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One Killed In Tehran Oil Refinery Fire, Several Other Fires Reported Across Country

Radiofarda – The Public Relations Department of Tehran Oil Refining and Distribution Company on Wednesday said a fire caused by a gasoline leak at Shahid Tondgouyan Refinery has killed one worker and injured another. A spokesman of the refinery in the south of Tehran on Wednesday told reporters that the fire which was caused by a gasoline leak has been …

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Iran Government News Agency Says Two-year Contract With Iraq To Export Electricity Signed

Reuters – Iran has signed a two-year contract with Iraq to export electricity to the neighbouring country, Iranian state news agency IRNA on Thursday quoted the country’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian as saying. The agreement comes amid sanctions reimposed on Iran since 2018 which forbid countries from purchasing Iranian energy. U.S. President Donald Trump in 2018 exited Iran’s 2015 nuclear …

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Iran President Says Coronavirus Restrictions To Be Restored If Warnings Not Heeded

Radiofarda – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said restrictions will be restored if warnings are not heeded and the coronavirus outbreak peaks again. “People and businesses must take officials’ warnings very seriously that there will be another peak if regulations and social distancing are not observed,” Rouhani said and warned that restrictions will be restored wherever the virus spreads quickly. …

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Iran’s Army Claims ‘Enemies’ Misrepresented Commander’s Remarks On IRGC

Radiofarda – Iran’s regular Army on Tuesday claimed that “envious and hostile enemies” misrepresented the remarks of its Coordinating Deputy in an interview to damage the unity of the Army and the Revolutionary Guard. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei decorated Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari with Fath medal on September 9, 2018. FILE PHOTO The statement released by the Army on June …

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Parliament’s Think Tank Chief Calls For Reforms To Save Iran’s Failing Economy

Radiofarda – In what appears to be candid remarks, Mohammad Qasemi, the head of the Iranian Parliament’s Research Center, has painted a bleak picture of Iran economy. He told parliament that structural flaws and weak management have plagued the Iranian economy during the past 40 years. Qasemi also warned that the potential for economic growth in Iran has been declining …

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