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  • Iranians Commemorate Imam Hossein (AS) Martyrdom Anniversary Watching Hygiene Protocols
    14:53 - Aug 30 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Millions of people in Iran on Sunday mourned on Ashoura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH), while meeting hygiene protocols and social-distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Iran Reports Minus 2,000 New COVID-19 Patients
    14:44 - Aug 29 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Saturday that 1,905 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 110 patients have passed away in the same period.
  • Iranians Commemorate Tasoua
    13:25 - Aug 29 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- People across Iran on Saturday mourned Tasoua, the 9th day of the lunar month of Moharram, a day before Imam Hossein (PBUH) was martyred in the battle of Karbala nearly 14 centuries ago.
  • Iranians to Enjoy Cyber Insurance against Data Theft
    18:57 - Aug 28 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian insurance sector will offer cyber theft protection services for the first time amid growing online activities during the coronavirus spread and the higher risk of exposure to data theft for businesses and individuals.
  • Iran Identifies 2,115 New COVID-19 Cases, 112 Deaths
    15:41 - Aug 28 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Friday that 2,115 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 112 patients have passed away in the same period.
  • IRCS Ready to Assist Flood-Stricken Afghanistan
    13:51 - Aug 28 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Karim Hemmati in a phone talk with Deputy Afghan Red Crescent Society Mirwais Akram expressed Iran’s readiness to help flood-hit people in Afghanistan.
  • Iran Identifies 2,190 New Coronavirus Cases, 1,063 Hospitalized
    16:14 - Aug 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Thursday that 2,190 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across Iran during the past 24 hours, adding that 1,063 patients have been hospitalized in the same period.
  • Rules, Regulations of 33rd  International Film Festival for Children and Youth (ICFF)
    11:57 - Aug 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, the International Film Festival for Children and Youth (ICFF) will be held virtually from October 18th to 23rd, 2020 organised by the Iranian Organisation of Cinema and Audiovisual Affairs, Farabi Cinema Foundation and the Municipality of Isfahan.
  • Acclaimed American Filmmaker Slams US' Double-Standards on Human Rights
    09:35 - Aug 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The American filmmaker and professor, John Gianvito said he believes that as one of the most powerful forms of art and communication, global cinema also plays a role in propagating variant forms of ideology, as many that are harmful to the human soul as those that speak truth to what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature."
  • Iran Reports over 21,000 Coronavirus Deaths, Nearly 315,000 Recoveries
    16:08 - Aug 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Wednesday that 2,243 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across Iran during the past 24 hours, noting that 119 patients have lost their lives in the same period.
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