| 2020 | January | 6

  • Gilan province non-oil exports increase by 16 pct.

      Rasht The head of Iran’s Gilan province Industry, Mine and Trade Organization said on Saturday that the province’s exports in last two months increased by $80 million showing 16 percent growth compared to the same period last year. Farhad Dalq-poush told IRNA that the province exported 166,000 tons of goods in this period that…

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  • Police discovers over 2,000 kg narcotics in SE Iran

    Commander of the Border Guards of the Islamic Republic of Iran Police Brigadier-General Ahmad Ali Goudarzi announced on Saturday the discovery of more than 2 tons of various narcotics in Sistan and Baluchistan borders, southeast of Iran. Brigadier-General Goudarzi said that the border guards of Sistan and Baluchistan got tip-off about large drug trafficking gang…

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  • Antiracist books sales rise in US, UK

      Tehran Antiracist books sales surge considerably in the United States and United Kingdom after deliberate killing of George Floyd at US Police custody raised global outcry and protests. The book “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People” by Reni Eddo-Lodge is the bestselling book on Amazon in the UK, where it is listed…

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  • Official: 75 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

    Head of Iranian Health Ministry’s Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Saturday that 75 more Iranians have passed away from coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths in the country to 8,209. He went on to say that 132,038 people out of a total of 169,425 infected with the virus…

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  • Mohammad Reza Norouzpour appointed as IRNA chief

    Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi in a decree on Saturday appointed Mohammad Reza Norouzpour as the new managing director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). Norouzpour replaced Zia Hashemi who had been IRNA chief since December 31, 2017. In his decree, Salehi wished success for Norouzpour in taking advantage of…

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  • Iran, Spain underline developing police diplomacy

    Iran’s International Police Chief Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad and Spanish Ambassador to Tehran Lopez Busquets stressed accelerating operations. Shirzad elaborated on police diplomacy and international police activities, saying Iranian police have always emphasized accelerating Iranian nationals’ demands in other countries especially those in Interpol member-states. He also explained Iranian police aims and missions in the…

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  • Iran, Tunisia review developing bilateral ties

    Tehran Iranian Ambassador to Tunisia Mohammad Reza Raouf Sheibani and Tunisian Foreign Minister Nourddine Erray exchanged views on promoting relations in political, cultural, economic and parliamentary fields. During the meeting, both sides discussed the latest regional and international developments and reinforcing cooperation in international communities. They also underlined presenting both countries’ potentials to businessmen and the…

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  • President Rouhani congratulates Sweden Nat’l Day

    Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday sent a congratulatory message to the King of Sweden Carl Gustaf XVI on the occasion of that country’s National Day. President Rouhani expressed the hope that the two sides would witness the development of peace and stability. The Iranian president also wished prosperity and success for the people…

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