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 2020-10-29 13:46 

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Widespread Deadly Unrest Plausible across US after Nov. 3 Vote: Pundit - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A senior Irish political commentator said there is a prospect of widespread deadly unrest across the US as President Donald Trump has threatened that he would not concede to handing over power....

 2020-10-29 12:55 

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Iran Busts Major Network Involved in Bank Fraud - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Intelligence Ministry arrested members of a major network involved in forging bank documents....

 2020-10-29 11:37 

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Coronavirus Updates in Iran: 399 New Deaths, 8,293 New Cases Reported - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran registered 399 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry....

 2020-10-29 11:09 

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Nujaba Chief: US Seeking to Disintegrate Iraq through Sedition - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iraq's al-Nujaba resistance group, which is part of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha'abi, warned of a "malicious" American plot to disintegrate the country through a soft war combined with political and ...

 2020-10-29 10:35 

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President Rouhani Congratulates Turkey on Republic Day - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations to the Turkish people and government on the anniversary of the neighboring country's Republic Day....

 2020-10-29 09:25 

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Sanctions Have Failed to Break Us, Iran’s President Says - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US sanctions have failed to achieve their desired effects and "break us"....

 2020-10-29 08:13 

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Iran’s Army Takes Delivery of 500 Heavy Armored Vehicles - Defense news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Five hundred extra-heavy armored vehicles were put into operation in the presence of Iran's Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi....

 2020-10-29 07:14 

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Iranian Students Condemn Islamophobia, Insults to Islam in France - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian university students held a rally in front of France's embassy here in Tehran to protest against recent Islamophobic remarks by French officials and insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) in the European country....

 2020-10-29 06:54 

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Saudi-Led Coalition 'Systematically' Targets Civilian Infrastructures: Yemeni Archive - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Data suggest that Saudi Arabia and its allies have systematically targeted civilian infrastructure in Yemen, according to an initiative that documents human rights violations....

 2020-10-29 05:31 

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Iran’s Envoy Calls Meeting with Azeri President ‘Constructive’ - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi described his meeting with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev on an initiative formulated by Tehran to end the conflict between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region...

 2020-10-29 05:18 

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Leader: Why Insulting Islam’s Prophet Allowed But Doubting Holocaust A Crime? - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Following recent flagrant insults to the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) in France, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei raised important questions in a message to the French youth....

 2020-10-28 13:00 

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Iran Denies Report of Spy Swap with US - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed reports about the exchange of spies between Tehran and Washington....

 2020-10-28 12:11 

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Top Judge Brands Sanctions on Iran, Syria as Crime against Humanity - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Judiciary Chief Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi slammed the cruel sanctions imposed on the Iranian and Syria people as a crime against humanity....

 2020-10-28 11:46 

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COVID-19 in Iran: Daily Death Toll Exceeds 400 - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The daily death toll from coronavirus infection in Iran exceeded 400 for the first time, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday....

 2020-10-28 09:38 

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Iran’s President Slams French Insult to Prophet of Islam - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the French officials' support for insulting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), saying such disrespectful remarks that have hurt the feelings of billions of people would only stir violence....

 2020-10-28 08:24 

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IAEA Expresses Satisfaction with ‘Good Level’ of Cooperation with Iran - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) IAEA's inspectors have expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation with Iran regarding the inspection of two sites sought by the UN nuclear watchdog, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said....

 2020-10-28 08:03 

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Border Insecurity Totally Unacceptable to Iran: IRGC General - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force warned the neighboring states engaged in a war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region that Iran would not tolerate any threat to the security of its border regions and residents....

 2020-10-28 06:51 

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Iran’s Initiative for Karabakh Dispute Aimed at Creating Lasting Peace: Diplomat - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said an initiative formulated by Tehran for the settlement of the conflict between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region would contribute to lasting peace in t...

 2020-10-28 06:29 

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Iran Condemns Assassination of Yemeni Minister of Youth - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh condemned the assassination of senior Yemeni official Hassan Muhammad Zaid in Sana'a....

 2020-10-28 06:21 

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US Early Voting Tops 70 Million, Continuing Historic Pace - Other Media news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) More than 70 million Americans have cast ballots in the presidential election, more than half the total turnout of the 2016 election with one week to go until Election Day, according to a Tuesday tally from the US Elections Project....

 2020-10-28 05:16 

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Yemeni Drones Hit ‘Key Target’ in Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport: Spokesman - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces said the country's military launched a fresh airstrike against Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia's southern border region of Asir, targeting a "key target" inside the strat...

 2020-10-28 04:51 

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Yemeni Minister of Youth Assassinated in Sana’a - World news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement announced that Hassan Zaid, the Arab country's minister of youth and sports affairs, was gunned down in the capital Sana'a by unidentified assailants....

 2020-10-27 16:30 

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US Unfit for Negotiations over Hegemonic Nature: Iran official - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A senior Iranian judiciary official lambasted America's "hegemonic" and "colonial" nature in dealing with other nations, stating that the United States' conduct on the global stage has rendered the regime unfit fo...

 2020-10-27 13:59 

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Time for US to Abandon Obstinacy: Iranian Spokesman - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) As Washington's policy of maximum pressure on Iran has resulted in failure, the time has come for the US government to set aside its arrogance, the Iranian government's spokesperson said....

 2020-10-27 13:51 

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US-Israeli Plot against Iran Doomed to Failure: Official - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei denounced the American-Israeli plot to counter Iran through normalization of ties between the Zionist regime and some Arab governments as a nonstarter....

 2020-10-27 13:20 

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 2020-10-27 12:51 

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Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Pakistani School - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar....

 2020-10-27 12:21 

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Iranian Diplomat to Begin Regional Tour in Pursuit of Nagorno-Karabakh Peace - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi is going to take a tour of regional countries to promote Tehran's initiative to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis and the clashes between the Republic of Azerba...

 2020-10-27 11:27 

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COVID-19 Daily Death Toll in Iran Hits Another Record - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Iran broke a new record after 346 patients died across the country over the past 24 hours....

 2020-10-27 10:46 

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Army Chief: Air Defense Stepped Up in NW Iran - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran has increased the presence of Air Defense units in the northwestern areas of the country, Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said....

 2020-10-27 09:37 

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Child Malnutrition Reaches New Highs in Parts of Yemen: UN Survey - Other Media news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Parts of Yemen are seeing their highest levels of acute malnutrition in children as a result of the ongoing Saudi-led war against the impoverished Arab country, a UN report said on Tuesday....

 2020-10-27 09:27 

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Iran Summons French Envoy after Macron’s Anti-Muslim Comments - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned France's charge d'affaires to Tehran in protest at the French officials' "insistence" on adopting anti-Islamic stances....

 2020-10-27 07:48 

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Iran’s Zarif Urges UN to Stand Up against US Unilateral Actions - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif used his speech for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations to urge the 193-member world body to stand up against Washington's unilateral measures....

 2020-10-27 07:26 

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Iran Oil Minister Shrugs Off US Sanction on Him - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, who has been blacklisted by the US Treasury Department, brushed off the new sanctions as a testimony to Washington's failure to drive Iranian oil exports down to zero....

 2020-10-27 07:10 

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US Hostility towards Iranian Nation Has No Limit: UN Mission Spokesman - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's UN mission spokesman Alireza Miryousefi denounced Washington's recent sanctions against the country's oil sector, saying that the US "hostility towards Iranian people has no limit"....

 2020-10-27 06:50 

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Iran’s Top General Warns France to Stop Dangerous Game of Insulting Islam - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's highest-ranking military commander condemned the French president's backing for the insults to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), advising France to stop playing with the sentiments of more than 1.5 billion Muslims in the world....

 2020-10-27 06:05 

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UN Envoy Dismisses Biased Report on Human Rights in Iran - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's representative to the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly slammed the spiteful and unverified report on the human rights situation in Iran as part of Washington's policy of maximum pressure....

 2020-10-27 05:51 

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IRGC: Anti-Islamic Moves Accelerate Decline of US, Zionists - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps condemned the French officials' insulting remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), saying such anti-Islamic moves would only expedite the collapse of the US and the Israeli regime....

 2020-10-27 05:29 

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Iran: Time for US to Admit It Is A Sanction Addict - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said it was time for the US to finally admit it is a sanction addict....

 2020-10-27 04:52 

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Muslims Primary Victims of ‘Cult of Hatred’: Iran’s Zarif - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed French President Emanuel Macron for insulting Muslims and their sanctities, saying that such moves only fuel extremism....

 2020-10-26 13:14 

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IRGC Chief Visits Iran’s Borderline near Azeri-Armenian Clash Site - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami visited Iran's northwestern border areas near a battlefield where Azeri and Armenian forces have been exchanging fire in recent weeks....

 2020-10-26 12:25 

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Iranian MPs Blast French Insult to Prophet of Islam - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's lawmakers condemned the French officials' insulting remarks against Islam and in support of publication of offensive cartoons about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)....

 2020-10-26 11:58 

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Iran to US: We Will Defeat COVID-19 But Never Forget ‘Inhumane’ Sanctions - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's Foreign Ministry called the US administration a "cruel collaborator" of the coronavirus, saying that the country will never forget Washington's "inhumane" sanctions amid its fight against the viral disease....

 2020-10-26 11:16 

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Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Close to 33,000 - Society/Culture news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The death toll from COVID-19 infection in Iran is about to hit 33,000, while nearly 460,000 patients have recovered from the disease in the country so far, the Health Ministry said....

 2020-10-26 10:50 

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Iran Sets Up Radiation Defense Bases - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran has established radiation defense bases in provinces hosting nuclear facilities, head of the Civil Defense Organization said....

 2020-10-26 10:13 

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Negotiating Table A Trap, Iran’s Top General Warns - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces slammed the enemy's bid for negotiations with Iran as a tactic to force the Islamic Republic to surrender to the US....

 2020-10-26 09:27 

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Macron’s Anti-Islam Comments Sign of His Political Crudeness: Iran’s Shamkhani - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani lambasted French President Emmanuel Macron for attacking Islam, saying that his disrespect for the divine religion is an indication of "his crudeness in politics&#...

 2020-10-26 09:15 

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Pogba Retires from France over President Macron’s Anti-Islam Comments - Sports news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Paul Pogba has reportedly retired from France international team football after controversial comments made by the nation's president Emmanuel Macron about Islam....

 2020-10-26 07:16 

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US Exempts India’s Activities at Iran’s Chabahar Port from Sanctions: Report - Economy news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The US has assured India that its involvement in the Iranian port of Chabahar would not be affected by Washington's sanctions on Iran, a report said....

 2020-10-26 06:53 

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Islamic Awakening Assembly Blasts Insult to Prophet Muhammad - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The World Assembly of Islamic Awakening condemned the offensive actions and remarks made in France about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Islam....

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