• 2,213 New Coronavirus Cases Found in Iran
    15:07 - Aug 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- 2,213 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across Iran during the past 24 hours, the health ministry announced on Tuesday, noting that 125 patients have lost their lives in the same period.
  • Spokesman: 95,000 Prisoners Furloughed in Iran to Lower COVID-19 Outbreak Risk in Jails
    13:44 - Aug 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Esmayeeli announced on Tuesday that temporary leaves have been authorized for 95,000 prisoners to prevent the outbreak of the new coronavirus in jails across the country in the last several months.
  • S. Arabia Denies Visa to Iranian Envoy on Mina Incident
    18:21 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia has banned Iran's representative for 2015 Mina and Mecca twin incidents from entering the Arab country as the legal situation of the family members of those killed in the tragedy has remained unresolved after over 5 years.
  • Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Chief Accuses NATO of Trafficking Drugs
    17:10 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary-General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said that production of drugs in Afghanistan has 50-folded in the past two decades after the US invasion, warning that the NATO aircraft traffic narcotics.
  • Iran-Made RDSS System Able to Detect Coronavirus in 30 Min
    16:02 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar said on Monday that the country’s researchers have developed an advanced system which can diagnose coronavirus in patients in 30 minutes, adding that mass-production of the device has started.
  • 2,245 More Coronavirus Patients Identified in Iran
    15:59 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Monday that 2,245 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, noting that 133 patients have lost their lives in the same period.
  • Over 2 Tons of Illicit Drugs Seized in Two Separate Operations in Southeastern Iran
    15:13 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Police in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have confiscated 1,458 kilograms of opium near the border, provincial Police Chief Brigadier General Mohammad Qanbari said on Sunday.
  • Deputy Minister: Iran Self-Sufficient in Production of Anti-Coronavirus Equipment, Working on Vaccine
    15:09 - Aug 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Health Minister for Research Reza Malekzadeh underlined the country’s self-sufficiency in production of all equipment needed to fight against coronavirus, saying that the Iran-made COVID-19 vaccine is in animal trial phase.
  • Official: Data of Ukrainian Airliner’s Black Box Not for Politicization
    15:57 - Aug 23 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Civil Aviation Organization of Iran (CAOI) Touraj Dehqani Zanganeh said that the data gathered from the downed Ukrainian passenger plane has been revealed to prevent repetition of similar incidents, adding that it shouldn’t be politicized.

  • Iran Reports 2,113 New Coronavirus Cases
    14:56 - Aug 23 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 2,113 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, noting that 141 patients have lost their lives in the same period.
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More Than 200 Retired Generals, Admirals Endorse Biden, Including Some Who Served Under Trump

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 200 retired generals and admirals endorsed Joe Biden for president in a letter published Thursday, saying he had the character and judgment to serve as commander-in-chief instead of President Donald Trump, who has failed "to meet challenges large or small."
Trump Says 2020 US Presidential Election Could End Up in Supreme Court

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday stated that he thinks the 2020 US presidential election will end up in the Supreme Court, suggesting that it is important to immediately fill the vacancy left after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
Russia Calls on International Organizations to Continue Helping Assange

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is calling on international agencies, human rights organizations and the journalist community to continue helping save the life of Wikileaks creator Julian Assange, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.
Saudi Prince Says Trump Has Not Been Such An Honest Broker on Palestinian Statehood

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal questioned President Donald Trump’s role in recent peace talks between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
Biden Leads Trump by 10 Points Nationally in New Pair of Polls

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 10 points nationally in a pair of new polls released Wednesday.
Trudeau Says Canada Already in Second Wave of Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians that the second wave of COVID-10 has arrived in many parts of the country.
Cuba Says New US Sanctions Affect Families in Both Nations

TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington's new sanctions against Cuba, including a ban on the import of Cuban rum and cigars and a prohibition for US travelers to stay in Cuban state-owned hotels, infringes on US citizens' rights and harms people in both countries, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla said on Thursday.
Health Group CEO Says Germany’s Virus Response Left ‘Collateral Damage'

TEHRAN (FNA)- Germany has been praised for its tackling of the coronavirus pandemic, having managed to keep deaths under 10,000 while its European neighbors have seen much higher fatalities, but the chief executive of German health-care group Fresenius warned that the country may have been overly focused on the pandemic, ignoring other areas of business and society that have suffered.
New Understanding of Earth's Carbon Cycle

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Weighted Blankets Can Decrease Insomnia Severity

TEHRAN (FNA)- Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep and less daytime sleepiness when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.
Russia Slams US Attempts to Forge Coalition Against Nord Stream 2

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia rejects US attempts to oppose the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project by forging a coalition of project opponents, Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova noted on Wednesday.
Trump Again Refuses to Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power If He Loses to Biden

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Donald Trump was asked Wednesday whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose this fall to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and the American leader declined to do so.
Venezuela’s Maduro Calls on UN to Rally Against US Sanctions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the United Nations General Assembly to rally against United States sanctions imposed on his country, as well as its allies including Cuba, Nicaragua and Syria.
Several Killed in Yemen Army's Attack on Saudi Base

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Saudi Dissidents Rise Against Repression, Form Political Group

TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of Saudi dissidents, most of them in exile, formed a political party to call for reforms in the kingdom amid "increasing repression".