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  • BBC, from Outdated Info to Iranophobia
    17:04 - Aug 03 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A brief look at the British State-run BBC Channel’s performance since the coronavirus outbreak in Iran reveals that this media outlet has made every effort to cast doubt on the country’s statistics in a bid to push forward Iranophobia and tarnish the image of religion.
  • Over 312,000 People in Iran Infected with Coronavirus
    14:45 - Aug 03 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Monday that 2,598 new cases of COVID-19 virus infection have been identified in the country during the past 24 hours, increasing the total number to 312,035 patients.
  • Iranian VP Unveils 3 Indigenized Artificial Intelligence Systems
    14:43 - Aug 03 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari in a ceremony on Monday unveiled three home-made artificial intelligence systems developed by the country’s scientists.
  • Narcotics Seizures in Qazvin Province Increase 71% in 4 Months
    14:05 - Aug 03 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Anti-narcotics police of the Northwestern province of Qazvin confiscated a total of 1,844 kilograms of different illicit drugs during the first four months of the current calendar year (March 20-July 21), local police commander said on Sunday.
  • Iran Records Over 2,600 New Coronavirus Cases, Nearly 270,000 Recoveries
    14:57 - Aug 02 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 2,685 new cases of COVID-19 virus infection have been identified in the country during the past 24 hours, noting that 17,190 patients have passed away so far.
  • Health Minister: Iran Turned into Exporter of Medical Equipment in 2 Months
    14:52 - Aug 02 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said that his country managed to produce and even export medical equipment two months after the coronavirus outbreak despite the US harsh sanctions.
  • Official Highlights Necessity for Investigating Mina Tragedy
    14:02 - Aug 02 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs Saeed Ohadi said the Mina stampede should be completely investigated in a bid to shed light on the catastrophic incident that claimed thousands of lives among Hajj pilgrims in 2015, adding that the Saudi officials are responsible for the incident.
  • NGOs in Southeastern Iran Distribute Aid Packages among Lower Classes
    17:46 - Aug 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Head of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences Ahmad Bameri said that NGOs in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have prepared and distributed packages of aid among the poor who have been hurt by the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Restrictions Extended in Tehran over Coronavirus Fears
    17:11 - Aug 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Commander of Tehran Police for Supervision of Commercial Places Colonel Nader Moradi announced extension of certain restrictions on a number of businesses and public places in the capital city due to a surge in the number of coronavirus-infected patients.
  • Iran Destroys International Drug-Trafficking Band
    15:38 - Aug 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Intelligence Ministry disbanded an international drug-trafficking gang in Western country and seized 1,100 kilograms of illicit drugs during the operation.
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