Iranian film 'The Salesman' on Sunday won the Oscar for best foreign language film, but director Asghar Farhadi skipped the Hollywood gala to protest a travel ban by US President Donald Trump.
Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar
An Iranian film 'Lantouri', directed by Reza Dormishian, won the best film award at the 16th Istanbul Independent Film Festival which was held from February 16 to 26 in Turkey.
'Lantouri' adds Istanbul award to its collection
Hundreds of people, including Hollywood stars, have held a rally in Beverly Hills ahead of the Oscars to denounce President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
Hollywood stars condemn Trump at pre-Oscar rally
Cultural works from the third millennium BC were discovered on the surface and during exploration within the precincts of Dembe Kooh, near the port city of Chabahar, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, said the head of the exploratory team of stratigraphy.
Cultural-historical works discovered in southern Iran
Two prominent Iranian Americans, engineer Anousheh Ansari — the first female space tourist — and Dr. Firouz Naderi, director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, will represent Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi and his film 'The Salesman' at the upcoming Oscars ceremony, Farhadi's publicist announced.
First woman astronaut, NASA executive to represent Farhadi at Oscars
Iranian and Azerbaijani musicians will perform a joint concert in Tehran in the coming month.
Iranian, Azerbaijani musicians to present joint concert
Iranian film 'Cold Breath', directed and produced by Abbas Raziji, will go on screen in the competition section of the London Independent Film Awards.
Raziji takes 'Cold Breath' to London
Representatives of Iran in two upcoming international Qur'an competitions were selected.
Iran's representatives for women's int'l Qur'an contests named
Iranian documentary 'Meeting with the Leaf', directed by Fazlollah Tari, will go on screen at the Winter Film Awards (WFA) in New York.
New York's WFA to host 'Meeting with the Leaf'
A 2016 Afghan-Iranian drama film, 'Parting', directed by Navid Mahmoudi, will take part in the Portland Film Festival (PIFF) in the US.
'Parting' to vie at US film festival

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