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1953 coup plotters still fearful of Iran
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:12:58 +0200
Today marks the 1953 coup in Iran. 65 has passed since that date. Among Iranians it is known in as the 28 Mordad coup d'état.
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New wave of Afghans headed to Europe from Iran
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:41:00 +0200
In recent weeks, we have witnessed an exodus of Afghan citizens living in Iran and their efforts to find a new place for business. The devaluation of Iran's national currency, partly driven by cruel U.S. sanctions and the silence of European countries...
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Iran opposes inclusion of ‘baseline’, ‘division’ in Caspian Sea convention: ex-diplomat
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:32:56 +0200
TEHRAN - Ebrahim Rahimpour, the former deputy foreign minister, has said that Iran was against inclusion of the terms “baseline” and “division” in theCaspian Sea legal regime.
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Crude steel production rises 17% in 4 months on year
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:29:42 +0200
TEHRAN- Iranian steel producers produced 8.279 million tons of crude steel during the four-month period from March 21 to July 22, with 17 percent growth from the figure of the same period of time in the past year, IRIB reported on Saturday based on the...
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New shipping companies ready for co-op with Iran: official
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:28:34 +0200
TEHRAN - Deputy head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) for ports and economic affairs said the country’s new incentive packages has lured new shipping companies for cooperating with Iran.
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Minerals, mining exports at over $3.7b during 4 months
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:53:38 +0200
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Over 512m tons of commodities worth $288m traded in IME in a week
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:47:26 +0200
TEHRAN- During the five dealing days (Saturday-Wednesday) of the past Iranian week ended on Friday, approximately 512,158 million tons of commodities worth over $288 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).
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Urmia to host crafts exhibit
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:36:17 +0200
TEHRAN – A sales exhibition of handicrafts is due to open on Monday in the northwestern city of Urmia, the capital of West Azarbaijan province.
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Historical site found in southern Tehran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:29:05 +0200
TEHRAN – Tehran province’s cultural heritage director on Saturday said that traces of a historical site have been revealed near a southern sector of Imam Ali Highway that leads to the city of Rey.
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3000-year-old seeds unearthed in northwest Iran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:26:28 +0200
TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently found some wheat and weed seeds which are estimated to date from some 3,000 years ago.
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Iran's central banker promises to improve economy
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:12:11 +0200
TEHRAN- Writing on Twitter, governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) clarified some of the bank’s recent taken measures and adopted policies and also made some promises to keep for improving domestic economy, IRIB reported on Saturday.
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Iran expects Iraq to pay overdue war reparations: senior MP
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:10:53 +0200
TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Saturday that Iran expects Iraq to pay war reparations as Iraqis can afford the payments.
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Rouhani urges closer ties with Pakistan as Imran Khan takes office
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:10:23 +0200
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulating him on his new post and voicing Tehran’s readiness to enhance ties with Islamabad, Tasnim reported.
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China says to continue to advance ties with Iran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:09:45 +0200
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday that Beijing values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation according to the development of the situation.
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Moscow ready to send second nuclear fuel batch to Iran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:09:25 +0200
The Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Friday announced that the second nuclear fuel consignment is ready to be sent back to Iran.
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Elaheh Ahmadi carries Iran’s flag in Asian Games
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:20:00 +0200
TEHRAN – Iranian shooter Elaheh Ahmadi carried her country’s flag at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games on Saturday.
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“The Blind Owl” published in Kazakh 
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:19:26 +0200
TEHRAN – Iranian writer Sadeq Hedayat’s “The Blind Owl” has recently been published in Kazakh.
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Hamed Soleimanzadeh on panel of Dytiatko festival in Ukraine 
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:17:51 +0200
TEHRAN – Iranian stage director and film critic Hamed Soleimanzadeh has been selected for a jury of the 10th Dytiatko International Children’s Television Festival.
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Rouhani offers condolences over death of actor Ezzatollah Entezami
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:16:50 +0200
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has offered condolences over the death of Ezzatollah Entezami, the veteran actor of stage and screen, who died at the age of 94 on Friday.
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Hushang Moradi Kermani wins IIDCYA nomination for Astrid Lindgren Award
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:15:51 +0200
TEHRAN – Bestselling Iranian author Hushang Moradi Kermani has been nominated for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award by Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA).
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Art expert asks galleries to lift ban on admitting children
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:13:31 +0200
TEHRAN – Art expert and owner of Golestan Gallery in Tehran Lily Golestan who has asked her colleagues to lift the ban on children’s entry to art exhibitions.
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Fan banned for life after Persepolis supporters knife attack
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:53:13 +0200
TEHRAN – Naft Masjed Soleyman fan who appeared to hit Persepolis supporters with knife has been banned for life.
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Fan banned for life after knife attack
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:53:00 +0200
TEHRAN – Naft Masjed Soleyman fan who appeared to hit Persepolis supporters with knife has been banned for life.
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Education Ministry gives initial approval for winter break
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:23:39 +0200
TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Education has given initial approval to bids from tourism authorities to put winter holidays on the school calendar, ILNA reported.
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Most important news of Iran:
Urmia to host crafts exhibit
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:36:17 +0200
TEHRAN – A sales exhibition of handicrafts is due to open on Monday in the northwestern city of Urmia, the capital of West Azarbaijan province.
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Iran's central banker promises to improve economy
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:12:11 +0200
TEHRAN- Writing on Twitter, governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) clarified some of the bank’s recent taken measures and adopted policies and also made some promises to keep for improving domestic economy, IRIB reported on Saturday.
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Iran expects Iraq to pay overdue war reparations: senior MP
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:10:53 +0200
TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Saturday that Iran expects Iraq to pay war reparations as Iraqis can afford the payments.
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Rouhani urges closer ties with Pakistan as Imran Khan takes office
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:10:23 +0200
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulating him on his new post and voicing Tehran’s readiness to enhance ties with Islamabad, Tasnim reported.
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China says to continue to advance ties with Iran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:09:45 +0200
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday that Beijing values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation according to the development of the situation.
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Moscow ready to send second nuclear fuel batch to Iran
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:09:25 +0200
The Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Friday announced that the second nuclear fuel consignment is ready to be sent back to Iran.
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Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:30:21 +0200
Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday.
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Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the U.S.: CNN
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:53:00 +0200
The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a U.S. State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.
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Kabul school attack underscores threat to Afghanistan’s future
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:25:00 +0200
“How could they attack a classroom,” a friend asked, noticeably angry and outraged. There are no easy answers to that. A human mind cannot come to terms with the atrociousness of such horrendous crimes against humanity. Barging inside a packed classroom...
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A recipe for disaster or a path towards World Peace?
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:13:05 +0200
New York - On May 8, 2018, President Trump officially announced his decision to exit the “Iran Deal” known as the JCPOA – Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – that was struck between Iran and P5+1 in 2015. The U.S. President’s view of this deal,...
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Trump seeks to humiliate Iran by offering talks: ex-diplomat
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:20:01 +0200
TEHRAN - Hamid Reza Asefi, a former Iranian diplomat, has said that U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to humiliate Iran by proposing negotiation with the Islamic Republic.
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Anti-corruption trials to be broadcast on TV: prosecutor
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:16:51 +0200
TEHRAN – Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran’s prosecutor general, said on Thursday that trials of the financially corrupt individuals will be broadcast on TV.
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Pompeo forms group to spearhead anti-Iran actions
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:06:44 +0200
TEHRAN – State Secretary Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that the U.S. State Department has formed an “Iran Action Group” to coordinate and run an aggressive U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic.
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‘There is a need to reform water policies’
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:13:48 +0200
TEHRAN — There is a need to make changes to general water policies so that they are run in a more effective way, an environmental official has said.
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Rouhani condoles Italy on fatal bridge collapse
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:08:32 +0200
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday sent a letter to his Italian counterpart expressing his condolences over the collapse of a giant motorway bridge in Genoa, which led to the deaths and injuries of dozens of people.
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Turkish diplomat: It is ‘impossible’ to stop buying oil from Iran
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:59:35 +0200
TEHRAN - Riza Hakan Tekin, Ankara’s ambassador to Tehran, has said that it is “impossible” for Turkey to stop purchasing Iran’s oil.
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Cleric: Concerted effort needed to reform banking system
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:59:02 +0200
TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard says concerted effort by all three branches of the government is needed to reform the banking system, IRNA reported.
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Iran’s parliament amends anti-money laundering law
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:58:21 +0200
TEHRAN – Majlis has amended the anti-money laundering law in line with moves to combat the financing of terrorism, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has announced.
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Iran deal was a monument to the power of diplomacy: William Perry
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:56:17 +0200
TEHRAN – Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, saying the deal was a “monument to the power of diplomacy in action.”
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Unity will vaccinate country against sanctions: senior MP 
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:53:52 +0200
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Iran's Assyrian MP: U.S. doesn’t do anything in our favor
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:52:51 +0200
TEHRAN – An Iranian Assyrian lawmaker said on Friday the U.S. does not take any steps in favor of the Iranian nation, stressing Iran should primarily rely on its domestic capabilities rather than looking abroad. 
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Review of Chinese cinema conducted in Iranian cities
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:37:29 +0200
TEHRAN – A program reviewing Chinese cinema was conducted in six Iranian cities over the past three days.
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Iranian, French groups to hold joint workshop in Marivan 
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:36:27 +0200
TEHRAN – The Noir Art Group from Iran and Pudding Théâtre from France will hold a workshop during a joint project in the northwestern Iranian city of Marivan.
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“The English Briefcase” director Ziaeddin Dorri dies at 65 
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:35:00 +0200
TEHRAN – Director Ziaeddin Dorri who was mostly famous for his popular TV series “The English Briefcase” (also known as “The English Bag”) died on Friday at the age of 65.
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EU’s imports from Iran boost 23% in H1 on year
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:36:33 +0200
TEHRAN- Exports of Iranian goods to the European Union countries hit €6.11 billion in the first half of 2018, increasing 23 percent in comparison with the same time in the preceding year, European Commission press release database has reported.
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