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Iran bids farewell to late filmmaker Kiarostami

Several thousand cinema lovers joined top artists in Tehran on Sunday to bid farewell to renowned Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami following his death last week in Paris.

Iranian cinema giant Kiarostami dies

Abbas Kiarostami

Tributes poured in on Tuesday for Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami, acclaimed as a “towering figure” in world cinema, following his death in France at the age of 76.

11 Kurdish rebels, 3 guards die in clashes

Eleven Kurdish rebels and three of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were killed in clashes near the Iraqi border.

Iran vows to burn nuclear agreement if US scraps it

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Photo: AP)

Republican candidate Donald Trump has called the nuclear agreement "catastrophic".

Iran says to miss hajj, Saudi 'blocking path to Allah'

The Saudi side had failed to respond to Iranian demands over "the security and respect" of its pilgrims to Mecca. (Photo: AP)

It would be the first hajj in almost 30 years to take place without the participation of pilgrims from Iran.

Modi: Chabahar pact ‘opening of new chapter’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran. (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the media jointly with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, said, “The bilateral agreement to develop Chabahar port and related infrastructure,

PM Modi makes history in Iran

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (Photo: PTI)

A “milestone” pact on the strategic Chabahar port in southern Iran, which will give India access to Afghanistan and Europe while bypassing Pakistan, was among the agreements signed here on Monday by I

India, Iran stuck in talks as Saudis take away oil


India’s flagship explorer ONGC is facing a repeat of KG fiasco in Iran as lengthy negotiations on terms may drive it to a point where its discovered gas reserves in Farzad-B field in the Persian Gulf

Iran: PM invokes civilisational ties

Invoking India’s “civilisational ties” with Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew in here Sunday on a two-day visit, saying his talks with the Iranian leadership would provide him an opportunity to

Iran MPs want US to pay damages for ‘hostile action’

Iran’s Parliament on Tuesday voted through a law obliging the government to demand damages from the United States for 63 years of “hostile action and crimes”, state television reported.

Bir-Hakeim is the Parisian metro station where my son, his bride and I jostled with thousands of local French people and foreigners on Thursday night as the skies around and above the nearby Eiffel To

The strategic centrepiece of the sophisticated but muscular address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the American Congress during his visit to the United States last month was a strong reiteration f