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 2022-06-27 18:59 

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IRCS chief elaborates on Arbaeen measures...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Pir-Hossein Kolivand, the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has elaborated on the planned actions for the successful holding of the Arbaeen mourning ceremony....

 2022-06-27 18:30 

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VIDEO: Afghans thank Iran for humanitarian assistance...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Video footage shows Afghan victims of the earthquake expressing their appreciation for the aid Iran sent them....

 2022-06-27 18:00 

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Kids from Kordestan Prov. chant 'Hello, Commander'...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Children from Kordestan Province of Iran have chanted the hit anthem named "Hello, Commander"....

 2022-06-27 17:32 

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Moscow expels eight Greek diplomats: report...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Russia declared eight Greek diplomats "personae non gratae" and gave them eight days to leave the country, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday....

 2022-06-27 17:00 

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Iran to resume direct flights to Rome...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) The Islamic Republic of Iran Airlines aka Homa will resume Tehran-Rome flights as of July 14, 2022....

 2022-06-27 16:35 

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Biden raises US tariff rate on certain Russian imports to 35%...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) The US President Joe Biden on Monday raised the tariff rate on certain Russian imports to 35% as a result of suspending Russia's "most favored nation" trading status over the war in Ukraine....

 2022-06-27 16:09 

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Iran, Tajikistan ink MoU to enhance trade-industrial coop....

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between Iran and Tajikistan on Monday to broaden bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade and industry....

 2022-06-27 15:45 

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Israel creates crisis, insecurity wherever it goes: Iran FM...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Turkish counterpart Mevlt avuolu on Sunday held joint press conference in Ankara on Monday....

 2022-06-27 15:31 

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Review of long-term coop. doc on agenda of trip to Turkey...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Upon arrival in Ankara on a state visit, the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that the review of the long-term cooperation document with Turkey is on the agenda of the official visit....

 2022-06-27 15:11 

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Dozens killed, injured in Jordanian Aqaba Port incident...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Five people have been killed and 234 others were injured in a gas leak from a tanker carrying toxic gas in the Jordanian port of Aqaba, Jordanian TV reported Monday....

 2022-06-27 15:11 

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Dozens killed, injured in Jordanian port incident (+Video)...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Ten people were killed and 250 others were injured in a gas leak from a tanker carrying toxic gas in the Jordanian port of Aqaba, Jordanian TV reported Monday....

 2022-06-27 14:49 

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Fire breaks out at US base in Iraq's Al Anbar...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iraqi news sources reported a massive fire at the US' Ain al-Assad airbase in western Iraqi province of Al Anbar on Monday afternoon....

 2022-06-27 14:23 

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Putin to meet with Raeisi in Turkmenistan Wed....

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Kremlin said Monday that President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raeisi in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on Wednesday....

 2022-06-27 13:26 

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Russia strikes missile factory in Ukrainian capital...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Russia's Ministry of Defense reported on Monday that it successfully carried out a missile strike on a rocket manufacturing plant in Kyiv, which was being used to produce ammunition for multiple launch rocket systems....

 2022-06-27 13:22 

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Qatar to reportedly host JCPOA talks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Media has reported an advisor to the Iranian negotiating team in the JCPOA talks has said that the Persian Gulf country of Qatar will host the newly agreed talks between Iran and the world powers....

 2022-06-27 13:00 

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NATO to boost forces on high alert to over 300,000...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) NATO will increase the number of its forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000, the military alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday....

 2022-06-27 12:53 

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France wants Iran, Venezuela return to oil markets...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) France wants sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela to return to the oil markets to ease the pressures from Russian sanctions that has spiked prices, a French presidency official said on Monday....

 2022-06-27 12:12 

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Turkish army, allied groups conduct attack on N Syria...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Syrian sources reported that Turkish troops and Turkiye-backed elements launched rocket attacks on areas in northern Syria....

 2022-06-27 11:09 

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Iran becomes vice-champion in Asian taekwondo tournament...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian taekwondo team finished runners-up in second place in the 25th edition of the Asian Taekwondo Championships on Monday....

 2022-06-27 11:09 

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Iran finishes third in Asian taekwondo c'ships...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian taekwondo team finished in third place in the 25th edition of the Asian Taekwondo Championships on Monday....

 2022-06-27 10:53 

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Iran ready to share technological achievements with D-8...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi, in a meeting with Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam, the Secretary-General of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation called for increasing the trade volume between the D-8 member states....

 2022-06-27 09:56 

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Iran to respond to Israeli meddling in region: Gen. Bagheri...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) The Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces says that the Israeli regime's integration in CENTCOM and its presence in military drills in the region is a threat, adding that Iran will respond to Israeli meddling in the region....

 2022-06-27 09:30 

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Iran criticizes human right violations in US...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian foreign ministry in a tweet named several human rights and international human rights violations by the United States....

 2022-06-27 09:21 

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Claims on Iran's plan to target Zionists in Turkey fabricated...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) An Iranian official at the foreign ministry has said that the Israeli regime's claims that Tehran was seeking to target Israeli tourists in Turkey were fabricated and were aimed at undermining Iran-Turkey relations....

 2022-06-27 09:00 

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Turkiye not to join anti-Russian sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Turkiye will not join the West's anti-Russian sanctions over the Ukrainian crisis, the Turkish presidential spokesman said on Sunday....

 2022-06-27 08:40 

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West seeking to continue conflict in Ukraine...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman said that the West is seeking the continuation of conflict in Kyiv....

 2022-06-27 08:19 

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Nasser Kanaani apointed as new Iranian Foreign Ministry Spox....

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Head of the Office for the Protection of the Interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Cairo Nasser Kanaani has been appointed as the new Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, media sources reported on Monday....

 2022-06-27 08:00 

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US to provide Ukraine with long-range missile defense system...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) The US plans to announce as soon as this week that it has purchased an advanced, medium-to-long range surface-to-air missile defense system for Ukraine, a source familiar with the announcement told new sources....

 2022-06-27 07:40 

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G7 leaders likely to discuss JCPOA, Iranian oil exports...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) According to some media sources, G7 leaders are expected to discuss a revival of the Iran nuclear deal - which might lead to more Iranian oil exports....

 2022-06-27 07:16 

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Nuclear negotiations to resume this week...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman in his last press conference announced that the negotiations on reviving the nuclear deal will resume in the coming days this week....

 2022-06-27 07:00 

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Nationwide Seminar of Judiciary marked in Tehran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Nationwide Seminar of Judiciary was held in Tehran on Monday morning in presence of Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf and Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Gholamhossein Eje'ei....

 2022-06-27 06:41 

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Five PKK, YPG members killed in northern Syria, Turkey says...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Issuing a statement on Monday, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said that five members of PKK and YPG were killed in an operation in northern Syria....

 2022-06-27 06:20 

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Iran becomes member of WCO Policy Commission...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iran was chosen as a member of the Policy Commission of the World Customs Organization for three years....

 2022-06-27 06:11 

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Iran, Tajikistan poised to strengthen coop. in energy field...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Tajikistan emphasized the need to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations especially in the field of energy....

 2022-06-27 06:00 

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G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt, Road...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road....

 2022-06-27 05:40 

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US should convince Iran it would fully fulfill deal...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) - Saying that Iran was committed to the deal and it was the US that withdrew from the agreement, Marandi stressed that the Americans should convince Iran that they will fully implement the agreement....

 2022-06-27 05:20 

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Enemies afraid of Iran-Iraq convergence, deep relations...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iran's First Vice President stressed that enemies are afraid of the convergence and deep relations of the Iranian and Iraqi governments and nations....

 2022-06-27 05:00 

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Iran, Pakistan emphasize strengthening military coop....

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iran and Pakistan stressed the need to enhance bilateral cooperation in line with establishing sustainable security in the region....

 2022-06-27 04:40 

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At least 6 dead, 200 injured in Colombian stadium collapse...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) At least six people have died and more than 200 were injured after an accident occurred at the venue of a bullfight in Colombia....

 2022-06-27 04:20 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 27...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, June 27....

 2022-06-27 03:56 

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Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 27...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, June 27....

 2022-06-27 03:45 

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Tehran backing Baghdad efforts to boost dialogue in region...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told the Iraqi Prime Minister that Iran is a well-wisher of the regional countries, and supports Baghdad's constructive efforts to strengthen dialogue in regional equations....

 2022-06-27 03:00 

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Under unilateral sanctions but generous host of refugees...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) - Hosted by about 5 million Afghan nationals in the country, Iran is the fourth country in the world that generously hosts refugees despite enduring the consequences of oppressive sanctions....

 2022-06-26 21:00 

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14 tons of illicit drugs destroyed in SW Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Some 14 tons of seized drugs that had no medical applications were destroyed in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran....

 2022-06-26 20:00 

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Iran proposes to set up permanent D-8 ICT Committee...

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safri in his meeting with Secretary General of D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam proposed to set up permanent D-8 ICT Committee....

 2022-06-26 18:59 

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Grigor Chifchian hails religions' freedom in Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) Archbishop of the Armenian Diocese in northwest Iran Grigor Chifchian hailed the Islamic Republic of Iran's attention to religions' freedom in the country....

 2022-06-26 18:41 

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Weaving largest hand-woven kilim in world by Iranian weavers...

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) An official at the Department of Heritage, Culture, Tourism and Handicrafts of Qirokarzin city, announced the end of the weaving process of the largest hand-woven kilim in the world in this city....

 2022-06-26 18:20 

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Iran FM Amir-Abdollahian to visit Turkey on Mon....

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) The Turkish Foreign Ministry announced the visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to Ankara to hold talks with Turkish officials on bilateral issues and current developments in the region and the world....

 2022-06-26 18:00 

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Amir-Abdollahian meets Iraqi PM, FM for bilateral talks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met and held talks with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein in Tehran to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual interests....

 2022-06-26 17:30 

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US reacts to successful launch of Zoljanah satellite carrier...

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) The White House on Sunday reacted to Iran's successful launch of Zoljanah satellite vehicle and expressed concern about it....

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