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  • People with Eating Disorders Negatively Affected by Lockdown
    12:08 - Sep 07 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- New research shows that people with a history of eating disorders experienced significant negative effects during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Brain Circuit Damaged by Social Isolation
    14:04 - Sep 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Loneliness is recognized as a serious threat to mental health. Even as our world becomes increasingly connected over digital platforms, young people in our society are feeling a growing sense of isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many countries to implement social distancing and school closures, magnifies the need for understanding the mental health consequences of social isolation and loneliness. While research has shown that social isolation during childhood, in particular, is detrimental to adult brain function and behavior across mammalian species, the underlying neural circuit mechanisms have remained poorly understood.
  • Two Iranian Architects Nominated for Semi-Final Global Design Awards
    14:57 - Aug 14 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- London Design Awards has nominated two Iranian architects for semi-final stage of the contest for their unique design that enjoys Persian garden inspiration.
  • Iran Unveils Pod Hotel Capsules
    18:05 - Jun 13 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Saturday unveiled the first prototype of a pod hotel capsule in the presence of Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asqar Mounesan.
  • Study: Wearing A Mask at Home Could Help Stop Coronavirus Spread Among Family Members
    10:46 - May 31 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- One of the few reliefs in our current pandemic is removing that mask when you arrive back home after a trip to the store. If you've got family there, however, a new study suggests you may want to keep it on.
  • Supreme Leader: Quran Requires Muslims Not to Fear Enemies
    13:19 - Apr 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the noble Quran teaches us not to be scared of enemies and to stand firmly against them.
  • Money Can't Buy Love, or Friendship
    17:10 - Apr 13 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- While researchers have suggested that individuals who base their self-worth on their financial success often feel lonely in everyday life, a newly published study by the University at Buffalo and Harvard Business School has taken initial steps to better understand why this link exists.
  • What Islamic Hygienic Practices Can Teach When Coronavirus Is Spreading
    12:48 - Apr 11 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- As outbreaks of the coronavirus spread throughout the world, people are reminded over and again to limit physical contact, wash hands and avoid touching their face. The recent Netflix docuseries “Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak” illustrates how the Islamic ritual washing, known as “wudu,” may help spread a good hygiene message.
  • Tehran Municipality Fills People's Leisure Time during Lockdown Period by E-Book
    17:26 - Apr 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's deputy mayor for cultural affairs launched a free service to provide audiobooks and e-books for youngsters to encourage them to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
  • Growing Fruits, Vegetables in City
    14:23 - Mar 18 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Growing fruit and vegetables in just 10 per cent of a city's gardens and other urban green spaces could provide 15 per cent of the local population with their 'five a day', according to new research.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of protesters rallied in Sofia on Bulgaria's Independence Day demanding the resignation of the government of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Demonstrators could be seen waving Bulgarian flags and flashlights, as well as chanting anti-government slogans and scuffling with police. [VIDEO]
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Volunteers from the COVID-19 Memorial Project have placed 20,000 American flags on the National Mall as the United States crosses the threshold of 200,000 lives lost in the Covid-19 pandemic. [VIDEO]
Mourning Ceremony of Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Ruqayyah (SA) under Strict COVID-19 Health Protocols

TEHRAN (FNA)- Mourning ceremonies were held in Iran to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Ruqayyah (SA) in the lunar month of Safar, under strict health protocols amid the COVID-19 outbreak. [PHOTOS]
US: 20,000 Flags Placed on National Mall Mark COVID-19 Deaths

TEHRAN (FNA)- Twenty thousand flags were placed on the National Mall in Washington, DC in remembrance of the over 200,000 American lives lost due to complications related to COVID-19. [PHOTOS]
US Occupation of Syria Is Now Official

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States has now sent more occupying forces into Syria in clear violation of international law.
Iranian Students Win Colorful Medals at Singapore Math Olympiad

TEHRAN (FNA)- Six students from Iran's Hormuzgan province have received one gold, three silver, and two bronze medals in the Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO 2020), provincial Education Department official Mohammad Qavidel announced on Wednesday.
Iran, Nigeria Vow to Broaden Energy Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Ambassador to Abuja Mohammad Ali Bak and Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Marlin Sylva in a meeting in Abuja underlined the need to expand cooperation in the field of energy resources.
IRGC Warns of Harsh Response to Any US Inspection of Iranian Ships

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi warned that any US move to inspect the Iranian vessels in international waters will be faced with not only defensive, but also offensive moves by Iran.
UK Foreign Secretary Warns Second Lockdown Could Be Needed If New COVID-19 Rules Don't Work

TEHRAN (FNA)- A second national lockdown could be needed if the latest coronavirus restrictions do not work, the foreign secretary told Sky News.
Iran, Sweden Discuss Ways to Send Humanitarian Aid to Yemenis

TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Assistant to the Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asqar Khaji and Sweden's Special Envoy for Yemen Peter Semneby on Wednesday conferred on ways to dispatch food and medicine to the war-hit Yemeni people.
VP: Iran to Export PCR Kits Soon

TEHRAN (FNA)- Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said that Iran is preparing the needed grounds for export of coronavirus PCR kits, adding that the country is also increasing export of ventilators to different countries.
Trump Accused of Turning UN Speech into Election Rally After Railing Aainst China over COVID

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump celebrated his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and blamed China for the “plague” the country “unleashed on to the world” in a speech delivered to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that was quickly decried by critics as a “virtual, campaign-like address”.
Prosecutor General: Martyr Soleimani’s Case Closed Only by Avenging Perpetrators

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri warned that Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani's assassination case will be open as long as Iran has not taken full revenge from all the criminals behind the terror attack on the former Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force commander.
Experts Warn UK Distancing Measures Could Leave Homeless People Out in Cold

TEHRAN (FNA)- Space in homeless shelters could drop by as much as two-thirds because of physical distancing regulations, experts warned, leaving rough sleepers with nowhere to turn as winter approaches.