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Nowruz – A celebration with an ancient history

Nowruz – A celebration with an ancient history

Nowruz, one of the oldest celebrations on the Iranian Plateau, begins on the spring equinox every year (equalization of day and night). Based on the solar calendar, the moment when the spring equinox occurs is the beginning of the first day of the first month of spring called Farvardin on the Iranian calendar.

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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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A new tradition for an ancient holiday: Nowruz resolutions

A new tradition for an ancient holiday: Nowruz resolutions

For thousands of years, Iranians and those influenced by Persian culture have celebrated their new year at the first moment of spring. In Washington, it will take place just before 6 p.m. on March 20. The holiday is called Nowruz, which literally means “new day.”

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US presures Iraq over militias linked to Iran

US presures Iraq over militias linked to Iran

ABOARD THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE’S AIRPLANE TO KUWAIT — The United States’ attempts to isolate Iran, including by punishing Iraqi militias and politicians who are supported by Iranian officials, has deepened tensions not only between Washington and Baghdad but also within the Trump administration.

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Zarif: Our exports exceed US exemptions

Zarif: Our exports exceed US exemptions

In answer to the question of what the IR of Iran is planning after US oil exemptions for eight countries expire on 28 April, the Iranian Foreign Minister stated: “We have followed up on all our options to pursue trade in the past few months and will continue to do so in the coming months; currently, our exports still exceed US exemptions for sanctions.”

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Hook: The Iranian people want jobs

Hook: The Iranian people want jobs

Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, has responded to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani who told the Iranian people “to put a curse” on those who caused the current economic crisis in Iran.

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