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Permit no permit - voices without permits silenced
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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.

Fajr Music Festival begins
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Fajr Music Festival begins

The 33rd Fajr International Music Festival with the attendance by 50 Iranian and foreign music groups will begin tomorrow in Tehran. This year, the 33rd Fajr International Music Festival will have 50 music groups participating in its programs, 15 of which are from other countries. In this year’s festival like previous years, groups representing traditional Iranian music are also attending, together with fusion music groups, as well as pop music groups, the classicalists

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor


The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations


In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran


The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Imran Khan comes to Iran on first trip in office


Pakistan’s Prime Minister elect , Imran Khan, is planning to travel to Iran on his first official trip in office. This will take place after his inaugural ceremony on 18 August.

No need for embassies for a trip to Iran


The Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization announced: “Tourists are no longer required to go to Iranian embassies for visas. They can apply online and travel to Iran once their application has been reviewed.”

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Jahan-Nama Village – a paradise above the clouds


Golestan Province is one of the most beautiful northern provinces of Iran, as its lexical meaning (a place full of flowers) is a good indication of the beauty of this province.

Iran regime change advocates haven't learned from coup


Paul Pillar, nonresident senior fellow with the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University, writes in the Atlantic Council that he Trump administration’s policy toward Iran aims for regime change. Possibly US President Donald Trump dreams of reaching some bold deal with the current leadership of Iran, but he has not laid out any feasible route to one. The administration’s dominant hope instead seems to be that stepped-up economic pressure will somehow lead disaffected Iranians to rise up against their rulers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent speech on Iran was essentially a call to do just that. 

UK says to no US demands for Iran sanctions


KazTag reports that London will not impose sanctions against Tehran, as Washington demanded, reports Izvestiya.

Iraq between Iran and a hard place


Ishaan Tharoor writes in the Wahington Post as we reported this week, a dispute over Turkey’s continued detention of an American clergyman has spiraled into the worst crisis between the two countries in more than four decades. President Trump has exultantly slapped tariffs on Turkish imports, an act that sent the country’s currency into a tailspin over the weekend. Now Turkey has retaliated, announcing on Wednesday that it would levy its own tariffs on a slate of U.S. products.

Run Rostam Run in Italy and Australia


The short animation “Run Rostam Run” by Hossein Molayemi, has been screened at two international festivals in Italy and Australia.