Iran's "The Salesman," a drama about honor and revenge in a modern marriage, won the Oscar on Sunday for best foreign language film. The movie, directed by Tehran-based Asghar Farhadi, marked Iran's second Oscar victory, coming five years after Farhadi's drama "A Separation" won the nation's first Academy Award.
Iran's "The Salesman," a drama about honor and revenge in a modern marriage, won the Oscar on Sunday for best foreign language film. Director Asghar Farhadi speak via a video link at the screening of the film The Salesman in Trafalgar Square in London, Britain February 26, 2017.
The Iranian drama "The Salesman" won the Oscar for best foreign-language film at the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday amid a storm of condemnation of President Donald Trump by Hollywood figures. Director Asghar Farhadi did not attend the gala in protest over Trump's travel ban.
EXCLUSIVE: Asghar Farhadi , the Iranian director of the Oscar-nominated foreign film The Salesman who decided to boycott the Oscars due to President Trump's initial travel ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries, is expected to make his first public appearance at the UTA rally this afternoon. Deadline hears that arrangements are being made for the director to either be Skyped in or speak via video from Iran for the rally that will bring together several high-profile Hollywood names and politicians as a show of unity to speak out against policies that promote marginalization and exclusion.
The overcast, Washington, D.C., sky greeted Fateh Tumai on his first day in America in January 1976. He came to the United States from Libya, an eager student pursuing his master's degree in systems engineering at the University of Arizona.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran and Azerbaijan are determined to increase their non-oil trade in a bid to decrease dependence on oil, Iranian ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said. Vaezi, who is also co-chairman of Iran-Azerbaijan Joint - Economic Cooperation Commission, made the remarks on the sidelines of a meeting with the visiting minister of economy and industry of Azerbaijan, - Shahin Mustafayev - in Iran's northwestern Ardabil city on Feb. 22, IRNA news agency reported.
A traditional Haft Seen table at a Nowruz celebration bears symbols of life and rebirth. Mandana Asadi/Wikipedia Commons photo Around the globe: Nowruz is celebrated or recognized in Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Canada, China, Crimea, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Netherlands, Pakistan, the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, Sweden.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra handed in his resignation to President Michel Temer on Wednesday, citing health reasons, Temer's office said in a statement. Serra, a former presidential candidate, said his health condition did not allow him to withstand the travel required by the job.
In a statement issued Wednesday at the end of the conference on Palestine , the participants urged all Palestinian political groups to unite against what it called "decades of occupation" of their lands by Israel . "The cause of Palestine should be the first and foremost issue of all the Muslim and Arab states in order to restore the rights of Palestinians and to liberate all their occupied territories," the statement read.