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‘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.

Muslims Hold Mass Prayer outside White House to Decry Trump’s Travel Ban (+Video)

A group of Muslim people held a mass prayer in front of the White House in Washington D.C. to protest US President Donald Trump's travel ban on the one-year anniversary of its signing.

American Tourists Interested in Visiting Iran despite Warnings

While Trump’s administration has done its utmost to stop the American and non-American tourists from visiting Iran in the past few months, officials say the number of US visitors of Iran has not decreased at all.

Trump’s Travel Ban against Int’l Freedom Principles: WTO

The international tourism organisation chief says Trump’s travel ban runs counter to the international principles of freedom.

VP Blasts US Deportation of Iranian Cancer Scientist

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari deplored the US move to deny entry to and deport an Iranian cancer researcher and his family, saying such measures only cause frustration in the scientific community.

Travel Ban Not to Keep Terrorists Out of US: Iran’s Larijani

Iranian parliament speaker says the travel ban imposed by US President Donald Trump is unlikely to prevent the terrorists from entering the US as they seldom use their real identities for travelling to their target countries.

Iran Raps US Supreme Court Decision on Trump’s Travel Ban

Iranian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the ‘discriminatory’ decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to partially lift blocks on Trump’s travel ban that prevents all entries from six majority-Muslim countries.

‘Bigoted’ Muslim Ban Not to Make US Safer: Iran FM

Iranian foreign minister says the ban US President Donald Trump has imposed on Muslim people is a ‘bigoted’ policy and will not make the US a safer place.

German Parliament Bans Burqa for Civil Servants

The German parliament supported a draft law banning women working in the civil service, judiciary and military from wearing full-face Islamic veils known as burqa.

Trump’s Travel Ban Once Again Blocked

A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked US President Trump’s revised travel ban just hours before it was due to go into effect, marking another stinging blow to the administration.

Farhadi’s Oscars Boycott Best Reaction to Trump: MP

A number of senior Iranian lawmakers have lauded Asghar Farhadi for boycotting the Oscars ceremony and at the same time winning the prestigious Academy Award.

US State Dept. Removes Tweet in Praise of Iranian Oscar Winner

The US state department deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi who had criticized President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane”.

London Mayor, US State Dept. Congratulate Farhadi on Oscar

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, and the US Department of State, in separate messages, congratulated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi on winning his second Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Iran’s ‘The Salesman’ Receives Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

The Salesman, the latest film by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, won Iran the 2017 Academy Award for best foreign-language film.

Iran’s Parliament Passes Bill in Response to Trump’s Travel Ban

Iranian lawmakers have added a new article to the proposed budget bill for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2017) to attract investment by the country’s nationals living in the United States.

‘The Salesman’ Deserves Academy Award: Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi, the renowned Iranian filmmaker and a member of the Academy, says Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” deserves to be awarded an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film regardless of who calls the shots in the US political arena.

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