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Raisi: Iran, Russia to finalize comprehensive cooperation deal soon

President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran and Russia will soon finalize their 20-year cooperation agreement.
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Sugarcane: Red gold growing in northern Iran

Sugarcane is part of the agricultural produce in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.
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Heavy rain, snow strike dozens of provinces across Iran

Extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc on several provinces across Iran.
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China discloses Iran oil imports amid US sanctions

Beijing has reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year despite the ongoing sanctions by the United States, according to data released by China’s customs organization on Thursday.
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Farhadi’s “A Hero” grabs 3 awards in Palm Springs

Iranian movie “A Hero”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, won three awards in Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF). The film represented Iran in the 94th Oscars.
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Daily Covid-19 fatalities in Iran remain near record lows

The number of fatalities from the coronavirus remains near record lows in Iran but infections are gradually increasing.

Raisi: Plots underway to dispatch Takfiri terrorists to Caucasus, Central Asia

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has warned of a plot by the US to destabilize the Caucasus region and Central Asia using Takfiri terrorists.
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Raisi Russia visit: “Diplomatic Balance”

A visit by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Moscow and his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia is hitting the headlines in Iran.
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French Senate votes to ban hijab at sports events

French senators have voted in favor of a bill that bans wearing of hijab in sports competitions. The ban is expected to mainly affect Muslim women athletes.
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New model of Iran-Russia cooperation emerging: Analyst

A Russia affairs researcher says a new model of cooperation between Tehran, Moscow and the resistance front has taken shape in recent years, particularly following the outbreak of the Syria crisis.
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US mulling to re-designate Houthis as terror group

US President Joe Biden says Washington is considering re-designating Yemen’s Houthis as a “terror organization.” Biden stopped short of referring to the crimes of the Saudi-UAE coalition on Yemeni civilians.
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Armenia seeking to resolve border dispute with Azerbaijan Republic

Armenia has tabled a set of proposals to the Azerbaijan Republic to resolve border issues between them following last year’s Nogorno-Karabakh conflict.
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Yemeni Army says hit positions of ‘UAE mercenaries’

A top Yemeni commander says the country’s military has pounded the positions of Emirati mercenaries in southern Yemen with missiles.
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Report: South Korea, Iran mull paying Tehran UN debts

South Korea is in consultations with Iran over the proposed use of its funds, frozen under the US sanctions, to help Tehran pay dues to the United Nations and regain its voting rights, government sources say.
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Iranian expats our ambassadors: President Raisi

Iran’s president says Iranian expatriates are “our ambassadors” wherever in the world they are.
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Biden: It’s ‘not time to give up’ on saving JCPOA

US President Joe Biden says there is progress in the nuclear talks and now is not the time to give up efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.
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Iranian min.: Tehran, Moscow to increase trade volume to $10bn

Iran’s Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs Ehsan Khandouzi has said the Islamic Republic and Russia are poised to increase their annual trade volume to 10 billion dollars.

What happened during Raisi-Putin talks?

The presidents of Iran and Russia underlined the need to counter global  unilateralism specially those on the part of the US and some European countries.

US says unable to provide guarantee won’t quit JCPOA again

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Tehran wants a guarantee that Washington won’t unilaterally quit the nuclear deal again, but the US administration can’t provide such kind of “hard and fast guarantee”.
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Iranian FM: Raisi-Putin meeting to usher in excellent cooperation

Iran’s Foreign Minister has hailed the long meeting between President Ebrahim Raisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow as cordial, saying the “landmark” event will result in ties taking a new, diverse and fast direction.