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Navy successfully launches cruise missiles, torpedo in drill

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Navy successfully launches cruise missiles, torpedo in drill

As reported, a variety of long-range cruise missiles successfully hit their targets in the North Indian Ocean and the defined exercise area.

In addition, the Iranian designed class of semi-heavy submarine, Fateh, shot its first-ever torpedo in this drill that successful could hit the target.

Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani referred to the variety of the cruise missiles that Iran has access to and named them effective weaponry on the battlefield.

Emphasizing that information about some of the weapons and systems used in this exercise are classified as confidential, he added that enemies must know that in case of any encroachment on the maritime borders of the Islamic Republic of Iran, they will be targeted by cruise missiles from the coast and sea.

As he added, various types of home-made drones were also used in this drill.

‘Eghtedar 99’ naval drill kicked off on Wednesday morning in Makran Coast and the northern Indian Ocean.

The first day of a two-day naval drill dubbed Eghtedar (Power) began today in Makran Coast and the northern Indian Ocean.

The exercise has been staged without any previous notice and the participating units were dispatched to the area in a very short time since being notified.

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Culture min., Cinema Organization head send messages to TISFF

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Culture min., Cinema Organization head send messages to TISFF

Salehi, in his message to TISFF, which was inaugurated in Tehran on Jan 20, said the short film is a quatrain of the world of images and the  Iranians are forerunners in writing couplets in the world and will be the same in producing short films. 

In the meantime, Entezami in his message hailed the organizers of the festival and wished further success for them.

Commenting on holding the festival in an online format, Entezami underscored that good measures have been taken and instead of shutting down and being passive in the face of the Coronavirus phenomenon.

He said the festival organizers have created new opportunities and conditions, including the distancing of different sections of the festival.

Entezami also hoped that a significant part of the works, which in terms of quality and quantity, will be considered more and better than the performance of young filmmakers last year.

Presided by Sadeq Mousavi, some 63 short films will vie in the international section of the event from 19 countries including France, India, US, Spain, Germany, Ghana, China, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Turkey, Australia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Russia, South Africa, Belgium, Kazakhstan as well as Iran.

The short films will also stream online for filmgoers during the event, and winners will be announced on January 25.

In this year edition, over 4,986 foreign and 1,700 Iranian short films were submitted to different sections of the festival.

In the meantime, 146 Iranian films are competing in the national sections of the event which include feature, documentary, experimental and animation.

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Winter snow whitens Rasht

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GILAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Winter snowfall has covered Rasht, the capital city of Gilan province, northern Iran.

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