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Iran and US dismiss Trump offer to talk
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Iran and US dismiss Trump offer to talk

The Guardian writes on Monday 30 July 2018 that Mike Pompeo and Rouhani adviser unite in adding caveats before any talks could happen. Donald Trump has said he would “certainly meet” Iranian president Hassan Rouhani without preconditions, a move that was later rejected by Trump’s own administration and one of Rouhani’s advisers.

Request for a referendum on Iran’s enmity towards the US
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Request for a referendum on Iran’s enmity towards the US

Dr. Sadegh Ziba Kalam, professor of political science at the University of Tehran, has suggested that the insistence on enmity towards the United States as one of the main policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran should be put to referendum . With this poll, it will become clear how successful this policy has been in persuading the people, as well as how many percent of the population are in favor of enmity towards the United States, he twitted.

Zarif: The US is addicted to sanctions
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Zarif: The US is addicted to sanctions

I'm not naive to say that we can create a fracture between the US and Europe. There is a fracture between them that we need to use, we do not need to bridge the fracture.” Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said at the first joint meeting of ambassadors and heads of Iran's diplomatic missions with the private sector.

Two Scenarios for Dealing With Iran, Neither Good
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Two Scenarios for Dealing With Iran, Neither Good

Ilan Goldenberg wrote in slate.com that who knows what was going through President Trump’s head when he tweeted out an all-caps threat at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earlier this week. Perhaps even the president himself doesn’t know. It is possible that Trump has visions of regime change in his mind. Or he may be looking to repeat his North Korea gambit: a self-inflicted crisis followed by a theatrical summit that allows him to assume the mantle of statesman . Either of these scenarios could come to pass. Both would leave the United States worse off than if Trump had instead stayed in the Iran nuclear agreement.

Hague Court warning to the US over Iran complaint
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Hague Court warning to the US over Iran complaint

The International Legal Center at the Iranian President’s Office has announced that following a complaint filed by the IR of Iran against the United States, the President of the International Court of Justice has warned the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in an official letter ‘to act in such a way as will enable any order the Court may make on the request for provisional measures regarding the Iran case to have its appropriate effects.’”  

Trump: I am ready for a real deal with Iran
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Trump: I am ready for a real deal with Iran

Mark Moore reports in the New York Post that two days after delivering an all-caps warning that Iran would suffer historic “consequences” for threatening the United States, President Trump on Tuesday tamped down his hawkish rhetoric and signaled he’s ready to make a “real deal” on Tehran’s nuclear program.

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

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

2017/10/22

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

2017/11/14

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.  

No need for embassies for a trip to Iran

2018/08/12

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.”

Imran Khan comes to Iran on first trip in office

2018/08/14

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.

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A night to remember with ADS DS musicians

2018/08/14

On 13 August 2018, at 21h30, the concert titled “A song from another world” began playing in Vahdat Hall in Tehran with a band of musicians with autism and down syndrome, for an audience that included figures such as Loris Tjeknavorian and Kambiz Derambakhsh.

Mirzakhani birthday is International Women’s Day in Maths

2018/08/14

International Mathematical Union (IMU) named 3 May, the birthday of "Maryam Mirzakhani", the International Women's Day in Maths, on the proposal of the Women's Committee of the Iranian Mathematical Society.

Imran Khan comes to Iran on first trip in office

2018/08/14

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.

Polo registration by Unesco is celebrated

2018/08/14

A celebration was held in Tehran to celebrate polo registration by Unesco. Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organization Deputy, Mohammad-Hassan Talebian spoke about the game at the ceremony and called the registration an important global event for cultural diplomacy and peace.

Rouhani and Putin meet on sidelines of Caspian summit

2018/08/13

RT writes that the presidents of Russia and Iran met on the sidelines of the Caspian summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan on Sunday. Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani addressed ways in which world’s most acute crises, particularly in the Middle East, can be settled, the Kremlin said.