NIAC questions to Mike Pompeo
Prior to a speech scheduled to be delivered by the US Secretary of State to a group of selected Iranian-Americans, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) has set an apology by Pompeo as a starting point for talks and asks him: Trump and his administration have uniquely and negatively targeted Iranians since January '17.
Four Iranian films at the Giffoni Festival
The 48th Giffoni International Film Festival for children opened in Giffoni, Italy, last night. Four films from Iran will be screened here.
Will China Undermines Trump's Iran Strategy?
By Dina Esfandiary and Ariane M. Tabatabai
Dina Esfandiary and Ariane M. Tabatabai wrote in the Foreign Affairs that in May, President Donald Trump announced that he was pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Iranian woman athlete tops Asia cycling
The captain of the Iranian women’s mountain biking team, Faranak Parto-Azar, has received the top rank in Asia.
Mandaean New Year celebrations begin
The Mandaean New Year celebrations (followers of Yahya) have begun in Ahvaz as from Tuesday morning. The Mandaeans revere Adam. Their chief prophet is John the Baptist.
Cambridge University Press new book on Iran
The Cambridge University Press will be releasing a book entitled “Both Eastern and Western” in August 2018 on the intellectual history in Iran. The Press has explained the synopsis as follows:
Another award for the “Junk girl”
The short animation “Junk girl”, by Mohammad Zare and Shalale Kheiri, has been Iran’s best loved animation over the past two years. It has obtained its most recent award from the Lebanese Independent Film Festival (LIFE).
Iranian films to be screened at New Horizons Film Festival
The 18th Wroclaw New Horizons Film Festival will be held in Poland from 26 July to 15 August. The special section of the festival, entitled "Iran: Iran cross-section review" is dedicated to contemporary Iranian films.
A university for D-8 countries in Iran
Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology of Iran has said: “The General Director of the D-8 Group will arrive in Tehran tomorrow to discuss plans to set up an international university for this group in Iran with the Minister of Science, Research and Technology of Iran.”
Iran becomes world Wushu champion
The 7th World Junior Wushu Championship in Brazil has ended with Iran taking the championship.