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Russian envoy hails Iran’s Islamic university

Russian envoy hails Iran’s Islamic university

Russian ambassador to Tehran attended cultural meeting in the Iranian capital lauding major Islamic university for its academic endeavors.

 
Islamic university in pursuit of interfaith solidarity

Iranian cleric defines:

Islamic university in pursuit of interfaith solidarity

Senior Iranian cleric attended Iran-Russia cultural conference in Tehran stressing objectives of major Islamic university in the country.

 

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'Extremists have no conception of Islamic principles'

Religious thinker Hojjatol Islam Panahiyan lectured extremist groups severely for breaching all human rights stressing, "those standing behind indiscriminate killing of defenseless people have no conception ...

 
‘From Delusion till Fear’ to be screened at US’ Marina del Rey Filmfest.

‘From Delusion till Fear’ to be screened at US’ Marina del Rey Filmfest.

‘From Delusion till Fear’, Iranian short horror film, directed by Iman Davari, has been accepted into the screening program of 7th Marina del Rey Film Festival in the United States.

 
1500-year old Byzantine church found in Turkey

1500-year old Byzantine church found in Turkey's Edirne

A 1500-year-old Byzantine church was found during excavation in Turkey's northwestern Edirne province.

 
Persian version of “Principles of Neurotheology” published

Persian version of “Principles of Neurotheology” published

Iranian university professor has released the Persian version of book on neurotheology to open new horizons for researchers studying relation between science and religion.

 
English, Urdu version of Iranian war novel published

English, Urdu version of Iranian war novel published

Renowned Persian language novel on Iran-Iraq war has been translated into English and Urdu to spread the sufferings of Iranian people during Iraq forces invasion on border villages.

 
Indonesian envoy hails Iran’s religious academy

Indonesian envoy hails Iran’s religious academy

Indonesian ambassador to Islamic Republic of Iran has hailed prominent religious academy, University of Islamic Denominations (UID) for expanding academic relations between the two countries.

 
Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia

Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia

A Turkish body completed the restoration of an ancient mosque in Ethiopia.

 
First Turkish-language class held in East Jerusalem

First Turkish-language class held in East Jerusalem

The Ibrahimieh College on Wednesday held its first Turkish-language class, making it the first school in East Jerusalem to include Turkish in its curriculum.

 
‘Mr. Deer’ goes to three intl. film festivals

‘Mr. Deer’ goes to three intl. film festivals

Iranian short animated piece ‘Mr. Deer’ directed by Mojtaba Mousavi has been accepted into the screening program of three international film festivals in France, Brazil and Canada.

 
140 artists boycott 2019 Eurovision contest in Israel

140 artists boycott 2019 Eurovision contest in Israel

Around 140 artists have called for a boycott of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which is to be held in Israel.

 
Cleric raps efforts preventing message of Islam to reach people

Cleric raps efforts preventing message of Islam to reach people

Top Iranian cleric attended the opening ceremony of Ammar film festival hailing the diversity of subjects for films and stressed necessity of noting those targeted by enemies of Islam.

 
Iran’s cultural week underway in Russia

Iran’s cultural week underway in Russia

The opening ceremony of Iran’s cultural week mounted with Iranian and Russian officials in attendance.

 
Iran’s intl. film festival for children announces names of young jury members

Iran’s intl. film festival for children announces names of young jury members

The 31st edition of Iran’s International Film Festival for Children and Youth has announced the names of young jury members in the international section of the cultural event.

 
Tehran Hosts Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition

Tehran Hosts Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition

The Iranian capital city of Tehran is hosting the 27th Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition, showcasing a wide range of products from Iran's carpet industry.

 
‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

Iranian short animated piece ‘Pet Man’ by Marzieh Abrar-Paydar has made it into the screening program of 2018 Horrible Imaginings Film Festival in San Diego of USA.

 
Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian short animated piece ‘The Fox’ directed by Sadegh Javadi has been accepted into the screening program of two film festivals in Canada and Serbia.

 
Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Iranian documentary movie named ‘Diego’ will be screened at Linz International Short Film Festival in Austria.

 
National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

News agencies have marked National Reporter’s Day commemorating the anniversary of the martyrdom of an Iranian reporter in Afghanistan.

 
Iranian documentary to vie in Greek festival

Iranian documentary to vie in Greek festival

Directed by Sina Kianpour, Greek festival of IDFI will be screened the Iranian documentary named Instagrammer'.

 
Russian capital to host Iran cultural week

Russian capital to host Iran cultural week

Russian people will stand a chance to make more acquaintance with Iranian culture and arts as the capital Moscow will be hosting Iran’s cultural week soon.

 
Iran chess players top-ranked in Asian Nations Cup

Iran chess players top-ranked in Asian Nations Cup

Iranian national men's team (Green) won the title of Asian Nations Cup for Team Championship in Rapid section, for the first time in its history.

 
‘Alphabet’ to be screened at two intl. film festivals

‘Alphabet’ to be screened at two intl. film festivals

Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi has been accepted into the screening programs of two international film festivals in Mexico and USA.

 
‘Life without Life’ goes to Korea’s Jecheon filmfest.

‘Life without Life’ goes to Korea’s Jecheon filmfest.

Iranian drama ‘Life without Life’ written and directed by Kaveh Moeinfar has made it into the competition section of 14th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival in South Korea.

 
Iran to mount Asian Nations Chess Cup next week

Iran to mount Asian Nations Chess Cup next week

The 2018 edition of the Asian Nations Chess Cup will be held between July 26 and August 4 in Iranian western city of Hamedan.

 
Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria

Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria's FIOFA

Iranian director and film editor Mastaneh Mohajer has been selected to serve on the panel of jury at the 11th International Arab Film Festival of Oran (FIOFA).

 

'Yeva' to vie at Burgas Intl. Filmfest.

The feature movie 'Yeva', written and directed by Iranian-Armenian Anahid Abad will go on screen in the competition section of the Burgas International Film Festival.

 
Tajikistan ready to expand ties with Iranian city of Hamedan

Tajikistan ready to expand ties with Iranian city of Hamedan

Tajik ambassador to Iran hailed the cultural commonalties between his country and Iranian western province of Hamadan and called for increasing interactions.

 
Pirband wins Best Female Director Award in USA

Pirband wins Best Female Director Award in USA

Short film ‘Fermysk’ directed by Maryam Pirband won the Best Female Director Award at International Independent Shorts Awards in USA.

 
 
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Isfahan seminary introduces Imam (As) Hussein to tourists

International seminary in Iran’s historical city of Isfahan welcomes foreign visitors with bottles of water and multilingual guides who introduce the third Shia Imam for tourists amid the mourning month of Muharram.

Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

 
‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy’ published

Published by America’s Templeton Publication, ‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy, Uniting Faith and Professional Practice’ is the title for the latest book by a group of Iranian authors and researchers which discusses application of spirituality and religions in psychotherapy, reported Taqrib News ...

‘Principles of Administration in Nahjul Balagha’

Iranian author focuses his new book on an analysis of book by first Shia Imam detailing the principles of government from view of Imam Ali (AS).

Persian version of ‘Histories of Violence’ published

Persian translation of book on violence is translated and published in Iran to address the demands of present era, discussions on different aspects of violence.

Persian version of “Cultural Analysis” published

Persian translation of major book by Jim McGuigan, professor at Loughborough University in UK is published in order to provide a proper role model to apply cultural theories for different issues of the contemporary world.

“Modern Islamic Movements” published

Latest book by Iranian author analyzes the history of relation between modern Islamic movements with Iran and Islamic Revolution, proximity of Islamic denominations, new strategy of the Islamic Republic on Islamic movements among many other discussions related to new Islamic movements across the globe....

 
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Dayr al-Zawr reviving after Daesh withdrawal

  Traffic is still rare in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr due to a fuel shortage, but life has slowly returned to its markets since government forces broke the siege of the city. Russian-backed government forces on September 5 ended the Islamic State group's three-year siege of a government ...

 
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Gaza on Gaza, an art exhibition in theLondon
 
Gaza on Gaza is an exhibition of work by Palestinian artists in response to the lives devastated by the last year's conflict.
 
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