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 2021-01-09 07:48 

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Official says all COVID-19 drugs produced domestically...

Tehran, Jan 9, IRNA Managing director of Food and Drug Administration said on Saturday that over 90% of the drugs for treatment of COVID-19 disease had already been imported but with the efforts of Iranian experts and pharmaceutical companies all of them ...

 2021-01-09 07:43 

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Alaeddin tower; Tourist attraction in Varamin city...

The tomb tower of Alaeddin is an ancient building from Seljukid Era in the Seljuk style dating from the late 7th century of the lunar Hegira which is located in the city of Varamin in Tehran province. This building resembles regal tombs and is the burial ...

 2021-01-09 07:06 

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Six Iranian Intangible Cultural Heritages registered with UNESCO...

Tehran, Jan 9, IRNA -- Six Iranian Intangible Cultural Heritages were registered with UNESCO over the past eight years bringing the Iranian Intangible Cultural Heritages registered with UNESCO to 16....

 2021-01-09 06:14 

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Official: Rimdan market connects Iran to China-Pakistan economic corridor...

Chabahar, Jan 9, IRNA - Director General of Chabahar Free Trade Zone Organization (FTZ) Abdolrahim Kordi said on Saturday that Rimdan market in Dashtiari town connects Iran to China-Pakistan economic corridor and plays important role in developing trade t...

 2021-01-09 04:36 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 9...

Tehran, Jan 9, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday:...

 2021-01-08 20:34 

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Experts urge Biden swift return to Iran nuclear deal...

London, Jan 8, IRNA -- A group of more than 50 international relations and Middle East experts have signed onto a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden to swiftly return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran....

 2021-01-08 19:04 

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Ayatollah Makarem condemns crimes of Takfiri groups in Pakistan...

Qom, Jan 8, IRNA Senior Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi in a statement on Friday denounced recent attack in Pakistan which killed 11 miners from the country's minority Shiite Hazaras in Baluchistan province....

 2021-01-08 18:27 

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Winter entertainment during COVID-19 pandemic...

Slowing coronavirus pandemic in different cities of Ardabil province in northwestern Iran, including the city of Khalkhal, has somehow eased attention to health protocols and social distancing. The pictures below show citizens of Khalkhal while they are e...

 2021-01-08 13:42 

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Those succumbed to Trump, now criticizing him: FM Zarif...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on Friday that those who bowed to US President Donald Trump's unlawful bullying, the same people are now condemning his assault to the rule of law....

 2021-01-08 12:56 

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Red Crescent not to import Pfizer vaccine from US...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA - The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) announced on Friday that the Islamic Republic would not import Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from the United States....

 2021-01-08 11:44 

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IRGC unveils new "missile city" opens on Persian Gulf shores...

Bandar Abbas, Jan 8, IRNA Naval force of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled a strategic missile base on the shores of the Persian Gulf on Friday....

 2021-01-08 11:36 

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Iran COVID-19 death toll reaches 85...

Tehran, Jan8, IRNA Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari announced here on Friday that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has reached 85 during the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-08 09:56 

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Ayatollah Khamenei's live televised address...

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addresses the nation in a televised speech on Friday to mark the anniversary of an uprising in the holy city of Qom in 1978 against the Pahlavid regime which triggered nationwide prote...

 2021-01-08 07:54 

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Yemeni politician says appointment of Iranian ambassador broke diplomatic blockade on Yemen...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA The appointment of Iran's new ambassador to Sana'a broke a diplomatic blockade on Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition, said Sultan al-Sami, a member of Yemen's Supreme Political Council on Friday....

 2021-01-08 07:36 

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Leader: Qom uprising inflicted first blow on US by Iranian nation...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Described the 1978 uprising in the city of Qom against the Shah regime a revolution inspired by religious doctrines not by emotions and said it was in fact the ...

 2021-01-08 07:36 

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Leader: Leader: West obliged to instantly halt sanctions against Iran...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the West is obliged to instantly halt sanctions against Iran and stressed that the Iranian economy should become strong enough to resist all kinds of polit...

 2021-01-08 07:36 

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Leader: West obliged to instantly halt sanctions against Iran...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the West is obliged to instantly halt sanctions against Iran and stressed that the Iranian economy should become strong enough to resist all kinds of polit...

 2021-01-08 06:19 

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Iran voices concern about US violation of detainees' rights...

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA Iran's High Council for Human Rights, has issued a statement, voicing extreme concern over the violation of rights of those detained in a protest in the US capital on Thursday....

 2021-01-08 04:36 

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Iran, Afghan provinces sign trade agreement...

Mashhad, Jan 7, IRNA The fourth meeting of the Joint Economic Committee of Khorasan Razavi Province and Herat Province of Afghanistan on Thursday ended with the signing of an agreement covering the energy, transportation, customs, production and investmen...

 2021-01-07 17:00 

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UNESCO to inscribe Teimarah petroglyph of Iran...

Khomein, Jan 7, IRNA - The UNESCO registration file of Teimareh petroglyphs in Khomein has been filed and follow-up procedures are underway to place this valuable work on the UNESCO list, an Iranian provincial official announced on Thursday....

 2021-01-07 16:33 

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FM spox: S. Korean delegation's trip agreed before seizure of ship...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Thursday that the South Korean delegation arrived in Tehran to discuss Iran's access to its financial resources....

 2021-01-07 15:43 

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Rouhani inaugurates innovation factory of Mashhad via videoconference...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the innovation factory in the special program called "Inauguration Thursdays" via videoconference on Thursday. Mashhad, Iran. Jan 7, 2020.IRNA/ Mohsen Bakhshandeh Zahmati...

 2021-01-07 15:42 

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Zarif: Authorizing US rogue president to start nuclear war disturbing...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the rogue US president's unchecked authority to start a nuclear war is disturbing....

 2021-01-07 15:35 

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Official: Women account for 24% of Iran's gov't managers...

Qazvin, Jan 7, IRNA - Iran's Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar said on Thursday that about 24 percent of the managers in the higher and middle ranks are women in the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2021-01-07 14:23 

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Official: Reality of US system evident in its recent events...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA - Head of Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi said on Thursday that what was evident over the last two months after the US presidential election is part of the US system realities....

 2021-01-07 13:47 

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Commemoration ceremony of 40th day of Iranian scientist martyrdom held in Tehran...

The commemoration ceremony for the 40th day of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's martyrdom was held on Thursday in Tehran. In this ceremony, the first-class Medal of Nasr (Victory) with the signature of the Supreme Leader presented to the family of martyred scient...

 2021-01-07 11:04 

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Iran COVID-19 death toll grows to 103...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari announced here on Thursday that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has grown to 103 during the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-07 08:59 

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Pres Rouhani: US events show how a populist damages a country's prestige...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said here on Thursday that the developments in the US congress indicated how a populist [Donald Trump] can damage a prestige of a country....

 2021-01-07 07:11 

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President Rouhani inaugurates big projects across Iran...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated several national big projects and innovation factories in different parts of the country on Thursday....

 2021-01-07 06:19 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 7...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday:...

 2021-01-06 20:46 

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Zarif: I am still ashamed and sorry for tragedy of Ukrainian plane crash...

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was still ashamed and apologizing humbly and with a heart full of sorrow over the tragic incident of the crash of the Ukrainian plane last year which claimed lives of a number ...

 2021-01-06 20:19 

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Azadi Tower light-adorned to commemorate Ukrainian plane crash victims...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA On first anniversary of the sad incidence of the Ukrainian passenger plane crash that led to getting killed of 176 innocent victims Tehran's monumental Azadi (freedom) Tower was adorned with lights to commemorate those beloved vict...

 2021-01-06 19:37 

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Jesus Crist birthday and Baptizing ritual held in Tehran...

Tehran, IRNA A ritual marking the blessed birth anniversary of Jesus Christs and his being Baptized was held amid full observation of Corona virus health protocols here on Wednesday at Gregory Rowshagar Church in the presence of a number of Iranian Armeni...

 2021-01-06 19:21 

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Civil Aviation Organization issues communique on anniversary of Ukrainian plane incidence...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran (CAOIRI) issued a communique on first anniversary of deadly Ukrainian passenger plane incidence, on progress achieved in surveys and implementing the International Civil Aviation ...

 2021-01-06 18:42 

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'US expulsion from West Asia, Iran's strategic goal': Army Commander...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Chief Commander of Iran's Army Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Wednesday that Tehran considers expulsion of the United States from the West Asia region as Iranians' strategy in a bid to take revenge for the assa...

 2021-01-06 17:44 

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Ex-Iraq PM appreciates Iran's help in fighting Daesh...

Baghdad, Jan 6, IRNA Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki expressed gratitude to the Islamic Republic of Iran for its efforts in combating terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS)....

 2021-01-06 15:55 

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IRGC Cmdr: Enemy should not make any mistakes in Persian Gulf...

Bushehr, Jan 6, IRNA Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said on Wednesday that the IRGC Navy is completely ready to defend the security of the Persian Gulf and that the enemy should be careful not t...

 2021-01-06 15:20 

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Iran won't tolerate any meddling in defense policies: FM spox...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Wednesday that Iran will not tolerate any interference in its defense policies....

 2021-01-06 15:08 

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[ Iran ]

US terrorist adventurism lead to Ukrainian plane incident: IRGC...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement issued on Wednesday on the occasion of the anniversary of the Ukrainian plane downing that the bitter tragedy happened in the wake of the US terror attacks in the region....

 2021-01-06 15:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's long-range suicide drones' operations successful...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA- Iran's long-range suicide drones succeeded in destroying the set targets in a drill, the public relations office of the Iranian Army reported on Wednesday....

 2021-01-06 14:20 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Martyr Soleimani's sculptured head...

The head sculpture of Iran's anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani was unveiled in a ceremony in the capital city of Tehran, Iran on Wednesday. Jan 6, 2020. IRNA/ Meysam Allaghemandan...

 2021-01-06 13:33 

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IRGC Comdr: Americans must be expelled from region...

Kerman, Jan 6, IRNA- Commander of the IRGC Quds Forces Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani on Wednesday said that the Americans must be expelled from the region....

 2021-01-06 13:18 

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[ Iran ]

Iran calls for IAEA to deal with Israeli secret nuclear program...

London, Jan 6, IRNA Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations has sent a letter to the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to warn about the negative consequences of the clandestin...

 2021-01-06 13:00 

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[ Iran ]

Home-made Ababil drone fires Almas missile to destroy surface targets...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA During the final stage of the Iranian army military drone exercise, ground forces' Ababil drones which are equipped with Almas air-to-surface and precision-guided missiles successfully destroyed surface targets....

 2021-01-06 10:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran COVID-19 death toll drops to 82...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari announced here on Wednesday that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has dropped to 82 during the past 24 hours....

 2021-01-06 10:41 

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Ceremony held in Peshawar to pay homage to Gen Soleimani, resistance martyrs...

Islamabad, Jan 6, IRNA -- A ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of martyrdom of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani and his companions was held by Iranian Consulate General in Pakistan's Peshawar with unveiling of his painting and signing of ...

 2021-01-06 10:28 

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[ Iran ]

Leader to deliver speech to mark 1978 Qom anti-Shah protest...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will deliver speech on Friday, January 8, to mark anniversary of 1978 Qom anti-Shah protest....

 2021-01-06 09:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Hope for US intervention is useless: Pakistani daily cautions Arabs...

Islamabad, Jan 6, IRNA -- Leading Pakistani English news daily has warned Arab countries that hoping for American intervention, or giving Zionist regime a conduit in the Persian Gulf, will bring nothing good to this volatile region....

 2021-01-06 09:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran registers positive economic growth rate despite COVID-19 pandemic: Pres. Rouhani...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran has registered a positive economic growth rate in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 20) despite the spread of the coronavirus disease....

 2021-01-06 09:31 

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Serious evidences about Israel's role in terror attack on Iranian scientist...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Iran's Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami announced that there is "serious evidence" about the role of the Zionist regime of Israel in the November 2020 assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh....

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