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‘Unveiling Ceremony’ to vie at China’s animation festival

‘Unveiling Ceremony’ to vie at China’s animation festival

Iranian animated short ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ directed by Mehdi Boustani has been accepted to compete in the 10th Xiamen International Animation Festival in China.

 

'A Man Escaped' to be screened in Dhaka Intl. Filmfest.

Directed by Ali Ameri, 'A Man Escaped' will be screened in the 16th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF), in the Spiritual Films section.

 
‘Finish’ to premiere at Tirana Intl. Filmfest.

‘Finish’ to premiere at Tirana Intl. Filmfest.

Iranian short ‘Finish’ directed by Saeed Naghavian will premiere at Tirana International Film Festival. “Will the fish finish the world,” says the plot of Naghavian’s short.

 
Realization of unity diplomacy in different arenas

Expert on Islamic proximity stresses:

Realization of unity diplomacy in different arenas

Member of the committee on role of proximity NGOs in operating diplomacy of Islamic unity stressed the role of youths in operating the diplomacy of Islamic solidarity expressing hope that the strategy ...

 
Dividing Muslims secures Zionist regime interests

Dividing Muslims secures Zionist regime interests

Top Iranian cleric stressed efforts to divide Muslims aim securing interests of the Zionist regime and that sole way against cultural invasion of the western countries is through Islamic unity.

 
Greece thinker stresses role of Youth in operating strategy of diplomacy of unity

Greece thinker stresses role of Youth in operating strategy of diplomacy of unity

Muslim elite from Greece attended the first conference on operating strategy of diplomacy of unity stressing the role of youth in achieving the objective.

 
UK, former colonial power, venue for present conferences on Islamic unity

Kamal alHalbavi:

UK, former colonial power, venue for present conferences on Islamic unity

Prominent Egyptian elite attended the international conference on diplomacy of unity in Tehran calling for expansion of Islamic proximity culture.

 

Opening ceremony of Islamic unity conference:

'Intriguing thoughts on verge of annihilation' Ayat. Araki

International conference on 'diplomacy of unity' opens in the Iranian capital of Tehran with the objective of operating the strategy of solidarity and turning the dialogue of unity to a social behavior....

 
First conference on diplomacy of unity opens in Tehran

First conference on diplomacy of unity opens in Tehran

First international conference on diplomacy of unity has opened in the Iranian capital of Tehran participated by Muslim scholars and intellectuals from across the globe.

 
‘Bystander’ to go on screen at TIFF

‘Bystander’ to go on screen at TIFF

Iranian short animated piece ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi has found way into Tirana International Film Festival in Albania.

 
‘The Servant’ shortlisted for top prize at 2 intl. festivals

‘The Servant’ shortlisted for top prize at 2 intl. festivals

Iranian short animated piece ‘The Servant’ directed by Farnoush Abedi has been shortlisted for Best Animation Award at an American and British film festivals.

 

'Tales of Persia' to be screened in UK

Seven Iranian short films will be screened in Shorts On Tap, a UK short film screening platform.

 
Lisbon to host ‘Autumn Memories’

Lisbon to host ‘Autumn Memories’

Three-nation effort ‘Autumn Memories’ directed by Iranian filmmaker Ali Fakhr Mousavi, will have its ninth international screening at 2017 Lisbon International Film Festival in Portugal.

 
‘Unveiling Ceremony’ to take place in PUBLICYSTYKA

‘Unveiling Ceremony’ to take place in PUBLICYSTYKA

Iranian animated piece named ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ has been accepted in the official screening program of the 24th PUBLICYSTYKA festival in Poland.

 
UNESCO Arab members cancel anti-Israel resolution

UNESCO Arab members cancel anti-Israel resolution

Haaretz Hebrew newspaper has revealed that UNESCO’s Arab member states have canceled a draft resolution against Israel that was set to be voted on in an upcoming meeting in Paris.

 
Iranian animation wins British festival award

Iranian animation wins British festival award

Directed by Paidar, Iranian animated short ‘Pet Man’ won best film award in Kent’s Canterbury Festival.

 
Best Doc in Spain goes to ‘Alone among the Taliban’

Best Doc in Spain goes to ‘Alone among the Taliban’

The Best Documentary Award at the 12th Marbella Intl. Film Festival in Spain was given to Iranian documentary ‘Alone among the Taliban’ .

 
5 Iranian books get listed in White Ravens catalogue

5 Iranian books get listed in White Ravens catalogue

Five new Iranian books win the acceptance ticket into the prestigious catalogue of ‘White Ravens,’ selected published books of children from around the world.

 
‘Owsiah’ to vie at 2 intl. cinema events

‘Owsiah’ to vie at 2 intl. cinema events

Iranian short documentary ‘Owsiah’ will be screened at the 31st Braunschweig International Film Festival in Germany. It will also be featured in Short On Taps, a London-based short film screening platform....

 
‘Starless Dreams’ to go on screen in two intl. festivals

‘Starless Dreams’ to go on screen in two intl. festivals

Mehrdad Oskouei’s award-winning and much admired ‘Starless Dreams’ has sought its odds of success in two more international film festivals.

 
‘Bystander’ accepted in Ukraine’s Filmfest.

‘Bystander’ accepted in Ukraine’s Filmfest.

‘Bystander’,Iranian short animated piece, directed by Sheyda Kashi has been accepted into the screening program of 3rd Cinemaway Film Festival in Ukraine.

 
Iranian filmmaker wins DLTA Female Pioneer Award

Iranian filmmaker wins DLTA Female Pioneer Award

Iranian director Shiva Sanjari has won the Female Pioneer Award for her documentary biopic ‘Here the Seats Are Vacant’ at the 9th DTLA Film Festival in US.

 
Iran to launch 1st TV channel for Africa

Iran to launch 1st TV channel for Africa

Islamic Republic of Iran’s Hausa Satellite Television, Hausa TV, which is Iran’s first television channel dedicated to Africa, will soon begin its activities.

 

'Malaria' wins Best Film at San Francisco Filmfest.

‘Malaria’, a feature film directed by Parviz Shahbazi won 3 awards in the 10th Iranian Film Festival (IFF) taking place in San Francisco.

 
Hezbollah calls for substitution of self-mutilation with blood donation on Ashura

Hezbollah calls for substitution of self-mutilation with blood donation on Ashura

Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has called for substitution of blood donation for self-mutilation as a gesture of contribution and mourning on the day of Ashura, martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein ...

 
Muslim woman forced to remove face veil in Austria

Muslim woman forced to remove face veil in Austria

Muslim woman in Austria was forced to remove face-veil on Sunday as the legislation comes to effect bringing a new challenge for the religious minority in the country.

 
Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. to strengthen ties

Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. to strengthen ties

Iranian international University of Mustafa inked a Memorandum of Understanding so as to strengthen their ties and develop cooperation with Italian University of Camerino.

 
Spanish tourists to participate in Iran’s Ashura ceremonies

Spanish tourists to participate in Iran’s Ashura ceremonies

Over 100 Spanish tourists will be visiting Islamic Republic of Iran during the mourning ceremonies of Ashura and Tasua to know more on Iranian religious culture and history of Islam.

 
Saudi Arabia will finally let women drive

Saudi Arabia will finally let women drive

Riyadh has finally lifted ban on women driving a car as part of its reforms following decades of human rights violations both inside and outside the country.

 
Iran, Armenia agree on joint protocol to regulated mobile frequencies

Iran, Armenia agree on joint protocol to regulated mobile frequencies

Agreed on a joint protocol, Iran and Armenia are to regulate their mobile phone frequencies.

 
 
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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?

 
“Shia Imams and Islamic Unity” published

Publication at Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations has published book on efforts by Shia Imams for cooperation and sympathy among Muslims and also strategies for realization of the objectives as well as threats against the objective.

Al Azhar publishes “Daesh, state of darkness”

Top Egyptian academy has published book with the theme of Daesh terrorist group in an attempt to introduce the Takfiri (excommunication) group to the European countries.

“Psychotherapy and Councelling with Islamic Approach” published

Iran’s Samt Publication has released book on application of Islamic approach in psychotherapy.

“Hollywood and Islamophobia” published

An old scenario in the west, Iranian thinkers have carried out a research leading to publication of a new book on Islamophobia in Hollywood movies.

 
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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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