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  • WHO: Domestic Productions Helping Iran to Cope with COVID-19
    16:23 - Aug 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Representative of the World Health Organization in Iran Christoph Hamelmann said that the Islamic Republic has developed its capacity to produce medical and pharmaceutical equipment in combat against the coronavirus.
  • Official: 3,400 Relics Return to Iran
    14:04 - Aug 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Mohammad Hossein Talebian said that 3,400 artifacts have been returned to Iran over the past six years.
  • Iran, Greece Discuss Cooperation on Retrieving Artifacts
    14:03 - Aug 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage Mohammad Hassan Talebian and Greek Ambassador to Tehran Dimitri Alexandrakis discussed cooperation and exchange of experiences in the field of restitution of cultural and historical properties.
  • BBC, from Outdated Info to Iranophobia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.
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Portland Protests Against Police Brutality, Anti-Black Racism Continue

TEHRAN (FNA)- Portland protests continued for 76th night, protesters are also angry because the Portland police used tear gas repeatedly in the early days of the protests and have continued to do so several times in July and August despite a federal court ban on using the chemical irritant except when the police declare a riot. [VIDEO]
Who is Brian Hook’s Successor?

TEHRAN (FNA)- Experts say the appointment of Elliott Abrams as the successor of Brian Hook, the US Special Representative for Iran, who resigned on Thursday, would deepen the failure of US foreign policy towards the country. [VIDEO]
Deputy Commander Inaugurates Army's Makeshift Clinics, Disinfectant Production Workshop

TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari inaugurated several makeshift clinics and a disinfectant production workshop launched by the army to help the nation with the campaign against the Coronavirus outbreak. [PHOTOS]
Australia: Victoria Police Arrest, Choking Woman for Not Wearing Face Mask

TEHRAN (FNA)- Victoria Police has been seen choking and arresting a woman for not wearing a face-covering on a Melbourne Street has gone viral on social media. (Warning *Strong Language*) [VIDEO]
Amazon Again Under Threat from Forest Fires

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing concerns about the forest's destruction. [PHOTOS]
Criminal Sympathy with Victim!

TEHRAN (FNA)- What is it called when someone always plays the victim? Individuals who habitually indulge in self-victimization (also known as playing the victim) do so for various reasons: to control or influence other people's thoughts, feelings and actions; to justify their abuse of others; to seek attention; or, as a way of coping with situations. [VIDEO]
Lebanon: Bulldozers Clear Rubble at Devastated Beirut Port Following Mega-Blast

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bulldozers clear rubble in Beirut's port, one week after a massive explosion triggered by a stock of ammonium nitrate in the Lebanese capital's port left scores of people dead or wounded and caused extensive damage. [VIDEO]
Portland Protesters Gather for 76th Night of Demonstrations Against Police Brutality

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protesters in Portland, Oregon, took to the streets for the 76th consecutive night to demand an end to police brutality and Black Lives Matter protest. [PHOTOS]
Life, Death Under Shadow of COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 20.5 million with the deaths approaching 750,000 in total. [PHOTOS]
Lebanon: Thousands Gather at Beirut Port as Bells Ring Out in Honor of Victims of Explosions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Beirut marked a week since the devastating explosion which killed top 170 people, injured thousands. Thousands of people gathered near the shattered port, remembering those who died in the most destructive blast. [VIDEO]
Powerful Storm Leaves 2 Dead, Heavy Crop Damage across US Midwest

TEHRAN (FNA)- A rare storm with power similar to a hurricane swept across the US Midwest. Hundreds of thousands remained without electricity after a powerful storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region a day earlier, causing widespread damage to millions of acres of crops and killing at least two people. [VIDEO]
Residents of Beirut Hold A Candlelit Vigil for Those Lost in Last Week Massive Explosion

TEHRAN (FNA)- Residents of Beirut mourn for the victims of last week's port explosion with a candlelit vigil held at the exact time of the devastating blast. [PHOTOS]
South Korean Soldiers Search for People Swept Away by Strong Current in Chuncheon

TEHRAN (FNA)- South Korea's death toll from days of heavy rain rose to 30, with 12 missing and eight wounded as of Aug. 9, according to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters. South Korean soldiers search for people swept away by strong current in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province of South Korea. [PHOTOS]
Why Amnesty International Never Condemns Bahrain’s Arms Suppliers

TEHRAN (FNA)- Amnesty International has a lot on its plate these days. It has just appealed to Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah to commute all death sentences handed down to a dozen political inmates, amid growing criticism of the regime’s judicial system for unfair trials and extraction of confessions under torture.
Envoy: UNSC to Oppose New US Resolution on Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi called the new US resolution on Iran's arms embargo similar to the previous one in nature and goal, and said that the UN Security Council will reject it again.