Iran issuing entry visas at Qeshm airport
Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran stated: “With the opening of the office to issue electronic visas at Qeshm airport, citizens of 150 countries can receive their visas within 20 minutes at Qeshm Island Airport for entry to Iran.
Iran’s Theater hosts French plays
This year’s Fajr International Theater Festival in Iran is hosting various groups from around the world, and French theater companies will be staging a number of innovative plays, including “Shirtology” by Jérôme Bel, and a play by Jassem Hindi.
Italy invests 5.0 billion euros in Iran
Italy and Iran will on Thursday signed a framework credit agreement worth 5.0 billion euros whereby Rome will help Italian companies invest in Iran, a Treasury source said on Wednesday.
Latest: FM Zarif meets with Lavrov
Iran’s FM Javad Zarif has met with Russian FM Lavrov. He has tweeted about the importance of the US to remain committed to the JCPOA Iran nuclear deal with the five world powers in 2015.
Permit no permit - voices without permits silenced
The news was regretful. At last, after a year and a half from the death of Habib Mohebian, popular singer in the pop music genre, permit was issued to publish his album in Iran. Pop music became known in Iran with Habib. Iranian singer of pop music who lived many years of his life in the United States; however, in 2009 he returned to Iran to live and work the remaining years of his life here. It was said that some officials in the administration of the former President Ahmadinedjad had given him promises to allow him to work in Iran and so he returned.
Execution of drug traffickers ends in Iran
Head of Iran’s Judiciary, Sadegh Larijani, has announced that in line with the new laws of the country, the execution of drug traffickers has ended and their cases will be reviewed. The memo issued to all the judicial authorities of the country by the Head of the Judiciary is an executive order to add a clause to the Article on narcotics. The Attorney General is in charge of overseeing its implementation.
Talks on the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement with the great powers, officially known as the JCPOA, have reached their highest levels these days. It is time for the US to decide on certification and sanctions relief for Iran in a few days’ time. Trump must decide whether he wants to keep the US in the deal, or to re-impose sanctions and leave the deal. As a result, diplomatic talks between the other signatories to the deal have reached a peak.
Bushehri music “Lian” in Iran, England, Scotland
The music group “Lian” in their recent performances with music groups from other countries are trying to offer modernist renditions. This folklore music group from the city of Bushehr in southwest Iran on the Persian Gulf coast will be performing on stage on the third
Iran and Iraq agree on tourism expansion
(Persia Digest) – Officials from the tourism sectors of Iran and Iraq have reached an agreement to expand religious, sightseeing, and health tourism between the two countries. The Deputy for Iran’s tourism, Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei, and Iraq’s Head of Tourism Board, Hamud Mohsen Hassan, have been conducting negotiations in Baghdad.
World Academy of Sciences medal for Iranian professor
Afsaneh Safavi, the full professor of Chemistry at Shiraz University won the Lecture Medal from the World Academy of Sciences of Italy. Since 1996, the World Academy of Sciences for the developing countries (TWAS) every year awards the prized TWAS Lecture Medal in science and technology to one of the members of the Academy who had a significant contribution in advancement of science and technology. All of the developing countries and a number of European and American states are members of the World Academy of Sciences.
10 music performances on first day of festival
Today, on the first day of the 33rd edition of Fajr International Music Festival, two international, two local performances, two orchestras, and several Iranian music groups will perform.
Farhadi: The world needs more enquiring people
Asghar Farhadi has written a note on the recent unrests in Iran.
The text is as follows:
“Questions, humiliation, anger
Over the past days, a number of my friends and compatriots have been asking about my thoughts on the recent protests in my country.