| 2020 | January | 13

  • COVID-19 kills 71 more Iranians over past 24 hours: Official

    Tehran Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 71 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours. Lari said that, with the 71 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 8,730. Some 2,410 new cases of infection to COVID-19 were found over…

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  • Iranian child awarded at painting contest of Bulgaria

      Hamedan An Iranian child Hosna Eskandari received an award at a painting contest that has been held in Bulgaria. The participants from Hamedan province had created 61 works of art for the competition. Previously, five Iranian children had received honorary diplomas for their paintings in the 3rd international painting competitions in Romania. Another Iranian child…

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  • CBI chief puts Iran’s last year economic growth at 1.1%

      Tehran Abdolnaser Hemmati, the governor of Central Bank of Iran, said on Saturday that Iran’s economic growth, excluding oil revenues, last year stood at 1.1%. Hemmati, who wrote on his Instagram page, said that the agricultural sector made an 8.8% growth during the past year while industry and mine sectors grew by 2.3%. The…

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  • Iran unveils capsule hotel

    Tehran The pilot model of capsule hotels was unveiled in the presence of Iranian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Munesan. This kind of hotel imported to Iran by Touring and Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran and is supposed to be used in different provinces. Addressing the ceremony, Munesan…

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  • IRGC comdr rejects PKK presence in Iran

      Tehran Commander of Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolution’s Guard Corps (IRGC) Brigadier-General Mohammad Pakpour reacted to claims made by a Turkish official with regard to the presence of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iran, saying it is unfounded and irresponsible. Pakpour said that the IRGC has established security at borders with power, dignity,…

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  • Iran’s envoy blasts US for cutting funds of int’l organizations

    London Iran’s ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi on Saturday expressed regret over the unilateral sanctions and budget cuts of the international organizations by the United States. The top diplomat also voiced regret on the devastating consequences of the move on the fight against coronavirus pandemic. He called for collective efforts to obtain…

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  • Envoy terms Iranian origin of arms as fallacy

      Tehran Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi in a message reacted to the UN secretariat claims, saying Iranian origin of arms is a fallacy. “Iran rejects allegations in the UN Secretariat report: – “Iranian origin” of arms is a fallacy, UN Secretariat lacks capacity, expertise & knowledge to…

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  • Official: Salvage operation underway to find Behbahan vessel’s missing crew

    Tehran Director General of Maritime Safety and Protection of Ports and Maritime Organization Nader Pasandeh said salvage operation is still underway for finding the missing crew members of drowned Behbahan vessel. Pasandeh said “we are holding consultations with regional countries over taking advantage of joint searching capacities by Iranian and regional rescue teams”. In order…

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  • Iran envoy holds webinar with Iranian scholars in Tokyo

    Beijing Iranian Ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed held a webinar with Iranian students, researchers, and professors in Tokyo. The Iranian students, professors, and researchers elaborated on their problems during the COVID19 era and also educational and scientific issues. Rahmani Movahed also expounded on the measures taken by the Iranian embassy on presenting expert and…

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