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 2020-09-14 08:17 

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Suga winner of ruling party leadership race...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has been elected leader of the country's leading Liberal Democratic Party....

 2020-09-14 07:47 

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Ayatollah Khamenei at mourning procession of Imam Sajjad...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, participated in a mourning procession of the fourth Shia Imam on Monday while observing health protocols....

 2020-09-14 07:19 

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Iran rejects rumors about revenge on top. Gen. assassination...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Tehran has categorically dismissed the rumors by American media about the Islamic Republic's plan to "carry out an assassination plot" as revenge for the assassination of its top anti-terror General, Qassem Soleimani....

 2020-09-14 07:17 

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Leader attends mourning ceremony of fourth Shia Imam...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the mourning ceremony for martyrdom of Imam Zayn al-Abidin, the fourth Shia Imam, at the Husseiniyeh of Imam Khomeini on Monday morning....

 2020-09-14 07:06 

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Nohed special forces ready to counter any threat: cmdr....

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The commander of the 65th Airborne Brigade of the Special Forces said that the force is ready to counter any threat against the country....

 2020-09-14 06:50 

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Palestinian resistance retrieves arms from sunken UK warship...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) A commander of al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas movement, said that the force has gained access to mortar shells in a UK sunken warship off Palestinian coasts....

 2020-09-14 06:40 

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Iran's top photojournalists of year honored...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) - Winners of the Fourth Iran Press Photo Awards were honored during a special ceremony that went online on Instagram on Friday....

 2020-09-14 06:25 

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At least 33 killed as wildfires ravage US West Coast...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The death toll from wildfires that have ravaged the United States' West Coast has risen to 33 as the National Weather Service has issued a "red flag warning" amid high winds and dry conditions in Oregon and California....

 2020-09-14 06:06 

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Pars-1 remote-sensing satellite passes final tests: ICT min....

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Iranian ICT minister announced that the final tests of the advanced remote-sensing satellite have been completed at the Iranian Space Research Center and will be delivered to the Iranian Space Agency next week....

 2020-09-14 05:52 

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Setting up 'Club of Sanctioned' to help boost economy...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Chairman of Parliament's Economic Commission said that the launch of 'Club of Sanctioned' will help enhance economy of the country along with other sanctioned countries....

 2020-09-14 05:32 

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'There is no military solution to Afghan crisis'...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Referring to the inter-Afghan dialogue in Doha, the Assistant to the Iranian Foreign Minister Rasoul Mousavi said that there is no military solution to the Afghan crisis....

 2020-09-14 05:05 

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Japan's Suga poised to win party race, headed for premiership...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was poised to win a ruling party leadership election on Monday, virtually ensuring that he replaces Abe this week in the nation's top job....

 2020-09-14 04:44 

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Rewarding a war criminal...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Bahrain has agreed to fully normalize relations with Israel. It was announced by US President Donald Trump on Friday, September 11....

 2020-09-14 04:25 

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WHO reports highest ever single-day COVID-19 infections...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The World Health Organization has reported 307,930 new COVID-19 infections across the world in the past 24 hours which is the highest single-day increase in global cases since the pandemic began....

 2020-09-14 04:04 

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Front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Sep. 14...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Monday, September 14....

 2020-09-14 03:51 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The following are Iran's developments in the past 24 hours....

 2020-09-14 03:38 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sep. 14...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, September 14....

 2020-09-14 02:00 

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Police confiscate 460 kg of narcotics in Yazd...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The police forces of Yazd province in central Iran have seized 460 kilograms of illicit drugs in one operation....

 2020-09-14 00:25 

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Bahrain move in normalizing tie with Israel, a clear treason...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The Coordinating Council of the Islamic Development Organization (IDO) in a statement on Sunday said that Bahrain's normalization of ties with the Zionist regime is a clear act of treason....

 2020-09-13 23:08 

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8.6mn tons of oil products sold at IRNEX in 6 months...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Managing Director of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) Ali Hosseini announced on Sunday that in the past six months, 8.6 million tons of oil products have been sold at the market....

 2020-09-13 21:50 

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SDIR condemns Charlie Hebdo's insulting to Holy Prophet...

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) The Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution (SDIR) in a statement on Sunday strongly condemned the French Charlie Hebdo Magazine's insulting to the Holy Prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2020-09-13 21:07 

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Harvesting pistachio from gardens in Jajaram...

JAJARM, Sep. 14 (MNA) Jajarm city in North Khorasan province is one of the highly potential hubs for planting and farming pistachios....

 2020-09-13 20:04 

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Sep. session of IAEA board of directors to kick off on Mon....

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov in a tweet announced that the September session of the IAEA board of directors is to start on Monday....

 2020-09-13 18:47 

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Iran delivers 2nd anti-coronavirus cargo to Kyrgyzstan...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The second cargo of Iranian humanitarian and medical aid to combat Covid-19 was delivered to the Kyrgyz authorities by the Iranian embassy on Saturday....

 2020-09-13 18:02 

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Nouri al-Maliki arrives in Tehran on Sunday: source...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Former Prime Minister of Iraq and the secretary-general of the Islamic Dawa Party Nouri al-Maliki arrived in Tehran on Sunday night....

 2020-09-13 17:21 

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5 Afghan army soldiers killed in Badghis Province...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) A member of the Badghis Province council announced that five army soldiers were killed in a landmine explosion....

 2020-09-13 16:59 

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Trump abusing Arab nations to gain fake politic achievements...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The Secretary of the Expediency Council said that Trump is resorting to a fake foreign policy achievement via putting some weak Arab countries under the pressure of compromising with the Zionist regime....

 2020-09-13 16:35 

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Cooperation of three branches can help solve problem...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that cooperation and collaboration of Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches can help accelerate solving economic problems of the country....

 2020-09-13 16:00 

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Chinese official calls Iran key economic partner in West Asia...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Hailing Iran's excellent cooperation with China in the economic fields, a Chinese official in the Department of Industry and Information Technology called Iran as an important economic and trade partner for China in West Asia....

 2020-09-13 15:29 

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Authority of air defense shown to enemies in military drill...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Commander of Army Air Defense Force Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said that the enemies of the Islamic Republic realized Iran's air defense power in the Zolfaghar-99 military exercise....

 2020-09-13 14:58 

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Three Iranian animations screened at French cinemas...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Three Iranian animations were screened in the form of a feature film entitled "The Crow and the Amazing Sparrow" in French cinemas....

 2020-09-13 14:34 

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1,044 centrifuges enriching uranium in Fordow: AEOI chief...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Chief of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Sunday said that 1,044 centrifuges are enriching uranium in Fordow Nuclear Facility....

 2020-09-13 14:20 

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Mehran border terminal operational on all weekdays: official...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The trade activities at Mehran border terminal, in the western Iranian borders with Iraq, have increased from four days to all weekdays....

 2020-09-13 14:00 

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VIDEO: People of Kermanshah deplore blasphemy against Prophet...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) People of the western Iranian city of Kermanshah held demonstrations on Sunday to condemn French weekly Charlie Hebdo's republication of blasphemous cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2020-09-13 13:40 

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Two injured in bomb blast in western Kabul...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Two people were injured in a bomb blast in the capital of Afghanistan on Sunday, said an official....

 2020-09-13 13:20 

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New academic year officially kicks off across Iran...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) New academic year officially kicked off on Sunday morning in a ceremony held in the presence of Minister of Science, Research, and Technology, Health Minister, Vice President for Science and Technology in Tehran University....

 2020-09-13 13:00 

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Hashd al-Sha'abi launches anti-ISIL operation in Al Anbar...

TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi launched an extensive anti-ISIL operation near the Syrian border in Al Anbar Governorate....

 2020-09-13 12:45 

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Iran freestyle league to kick off Oct. 1...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Iran's freestyle wrestling league will start on October 1 with Tehran as the host of the first round....

 2020-09-13 12:30 

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French Police tussle with yellow vest protesters in Paris...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) French police arrested more than 250 yellow vest protesters in Paris who were seeking to revive an anti-government movement on Saturday....

 2020-09-13 12:15 

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Tehran, Bishkek discuss expansion of economic ties...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The ambassadors of Iran and Kyrgyzstan to Russia met in Moscow on Sunday to discuss bilateral ties between Tehran and Bishkek....

 2020-09-13 12:00 

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Resistance Intl. Film Festival announces entry names...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Iran's 16th Resistance International Film Festival has announced the names of the films in the event's festivals sections....

 2020-09-13 11:45 

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Azerbaijani clerics condemn Charlie Hebdo's blasphemous move...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The clergymen of the Republic of Azerbaijan have held a rally to condemn French weekly Charlie Hebdo's republication of blasphemous cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2020-09-13 11:30 

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Parl. resolved to strengthen, stabilize stock market...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohamad Bagher Ghalibaf said the body is determined to back, strengthen and stabilize domestic stock market....

 2020-09-13 11:21 

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'Saba' to take part at two intl. film festivals in Poland, UK...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Iranian short film 'Saba' directed by Mohammad Reza Khavari will be screened in two international film festivals in the UK and Poland....

 2020-09-13 11:00 

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Iran has largest artificial intelligence companies in region...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said that Iran has the largest knowledge-based companies in the field of artificial intelligence in the region....

 2020-09-13 10:45 

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Iran gives Turkey 10 suggestions to ease mutual trade...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) In a video conference, the Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) gave Turkish deputy trade minister 10 suggestions for easing and expanding the mutual ties between Tehran and Istanbul....

 2020-09-13 10:30 

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Iran-China-Russia joint exercise to influence World' equation...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Referring to an upcoming Iran, China, China, and Russia joint exercise, Iran's Navy Commander said that this 3 world powers' joint effort conveys the message that they are capable to influence the equations of the World....

 2020-09-13 10:16 

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Rouhani hails nation's resistance against challenges...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) President Hassan Rouhani hailed the Iranian nation's resistance against the current challenges, stressing the need to continue the health protocols amid pandemic....

 2020-09-13 10:00 

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Trump 'certainly' after using Afghan peace for re-election...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) A former Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan believes that US President Donald Trump is trying to use the Afghan peace negotiations in Doha as a card in the November election....

 2020-09-13 09:44 

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Three top coaches to be shortlisted for Iran volleyball...

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) Head of Iran's Volleyball Federation Mohammad Reza Davarzani said that three coaches will be shortlisted from the already list of five coaches for the next stages of appointing the National Volleyball Team coach....

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