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  • 300 Cuneiform Tablets Returned from US Displayed by Iran
    15:10 - Oct 03 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of Achaemenid tablets returned from the US were displayed by Iran at the country's National Museum in Tehran.
  • Foreign Ministry: US-Held Iranian Antiques Repatriated after 82 Years
    13:08 - Oct 01 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi announced that 1,700 clay tablets of ancient ages, which were given to US for research purposes but were no returned to Iran in due time because of Washington’s obstructions, have finally been brought back home.
  • Azerbaijani Officials Voice Eagerness to Boost Cultural Ties with Iran
    17:39 - Sep 29 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister Ali Akhmedov, Culture Minister Abulfaz Garayev, and Director of Azerbaijan National Library Karim Tahirov, during their separate visits to Iran's pavilion in the 6th International Book Fair in Baku, voiced their country’s eagerness to develop cultural ties with Tehran.
  • More than 370 Iranian Books at Int’l Fair in Azerbaijan
    15:34 - Sep 28 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A collection of over 370 books published by Iranian press houses in different fields are being showcased at Azerbaijan’s 6th International Book Fair in Baku.
  • Iranian Books on Display at Syrian Fair
    16:58 - Sep 13 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 350 books by Iranian authors are on display at the 31st edition of Syrian Book Fair in the Arab country’s capital city of Damascus, in a pavilion run by Iran Cultural Fairs Institute (ICFI).
  • Iranians Commemorate Imam Hossein's Martyrdom Anniversary
    16:13 - Sep 10 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Millions of people in Iran on Tuesday mourned on Ashoura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Moharram which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS).
  • World Shiite Muslims Commemorate Ashoura
    16:11 - Sep 10 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Shiite Muslim mourners, dressed in black, took to the streets or gathered in mosques across Iran and other world states on Tuesday to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
  • Iran, Iraq Operationalize 4th Border Gate for Arbaeen Pilgrimage
    17:53 - Sep 06 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq opened Khosravi border crossing to Iranian pilgrims on Friday, after many years that the border gate was limited to a strict number of crossings to further facilitate the visit of more than 2 million pilgrims in the next month’s rituals of Arbaeen.
  • German Critic Complaining of EU Negligence
    14:21 - Sep 03 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Some private channels are no longer willing to pay for critiques, a German prominent film critic said adding that’s why the related section has been replaced with yellow stories.
  • Senior Afghan Envoy Lauds Strong Cultural Ties with Iranian Nation
    15:25 - Aug 24 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Sharifollah Shams, the cultural attaché of Afghanistan in Iran, lauded great commonalities and cultural ties between people of his country and Iranians, reminding that a large population of his compatriots are currently enjoying peaceful lives in Iran.
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Top Security Official: Iran to Overcome Challenges through Active Resistance, National Solidarity

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Criticisms of the US troop reduction in Germany are unwarranted, Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated, claiming that many of these forces are simply being relocated further East in order to serve as a more effective "deterrent" against Russia.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- A giant pharmaceutical company in Northern Iran has started mass-production of Remdesivir - a drug believed to be of help in fighting the coronavirus, an official said on Sunday.
Official Underlines Iranian Experts' Capability to Repair Heavy Aircraft

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Lebanon's President Rejects Calls for International Probe in Beirut Incident

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