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Throughout history, the game has been popular among generals, warriors, princes, and kings as a means of training cavalry for warfare.
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Polo that originated in ancient Iran, will be part of UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the end of the current Iranian year, an official said.

September 20, 2017

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif (AFP/File Photo)
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""Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times," said Iran's Foreign Minister

September 19, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) (AFP/File Photo)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump regarding the Iran nuclear accord.
Iraqi Kurds campaign for the independence referendum (AFP/File Photo)
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The U.S. is in a bind; it wants to stabilise Iraq without supporting Iran.

September 17, 2017

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Iranian volleyball players celebrate their victory against France at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup in Japan.
The credit line will be used to finance Iran's infrastructure projects. (File photo)
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China has signed an agreement with Iran to provide a credit line of $10 billion for its infrastructure projects.
Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah (R) and French co-driver Matthiew Baumel pose for a photograph after finishing first at Iran International Rally, south-central Iran, on September 15, 2017. (Photo: Press TV)
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Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah has showed his class and gumption in Iran International Rally, and swept each stage of the tournament in style to claim the international event’s title.

September 16, 2017

Photo: Tehran Municipality
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The 49th edition of the Armenian Olympics was inaugurated in Tehran on Tuesday night.

September 13, 2017

The rubble of Aleppo, May 2016 (AFP)
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Iran has secured multi-million dollar contracts for Iranian power companies in war-torn Aleppo, reaping the rewards of its pivotal backing for Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad in the country's brutal six-year war.

September 12, 2017

Photo: The AFC
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Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the 2017 AFC Champions League semi-finals after beating Al Ahli 3-1 (5-3 on aggregate) at Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in the quarter-final second leg on Tuesday.

September 8, 2017

Iranian head coach of the Myanmar men’s national football team, Reza Kordi (L) (Photo: Press TV)
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The Iranian head coach of the Myanmar men’s national football team has resigned from his post in a show of solidarity with Rohingya minority Muslims...
Iran football team
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The Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has added another friendly fixture to its preparations for the 2018 Fédération...