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 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....

 2021-01-06 09:31 

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Serious evidence 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....

 2021-01-06 09:19 

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Gonabad historical, traditional baths, potential tourism attractions...

Gonabad, Khorasan-e Razavi, IRNA Long history of ancient baths in the world, including Iran date back to thousands of years back and for instance, there are the Achaemenid baths of 2,500 years ago in ancient Persia....

 2021-01-06 09:01 

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Gholamreza Takhti; Iran's legendary wrestling champion...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Iran's legendary wrestler of the 50s and 60s, Gholam Reza Takhti passed away on January 7, 1968, but his fans still remember him as a hero who will continue to live in the hearts of his lovers. They commemorated Takhti's 53rd d...

 2021-01-06 08:55 

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Barekat COVID-19 vaccine injected to four other Iranian volunteers...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Iranian coronavirus vaccine named 'COV-Iran Barekat' has been injected to second group of volunteers, Director of clinical trial center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences Hamed Hosseini said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-06 08:42 

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US analyst says Biden may seek Qatar's help for relations with Iran...

New York, Jan 6, IRNA Giorgio Cafiero, the CEO and founder of Gulf State Analytics said on Wednesday that Biden administration may look to Qatar as a diplomatic bridge between the US and the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2021-01-06 08:04 

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Iran test-fires Azarakhsh missile from national drone...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Iran Army successfully test-fired Azarakhsh (Thunderstorm) missile from its Karrar-class drone at the second day of military drills on Wednesday....

 2021-01-06 07:20 

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Afghan diplomat calls for ties with Razavi Khorasan Province...

Mashad, Jan 6, IRNA Afghan consular general in Mashad in a meeting with Razavi Khorasan governor called for cultural relations between Herat and Razavi Khorasan Province....

 2021-01-06 07:17 

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Spanish academics pay tribute to martyred IRGC commander Soleimani...

Madrid, Jan 6, IRNA A number of Spanish academics have signed a petition paying tribute to Iran's Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani who was assassinated in a US drone attack near Baghdad airport a year ago....

 2021-01-06 07:14 

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JCPOA, strategic patience and new message from Iran...

London, Jan 6, IRNA - Iran's recent decision to resume uranium enrichment to up to 20% purity has a clear-cut message for the European Union and the upcoming US administration that the Islamic Republic is ready to carry out all commitments under the 2...

 2021-01-06 06:18 

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Pottery and Ceramic Workshop in Central Iran; Meybod...

The history of pottery in Meybod city in Central Iran dates back to 700 years ago. Meybod is a desert city near Yazd and is famous for its ceramic, Meybod is the largest producer of pottery products in Yazd province. Yazd, Iran, Jan 6, 2020. IRNA/Marzieh ...

 2021-01-06 05:33 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 6...

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Wednesday:...

 2021-01-05 20:28 

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FM spox comments on the latest situation of Korean ship...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that as previously announced, the problem of the Korean ship is completely technical, stressing that the Islamic Republic of Iran, like all countries, is fully sensitive to t...

 2021-01-05 20:06 

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Zarif congratulates Qatar for success in resisting pressures...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA In response to Qatar's refusal to accept the conditions of the Saudi-led coalition, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated Doha on its success in resisting pressure and extortion....

 2021-01-05 18:55 

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Iran's nuclear steps reversible if all comply with commitments: Envoy...

New York, Jan 5, IRNA -- Iran's permanent envoy to UN emphasized that Iranian government's top priority is annulment of sanctions' effects relying on domestic capabilities, but upon full implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JC...

 2021-01-05 18:07 

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Iran's 20% enrichment a message to Biden: Ex-British envoy...

London, Jan 5, IRNA Britain's former representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Tuesday that Iran has started ramping up the uranium enrichment to send a diplomatic message to the Biden administration....

 2021-01-05 16:34 

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General Soleimani's ideology "living and dynamic": Minister...

Kerman, Jan 5, IRNA Iran's Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday that the enemy fantasized that they have broken the ideology of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, but de facto they have failed to do so because his line of thought is...

 2021-01-05 16:32 

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Envoy: Turkish companies seeking to increase cooperation with Iran...

Tabriz, Jan 5, IRNA - The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Turkey Mohammad Farazmand said on Tuesday that Turkish companies are seeking to expand relations with Iran using the available capacities under the sanctions....

 2021-01-05 16:26 

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Iran to respond decisively to enemy's slightest mistake: Commander...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said on Tuesday that if the enemy makes a smallest mistake, Iranian military will most definitely respond vigorously....

 2021-01-05 16:22 

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Gen Soleimani united region against Daesh: Pakistani speakers...

Islamabad, Jan 5, IRNA -- Pakistani political figures and thinkers paying homage to martyr Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the Quds Force said he played a commendable role in uniting regional states against the threat of Daesh....

 2021-01-05 16:10 

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Iranian short animation films win 3 awards at Italian, Chinese filmfests...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Two Iranian short films have won three awards in their latest competition in Italian and Chinese film festivals....

 2021-01-05 16:08 

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Iran's 20% uranium enrichment not violating int'l commitments: Russian official...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA The chairman of the Russian Friendship Society with Arab Countries said on Tuesday that Iran's enriching uranium to 20% does not violate the country's international commitments....

 2021-01-05 16:01 

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Gen. Soleimani's path continues until liberation of Palestine...

Kerman, Jan 5, IRNA - The Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad of Palestine, Ziyad Al Nakhala said on Tuesday that the Jihad of Palestine pledges that the path of Martyr Soleimani will continue until the liberation of the Holy Quds....

 2021-01-05 15:23 

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Iran proceeding more powerful than before: Security official...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani wrote in a Twitter message that Iran is pursuing active resistance strategy more strongly that before in both domestic and foreign scenes....

 2021-01-05 15:13 

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Iran Army's large-scale drone drill in Semnan...

The Iranian Army launched a large-scale drone drill in Semnan province on Tuesday. The drill is attended by Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri and Army Chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi. Semnan Province, north of ...

 2021-01-05 13:17 

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Barham Saleh: General Soleimani stood beside Iraqi people...

Baghdad, Jan 5, IRNA - President of Iraq Barham Saleh said on Tuesday that Iran's anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani stood with the Iraqi people in troublesome circumstances....

 2021-01-05 13:11 

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Iran ready to mend ancient Persian-made Taq Kasra in Iraq...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Iran's Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Tuesday that Iran is ready to repair Taq Kasra in Ctesiphon, Iraq....

 2021-01-05 13:07 

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Iran becomes member of World Federation of Aikido...

Rasht, Jan 5, IRNA - Iran's president of the Federation of Martial Arts Association Yousef Behtari said on Tuesday that fortunately, Iran became a member of the World Federation of Aikido....

 2021-01-05 13:03 

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Iran to address Ukrainian plane victims' case within days: Judiciary spox...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Iran's Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said case of the victims of Ukrainian plane crash has become finalized and will be settled by the end of the current Iranian calendar month (ending on January 19)....

 2021-01-05 12:16 

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Minister: Iran receives most of its electricity demand from Iraq...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian said on Tuesday that Iraq's debt to the National Iranian Gas Company and the Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) have been paid by the Iraqi government except for t...

 2021-01-05 12:01 

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Iran enriching about 9 kg of uranium to 20% per month: Nuclear chief...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday that Iran is now producing 17 to 20 grams of 20%-enriched uranium an hour....

 2021-01-05 11:56 

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Iran's higher level enrichment response to west's violation of commitments...

Moscow, Jan 5, IRNA Andrei Sidorov, acting dean of Moscow State University's Faculty of Public Administration; School of World Politics; Faculty of Global Studies (MGO) told IRNA here on Tuesday that Iran's decision to increase its uranium enrichm...

 2021-01-05 11:47 

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Tehran Int'l Book Fair to be held online, 1500 publishers to attend...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA -- The Spokesman of the book fair (TIBF) Ayyoub Dehghankar said that due to the pandemic of COVID 19, Tehran International Book Fair will be held online....

 2021-01-05 10:50 

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COVID-19 kills 98 more people in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - Some 98 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 55,748, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-05 09:57 

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Windcatcher Mansion in Tehran's Golestan Palace...

Golestan Palace in Tehran is an example of Persian art, history, and architecture. It is the valuable gem sitting in the heart of Tehran carrying memories from Safavid era to Pahlavi kings.Golestan Palace is vibrant, colorful, and full of aesthetic ornate...

 2021-01-05 09:57 

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Pakistani minister pledges to strengthen anti-narcotics cooperation with Iran...

Islamabad, Jan 5, IRNA -- Pakistan's Minister for Narcotics Control welcoming the bilateral and regional initiatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran to combat drug trafficking, has pledged to further strengthen Pakistan's cooperation with Iran....

 2021-01-05 09:54 

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Iran plays down US rhetoric of threat...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Language of threat against Iran has no chance for success, said Government spokesman Ali Rabiei on Tuesday....

 2021-01-05 09:49 

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Economic security, vital for investors: Pres. Rouhani...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said here on Tuesday that investors who undertake legal activities in Iran should not feel insecurity in the country....

 2021-01-05 09:25 

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Irish senator: Gen. Soleimani assassins should be charged before court of justice...

London, Jan 5, IRNA Irish Senator Gerard Patrick Craughwell termed assassination of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani as state terrorism, saying assassins should be charged before a court of justice....

 2021-01-05 08:46 

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Veep: Oil industry undergone most pressure from sanctions...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Iranian First Vice President said on Tuesday that the oil and gas sector has undergone the most pressure from the sanctions, adding that the oil and gas and petrochemical sectors are crucial for the economic development of the country....

 2021-01-05 08:29 

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Iranian Army begins major drone exercise...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA First major drone exercise of the Iranian Army began in northern central province of Semnan on Tuesday....

 2021-01-05 08:17 

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[ Iran ]

Iran to seek international justice for state terrorism against Gen Soleimani...

Kerman, Jan 5, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi said on Tuesday that Iran provided 1,000 pages documents to refer to International Court over state terrorism against Gen Soleimani....

 2021-01-05 07:06 

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Politics should not impact fight against narcotics: Iran's Anti-Narcotics Police Chief...

Islamabad, Jan 5, IRNA -- Chief of Iran's Anti-Narcotics Police criticizing the approach of some countries to use the illicit drug issue as a tool to pressurize other states said the Islamic Republic strongly rejects any political approach to the figh...

 2021-01-05 06:23 

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Araghchi says 20% uranium enrichment does not mean JCPOA death...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Tuesday that Iran began uranium enrichment at 20% upon the parliament's decision, adding that Iran's reduction of commitments is based on JCPOA and it does no...

 2021-01-05 06:03 

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Iran to export rail track to Afghanistan...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA -- Iran has signed a contract with Afghan Railway Company to export railway track to Afghanistan....

 2021-01-05 04:45 

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Russian Envoy: Enrichment of uranium to 20% reversible by enforcing JCPOA...

London, Jan 4, IRNA -- Russian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said that the enrichment of uranium to 20% is reversible by enforcing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action....

 2021-01-05 04:34 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 5...

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Tuesday:...

 2021-01-04 20:29 

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20% uranium enrichment started in Fordow facility: Kamalvandi...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA -- Spokesman of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced start of 20 percent enriched uranium in Fordow facility....

 2021-01-04 20:12 

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IAEA says Iran has enriched uranium up to 20%: Envoy...

London, Jan 4, IRNA - Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations said on Monday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that the Islamic Republic has started enriching uraniu...

 2021-01-04 19:02 

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Production of corona vaccine in Iran proof of US maximum pressure failure: Raeisi...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Ebrahim Raeisi on Monday described production of coronavirus vaccine in Iran as a valuable step and realization of "we can", saying that it is also a proof for the failure of the US' policy of maxi...

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