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  • Big Fuel Haul Seized in Southwest of Iran
    17:18 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Maritime Guards managed to discover and confiscate some 40,000 liters of smuggled diesel fuel in Bandar Mahshahr, a port in the Southwestern province of Khuzestan.
  • Iran’s Freestyle Wrestlers Outshine Rivals at Asian Championships
    16:48 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian wrestlers of men’s freestyle category have staged stunning performances at Asian Championships 2020 so far, and four of them have won tickets to the semi-finals bouts.
  • Official: Production of Drugs in Afghanistan 35-Folded after US Invasion
    16:21 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of the Iranian Anti-Narcotics Police Brigadier General Masoud Zahedian said that after the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, production of narcotics in the country has sorely increased.
  • Tehran, Tbilisi to Boost Cultural, Academic Ties
    16:16 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Georgia are resolved to increase bilateral relations in areas of culture, science and education, and the two countries are exchanging views on ways to implement the agreements already signed by the two states.
  • More Iranian Students Challenge Removal from US, File Complaints over Ill-Treatment
    13:25 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- More students from Iran with valid visas in hand were barred from entering the United States as Washington continues to increase harsh pressures on Iranians after economic sanctions failed to subdue Tehran.
  • Are All BPA-Free Products Safe?
    10:42 - Feb 21 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Using "BPA-free" plastic products could be as harmful to human health -- including a developing brain -- as those products that contain the controversial chemical, suggest scientists in a new study led by the University of Missouri and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Iran’s Greco-Roman Wrestling Team Crowned as Asian Championship
    17:27 - Feb 20 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Greco-Roman wrestling team of Iran bagged five gold, one silver, and three bronze medals to become the champions at Senior Asian Championships.
  • Iran, Pakistan Discuss Border Security
    17:18 - Feb 20 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Iranian and Pakistani officials in a meeting in the border city of Mirjaveh decided to take extraordinary measures for security of the two countries’ joint borders, local media said on Thursday.
  • Spokesman: Gov’t Opens Counter-Coronavirus HQ
    14:01 - Feb 20 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiyee announced that a headquarters has been set up to take due measures to counter the outbreak of coronavirus epidemic.
  • 2 Possible Cases of Coronavirus Infection Traced in Iran
    18:08 - Feb 19 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Wednesday reported tracing what could be the first two cases of coronavirus infection in the country, stressing that final tests are underway to confirm early test results.
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Prevention Measures for Curbing Spread of Coronavirus in Tehran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran Bus Company has started disinfecting buses as a prevention measure to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Tehran. [PHOTOS]
Expanding Locust Swarms Threaten Food Security Across East Africa

TEHRAN (FNA)- Swarms of desert locusts that have already razed pastures and croplands across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya continue to spread throughout East Africa, jeopardizing the food security of up to 20 million people. Just a small swarm of the insects can eat as much food as 35,000 people daily. [PHOTOS]
Footage Shows Jails, Arms Left by Terrorists in Aleppo Northwestern Countryside

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army units while dismantling mines and explosives in the villages and towns on Aleppo-Ezaz international highway observed a number of dens left by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists including jails, documents and different arms. [VIDEO]
Algeria: Thousands Mark First Anniversary of Anti-Govt. Protest Movement

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday, in a rally marking the first anniversary of the anti-government protests that swept through the country last year. [VIDEO]
China Wins Global Support for Epidemic Fight

TEHRAN (FNA)- The fight against coronavirus is also a test of international solidarity in the face of common enemies of humanity. [PHOTOS]
Two Palestinians Survive Israeli Bulldozer Attack in Kufr Qadoom

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two Palestinians were injured as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufr Qadoom in the occupied West Bank. [PHOTOS]
Left-Right Orientations Voted to Elect New Parliament

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian politicians from the Principlists to Moderates and Reformists all took part in the 11th parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections on Friday in Tehran in a show of unity in support of the establishment. [PHOTOS]
Flares Out: Thousands Call for NEW Anti-Macron Protests in Paris

TEHRAN (FNA)- Paris streets glow red as thousands call for new protests against Macron's pension reforms. [VIDEO]
Taliban: US to Leave Afghanistan after Agreement

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Taliban group's politburo in Doha Suhail Shaheen announced that the agreement due to be inked with the US later this month includes the American forces' pullout from Afghanistan.
Damascus-Aleppo Road Officially Opens

TEHRAN (FNA)- The state highway linking the Syrian capital Damascus with Aleppo, which was the country's largest city before the war, is officially open to civilian traffic without restrictions, Syrian Minister of Transport Ali Hamoud said on Saturday.
Big Fuel Haul Seized in Southwest of Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Maritime Guards managed to discover and confiscate some 40,000 liters of smuggled diesel fuel in Bandar Mahshahr, a port in the Southwestern province of Khuzestan.
Report: Trump Aide Asked Cabinet Agencies to Identify Anti-Trump Appointees

TEHRAN (FNA)- Johnny McEntee, President Donald Trump's former body man and current Head of the Presidential Personnel Office, gathered White House liaisons from Cabinet agencies on Thursday and asked for them to identify political appointees across the federal government who are thought to be politically at odds with the president, sources told Axios.
Iranian Researchers Use 3D-Printing Tech. for Surgical Guides

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers have succeeded in tapping into 3D-printing technology for improving the quality and precision of surgeries, it was announced during the 18th International Congress of Iranian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Iranian, Dutch FMs Meet in Tehran, Discuss Regional Issues

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok held a meeting in Tehran on Saturday to confer on regional developments and bilateral ties.
Iran’s Freestyle Wrestlers Outshine Rivals at Asian Championships

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian wrestlers of men’s freestyle category have staged stunning performances at Asian Championships 2020 so far, and four of them have won tickets to the semi-finals bouts.