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 2020-07-01 16:59 

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VIDEO: F-16 crashes at air show in US...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) An F-16 fighter jet on a routine training mission crashed late Tuesday night at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, US. The pilot was later pronounced dead. He or she was the only person on board....

 2020-07-01 16:29 

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Iranian-Turkish border guards enjoy good interaction: Cmdr....

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Brigadier General Ahmad Ali Goudarzi, Border Guards Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran police said in a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Turkey, that the interaction between Iranian and Turkish border guards is of high quali...

 2020-07-01 15:41 

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Embassy of Pakistan offers condolence over tragic incident in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The Embassy of Pakistan offered condolences and sympathies on the tragic incident in Tehran on Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 15:27 

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Leader urges probe into deadly blast at a Tehran clinic...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei offered commiserations over the death of a number of people in an explosion and at a medical clinic in northern Tehran, stressing the need for a probe into the causes of ...

 2020-07-01 15:25 

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France suspends role in NATO naval mission over Turkish warship incident: report...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of a probe into an incident between French and Turkish warships are clear, according to media reports....

 2020-07-01 15:25 

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France suspends role in NATO naval mission: report...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of a probe into an incident between French and Turkish warships are clear, according to media reports....

 2020-07-01 15:02 

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Iran not to tolerate interference in its domestic affairs: Mousavi...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) In a reaction to the recent remarks made by French officials about the Iranian courts' verdicts for Ruhollah Zam and Fariba Adelkhah, the Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic wi...

 2020-07-01 14:15 

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Peace in Syria to be achieved: Zarif...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that peace will be achieved in Syria....

 2020-07-01 13:30 

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Iran resumes gas export to Turkey: official...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The spokesperson of National Iranian Gas Company announced the resumption of Iranian gas exports to Turkey today....

 2020-07-01 13:00 

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Iran, Russia, Turkey issue joint statement on Syria...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Turkey issued a joint statement, emphasizing their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria....

 2020-07-01 13:00 

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Unlawful annexation plan promotes 'law of jungle': Amnesty Intl....

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The Israeli regime's authorities must immediately abandon plans to further annex territory in the occupied West Bank which breach international laws and exacerbate decades of systematic human rights violations against Palestinian...

 2020-07-01 12:28 

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Palestinians hold rally in Gaza against Israeli annexation of West Bank...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Large crowds of people in Gaza held a massive rally on Wednesday in condemnation of Israeli annexation plan....

 2020-07-01 12:00 

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Two Iranian animations to be screened at 36th Cartoon Club Festival in Italy...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Two Iranian animations namely "Identity" and "This way, that way" have been accepted in the International program of the 36th Cartoon Club Festival in Italy....

 2020-07-01 11:30 

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VIDEO: Mustsee Bandar-e Kong in S Iran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Bandar-e Kong which is located in the Central District of Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province, southern Iran enjoys unique tourist attractions....

 2020-07-01 11:17 

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Iran to continue to support Syrian government, people with greater vigor...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Condemning any sanctions against nations in the world, especially Syria, President Rouhani stressed Iran will continue to support the Syrian government and people with greater vigor....

 2020-07-01 11:17 

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Iran to continue to support Syria with greater vigor...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Condemning any sanctions against nations in the world, especially Syria, President Rouhani stressed Iran will continue to support the Syrian government and people with greater vigor....

 2020-07-01 11:06 

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Breathtaking scenery of Gilan Province...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Gilan province is located in the north of Iran on the south-western coast of Caspian Sea. With its dense forests, mild climate and beautiful sea shores, Gilan province is the most visited destination for Iranian tourists....

 2020-07-01 10:29 

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British PM says Tel Aviv's annexation plan 'violation of intl. law'...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked the Zionist regime not to annex West Bank, warning that the United Kingdom views this move as a violation of international law, which will not be accepted by London....

 2020-07-01 09:59 

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AEOI chief to brief MPs on Iran's nuclear activities...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi will go to the Parliament to discuss nuclear-related issues on Sunday (July 5)....

 2020-07-01 09:50 

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Iran records 2,549 new COVID-19 cases...

TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) The novel coronavirus disease has infected 2,549 people across Iran in the past 24 hours, according to the Iranian Health Ministry....

 2020-07-01 09:08 

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Iran's Parl. speaker pens letter to heads of intl. assemblies on Israeli occupation...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf penned letters to the heads and secretary generals of international institutions and forums and called on them to adopt decisive steps in confronting and halting Israeli regime'...

 2020-07-01 08:49 

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Mehr news CEO underlines role of media in resolving country's problems...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) CEO Mohamamd Shojaeian, in his Wednesday remarks in Qom province, underlined the role of media in helping the government with resolving the country's problems....

 2020-07-01 08:45 

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Caesar sanctions 'economic terrorism': Iran's envoy to Brussels...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Addressing the IV Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region', Iranian ambassador to Brussels Gholamhossein Dehghani named the US Caesar sanctions against Syria as 'economic terrorism'....

 2020-07-01 08:05 

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France repeats meddlesome comments on Iran's internal affairs...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) France has once again made meddlesome comments over Iran's internal affairs following a death sentence issued for Ruhollah Zam, the administrator of the Amad News counterrevolutionary website and Telegram channel....

 2020-07-01 07:12 

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Iran not to tolerate political harm on JCPOA: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the US harm on JCPOA has been economic so far, but if it wants to harm JCPOA politically, Iran will not tolerate it and take decisive action....

 2020-07-01 07:04 

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UNSC facing 'Grave Test'; rule of 'law' or 'jungle'?...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The US Secretary of State's anti-Iranian claims at a UN Security Council meeting were opposed by various parties, including its allies....

 2020-07-01 06:57 

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TSE's main index surpasses 1.6mn points...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The benchmark of Tehran Stocks Exchange, TEDPIX, added 53,000 points, reaching 1,600,000 points on Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 06:43 

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US failure in UNSC sign of country's decline: Rezaei...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Referring to the meeting of UNSC on Tuesday, Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said that the US failure in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a sign of this country's decline....

 2020-07-01 06:16 

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Genaveh-Kuwait container shipping line launched: official...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Head of Genaveh Ports and Maritime Department Davood Bahadori on Wed. revealed the launch of Genaveh-Kuwait container shipping line....

 2020-07-01 06:00 

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UNSC members reiterate support for JCPOA: Envoy...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The members of the UN Security Council once again voiced their support to Iran's nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and Resolution 2231, said Iran's UN envoy....

 2020-07-01 05:51 

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Current year golden year of Iran's petchem industry: dep. oil min....

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The deputy minister of oil informed that considering 17 projects that are planned to come online in the current year, using 11.5 billion dollars of investments, this year would be a golden year for the Iranian petrochemical industry....

 2020-07-01 05:51 

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Current year golden year of Iran's petchem industry...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The deputy minister of oil informed that considering 17 projects that are planned to come online in the current year, using 11.5 billion dollars of investments, this year would be a golden year for the Iranian petrochemical industry....

 2020-07-01 05:30 

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Coronavirus cases pass 10.5 million worldwide...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The total number of global Covid-19 cases has crossed 10.5 million, while the deaths have exceeded 514,000, according to global tracking websites....

 2020-07-01 05:23 

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VIDEO: Explosion causes huge fire in medical center in capital Tehran, kills 19...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) An explosion in a medical clinic in the northern district of Iran's capital Tehran resulted in a huge fire on Tuesday. The loud explosion and subsequent "vast fire" took place in Sina Medical Clinic in a crowded street ne...

 2020-07-01 05:23 

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VIDEO: Explosion in medical center in Tehran, kills 19...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) An explosion in a medical clinic in the northern district of Iran's capital Tehran resulted in a huge fire on Tuesday. The loud explosion and subsequent "vast fire" took place in Sina Medical Clinic in a crowded street ne...

 2020-07-01 04:42 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on July 1...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Wednesday, July 1....

 2020-07-01 04:35 

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China says US pullout from JCPOA, root cause of tension in WA...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations Zhang Jun said that US withdrawal from Iran's nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] as well as exertion of maximum pressure against Iran is the m...

 2020-07-01 04:35 

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US pullout from JCPOA, root cause of tension in WA: China...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) China's Representative to the UN said that US withdrawal from Iran's nuclear deal as well as exertion of maximum pressure against Iran is the main cause of the crisis in the West Asia (WA) region....

 2020-07-01 04:15 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The following are the latest developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran in the last 24 hours....

 2020-07-01 04:00 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on July 1...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, July 1....

 2020-07-01 03:25 

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Zarif urges UNSC to adhere to 'rule of law' over JCPOA decision...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to adhere to the "rule of law" in making its decision on Iran's nuclear deal....

 2020-07-01 02:58 

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'Malakout' wins two awards at Florida animation fest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iranian short animated piece 'Malakout' (Divinity), directed by Farnoosh Abedi, has snatched two awards at Florida Animation Festival....

 2020-07-01 01:29 

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Over 1 ton of drugs confiscated in southern Iran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Police Chief of Hormozgan Province of Iran, Brigadier General Gholamreza Jafari announced that during the past 48 hours, the anti-narcotics polices have confiscated 1,087 kg of different types of drugs such as opium, hashish, and cry...

 2020-07-01 00:02 

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Iran tests animal model of COVID-19 successfully...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced that Iran has taken good steps in making the COVID-19 vaccine, mentioning that the animal model of this vaccine has been tested by our scientists successfully....

 2020-06-30 22:00 

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'Pitman' to go on screen at Shanghai Intl. Filmfest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iranian feature 'Pitman' by Kazem Molaie will be screened at the 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival in China....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Iranian envoy submits credential to Austrian President...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iran's new ambassador to Austria submitted his credentials to the Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen in a ceremony held At the Austrian Presidential Palace on Tuesday....

 2020-06-30 20:31 

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Council for Modernization of Educational System...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) The meeting of the specialized council for the transformation and modernization of Iran's educational system was held in the presence of Iran's Minister of Education Mohsen Haji Mirzaei on Monday....

 2020-06-30 19:50 

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Iraqi Army launches anti-ISIL operation in Kirkuk...

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) Iraqi army has identified and arrested an ISIL commander in an operation in Hawija city in Kirkuk Governorate....

 2020-06-30 18:59 

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West Bank annexation continuation of Israeli occupation...

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) Iranian ambassador to Paris Bahram Ghasemi said on Tuesday that West bank annexation is the continuation of Israeli occupation and aggression....

 2020-06-30 18:23 

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Five COVID-19 human vaccines to be unveiled: VP Sattari...

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) The Vise President for Science and Technology, Sorena Sattari announced that two human vaccines for treating the novel coronavirus are ready to be unveiled and three other ones will be ready by the end of the current year (March 2021...

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