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Culture Minister Due in Azerbaijan to Attend Iran’s Cultural Week

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi is set to attend Iran’s cultural week in Azerbaijan, which is to be held from June 27 to July 1, said the Cultural Attache of the Iranian Embassy in Baku, Asghar Farsi.

President Rouhani Stresses National Unity in Speech Boycotted by “Demagogues”

Iran’s president says a united nation will finally emerge victorious in the face of problems and pressures.

Farhadi Named Jury President of Sarajevo Film Festival

Iran’s Oscar-winning film director Asghar Farhadi has been named jury president of the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Oliver Stone Censures US-Israeli-Saudi Efforts to “Wreck” Iran

The renowned US director Oliver Stone has criticised the US foreign policy in the Middle East, lamenting that the county has joined hands with Israel and Saudi Arabia to harm Iran.

Freaky ISIS Stunt in Crowded Mall in Tehran Sparks Controversy

Shoppers and cinemagoers in a major mall in central Tehran were terrified to death on Monday night when they saw a group of ISIS terrorists, with guns and horses, entering Kourosh Mall and Cineplex, shouting “Allahu Akbar”, and intimidating the citizens.

Iranian Filmmaker Vows to Hoist US Flag in Tehran!

An Iranian film director has promised to raise the American flag in Tehran if US President Donald Trump moves to rid the world of nuclear arms.

Iran to Produce TV Series in Response to “Argo” Lies

Six years after the release of Argo (2012), Iran’s state TV has started making a new series on the US embassy takeover in Tehran to give an appropriate response to the American film which distorted an important period of time in US-Iran relations in the early days of the Islamic Revolution.
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Iran State TV to Air Documentary on US-ISIS Cooperation

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has produced a TV documentary on Washington’s overt and covert support for the ISIS terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.

Fajr Int’l Film Festival Wraps Up in Tehran

The 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival ended work on Thursday in a special ceremony held in the Iranian capital’s Vahdat Hall.

Oliver Stone Blasts Western Media for Portraying Negative Image of Putin

Acclaimed American writer and filmmaker Oliver Stone, in a workshop in Tehran, has hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a ‘great politician’, rapping Western media for offering a negative picture of him based on biased ideologies.

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