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 2020-10-29 16:30 

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Iran Identifies 8,293 New Coronavirus Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Thursday that 8,293 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 399 patients have passed away during the same period....

 2020-10-29 16:30 

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Iranian Speaker: Palestine Top Priority of Muslim World...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf blasted certain Arab states for normalizing ties with Israel, stressing that Palestine remains the top priority of Islam....

 2020-10-29 16:30 

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Poll: Half of Trump Supporters Say He Shouldn't Accept Election Result If He Loses...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Half of those who want President Donald Trump to win a second term believe that he should not accept the result of the presidential election if he loses by a small margin, a new poll found....

 2020-10-29 14:39 

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US Steps Up Deportation of Haitians Ahead of Election, Raising COVID Fears...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US immigration authorities have radically stepped up deportation flights to Haiti in the weeks before the election, raising concerns over returned migrants' safety on their return home and the risks of spreading coronavirus in the impove...

 2020-10-29 14:39 

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Putin Says Russia Ready to Produce COVID-19 Vaccines Abroad...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is ready to produce COVID-19 vaccines abroad, President Vladimir Putin said in a statement....

 2020-10-29 14:39 

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Poll: Two-Thirds of US Voters Say Democracy Needs to Be Fixed...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than two-thirds of US voters say that democracy in the country needs to be fixed, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll conducted in the lead-up to the November election....

 2020-10-29 14:39 

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Protesters Bombard Police with Missiles, Fireworks in 2nd Night of Clashes in DC After Fatal Moped Chase...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Demonstrators faced off against police in violent clashes across Washington, DC, on Wednesday night with video capturing looting, fireworks being thrown at officers, and a short-lived siege of a local precinct....

 2020-10-29 13:44 

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Iran, Russia Discuss Karabakh Peace Plan in Moscow...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister for Central Asia and Caucasus Andrei Rudenko held talks in Moscow on Thursday on ways to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute betwee...

 2020-10-29 13:44 

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Iranian President Stresses Reinvigoration of Ties with Turkey...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Turkey on its National Day, emphasizing the need for the further expansion of bilateral relations....

 2020-10-29 13:43 

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Research Finds COVID Has Hit 'Critical' Stage in England...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The COVID pandemic has reached a "critical" stage in England, with prevalence doubling since last month with the fastest increases in the South where the R number has risen above 2, research found....

 2020-10-29 13:43 

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Biden Leads Trump by 12 in New National Poll...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a 12-point lead nationally over President Donald Trump in a new CNN poll released Wednesday....

 2020-10-29 13:43 

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Bosnian Speaker Underlines Further Expansion of Ties with Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Bosnian House of Representatives Nebojsa Radmanovic stressed his country's willingness to further broaden relations and cooperation with Iran....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Iran's Embassy in Baku Deplores Killing of Civilians in Barda...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's embassy in Baku condemned the attack on the city of Barda and massacre of civilians....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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China Refutes US Act of Forcing Small Countries to Pick Sides...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Wednesday refuted certain US officials' move to force small and medium-sized countries to pick sides....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Russia Sees New Record High of 17,717 Daily COVID-19 Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia's coronavirus cases rose by 17,717 in the past day, a record high since the start of the pandemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Philadelphia Police Discover Van 'Loaded with Explosives' as Sporadic Looting Continues for 3rd Night Despite Curfew...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A bomb squad has been called to investigate a suspicious van loaded with propane tanks, flares and "possible dynamite sticks", local media reported, as authorities struggle to contain unrest and looting across Philadelphia....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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2 Dead as Hurricane Zeta Makes Landfall in New Orleans...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two people were killed as Hurricane Zeta made landfall as a category 2 storm late Wednesday in Southeast Louisiana....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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US Reports Over 80,000 New COVID-19 Cases, Nearly 1,000 Fatalities as Trump Virus Chief Warns Country May Not Return to Normal Soon...

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 80,000 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the United States during the past 24 hours, while almost 1,000 patients have passed away during the same period....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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India's COVID-19 Tally Surpasses 8 Million as Testing Capacity Enhances...

TEHRAN (FNA)- India's COVID-19 tally on Thursday surpassed the 8-million mark, reaching 8,040,203, according to the latest data released by the federal Health Ministry....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Poll Finds Public Would Blame Johnson for Collapse of Brexit Talks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A majority of the British public would blame Prime Minister Boris Johnson if Brexit talks fail to reach a deal, a new poll found....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Deputy FM: Baku Welcomes Iran's Initiative to End Dispute with Yerevan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday that Azerbaijan has welcomed his country's initiative to settle the dispute between Baku and Yerevan....

 2020-10-29 12:48 

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Michigan Governor: Every Time Trump Talks About Me 'I Get More Death Threats'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) on Wednesday said President Donald Trump's remarks about her are leading to more death threats, a day after the president lashed out at her during a campaign rally in Lansing, Mich....

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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US Election Spending to Hit Record $14bln...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The spending on the current US election race will reach $14bln, double the corresponding figure in the previous election cycle in 2016, according to a report released on Wednesday by non-profit organization Center for Responsive Politic ....

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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Azerbaijan Says Armenia Used Cluster Bombs in Deadly Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Azerbaijan accused Armenia of using cluster munitions in two days of attacks, killing at least 25 people and wounding dozens in Barda, Eastern Azerbaijan, near Nagorno-Karabakh....

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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Commander: No Country Allowed to Violate Iranian Airspace...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Army's Khatam ol-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard underlined deployment of powerful air defense systems at the Northwestern borders of Iran amid the Karabakh war, stressing that no country is...

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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Dow Falls More Than 900 Points Amid Fears of New COVID-19 Restrictions...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Stocks took steep losses Wednesday amid growing fears that rising COVID-19 cases and the lack of a stimulus agreement between the Donald Trump administration and congressional Democrats will force more US cities to close or restrict bus ....

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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Probe Launched by Texas AG as More Project Veritas Videos Allege 'Ballot Chaser' Being Paid for Biden Votes...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Explosive footage from Project Veritas suggested even more voter fraud could be taking place in Texas than their first undercover video suggested, which has already helped launch an investigation by the state attorney general....

 2020-10-29 11:54 

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Democrats Press Trump Organization About President's Chinese Bank Account...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Three top Senate Democrats on Wednesday pressed the Trump Organization for information about a Chinese bank account maintained by the president, saying there's a national security need to learn more about his business interests....

 2020-10-29 11:53 

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Trump Virus Chief Warns of A 'Whole Lot of Pain' Due to Coronavirus Pandemic in Coming Months...

TEHRAN (FNA)- White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that the United States is "going in the wrong direction" as virus cases rise in 47 states and infected patients overwhelm hospitals across the country....

 2020-10-29 11:53 

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Man Arrested with Knife, Wooden Baton at Trump Campaign Event...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A man was reportedly arrested Wednesday after brandishing a knife and a wooden baton at a Donald Trump campaign rally in Maine where the American president was not present....

 2020-10-29 11:53 

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Iran's Initiative to Settle Karabakh Dispute Submitted to Azeri President...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi presented his country's proposed initiative to settle the Karabakh dispute between Baku and Yerevan to Azeri President Ilham Aliyev....

 2020-10-29 11:53 

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Protesters Issue Final Statement, Warn Western States to Avoid Sacrilege of Islamic Sanctities...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of Tehranis staged a gathering near the French Embassy in a final statement warned against the republication of offensive cartoons of Islam's Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)....

 2020-10-29 10:58 

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Report: 'Psychos' Fueled by 'Blood Lust', Australian Special Forces Tortured, Executed Prisoners in Afghanistan - report...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A disturbing new report blew the lid on the shameful conduct of Australian special forces soldiers in Afghanistan, accusing them of waging a campaign of torture and murder across the war-torn country, and hiding the evidence....

 2020-10-29 10:58 

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US Supreme Court Deals Setback to Republicans over Mail-in Voting in Key States...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US supreme court rejected a last-minute plea from Pennsylvania Republicans to overturn a three-day extension of the absentee ballot deadline, a hugely consequential ruling in one of the most closely watched swing states in the presidenti...

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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Saudi Arabia's Deficit at Nearly $11bln as Taxes Boost Revenues...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia posted a budget deficit of 40.768 billion riyals ($10.87 billion) in the third quarter this year, more than half its deficit in the previous quarter, as a spike in non-oil revenues offset a continued decline in oil income....

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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US Announces Charges Against Eight Individuals Acting as 'Illegal Agents' of China...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US announced charges against eight individuals, accusing them of conspiring to work on behalf of Beijing by taking part in an "international campaign to threaten, harass, surveil and intimidate" Chinese citizens to return to thei...

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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UK Gov't 'Under Pressure' as Scientists Warn COVID-19 Cases Could Triple Next Month...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK government is under pressure to come up with a national strategy to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as scientists warn the number of infected people could almost triple by the end of next month unless action is taken....

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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Spain: Coronavirus Cases Up by Nearly 20,000 as Unrest Grows...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spain reported another 19,765 coronavirus infections on Wednesday, as thousands took to the streets to protest the country's increasingly strict measures....

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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Pakistani Premier Call for Collective Muslim Action Against Islamophobia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote a letter to the leaders of Muslim countries calling on them to act collectively against growing Islamophobia in France and elsewhere across the West....

 2020-10-29 10:57 

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Bahrain's Top Cleric: Muslims Must Not Remain Silent on Macron's Insult to Islam...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahrain's top Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim denounced French President Emmanuel Macron's outrageous anti-Islam remarks, calling on Muslim nations not to remain silent in the face of even the slightest insult to Islam's ...

 2020-10-29 06:19 

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Yuram Abdullah Weiler: Charlie Hebdo Branding Muslims as Uncivilized "Others"...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Yuram Abdullah Weiler, political commentator, says the French weekly satirical magazine intends to produce a fake image showing Islam as an intolerant religion and its followers as enemy aliens....

 2020-10-28 19:13 

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Iran's Leader Blasts French Gov't's Role in Spreading Islamophobia...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a message to the French youth strongly blasted the destructive role played by French President Emmanuel Macron and his government in supporting hatred against Muslims ....

 2020-10-28 18:17 

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Hate Speech Is Not Freedom of Speech...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Muslims across the globe continue to take part in rallies to protest France's president and his support of secular laws that deem caricatures depicting the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as protected under freedom of speech....

 2020-10-28 14:37 

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Iranian Protesters Condemn Macron's Support for Insult to Muslim Prophet...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Groups of people, including university students, gathered in front of the French embassy in Tehran on Wednesday to protest at President Emanuel Macron's position in support of the blasphemous acts against the holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH ...

 2020-10-28 14:36 

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Report: US Military Tankers Smuggle Crude Oil from Syria's Hasaka to Iraq...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military reportedly used dozens of tanker trucks to smuggle crude oil from Syria's Northeastern province of Hasaka to Western Iraq....

 2020-10-28 14:36 

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Iranian Army Urges Muslims to Confront Anti-Islamism...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Amy in a statement called on all Muslims throughout the world to stand united for confronting anti-Islamism and arrogant criminals who are the enemies of pure Islam's Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)....

 2020-10-28 14:36 

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UK: Met Police Criticized for Multiple Errors in Stop, Search Practice...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Metropolitan police force has been getting its use of stop and search wrong with multiple errors that have undermined its legitimacy, the police watchdog found....

 2020-10-28 14:36 

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Iran Denies Prisoners Swap with US...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed reports that the country would soon swap two jailed spies with a number of Iranian prisoners in the US....

 2020-10-28 14:36 

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Kashmiris Decry 'Land Grab' as India Enacts New Laws...

TEHRAN (FNA)- India has enacted a series of new laws and amended some allowing any of its nationals to buy land in the disputed Indian-administered Kashmir, a move that has been condemned by the residents....

 2020-10-28 13:41 

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Ex-IRGC Commander: US Left with No Option But to Retreat from Region...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Mohsen Rezayee said that withdrawal from the region is the inescapable fate of the American forces....

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