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American journalist review on "Kupal"

American journalist Grant Phipps has written a review of the film "Kupal" directed by Kazem Mollaei, posted on the art website, tonemadison.com, and calls the film a surreal thriller.  

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JCPOA – A model to resolve the N Korean nuclear crisis

JCPOA – A model to resolve the N Korean nuclear crisis

Seyed Hossein Mousavian is the former Deputy Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council and an Iranian scholar who served on Iran's nuclear diplomacy team in negotiations with the EU and International Atomic Energy Agency. He is currently a visiting research scholar at Princeton University. He has recently spoken at the International Meeting on Nuclear Power (Fissile Material) in South Korea’s Parliament. The full text can be read below.

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Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018 has announced its slogan for this year to be end plastic pollution. According to the Iranian Department of Environment Portal (PAM), 22 April has been named as Earth Day, and this year’s global slogan is to end plastic pollution. PAM slogan is “No to plastic bags”.  

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Rouhani: We will continue military power and détente

Rouhani: We will continue military power and détente

The parade of the IR of Iran special armed forces units on Iran Army Day has taken place on 18 April in the presence of President Rouhani. This was attended by senior commanders of the armed forces, including the General Staff of the Armed Forces, the Army, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the Police Force, the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Support, and the Basij Resistance Force.

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IMF: Iran leading regional economic growth

IMF: Iran leading regional economic growth

In its latest 6-monthly report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its forecasts on Iran and the world, naming Iran as leading regional economic growth among oil producing countries.  

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Frodon and French films revisited

Frodon and French films revisited

A “French Film Week” is being staged at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA) for a third time. Last year this time saw the first of such a week, attended by Jean-Michel Frodon, with the screening of New Wave French films and a movie by the late Abbas Kiarostami. Frodon is revisiting the TMoCA cinematheque again this year, to see through the second French Film Week until 18 April 2018. Meetings of knowledge transfer had been planned for the event, but no concrete news is available on this as of date.  

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Risk of war between Iran and Israel in Syria

Risk of war between Iran and Israel in Syria

On 15 April 2018, Thomas Friedman wrote in the nytimes.com: “SYRIA-ISRAEL BORDER, Golan Heights — Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Syria is going to explode. I know, you have heard that one before, but this time I mean really explode. Because the U.S., British and French attack on Syria to punish its regime for its vile use of chemical weapons — and Russia’s vow to respond — is actually just the second-most dangerous confrontation unfolding in that country.  

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“Hafez” manuscripts kept in 150 countries

“Hafez” manuscripts kept in 150 countries

Manuscripts of collections of poems by 14th-century Persian poet “Hafez” are kept in the museums and libraries of over 150 countries. Ali Sadeghzadeh-Vayghan researches manuscripts. He says manuscripts of Hafez’s works are kept in over 150 countries around the world; these are the oldest manuscripts with the most illuminations available.  

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Mogherini: EU has no plans for new Iran sanctions

Mogherini: EU has no plans for new Iran sanctions

Prior to the meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said: “Safeguarding the JCPOA is vital for Europe and EU foreign ministers will once again emphasize their commitment to the full implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran today.”  

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