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The most expensive Iranian artists at Christie's

The most expensive Iranian artists at Christie's

Christie’s has been auctioning works for some Iranian artists for a number of years now. This year, on its 25th anniversary in Dubai, Christie’s will be holding an auction titled "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Middle East" on 23 March 2019 in which twelve Iranian artists will be participating with eighteen works.

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Harsh treatment of artefacts in Iran

Harsh treatment of artefacts in Iran

Susa is one of Iran’s most significant national heritage sites. Yet, artefacts unearthed here are kept in the open air come rain or shine, within touching distance of visitors, and bird droppings.

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India seeking to extend Iran oil sanctions waiver

India seeking to extend Iran oil sanctions waiver

India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions past early May, two sources in India with knowledge of the matter said.

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Iran art auction smashes record

Iran art auction smashes record

Iran’s Baran art auction has hit a new record in its third edition with sales of almost 12 billion tomans and set a record for selling the most expensive artwork.

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France discussing fate of its citizen with Iran

France discussing fate of its citizen with Iran

France is in touch with Iran to improve the conditions of a French woman who was arrested in October on the [Persian] Gulf island of Kish for allegedly signing an illegal mining contract, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

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The Islamic Republic, 40 years on: A conversation with Gary Sick

The Islamic Republic, 40 years on: A conversation with Gary Sick

In early 1978 President Carter congratulated the Iranian government, led autocratically by Shah Reza Pahlavi, for its role as an island of stability in the region. If this was the perception of a trusted partner that prevailed in Washington, were there also dissenting voices or at least more skeptical analyses?

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