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INTERVIEW-Oscar-nominated Iranian director challenges Trump to watch her film

Reuters – Iran’s first Oscar-nominated female director has challenged President Donald Trump to watch her film to see if its portrayal of ordinary Iranians’ experience of war and revolution will change his views of her country. By Parisa Hafezi The U.S. president has called Iran a “terrorist nation” for involvement in conflicts in the Middle East, and derided an international deal …

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Egypt responds to Iranian remarks on Cairo’s ‘wrong’ regional policies

Al-Arabia -The Egyptian foreign ministry responded to Iran’s statements about Egypt’s policy in the Middle East and which an Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson described as “wrong.” 

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Kremlin: Syria, Oil High On Putin’s Agenda In Iran

RFL/RE – Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to discuss the conflict in Syria and energy cooperation with Iranian President Hassan Rohani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei when he visits Tehran on November 1, the Kremlin says. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters on October 31 that “Syria-related issues will be on the agenda of the …

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Iran Skips UN Conference on Nuclear Energy in Abu Dhabi

VOA — Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers may hang in the balance, but you wouldn’t know it at the United Nations conference on atomic energy held Monday in the United Arab Emirates. Iran decided to skip the Abu Dhabi conference, leaving its seats empty as Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, avoided speaking about the nuclear …

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Reformist Newspapers Criticize Guardian Council’s Decision to Ban Religious Minorities From Elections

CHRI – A photograph of Sepanta Niknam, who was suspended from the Yazd City Council for being a member of the Zoroastrian faith, on the front page of the reformist Bahar newspaper. Several reformist newspapers in Iran have criticized a senior Muslim Shia theologian for supporting the suspension of a city council member on the grounds that he is Zoroastrian—a religious …

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