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Majidi’s epic on Prophet premieres in Iran

Iran’s most expensive ever movie, Muhammad, which chronicles the childhood of the Muslim prophet, opened nationwide on Thursday, winning praise from early audiences.

Iran filmmaker aims to change Islam’s image

Majid Majidi

Film with $40m budget about the Prophet’s childhood

UK says Iran curbs could be lifted in spring 2016

International sanctions on Iran could start to be lifted as early as spring next year (March to May period), Britain’s foreign secretary said on Monday, as Tehran and the West rebuild their ties and p

UK says Iran curbs could be lifted in spring 2016

International sanctions on Iran could start to be lifted as early as spring next year (March to May period), Britain’s foreign secretary said on Monday, as Tehran and the West rebuild their ties and p

Britain and Iran reopen embassies

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond shake hands for media at the conclusion of their press conference in Tehran, Iran. (Photo: AP)

UK keeps vandalism signs in Tehran mission

“Death to England” is scrawled in oddly tidy Farsi above a photograph of Queen Elizabeth on the wall of the 19th Century embassy in Tehran, testimony to the perception here that Britain is a perfidiou

Iran unveils new short-range ballistic missile

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The Fateh (Winner) 313 ballistic missile has a 500-kilometre (300 miles) range and features more advanced sensors and technology, according to Sepah News

UK, Iran set to reopen embassies as ties thaw

Britain and Iran will reopen their respective embassies in the coming days, an Iranian official said on Thursday, four years after protesters angry over nuclear sanctions stormed the UK mission in Teh

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Fate of nuclear deal still ‘not clear’

The fate of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is still undecided but it will not leave the country vulnerable to US influence, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday.

Washington Post reporter’s Iran verdict ‘within week’

Jason Rezaian

Jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian should learn his fate “within a week” after his secretive trial on accusations of spying on Iran ended Monday, his lawyer said.

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.