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 2021-01-20 17:28 

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Iran's top banker says some frozen funds freed, expects more release...

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says some of Iranian funds locked up in foreign bank accounts have been released and further freeing is in the pipeline....

 2021-01-20 16:27 

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Why Israel is an apartheid regime?...

Israel is now banning groups that call the regime an apartheid entity from lecturing at schools....

 2021-01-20 15:37 

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Iran denounces US arrest of independent political scientist, author...

Iran's permanent mission to the United Nations slams the arrest of US-based independent political scientist Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi by FBI agents on baseless charges....

 2021-01-20 15:13 

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US sanctions Russian vessel as Moscow censures American opportunism...

Outgoing US President Donald Trump imposes new sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying vessel involved in the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 multinational gas pipeline project on his last day in office....

 2021-01-20 15:13 

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Iranian Army's Ground Force holds 2nd day of drills on Makran coast...

The drills by the Iranian Army's Ground Force has continued, with Chinook choppers taking divers to Makran coast waters to attack hypothetical enemies....

 2021-01-20 15:10 

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Iran, Cuba's COVID-19 vaccine project proceeds to clinical trial phase II...

A coronavirus vaccine project being jointly pursued by Iran and Cuba enters phase II of its clinical trials, with no side effects having been reported so far....

 2021-01-20 14:58 

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Rouhani: Trump registered state terrorism on US record by assassinating Soleimani...

Iran's president says Trump registered state terrorism on America's official record by openly accepting responsibility for the assassination of General Soleimani....

 2021-01-20 14:01 

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Trump pardons Steve Bannon as one of his final acts in office...

US President Donald Trump has granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon....

 2021-01-20 13:52 

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Sudan deploys troops to Darfur to contain tribal violence...

Sudan's transitional government deploys military units to the conflict-ridden Darfur region in an attempt to help restore calm there following three days of tribal violence....

 2021-01-20 13:51 

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Yemen: US designation badge of honor for Houthi movement...

The spokesman for Yemen's Ansarullah movement says the blacklisting of the group means it has been successfully in standing against US interests....

 2021-01-20 12:45 

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Iran blocks Saudi regime, UAE from joining UN disarmament talks...

Iran prevents Saudi Arabia and the UAE from participating in the Conference on Disarmament over the regimes' war crimes against Yemen....

 2021-01-20 12:18 

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German Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 Borussia Dortmund...

Bayer Leverkusen have returned to winning ways in the German Bundesliga, after earning a 2-1 crucial victory over Borussia Dortmund at home....

 2021-01-20 12:13 

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Incoming US intel chief vows to reveal who ordered Khashoggi murder...

US President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for the US's top intelligence position pledges to release an unclassified report on who directed the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2021-01-20 11:23 

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Tumultuous Trump era comes to an end...

On the very last day of President Donald Trump's administration, a polarized United States remains on edge over the prospect of election-related violence....

 2021-01-20 11:20 

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Russia will not take into account West's calls to release Navalny...

Russia rejects calls from the West to release opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who has returned to the country following recuperation in Germany from alleged poisoning....

 2021-01-19 11:08 

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Biden working on behalf of white elite to prevent revolt: Analyst...

Joe Biden is working on behalf of the white elite to prevent a revolt by the working class, political commentator Wilmer Leon has said....

 2021-01-19 10:54 

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Germany regrets US plan to ban Russian vessel over Nord Stream 2 project...

Berlin voices regret at the US' plan to impose sanctions on a Russian vessel involved in construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany....

 2021-01-19 10:17 

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Pentagon deploys active-duty US troops for Biden's inauguration...

The Pentagon has deployed active-duty US troops skilled in handling chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological and explosive weapons for Joe Biden's inauguration....

 2021-01-19 10:09 

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Venezuela to indict US-backed ex-opposition congressmen...

Venezuela is to indict former opposition congressmen who plotted with the US in robbing Venezuela's oil assets abroad....

 2021-01-19 07:34 

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COVID-19 restrictions slowly killing EU economy...

2021 has so far been miserable for millions of business people and their staff across the 27-country European Union. Lots of outlets are being forced to close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with only essential retailers allowed to remain op...

 2021-01-19 06:22 

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Europe-wide vaccination amid rising infections...

With only one way out of the pandemic, no building in Britain is being overlooked in a bid to vaccinate the nation. This church in North West England the latest experiencing its own conversion from church to vaccination center, one of ten opening this wee...

 2021-01-19 05:20 

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Fearing Iran's prowess makes US hover B-52 bombers...

The Iranian nation is never intimidated by such shows of force as overflights of US B-52H bomber aircraft, says Iran's foreign minister. Mohammad Javad Zarif posted a tweet on Sunday hours after the US Central Command announced a "presence patrol&...

 2021-01-19 01:07 

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Casualties reported as airstrikes hit Iraqi forces' positions in Babil...

Several Iraqi forces have apparently been killed in airstrikes against the positions of the Arab country's military units in Jurf al-Sakhar, Babil province, local sources and media reports said....

 2021-01-19 00:59 

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Trump loyalist installed as top NSA lawyer...

US President Donald Trump has installed a former GOP operative and loyalist as the top lawyer at the National Security Agency (NSA)....

 2021-01-18 23:37 

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'Pompeo fires a final volley as he sinks into oblivion'...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has fired a final volley at China as he sinks into oblivion, says Professor Dennis Etler....

 2021-01-18 23:32 

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HRW urges Israel to provide Palestinians with vaccine...

Human Rights Watch says Israel must provide coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians....

 2021-01-18 23:30 

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Syria categorically denies reports on Israel meetings...

An official source at Syria's Foreign and Expatriates Ministry vehemently rejects untrue reports about convening any SyrianIsraeli meetings....

 2021-01-18 21:55 

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CGTN cartoons slam US double standards on riots...

Three ironic cartoons revealing prejudice and hypocrisy on the issue of democracy and US "double standards" were issued by China Global Television Network (CGTN)....

 2021-01-18 21:46 

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Trump's measures will not influence Iranian people's resolve: Zarif...

The Iranian foreign minister says the Islamic Republic seeks neither tension nor war....

 2021-01-18 21:44 

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Majority of Americans blame Trump for Capitol chaos: Poll...

A majority of Americans have blamed US President Donald Trump for inciting his loyalists for violence at the Capitol earlier this month, according to a new poll....

 2021-01-18 21:32 

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Iran hosts webinar on parliaments supporting Quds...

The Iranian Parliament has hosted an international webinar of parliaments that support the Palestinian cause....

 2021-01-18 20:57 

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Iranian Army set to start annual drills in strategic southern waters...

'Setting a record in agility and the ability to respond quickly and decisively to any threat is one of the predicted goals of this exercise,' says a commander....

 2021-01-18 20:32 

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Yemenis slam US blacklisting of Ansarullah outside embassy in Sana'a...

To the Yemenis, the real terrorists are the ones who have created insecurity in the region with the help of their allies....

 2021-01-18 20:13 

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HRW to Israel: Provide vaccines to occupied Palestinians...

'Israel should provide COVID-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip,' HRW said....

 2021-01-18 20:12 

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No end to Saudi atrocities against Yemeni children...

With almost 100,000 children under the age of five at risk of dying, Yemen slides into a deeply dire situation....

 2021-01-18 19:46 

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'US must stop hostility, recognize Iran as regional power'...

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says the US should stop its hostility toward Tehran and recognize the Islamic Republic as a regional power....

 2021-01-18 19:27 

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EPL: Man City 4-0 Crystal Palace...

Manchester City have steamed into 2nd place in the Premier League following a 4-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium....

 2021-01-18 19:22 

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Armenian Patriarch celebrates Christmas amid COVID-19 restrictions...

The Armenian Patriarch Nourhan Manougian arrived at the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday....

 2021-01-18 19:18 

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Second major fire hits Rohingya refugee camps in a week...

A second major fire blazed through the Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday....

 2021-01-18 19:14 

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Britain's border restrictions tighten to keep out new COVID-19 strains...

Britain's tightened border controls came into effect on Monday (January 18) morning to prevent new strains of COVID-19 coming into the country....

 2021-01-18 19:09 

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Yemenis protest US decision to designate Houthis a terrorist organization...

Washington has designated the Houthis as a 'terrorist' organisation....

 2021-01-18 19:04 

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Iran parl. speaker: US, Israel seek to disintegrate Muslim countries...

Iran's parliament speaker says the US and Israel are playing out a scenario aimed at disintegrating Muslim countries in the region....

 2021-01-18 16:19 

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Turkey, Azerbaijan preparing for joint winter military drills...

Turkish and Azerbaijani forces are set to launch joint military exercises....

 2021-01-18 15:58 

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Iran: US overflights in Persian Gulf void of operational value...

Iran's senior military commander downplays the US's most recent bout of flying its bombers over the Persian Gulf....

 2021-01-18 15:33 

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China displays artefacts of Moon mission...

China displays artefacts from an unmanned Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the Moon....

 2021-01-18 15:25 

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Russia sends more troops to Hasakah after US deployment...

Russia's military says it is dispatching additional units of military police to Hasakah Province in northeastern Syria....

 2021-01-18 15:25 

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US officials face sanctions over 'nasty' Taiwan behavior: China...

China warns US against "nasty" behavior over Taiwan, threatening to impose sanctions on American officials....

 2021-01-18 14:38 

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South Korea moves warship from key strait to mollify Iran: Yonhap...

South Korea has moved its naval unit operating near the Strait of Hormuz from the waterway "to foster a positive mood" ahead of negotiations with Iran, Yonhap news agency reports....

 2021-01-18 14:02 

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Samsung chief Lee handed 30-month prison term in bribery case...

Samsung's heir receives new 30-month prison term in bribery trial....

 2021-01-18 13:19 

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Yemeni official: Current US admin 'sponsor of international terrorism'...

The speaker of Yemeni Shura Council has denounced the US designation of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement as a terrorist group....

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