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Iranian women’s group empowered amid pandemic by making masks

As the coronavirus pandemic ravages Iran, home to the West Asia’s worst outbreak, a women’s group hopes to empower its members by helping them...

Iranian gov’t starts implementing parliamentary plan against sanctions

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has communicated to relevant institutions the executive regulations of a parliamentary strategic action plan which is aimed at...

Iran security chief: US’ increased military activities in region out of fear

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said increased military activities by the US Army in the West Asia region stems from Washington’s...

Iran marks anniversary of 2009 pro-Islamic Republic rallies

Iran commemorated the 11th anniversary of mass rallies on December 30, 2009 which put an end to post-election unrest and renewed the nation’s allegiance...

Everton wants answers after Man City game postponed due to COVID

Everton is seeking “full disclosure” regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Manchester City which resulted in their Premier League game being postponed on Monday.

Russia: Proposals for adding irrelevant topics to Iran deal ‘wrong’

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov rejected calls for the inclusion of other subjects in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying any proposal...

Neymar under fire for weeklong New Year’s Eve party

The Brazil footballer Neymar has been accused of dancing on the graves of coronavirus victims after throwing a weeklong New Year’s Eve party for...

Iran begins first human trial of homegrown coronavirus vaccine

The vaccine, dubbed Coviran Barekat, is produced by Shifa Pharmed, which is involved in the large-scale production of antibiotics and penicillin since its founding...

Landlord praised for note to ‘struggling’ tenant who didn’t get Christmas gifts

It's been a difficult year and a tenant has praised their landlord for his kind Christmas gesture — saying he has 'no idea' how...

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