| 2020 | January | 3

  • 90-year-old lady defeats COVID-19 in Iran

    A 90-year-old woman from western Iran has defeated coronavirus (COVID-19) after three weeks of resistance to the deadly virus, doctors said on Sunday. The senior citizen who lives in Iran’s Ilam Province was discharged from Mostafa Khomeini hospital. Earlier, a 106-year-old patient from Qom, a 98-year-old lady from Mashad, a 97-year-old woman from Qom, an…

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  • JCPOA to die forever if expiry of arms embargo not observed: Senior official

    Tehran The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will die forever if the expiry of arms embargo on Iran not be respected, Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday. Writing on his official Twitter account, Shamkhani said that any continuation of arms embargo on Iran will be bypassing UNSCR 2231. He noted…

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  • Barnes Film Festival to screen Iranian animation

    Ardebil Iranian animation ‘Hard Way’ directed by Behnam Asadollahi is supposed to be screened in Barnes Film Festival, UK. According to its official website, “Barnes Film Festival, founded in 2016 by Sam Cullis, is now preparing for its fifth film festival, which takes place in Barnes in June 2020.” “The festival showcases filmmaking talent from…

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  • $4.9m worth dairy products exported from Zanjan

    Zanjan The head of Agriculture Jihad Organization of Zanjan province said on Sunday that Zanjan province exported dlrs 4.9 million worth of diary products last year. Javad Tarasi said on Sunday that the diary products included cream, buttermilk, yogurt and cheese in the amount of 3,356 tons and worth dlrs 4.9 million exported to Iraq, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan,…

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  • Rouhani outlines safety protocols from social distancing to smart reopening

    Tehran President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday outlined safety protocols to replace Social Distancing with Smart Reopening moving from lockdown. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani gave guidelines for reopening of the businesses in the country during several sessions in the past week, the most important points of which are as follows. Rouhani said last week that the…

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  • UN chief: Free press, antidote for infodemic

    Tehran Free press amid coronavirus pandemic and of course in time of other crises can play the role of antidote for infodemic by releasing reliable, scientific and truth-based news, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said marking the World Press Freedom Day. May 3 is marked as World Press Freedom Day. It was first named as ‘World…

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  • Fencing border with Iran a strategic priority for Pakistan

    Islamabad Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence has sought US $ 188 million from the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for the second phase of fencing of border with Iran saying the project has become a strategic priority to be initiated at the earliest, report said. Daily ‘Business Recorder’ on Sunday reported that for the first phase, the…

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  • President Rouhani: Mosques to open in 132 low-danger cities

    Tehran President Hassan Rouhani said in the meeting of the National Task Force Committee for Fighting Coronavirus on Sunday that mosques will open in 132 low-danger white zones and will hold Friday Prayers from this week. The President thanked the people for observing the protocols declared by the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education…

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  • Official urges Austria to return seized Iranian antiques

    Tehran Based on experts’ views the artifacts and antiquities seized in Austria, certainly belong to Iran and historical periods like Achaemenid and Sassanid that must be repatriated, Iranian official with Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said on Sunday. Deputy Head of Iran’s cultural heritage office Mohammad Hassan Talebian said that the head of…

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