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Iran proud of "The Salesman" and its Oscar triumph

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

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Iran looks to improve ties with Gulf neighbours

President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in…

President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in…

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Iran celebrates the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

Iran's President Rouhani warns "newly elected" western leaders that his country is united and will not be cowed by threats on the 38th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

Iran's President Rouhani warns "newly elected" western leaders that his country is united and will not be cowed by threats on the 38th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

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Tough talk as military exercises get underway in Iran

The US Defence Secretary says he is not planning to boost troop levels in the Middle East, despite rising tension with Iran. Jim Mattis has warned, however, that the world will no longer ignore Tehran

The US Defence Secretary says he is not planning to boost troop levels in the Middle East, despite rising tension with Iran. Jim Mattis has warned, however, that the world will no longer ignore Tehran

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A rocky ride: US-Iranian relations since 1979

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

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US sanctions 25 over Iran's 'destabilizing activities in the region'

The US sanctions 25 individuals and entities under its Iran sanctions authority in response to alleged 'destabilizing activities in the region.'

The US sanctions 25 individuals and entities under its Iran sanctions authority in response to alleged 'destabilizing activities in the region.'

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Iranian singer Googoosh: Trump ban 'may stop me going home to US'

The Executive order by President Donald Trump to ban the entry of refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States, has affected the lives of thousands of…

The Executive order by President Donald Trump to ban the entry of refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States, has affected the lives of thousands of…

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Will wrestling beat the Trump travel ban?

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

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The personal stories around Trump's travel ban

Here is a small selection of the people affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Here is a small selection of the people affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Tens of thousands in Tehran for firefighters' funeral

Tens of thousands of Iranians paid their final respects on Monday to 16 firefighters killed when a burning building collapsed in Tehran earlier this month.

Tens of thousands of Iranians paid their final respects on Monday to 16 firefighters killed when a burning building collapsed in Tehran earlier this month.

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Iran's FM Zarif blasts Trump's travel ban

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

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Iranian actress to boycott Oscars over Trump's 'racist' Muslim ban

The star of an Iranian film nominated for an Oscar has said she will boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood in protest at US President Trump’s proposed ban on immigrants from severa

The star of an Iranian film nominated for an Oscar has said she will boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood in protest at US President Trump’s proposed ban on immigrants from severa

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Why the Iran nuclear deal will likely survive President Trump

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

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Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to enforce shaky Syria truce

The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.

The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.

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Syria peace talks begin in Astana

The first talks in a year between the two waring sides in the Syria conflict begin today (Jan 23) in the Kazakh capital of Astana.

The first talks in a year between the two waring sides in the Syria conflict begin today (Jan 23) in the Kazakh capital of Astana.

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Tehran building collapse: search for missing firefighters

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

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Airbus bests Boeing in orders

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.