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 2021-01-04 18:52 

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Assassins of Gen. Soleimani must be prosecuted: Envoy...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iran's ambassador to Paris has sent letters to members of the National Assembly and the Senate of France stressing the need to prosecute perpetrators of the assassination of martyred former IRGC commander Lieutenant General Qassem ...

 2021-01-04 16:38 

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FM spox elaborates on seizing South Korean oil tanker...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday that Iran is serious about violating the environmental protocols by South Korean oil tanker and will react within the framework of the law....

 2021-01-04 16:19 

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Zarif: Iran resumes 20% enrichment as per parliament's approval...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif wrote in a Twitter message that as the Parliament legislated, Iran resumed 20-percent enrichment of uranium....

 2021-01-04 16:04 

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Iran's speaker: US assassination of Gen. Soleimani organized state terrorism...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf in a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the heads of the parliaments of other countries said that the assassination of Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleiman...

 2021-01-04 15:58 

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Commander: Iran superpower in defense equipment despite sanctions...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Deputy Commander of the Army Brigadier-General Mohammad-Hossein Dadras on Monday said that Iran today has become a regional and transregional superpower in producing drones....

 2021-01-04 14:57 

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Documentary on Martyr Soleimani produced in Greece...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA A documentary was produced in Greece to commemorate Iran's anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani....

 2021-01-04 14:55 

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Iran, Pakistan agree to establish anti-narcotics information exchange committee...

Islamabad, Jan 4, IRNA -- Chief of Iran's Anti-Narcotics Police says Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to establish an information exchange committee between the anti-narcotics forces of the two neighboring states....

 2021-01-04 14:41 

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Iran's canoeing League...

Iran's canoeing League was held in Azadi Lake of Tehran's Azadi Sports Complex. Tehran, Iran. Jan 4. IRNA/ Amin Jalali...

 2021-01-04 14:16 

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Iran envoy to Pakistan calls for serious action against Daesh threat...

Islamabad, Jan 4, IRNA -- Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan, strongly condemning the killing of 11 coal miners by Daesh in southwestern Balochistan province stressed the need for decisive action to eradicate the Takfiri group....

 2021-01-04 13:30 

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IRGC confirms seizing South Korean oil tanker...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has seized South Korean Hankuk Chemi vessel in the Persian Gulf on Monday for violating the environmental protocols, said the IRGC public relations office confirmed....

 2021-01-04 12:42 

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Iran seizes Korean tanker in Persian Gulf for pollution...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA An informed source in Hormuzgan Province confirmed that a South Korea-flagged oil tanker has been seized in the Persian Gulf for causing environmental pollution....

 2021-01-04 12:31 

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Convoy of Martyr Soleimani's fans before US' embassy in Russia...

Moscow, Jan 4, IRNA A number of fans of Iran's anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qasem Soleiman held a parade in front of the US Embassy in Moscow....

 2021-01-04 11:51 

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Iran injects COVID-19 vaccine to second group of volunteers...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA The head of the public relations office of Execution of Imam Khomeini's Order said on Monday that the COV Iran Barkat vaccine was injected to the first of the quartet volunteered for the test....

 2021-01-04 11:39 

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Iran not to receive passengers from London: Official...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iran will not receive passengers from Britain either by direct or by connection flights, according to Head of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) Touraj Dehghani Zangeneh....

 2021-01-04 11:03 

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Tarikhaneh Mosque, a gem in Islamic history of Iran...

Semnan, Jan 4, IRNA - Tarikhaneh Mosque as one of the first mosques built in Iran and one of the buildings of the early Islamic era is located in Damghan, Semnan province shines as a symbol of beautiful and magnificent architecture....

 2021-01-04 10:43 

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Iran to produce UF6 enriched uranium in few hours: Gov't Spox...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that Iran has started the pre-processing stage of gas injection a couple of hours ago in Fordow nuclear site, noting that the first UF6 enriched uranium will be produced in a few hours....

 2021-01-04 10:37 

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COVID-19 kills 110 more people in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA - Some 110 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 55,650, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday....

 2021-01-04 10:33 

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Pakistan vows to pursue issue of abducted Iranian border guards at the highest level...

Islamabad, Jan 4, IRNA -- Interior Minister of Pakistan has reaffirmed the commitment of his government to work closely with Iran in border management and the fight against drug trafficking, and promised to seriously pursue the issue of the three abducted...

 2021-01-04 10:31 

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Iran slams AL chief accusations...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh criticized on Monday the recent remarks of the Arab League chief who has accused Tehran and Ankara of seeking to establish their own empires; and said Iran basically thinks t...

 2021-01-04 09:48 

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Gov't decided to pay equal blood money for Ukrainian plane victims...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA The Government has decided to pay equal blood money for victims of Ukrainian plane, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday....

 2021-01-04 08:47 

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Morales pays tribute to Iranian general on his martyrdom anniversary...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Former Venezuelan President Evo Morales paid tribute to Iranian Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani who was assassinated at a US drone attack near Baghdad airport a year ago....

 2021-01-04 08:44 

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Iran among top-10 in world for technical articles...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Deputy minister of Science, Research and Technology said Iran is among top-10 in the world for the quality of scientific articles and is now standing on the 10th place in technical and engineering articles....

 2021-01-04 08:36 

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Iran calls for joint border patrolling with Pakistan against drug traffickers...

Islamabad, Jan 4, IRNA -- Visiting Chief of Iran's Anti-Narcotics Police Brigadier-General Majid Karimi called for Iran-Pakistan border patrolling against illicit drug-traffickers....

 2021-01-04 07:22 

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Iran diplomat terms US sanctions as crime against humanity...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA Iran's Ambassador to Brazil Hossein Qaribi said on Monday that the US Administration perpetrated crimes against humanity by unilateral and illegal sanctions on Iran....

 2021-01-04 06:30 

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Exports from Bushehr province rise up 12pc...

Bushehr, Jan 4, IRNA Exports from Bushehr Province, southern Iran, made 12 percent growth in the third quarter of the Iranian year ended on December 20, compared with the preceding period....

 2021-01-04 05:51 

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Envoy: US exit from region first step to take revenge on Gen Soleimani blood...

London, Jan 4, IRNA Iranian Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari said on Monday that the US withdrawal from the entire region will be the first step to take revenge on blood of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimeni....

 2021-01-04 05:40 

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Se Kohe Castle: Tourist resort in Southestern Iran...

Se Kohe Castle is the most important castles of the Islamic Golden Age that was built over high mountains in the Afsharid Dynasty (mid-eighteenth century). Se Kohe Castle is located in the village of Se Kohe Castle, Hamoun County, north of Sistan-Baluches...

 2021-01-04 05:23 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 4...

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Monday:...

 2021-01-03 20:26 

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Gen. Soleimani champion of seeking peace: Iran FM...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif described the martyred former commander of the IRGC Qods Forces Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani not only as the champion of fighting terrorists but also as the hero of see...

 2021-01-03 19:55 

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Gen. Soleimani one of free leaders of Islamic Ummah: Al-Houthi...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA -- Head of Yemen's Ansarullah group Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Sunday that the former commander of Quds Force Lieutenant General Qasem Soelimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhnadis are among free leaders of Islamic Ummah....

 2021-01-03 19:11 

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Iran Embassy's tweet about Martyr Soleimani 7th most visited topic in China...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iran's ambassador to China said on Sunday that the tweet of the Weibo account of the Iranian Embassy in Beijing about Martyr Soleimani has become the seventh most visited topic in Chinese cyberspace....

 2021-01-03 16:48 

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Live production of handicrafts as icon of Gen. Soleimani in Kerman...

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the martyrdom of Iran's General Soleimani, the live production of handicrafts was held in Khan Khanjalikhan School in Kerman, Southern Iran. Jan 3, 2020. IRNA/ Aboozar Ahmadizadeh...

 2021-01-03 16:45 

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Martyr Soleimani 1,000 times more powerful than Gen. Soleimani...

Bandar Abbas, Jan 3, IRNA Iranian IRGC commander General Rahim Nowei-Aghdam said on Sunday that today, Martyr Qasem Soleimani is 1,000 times more powerful than General Qasem Soleimani....

 2021-01-03 16:30 

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Ski competitions in Khalkhal, Ardebil...

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the assassination of Iran's General Soleimani, ski competitions were held in the men's and women's sections at the Andebil, Khalkhal ski resort. Khalkhal County, Ardebil Province, Iran. Jan 3, 2020. ...

 2021-01-03 16:27 

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ISIS only side gaining benefits from Gen. Soleimani's assassination by "terrorist-in-chief": Zarif...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote in a Twitter message on Sunday evening that the only ones who benefitted from the US assassination of Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani was Daesh (ISIS) terrorists....

 2021-01-03 16:22 

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Enemy already tasted reciprocal blow from Iran...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA The head of politico-religious office of Iranian Armed Forces Joint Chief of Staff's Office said on Sunday that it is not Iran's doctrine to strike the first blow, but the blow in reaction is a fact that the enemy has already t...

 2021-01-03 15:21 

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Native, migratory birds in Bileh Savar, Ardebil...

The photo album depicts the border city of Bilesavar located in Ardebil Province, Iran with its rivers, farms, forests, and mountains, hosted various beautiful native and migratory birds. Bileh Savar County, Ardebil Province, Iran. Jan 3, 2020. IRNA...

 2021-01-03 15:14 

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Gen. Soleimani symbolizes "sincere Mujahid": Commander...

Bandar Abbas, Jan 3, IRNA Iranian commander General Mohammad Marani said on Sunday that General Soleimani's activities, sacrifices, and endeavors after the Iraqi-Imposed War are unique and unrepeatable....

 2021-01-03 14:55 

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Iran decides when, where to avenge assassins of General Soleimani: IRGC Spokesman...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) spokesman Brigadier-General Ramezan Sharif said on Sunday that it is Iran that decides when and where to avenge assassination of Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani who was assassinated by the US te...

 2021-01-03 13:11 

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Islamic peace and brotherhood in Martyr Soleimani School webinar held in Iran...

Kish, Jan 3, IRNA 'Islamic peace and brotherhood in Martyr Soleimani School' webinar was held in Kish, Iran on Sunday....

 2021-01-03 12:47 

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[ Iran ]

General Soleimani's popularity rooted in his righteousness: Senior Cleric...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA A member of Assembly of Experts said on Sunday that Martyr Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani was so popular because he was righteous, which eternalized him....

 2021-01-03 12:33 

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Human phase of vaccine joint production near: Minster...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iran's Minister of Health Saeed Namaki said on Sunday that the phases of production of COVID-19 vaccine are going on well and joint production of the vaccine with a foreign country will enter its third clinical studies phase in Feb...

 2021-01-03 12:01 

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Pakistan calls for sharing effective intelligence with Iran against drugs trafficking...

Islamabad, Jan 3, IRNA -- Pakistan's Minister for Narcotics Control expressing concerns over poppy production in Afghanistan despite presence of foreign forces said that "we want to exchange effective intelligence with the Islamic Republic of Iran...

 2021-01-03 10:46 

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[ Iran ]

COVID-19 kills 102 more people in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA - Some 102 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 55,540, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday....

 2021-01-03 10:30 

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[ Iran ]

General Soleimani cannot be eliminated spiritually: Afghan party leader...

Kabul, Jan 3, IRNA Secretary General of Afghanistan's National Welfare Party Mohammad Hassan Jafari said on Sunday that Iranian Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani cannot be eliminated spiritually....

 2021-01-03 10:06 

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[ Iran ]

Foreign investments in Iran up by 128%...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Some $ 1.447 billion of foreign investment was approved in Iran from the beginning of Iranian year by December 20, 2020 in the industrial, mine and business sectors compared with last year....

 2021-01-03 09:20 

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[ Iran ]

Gen. Soleimani, al-Muhandis commemorated near Baghdad airport...

Thousands of people along with political and religious figures from Iraq and Iran on Saturday night took part in a memorial service in the place where General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis were martyred....

 2021-01-03 09:05 

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[ Iran ]

President Rouhani hopes COVID-19 be purchased within weeks...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed hope that the coronavirus vaccine be purchased and transferred to Iran within weeks, saying vaccination will start based on a certain timetable which will give the priority to medical staff an...

 2021-01-03 09:05 

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[ Iran ]

President Rouhani hopes COVID-19 vaccine be purchased within weeks...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed hope that the coronavirus vaccine be purchased and transferred to Iran within weeks, saying vaccination will start based on a certain timetable which will give the priority to medical staff an...

 2021-01-03 08:46 

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Warmongers disappointed in their last efforts...

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA Iran newspaper in an article in its Sunday edition referring to the first martyrdom anniversary of Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani wrote that since last week there were the rocket attacks against Baghdad's Green Zone and the fl...

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