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The latest news and views about US President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries

‘US Afraid of Knowledge Transfer by Iranian, Chinese Students’

The director of Iran's Immigration Observatory says "brainwashing" and "visa-regime confrontation" are the reasons behind the United States' move to ban Chinese and Iranian students from entering the country.

Trump Adds Six More Countries to His Travel Ban

US President Donald Trump has added Africa’s biggest country, Nigeria, as well as Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania, to his restricted travel list.

Tehran Strongly Condemns US Harassment of Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has denounced the US Customs and Border Protection’s “illegal and inhumane” treatment of Iranian nationals as a brazen violation of human rights, saying a complaint could be lodged against such behaviour at human rights courts.

‘US Says Didn’t Have Time to Issue Visa for Zarif’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told UN Secretary General that Washington didn’t have enough time to issue a visa for Iran’s foreign minister to attend a UN meeting, said Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday.

Iranian ‘Fuel Filter’ Wins Silver at Silicon Valley Invention Festival

An Iranian petrol filter project has shined at Silicon Valley International Invention Festival without the presence of its inventors, who are barred from visiting the US.

FIVB Apologizes to Iran over Mistreatment in Chicago

President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has expressed shame and sorrow over the US mistreatment of Iran’s national volleyball team at Chicago airport.

Iran Protests at US Treatment of Its Athletes in Chicago

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed protest at the US’ move to keep Iran’s volleyball players at the Chicago Airport for hours upon their arrival in the country.

US Denies Iranian Father Visa to Attend Son’s Funeral

The US has denied a three-day visa to a German-Iranian father, who wanted to attend his son’s funeral procession in Washington.

Iran Working on Plan to Stop Stamping Tourists’ Passports

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) has proposed a plan based on which the passports of foreign travellers visiting Iran will not be stamped, so that they would be encouraged to visit the country.

FBI under Fire for Interrogating Iran’s National Volleyball Team

Igor Kolaković, the head coach of the national Iranian volleyball team, has blasted the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for what he calls a stupid interrogation of the Iranian team’s members upon their arrival at a US airport.