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 2021-01-16 20:05 

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FM spox reacts to rumours on possible release of SKorean ship...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh commented on the rumors on the possibility of releasing a South Korean ship recently seized by Iran....

 2021-01-16 19:22 

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AEOI issues statement in response to E3...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) in response to three European countries' remarks in a statement on Saturday reiterated the issue of metallic uranium factory differs from the production of advanced fuel, silicide, to ...

 2021-01-16 16:24 

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Iran warns US to stop teasing Iranian diplomats...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Tehran officially warned the United States on Saturday that if it does not stop taking illegal actions against the Iranian diplomats in the international organizations, Iran will file a complaint against Washington at the Internationa...

 2021-01-16 15:46 

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Suspension bridge in Iran...

The album depicts some picturesque photos of a suspension bridge that is located in Sanandaj city, Iran. The bridge is 320 meters long and 120 cm wide and its height is 88 meters from the bottom of the Abidar Valley. Jan 16, 2020. IRNA/ Seyed Mosleh Pirkh...

 2021-01-16 15:24 

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Putting Syrian FM on sanctions list disrupting peace process: Iran...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Saturday said that sanctioning the Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad is regarded as disturbing the peace process....

 2021-01-16 15:17 

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Iran-Kazakh joint working group on security to set up...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Iran's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs, Hossein Zolfaghari on Saturday called for setting up Iran-Kazakh joint work group in the field of security....

 2021-01-16 13:20 

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US recent sanctions merely show-off: Iranian official...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Head of Iran's Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi said on Saturday that the recent sanctions imposed by the United States are nothing but a show....

 2021-01-16 12:56 

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Iran, China discuss ways to expand parliamentary ties...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Iranian Ambassador to Beijing and the head of National People's Congress Foreign Affairs Committee of China discussed through video-conferencing the ways to expand parliamentary relations and creating a joint parliamentary mechani...

 2021-01-16 11:39 

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Pompeo seeks to undermine Biden's efforts to engage with Iran: Ex-Pakistan envoy...

Islamabad, Jan 16, IRNA -- Pakistan's former ambassador to Afghanistan said that the Trump administration's accusations against Iran were aimed at undermining the next administration in Washington to engage with Tehran, preventing the revival of t...

 2021-01-16 11:34 

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Tourism & mineral industry in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA -- Tourism pertaining to mineral industry has been specialized tourism aiming to promote the active mines and contribute to economic development of the rural areas....

 2021-01-16 11:26 

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Some 96 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Some 96 deaths caused by COVID-19 pandemic over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday....

 2021-01-16 10:41 

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Iran warns of rapid reaction to any possible aggression...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Bagheri on Saturday warned of rapid reaction to any possible aggression on Iran....

 2021-01-16 10:27 

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Iran's ballistic missiles destroy marine targets from 1,800 km...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA The final stage of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) military drills finished by targeting marine targets successfully by Iranian ballistic missiles....

 2021-01-16 09:48 

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President Rouhani underlines importance of health protocols...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani urged people to observe all necessary health protocols while they are holding mourning ceremonies to observe the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA) the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2021-01-16 09:45 

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Iran, Nicaragua museums sign cooperation agreement...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA National museums of Iran and Nicaragua signed agreement on bilateral cooperation at a virtual meeting, according to a report on Saturday....

 2021-01-16 09:39 

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Iran, Russia enjoy strategic, unbreakable ties...

Moscow, Jan 16, IRNA - Officials and experts from Russia and Iran noted that the two friendly countries have never had such a deep and strong relationship, which they believe should be strengthened more than ever....

 2021-01-16 08:43 

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Iran to unveil new drone achievements in near future, cmdr says...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA Iranian Army has plans to unveil new drone achievements in the near future, Air Force Commander Brigadier-General Aziz Nasirzadeh said on Saturday,...

 2021-01-16 06:59 

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Russia's Zakharova says Iran pioneer in fight against terrorism...

Moscow, Jan 16, IRNA Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Saturday ruled out US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's alleged Iranian link with al Qaeda, saying that Iran is pioneer in the fight against terrorism....

 2021-01-16 06:27 

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Post and Telegraph Museum in Tehran...

The Post and Telegraph Museum of Iran is located on Imam Khomeini Street in Tehran. This museum is inspired by European specialized museums and is regarded as one of the most ancient buildings, consisting of two parts including various saloons and rooms. ...

 2021-01-16 05:04 

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World does not believe in Pompeo's anti-Iran accusations: Pakistan PM...

Islamabad, Jan 16, IRNA -- The Prime Minister of Pakistan says the purpose of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's anti-Iran's remarks is to appease the Zionists, but the world does not believe in his false allegations....

 2021-01-16 05:00 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on January 16...

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA -- The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday:...

 2021-01-15 20:11 

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Assassination of Iranian authorities based on colonial wars pattern...

London, Jan 13, IRNA A former UN human rights rapporteur commented on the assassinations of Brigadier General Haj Qassem Soleimani and Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and said that those two terrorist acts by America and Israel were based on colonial war patterns ...

 2021-01-15 19:29 

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Iran's Red Crescent announces readiness to assist Indonesian quake victims...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Islamic Republic of Iran Red Crescent Society (IRSC) announced its full readiness to render assistance to the victims of a 6.2-Richter earthquake that shook an island in Indonesia early Friday morning....

 2021-01-15 16:40 

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Zarif: Planet Earth will be better off without Trump regime...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that The planet Earth will be better off without Trump regime....

 2021-01-15 14:21 

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Leader attends Mourning Ceremony for Hazrat Zahra (SA) Martyrdom...

Leader of the Isalmic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the first night of ceremonies held to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA) the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) at Imam Khomeini (RA) Husseiniya (religious center) ...

 2021-01-15 14:16 

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1st satge of 'Great Prophet-15' drills...

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched the first stage of 'Great Prophet- 15' drills on Friday, firing ballistic missiles, performing drone operations. Tehran, Iran, Jan 15, 2020. IRNA/IRGC...

 2021-01-15 11:55 

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Postage stamps and Iranian philatelic Friday Market in Tehran...

Postage stamps and the Iranian philatelic Friday Market opened in Tehran. Philately is the study of postage stamps and postal history and is the collecting of stamps and other postal matter as a hobby or an investment. Tehran, Iran, Jan 15, 2020. IRNA Asg...

 2021-01-15 10:53 

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Iran COVID-19 death toll hits 83...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Death toll caused by COVID-19 pandemic over the past 24 hours hit 83, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday....

 2021-01-15 10:06 

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Saudis meet Zionist Regime's plans: Official...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Iranian Parliament Speaker's Adviser for International Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian deemed the Saudis as the "bulldozer" of the Zionist regime, adding, "Riyadh is better to trust the Islamic Republic of Iran that h...

 2021-01-15 10:06 

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Saudis pursuing Zionist Regime's plans: Official...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Iranian Parliament Speaker's Adviser for International Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian deemed the Saudis as the "bulldozer" of the Zionist regime, adding, "Riyadh is better to trust the Islamic Republic of Iran that h...

 2021-01-15 09:33 

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US' return to JCPOA without removing sanctions to result in extortion: Official...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA - Head of the Foreign Policy Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi said that if the US returns to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) prior to removing the sanctions it has brutally imposed against Iran, Washington will then res...

 2021-01-15 09:06 

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Envoy rebukes Arab Parliament speaker for anti-Iran propaganda...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Head of Iran's interest section office in Egypt rebuked speaker of the Arab Parliament Adel Al-Asoomi for his propaganda against Iran....

 2021-01-15 06:42 

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Iran, Serbia call for bolstering agricultural ties...

Belgrade, Jan 14, IRNA The Serbian minister of agriculture, forestry, and water management and the Iranian ambassador to Belgrade discussed the two countries' abundant capacities in various fields to expand relations and to sign more agreements in var...

 2021-01-15 05:57 

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Iran's Envoy to Yemen voices support for Palestinian movements defying Zionist regime...

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA Iran's Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irlou met with representatives of Palestinian movement groups residing in Yemen on Thursday....

 2021-01-15 05:52 

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Pakistani scholars slam controversial film 'The Lady of Heaven'...

Islamabad, Jan 15, IRNA -- Pakistani Shiite clerics and religious leaders strongly condemned the controversial film 'The Lady of Heaven' terming it a conspiracy of the enemies of Islam to fan the flames of discord among Muslims and urged the Pakis...

 2021-01-14 19:00 

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East Azarbaijan ready to establish border market with Armenia...

Tabriz, Jan 14, IRNA East Azarbaijan governor-general Mohammad Reza Pour Mohammadi said that given the province's high priority in expansion of international trade, it is ready to establish a border market with Armenia....

 2021-01-14 18:25 

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"Zereh" missile launches midget more competent than its predecessor...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA Deputy head of IRI Armed Forces said here on Thursday that Iran's new midget Zereh (war attire) has more capabilities compared with Iran's former missile launcher warships....

 2021-01-14 17:36 

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Zarif to visit Moscow soon, Russian FM says...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to pay a visit to Moscow in the coming days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday....

 2021-01-14 15:20 

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Intruding alien submarine traced near Iran's naval drill zone in Persian Gulf...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - During the final stage of the naval drill called 'Eghtedar 99' in Iran, a foreign submarine was spotted, the public relations office of Iran's Army reported....

 2021-01-14 15:05 

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Navy Commander: Sailing manifestation of nat'l prowess...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Thursday that sailing is a symbol of the power of a nation, noting that Iran is regularly present in the Gulf of Aden....

 2021-01-14 13:56 

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Iran Air Force at high level of defense deterrence: Commander...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - The commander of the Air Force of the Iranian Army Brigadier-General Aziz Nasirzadeh on Thursday said the Force has reached a high level of defense power and capability through relying on domestic resources and facilities....

 2021-01-14 12:31 

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Iran, Georgia urge bolstering bilateral ties...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and newly-appointed Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani called for enhancing bilateral relations....

 2021-01-14 11:03 

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[ Iran ]

Iran COVID-19 death toll drops to 81...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA COVID-19 death toll in Iran has dropped to 81 over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday....

 2021-01-14 10:57 

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Iran, Ghana keen on agricultural, economic cooperation...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA Iran's deputy minister of agriculture and Ghana's deputy minister for foreign affairs and regional integration called for expansion of economic and agricultural cooperation....

 2021-01-14 10:28 

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President: Foreign, domestic investment in FTZs up by 56%...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that foreign and domestic investment in Iranian free trade zones have increased, by 56 percent in the current Iranian year (starting on 20 March 2020) compared to the previous year....

 2021-01-14 09:33 

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Iranian-made semi-heavy submarine test fires torpedo...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA Iran's domestically-developed semi-heavy "Fateh" (the Conquerer) submarine test-fired torpedoes and successfully hit the hypothetical target....

 2021-01-14 09:09 

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Analyst says Trump era uncovered gaps in US society...

Baghdad, Jan 14, IRNA Adel al-Jubouri, a well-known Iraqi political expert, has said that the catastrophic era of Trump presidency uncovered the gaps within the US society....

 2021-01-14 08:54 

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Iran, Japan to share research on historical monuments repairs...

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA Iran and Japan agreed to share their latest findings of research studies and achievements in repairing historical monuments and cultural heritage....

 2021-01-14 08:07 

IRNA

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President Rouhani opens extra heavy crude oil refinery in Persian Gulf Qeshm Island...

Qeshm, Jan 14, IRNA President Rouhani inaugurated an extra heavy crude oil refinery in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, along with 60 other projects throughout the country via video-conferencing on Thursday in the 41st series of inauguration ceremonies....

 2021-01-14 07:18 

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Government has built 64 hospitals in seven years: Minister...

Semnan, Jan 14, IRNA Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami said on Thursday that the Government has built some 64 hospitals and handed them over to the Ministry of Health and 30 others are currently under construction....

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