...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 6,016 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding ....

 2021-01-17 11:50 

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FarsNews Agency Iran, EAEU Annual Trade Over $3bln...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) said that total value of trade exchanged between the country and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) hit $3.419 billion since O ....

 2021-01-17 11:49 

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FarsNews Agency Iran’s Oceanic Port Receives 1st Port Equipment from India...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Southeastern port of Chabahar received its first consignment of port equipment worth $8.5 million from India as part of an agreement between the two countries, ....

 2021-01-17 11:48 

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FarsNews Agency Biden Picks Obama Veterans for Key State Department Posts...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President-elect Joe Biden announced Saturday that he will nominate two Obama administration veterans to key State Department posts....

 2021-01-17 11:44 

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FarsNews Agency 'It Will Destroy Party': Rand Paul Warns Republicans Will Leave If GOP Senators Back Impeachment...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) warned fellow Senators of the possibility that roughly one third of Republican voters would leave the Republican Party if they convict President ....

 2021-01-17 11:31 

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FarsNews Agency Tehran Deplores US’ Sanctioning of Iran’s Diplomats, Warns of Lodging Lawsuit at ICJ...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran lashed out at the US for banning the country's diplomats and families at the international organizations, officially warning that it would file a complaint again ....

 2021-01-17 11:04 

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FarsNews Agency US Politicians Warn of Humanitarian Consequences of Houthi Terror Designation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President-elect Joe Biden's aide and a group of 25 American lawmakers have denounced a rushed decision by the outgoing administration to designate Yemen's Houthi A ....

 2021-01-17 11:01 

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FarsNews Agency Quake Death Toll at 73 as Indonesia Struggles with String of Disasters...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the ....

 2021-01-17 11:01 

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FarsNews Agency Biden Inauguration: All 50 US States on Alert for Armed Protests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- All 50 US states and the District of Columbia (DC) are on alert for possible violent protests this weekend, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wedne ....

 2021-01-17 11:00 

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FarsNews Agency Trump's Former Chief of Staff Claims Biden Has 'No Control' Over His Own Party...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President-elect Joe Biden faces an uphill struggle to live up to his pledge to unify the United States, Donald Trump's former chief of staff said on Saturday....

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