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 2021-10-22 13:22 

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Iranian delegation leaves for Tashkent to supervise Uzbekistan election...

Tehran, IRNA An Iranian parliamentary delegation left Tehran for Tashkent on Friday to supervise Uzbekistan's presidential election....

 2021-10-22 12:28 

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Envoy: Iran, Turkey can trade with national currencies...

Ankara, IRNA Iran's Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Farazmand said on Friday that it is possible for Iran and Turkey to trade with national currencies....

 2021-10-22 11:32 

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COVID-19 kills 165 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 124,928 with 165 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Friday....

 2021-10-22 07:43 

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Top scientists receive 2021 Mustafa Prize...

Tehran, IRNA - The 2021 Mustafa Prize was awarded to five Muslim scientists in different fields of study....

 2021-10-22 07:31 

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Afghanistan meeting good opportunity for neighborhood policy...

Tehran, IRNA - Neighborhood policy as an international approach based on elements such as geographical aspects and good neighborliness norms can pave the way for using opportunities and avoiding threats; so, when it comes to Afghanistan, it can be said th...

 2021-10-22 07:04 

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Defense diplomacy helps ensure Iran’s security...

Tehran, IRNA Recent trips by Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Bagheri to neighboring states of Pakistan and Russia are parts of Iran's defense and military diplomacy to guarantee security in border areas....

 2021-10-22 06:15 

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‘Common heritage of Nowruz to help enhance SCO-Iran ties’...

Tehran, IRNA Expansion of cultural cooperation with member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in common civilizational and heritage fields such as Nowruz rituals will help develop cultural diplomacy and tourism collaboration between the...

 2021-10-22 05:00 

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Pres. Raisi visits Ardebil province in norhtwest Iran...

Ardebil, IRNA - President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Ardabil province in the northwest of the country Friday morning and was welcomed by Governor-General Hamed Amorli and Leader's Representative in the province Ayatollah Hassan Amell....

 2021-10-21 19:40 

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FM stresses Iran's policy of supporting territorial integrity of neighbors...

Tehran, IRNA- In a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart, Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian stressed Iran's policy based on the autonomy, sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbors and not allowing mischief ...

 2021-10-21 19:16 

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International Conference on...

Rasht- IRNA- The first biennial international conference on Iranology in the world hosted by the university of Gilan started as a video conference on Wednesday October 20th and ended on October 21th on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 19:05 

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Velayati terms Iran-Iraq relations unique, deep rooted...

Tehran, IRNA Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that Tehran-Baghdad relations are unique and profound, and the Islamic Republic of Iran will always st...

 2021-10-21 15:55 

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Iran, Turkey review latest developments in Syria...

Tehran, IRNA Senior Advisor to Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Asghar Khaji and the Director-General of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Selcuk Unal reviewed the latest developments in Syria and welcomed the sixth round of talks on the Syrian constitution....

 2021-10-21 15:10 

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Iran, Indonesia FMs call for attention to Afghan refugees...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi called on the international community to pay attention to Afghan refugees' worrying conditions....

 2021-10-21 13:44 

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President Raisi: Promoting trade ties with neighboring states Iran's top priority...

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the promotion of trade and business with the neighboring countries is the main priority of his administration....

 2021-10-21 12:27 

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COVID-19 kills 178 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 124,763 with 178 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 11:19 

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Iranian women, runner-up at Dubai ice hokey contests...

Tehran, IRNA National ice hockey team of Iranian women stood at second place in the international competitions in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on October 18-20....

 2021-10-21 11:14 

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Unity conference of Islamic scholars held in Pakistan’s Karachi...

Islamabad, IRNA -- Culture Center of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi has organized an Islamic unity conference to mark the Unity Week and birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2021-10-21 10:16 

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Sunni prayers leader: Today, World of Islam needs unity...

Zahedan, IRNA A Sunni Friday prayers leader in southeastern Iran believes that the World of Islam needs expansion of unity today....

 2021-10-21 09:21 

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UNESCO inspectors visit Hegmataneh in western Iran...

A team of inspectors from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are visiting the ancient city of Hegmataneh - the oldest capital city in Persia. Hegmataneh was the capital of the Median Dynasty (727 BC), Hamedan Pro...

 2021-10-21 08:52 

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Arrested Iranian drivers in Azerbaijan Republic released...

Tehran, IRNA Two Iranian drivers who had been arrested in Republic of Azerbaijan were released, Azeri state customs committee reported on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 07:27 

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"Velayat Sky Defenders 10" drills begin - IRNA English...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Army's Air Defense Force started the main and operational phase of the drills dubbed...

 2021-10-21 06:11 

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Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces visits Russian naval activities...

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri visits activities of naval forces of Russia in Kronshtadt near Saint Petersburg, northwest of Russia, October 21, 2021. IRNA....

 2021-10-21 05:31 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Oct 21...

Tehran, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday, October 21, 2021:...

 2021-10-21 05:16 

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Iran top military official congratulates counterparts on Holy Prophet's Birthday...

Tehran, IRNA - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri through separate messages on Thursday congratulated his counterparts in Islamic countries on Milad-un-Nabi (the birth anniversary of Great Prophet Muhammad [Peace Be U...

 2021-10-20 15:59 

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Normalization of relations with some states sign of Zionist regime's failure: Hamas envoy...

Tehran, IRNA The representative of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in Tehran Khaled al-Qodumi said at the 35th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran that the actions of some Arab leaders in normalizing relations with the Zionist regime ...

 2021-10-20 15:05 

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Iran, Kazakhstan urged to set out a new framework for bilateral ties...

Tehran, IRNA Considering Iran's full membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organization, experts from Iranian and Kazakh research institutes called for setting out a new framework for bilateral relations....

 2021-10-20 14:02 

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Iran condemns terrorist attack in Damascus...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Wednesday strongly denounced a deadly terrorist attack in the Syrian capital....

 2021-10-20 13:55 

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Turkish interior minister arrives in Tehran to meet Iranian counterpart...

Tehran, IRNA Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu arrived in the Iranian capital on Wednesday to meet his Iranian counterpart Ahmad Vahidi....

 2021-10-20 13:51 

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Iran, Pakistan explore ways to enhance bilateral trade...

Islamabad, IRNA -- The Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Lahore and Pakistani trade body have stressed upon the need to take practical steps to strengthen trade between Tehran and Islamabad....

 2021-10-20 12:54 

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Pakistani analyst: Muslim states must focus on their capacities...

Tehran, IRNA - Pakistani analyst Faisal Raza khan said at the 35th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran that Muslim countries have enough capabilities to stand by each other, adding that they must focus on their capacities....

 2021-10-20 12:07 

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General Baqeri upbeat about Iran-Russia strategic cooperation document...

Moscow, IRNA Iran's Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said on Wednesday that a strategic cooperation document between Iran and Russia will open a bright horizon or cooperation between the armed forces of the two countrie...

 2021-10-20 11:43 

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President Raisi terms Islamic unity a strategy for Iran...

Tehran, IRNA President Ebrahim Raisi said unity among Muslims is not a tactic but a strategy for the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2021-10-20 11:40 

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Iran, Pakistan joint calligraphy exhibition inaugurated in Lahore...

Islamabad, IRNA -- An exhibition of calligraphic works by the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan arranged by the Iranian Culture Center opened in Lahore, country's cultural hub on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 11:36 

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COVID-19 kills 162 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 124,585 with 162 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 10:25 

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Iran takes part in Frankfurt Book Fair...

Tehran, IRNA The 73rd edition of Frankfurt Book Fair was inaugurated on Tuesday evening, with the Islamic Republic of Iran taking part in the event....

 2021-10-20 10:07 

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Russian cmdr lauds Iran’s naval fleet performance...

Moscow, IRNA The commander in chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolai Anatolyevich Yevmenov hailed the Iranian naval fleet participation in Russian drill....

 2021-10-20 09:42 

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Iran has great capacity to expand trade ties: Ghanaian envoy...

Hamedan, IRNA Ghana's ambassador to Tehran said that Iran has unique capacities to expand trade and political ties....

 2021-10-20 09:31 

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Iran, Russia agree on security-ensuring activities in region...

Moscow, IRNA - Iran's Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri who is paying a visit to Moscow said that Iran and Russia agreed to have activities in the region that ensure security....

 2021-10-20 09:04 

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Iran's Army to hold Defenders of Velayat Sky 1400 air defense drill...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Army Air Force Commander Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi said on Wednesday that Iranian armed forces are to hold a decentralized air defense drill named "10th Defenders of Velayat Sky 1400" tomorrow (Thursday)....

 2021-10-20 08:53 

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Pres Raisi says sees bright future despite all problems...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Wednesday that despite all problems, he sees a bright future for the country....

 2021-10-20 08:14 

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Iran, Iraq sign joint statement on expanding legal, judicial ties...

Tehran, IRNA Justice ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq signed a joint communiqu on expanding legal and judicial relations....

 2021-10-20 08:04 

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Attention to problems of Iranians residing abroad HR Council's top agenda...

Tehran, IRNA The deputy chief of Islamic Republic of Iran's Judiciary for international affairs said on Wednesday that efforts to solve problems of Iranians residing out of the country are on top of agenda of the High Council for Human Rights....

 2021-10-20 07:22 

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Iran plans to resume tourist visas on Oct. 23: Minister...

Tehran, IRNA Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism said night that Iran will resume issuing tourist visas as of the beginning of the next month of the Iranian calendar (October 23)....

 2021-10-20 06:51 

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Int'l confab on Iranian Studies in the World starts in north Iran...

Rasht, IRNA - First Biennial International Conference of the Iranian Studies in the World kicked off through video conferencing in northern Iranian province of Gilan on Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 06:44 

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Ghana envoy visits Malayer wood carving furniture industry...

Ambassador of Ghana to Iran Eric Owusu-Boateng in a two-day visit to Malayer toured the city's wood carving furniture industry and raisins factory. October 20, 2021. Malayer, Hamedan Province/IRNA....

 2021-10-20 06:21 

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Inclusive government only way to establish peace, stability in Afghanistan: FM official...

Tehran, IRNA The director-general of West Asia in Iran's Foreign Ministry said that despite many frameworks of talks on Afghanistan in place, only an inclusive government could establish peace and stability in the country....

 2021-10-20 05:52 

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Envoy: Ghana keen on developing trade ties with Malayer...

Hamedan, IRNA Ambassador of Ghana to Iran Eric Owusu-Boateng said Ghana was ready for participation in Malayer wood carving furniture industry and developing trade ties in this regard....

 2021-10-20 05:45 

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[ Iran ]

Iran underscores drafting Syrian constitution without foreign interference...

Tehran, IRNA Senior Advisor to Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Asghar Khaji in a meeting with the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen emphasized drafting the Syrian constitution without foreign interference....

 2021-10-20 05:04 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on October 20...

Tehran, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Wednesday, October 20, 2021:...

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