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 2021-11-27 11:49 

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Iran, Lebanon officials meet, confer on expanding educational ties...

Tehran, IRNA The ways for expanding the educational relations of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Lebanon were discussed during a meeting between Iran's Cultural Attach in Lebanon Abbas Khameh-Yar and the President of the Lebanese University, Bassam B...

 2021-11-27 11:13 

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COVID-19 kills 87 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 129,549 with 87 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Saturday....

 2021-11-27 10:27 

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Iran, Turkey exchange five prisoners...

Orumiyeh, IRNA Five Iranian and Turkish prisoners have been extradited to their homes through Bazargan border point in northwestern Iran, an attorney general said on Saturday....

 2021-11-27 10:09 

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Top Portuguese artist: Iranian filmmakers well-known in Portugal...

Tehran, IRNA - The manager of Doclisboa Lisbon International Documentary Film Festival, Miguel Ribeiro, said that Portuguese audiences are in general very curious about cinema from all around the world and that Iranian filmmakers whose films have been scr...

 2021-11-27 09:44 

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Iran jolts 786 times in one month...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Seismological Center (ISC) in the Institute of Geophysics of University of Tehran has registered 786 earthquakes in Aban, the eighth month of the Persian calendar this year (October 23-November 21), the institute said....

 2021-11-27 09:37 

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Iran welcomes multilateralism to solve regional issues: Deputy FM...

Tehran, IRNA - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari says the country attaches importance to multilateralism and sees it as a way to solve international and regional problems through mutual understanding and cooperation....

 2021-11-27 08:35 

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Annual charity bazaar opens in Pakistani capital with Iran’s participation...

Islamabad, IRNA -- A day long annual charity bazaar of Pakistan Foreign Office Women's Association (PFOWA) opened in Islamabad on Saturday with the participation of various countries, including the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 2021-11-27 08:02 

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Iran has no direct flight from southern Africa, source of new variant...

Tehran, IRNA Iran does not have any direct flight from southern Africa, which is reported as source of new coronavirus variant, a senior official at Islamic Republic of Iran Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) announced on Saturday....

 2021-11-27 08:01 

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Vienna talks yardstick to assess West's seriousness to revive JCPOA...

London, IRNA - Monday meeting in Vienna, Austria, to resume negotiations on the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal seems to be an opportunity to assess how serious are the Western powers in returning to their commitments....

 2021-11-27 07:29 

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Cultural exchanges to enhance China-Iran mutual understanding...

Tehran, IRNA - Expansion of humanistic and cultural exchanges between China and Iran has helped increase mutual understanding and friendship between the two nations....

 2021-11-27 07:24 

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PUIC stresses its support of Palestinian people...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Parliament's Cultural Commission Chair Morteza Aqatehrani said that the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) underscored its support of Palestinian people in its latest meeting....

 2021-11-27 06:51 

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Iran is serious about reaching agreement based on nation's interests: FM...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Friday that the Islamic Republic of Iran was serious about JCPOA-related talks and reaching an agreement based on the interests of the Iranian nation....

 2021-11-27 06:37 

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Iran keen on expanding economic ties in ECO market...

Tehran, IRNA - The upcoming 15 ECO Summit in Turkmenistan seems to be a good opportunity for Tehran to increase economic and trade cooperation with the nine member states of the bloc....

 2021-11-27 04:48 

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 27...

Tehran, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday, November 27, 2021:...

 2021-11-26 19:07 

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Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan sign tripartite MoU on railway cooperation...

Tehran, IRNA - Deputy minister of roads and urban development and managing director of the railway company of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced the conclusion of a...

 2021-11-26 18:13 

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Iran’s nuclear path is merely peaceful: Nuclear chief...

Tehran, IRNA Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami said on Friday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has shown that its nuclear activity path is merely peaceful....

 2021-11-26 18:10 

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FM's aide stresses Africa’s status in Iran’s foreign policy...

Tehran, IRNA An Assistant to Iran's foreign minister and Director-General of Africa Office of the Iranian foreign ministry said that he underscored the status of Africa in Iran's foreign policy in a meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of G...

 2021-11-26 15:50 

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Russian deputy FM to visit Iran next week...

Moscow, IRNA Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russia Federation, will travel to Tehran next week....

 2021-11-26 15:05 

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[ Iran ]

Iran, EU stress resolve to expand ties...

London, IRNA An Iranian delegation headed by Assistant Foreign Minister Peyman Saadat met with European Union representatives in Brussels on Friday to examine Iran-EU ties....

 2021-11-26 14:30 

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[ Iran ]

FM reviews Vienna talks, Afghanistan with press managers...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reviewd Vienna talks to remove sanctions against Iran and also discussed developments in Afghanistan in a meeting with editors-in-chief of Iranian media on Friday....

 2021-11-26 12:38 

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[ Iran ]

COVID-19 kills 86 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 129,462 with 86 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Friday....

 2021-11-26 12:26 

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Iranian, Malaysian FMs discuss bilateral ties...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian discussed bilateral ties and regional, international and Muslim World developments with his Malaysian counterpart Saifuddin Abdullah via phone conversation on Friday....

 2021-11-26 12:01 

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[ Iran ]

Iran FM, EU’s Borrell discuss JCPOA over phone...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell discussed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in a phone conversation on Friday....

 2021-11-26 10:59 

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[ Iran ]

Iran beach volleyball team beats Kazakhstan to advance to finale...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's national beach volleyball team has hit Kazakhstan's squad to advance to the finale in 2021 Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships....

 2021-11-26 10:52 

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Preview of a first-of-its-kind exhibition on Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam at the Italian Embassy in Tehran...

The Italian Embassy in Tehran hosted today, in the residence of Ambassador Giuseppe Perrone, the preview of the exhibition...

 2021-11-26 10:14 

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[ Iran ]

Iran ready to help boost trade ties with Turkmenistan...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari has underlined that Turkmenistan is of outstanding importance in the region and the Islamic Republic is keen on supporting tradesmen of both nations to expand bilateral excha...

 2021-11-26 10:08 

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Pakistan to host OIC foreign ministers’ meeting in March 2022...

Islamabad, IRNA -- Pakistan says it is going to host the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers' meeting in March next year....

 2021-11-26 10:08 

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[ Iran ]

France, Iran review collaboration on social welfare, cooperatives...

Tehran, IRNA Representatives from France's Ministry of Agriculture and Iran's Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare have discussed ways to collaborate in social welfare and cooperatives sectors....

 2021-11-26 08:35 

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[ Iran ]

Iraq-Iran seminar on tourism industry...

A joint seminar of Iraqi and Iranian tourism operators has been held at Pardisan Hotel in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province, northwestern Iran. November 26, 2021. IRNA...

 2021-11-26 08:21 

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Iranian stall attracts most visitors at Peshawar book fair...

Islamabad, IRNA -- Stall of the Islamic Republic of Iran step up by Cultural Center at International Book Fair in Pakistan's Peshawar attracted the attention of writers, intellectuals and other visitors by displaying works related to literature, scien...

 2021-11-26 07:34 

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Renovation of Taq Kasra kicks off...

The renovation operation of Taq Kasra also called the Arch of Ctesiphon remnants of a Sasanid-era Persian monument dates back to c. the 3rd to 6th-century has been kicked off. The Iranian-made masterpiece of architecture is located 15 kilometers south Bag...

 2021-11-26 07:25 

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[ Iran ]

Iran expresses sympathy over Russian mine disaster...

Tehran, IRNA Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed sympathy with families of victims of a coal mine blast in Siberia, Russia....

 2021-11-26 06:25 

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[ Iran ]

Iran paving way for exporting technical, engineering services...

Tehran, IRNA The Islamic Republic of Iran is paving the ground for the increase of exporting technical and engineering services to neighboring and African countries up to 4 or 5 billion dollars per annum, an Iranian official declares....

 2021-11-26 05:44 

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Iran warned IAEA over improper behaviour several times: Official...

Tehran, IRNA International organizations are under influence of big powers and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has shown inappropriate treatment towards the Islamic Republic; so, Iran has several times warned the UN nuclear watchdog over suc...

 2021-11-25 18:07 

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[ Iran ]

Deputy FM says Iran has plans to expand ties with Kuwait...

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani, in a meeting with the Kuwaiti foreign minister on Thursday, underscored expansion of comprehensive ties with neighboring countries....

 2021-11-25 18:02 

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Iranian envoy meets with Slovenian Mufti...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Ambassador to Ljubljana Kazem Shafei met on Thursday with Mufti and head of Islamic community of Slovenia Nevzet Pori to explore expansion of ties....

 2021-11-25 17:46 

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Iranian girl wins 3rd place in Riyadh world Taekwondo championship...

Tehran, IRNA Kosar Asaseh who represents Iran in the World Taekwondo Women's Open Championships in Riyadh won the third place on Thursday....

 2021-11-25 16:13 

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Iran's goalkeeper Beiranvand enters Guinness book of records with longest hand throw...

Tehran, IRNA Alireza Beiranvand who plays as a goalkeeper for Portugal's Boavista has been registered in the Guinness World Records book for his farthest distance throw of soccer ball in a match, the Portuguese club said....

 2021-11-25 15:47 

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[ Iran ]

Iran responds to accusations by Israeli regime...

London, IRNA - Acting Head of Iran's Mission in the IAEA Board of Governors Mohammad Reza Ghaebi compared the Israeli regime's remarks on non-proliferation and safeguards system to a preach made by a mafia leader on the importance of laws against ...

 2021-11-25 14:35 

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[ Iran ]

Iran calls on JCPOA participants to show good faith by removing sanctions...

London, IRNA - Acting Head of Iran's Mission in the IAEA Board of Governors Mohammad Reza Ghaebi said that the upcoming talks in Vienna would be a unique opportunity for the JCPOA participants and the US to prove their...

 2021-11-25 14:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

SCO heads of government council holds virtual meeting...

Iran's First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber attends the 20th Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of Government (CHG) hosted by Kazakhstan via video link on Thursday. November 25, 2021. IRNA/Sarehdokht Soltanieh Zanjani....

 2021-11-25 14:02 

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[ Iran ]

Iran’s Veep says SCO is successful in strategic regional cooperation...

Tehran, IRNA First Vice President of Iran Mohammad Mokhber said in the 20th Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of Government (CHG) which was held online that the body was a successful example of strategic regional cooperation and in line with promotion of mu...

 2021-11-25 13:18 

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[ Iran ]

Iran, Iraq to soon prosecute Gen. Soleimani assassins...

Baghdad, IRNA The joint committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq on the assassination of former IRGC Quds Force Commander General Qasem Soleimani and former Commander of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis said in a statement...

 2021-11-25 13:18 

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[ Iran ]

Iran, Iraq to soon prosecute Gen. Soleimani's assassins...

Baghdad, IRNA The joint committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq on the assassination of former IRGC Quds Force Commander General Qasem Soleimani and former Commander of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis said in a statement...

 2021-11-25 13:02 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran expecting IAEA to show impartiality...

Tehran, IRNA Following Tuesday visit by Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi to Iran, Tehran has underlined that the Iranian authorities expect the UN nuclear watchdog to conduct its technical careers based on im...

 2021-11-25 12:18 

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[ Iran ]

Iqbal, a strong cultural bridge between Iran, Subcontinent: Iranian diplomat...

Islamabad, IRNA The cultural counselor of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan says Allama Muhammad Iqbal is a poet belonging to both countries adding that the Muslim philosopher is a strong cultural bridge between Iran and the subconti...

 2021-11-25 12:05 

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[ Iran ]

Iran’s Zanjan Province, Japan eye trade cooperation...

Zanjan, IRNA Head of Zanjan Province Chamber of Commerce Ali Yeganehfard and Japanese Ambassador to Iran Aikawa Kazutoshi discussed several cooperation plans on expansion of trade ties....

 2021-11-25 11:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

COVID-19 kills 96 more Iranians over past 24 hours...

Tehran, IRNA The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 129,376 with 96 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday....

 2021-11-25 05:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran says OIC has great capacity for helping achieve Islamic unity...

Tehran, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has great capacities to help bring about Islamic unity, preserve Islamic sanctities and follow Islamic principles....

 2021-11-25 05:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 25...

Tehran, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday, November 25, 2021:...

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