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  1. Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    LOS ANGELES: Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has chosen an Iranian-American female engineer and a former NASA scientist to represent his film "The Salesman" at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, which he is boycotting in protest over U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration. Farhadi, who has given no interviews since Trump in January banned travel from seven majority Muslim nations, planned to address a rally in Beverly Hills on Friday via video from Tehran, rally organizers said.

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  2. Is Something Coming Up? Azerbaijan Is StartledRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    The Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan visiting Moscow discussed the Karabakh issue with his Russian counterpart Lavrov. It means that at this stage the problem will not be shifted to Armenia-Russia-Azerbaijan three-party format considered by Moscow and Baku and attempted in Saint Petersburg following Vienna.

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  3. 'Rojava peshmargas' in Syria offensive on Barzani's agenda in Turkey visitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani is set to meet senior Turkish officials for the second time in a week in Istanbul on Feb. 26. The visit comes after Iraq and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding on Feb. 20 to study the construction of a pipeline to export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran. Barzani is expected to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Feb. 26 in Istanbul and will travel to Ankara the next day for talks with Prime Minister Binali Y ld r m.

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  4. Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has chosen an Iranian-American female engineer and a former NASA scientist to represent his film "The Salesman" at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, which he is boycotting in protest over U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration. Farhadi, who has given no interviews since Trump in January banned travel from seven majority Muslim nations, planned to address a rally in Beverly Hills on Friday via video from Tehran, rally organizers said.

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  5. Asghar Farhadi Expected To Speak From Iran During UTA RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deadline

    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.

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  6. At UMass Lowell, Iranian artist smashes taboos, showcases rebuilt gems ruined by ISISRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    While western entities working to reconstruct lost artifacts and historical sites destroyed by ISIS keep their work in silos, Morehshin Allahyari seeks a more accessible, open-source answer. Many tech companies and institutions in the U.S. and Europe are working on reconstruction projects, but do not make their models available to the public, Allahyari, 32, an Iranian-born artist and activist, said at a public lecture at UMass Lowell Wednesday.

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  7. The outsized role of Arab inventors in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    While President Donald Trump's initial travel ban barring citizens from seven countries has been stalled in the courts, academics and policy wonks are examining how immigration affects the U.S. on everything from economic growth to the cost of deportation. One group of researchers is taking a novel approach by looking at the impact that Arabs have had on U.S. innovation.

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    Thursday | Horizon

    An Azerbaijani court on Wednesday has issued arrest warrants for three members of the European Parliament who visited Artsakh to monitor the Constitutional referendum there on Monday. They are wanted for visiting Karabakh, as well as for acting as monitors of the referendum, which Baku deemed illegal.

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  9. Azerbaijan Strategizes Return to KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Groong

    With mine clearing work under way, Azerbaijan is going at full speed to repopulate a village that it gained full access to last spring. President Ilham Aliev signed an order last month to fund the construction of 50 private houses in Jojug Marjanli, as well as a school and other infrastructure, including roads to the village, Azernews writes .

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  10. These Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations Will Be Huge This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Traveling and exploring a new destination is consistently among the top 10 most popular New Year's resolutions, according to data. One of the most difficult tasks is deciding where to go because many landmarks are not as well-known as the Eiffel Tower in Paris or the Colosseum in Rome.

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  11. The Trump Effect: CU's Middle Eastern students still uncertain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CU Independent

    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.

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  12. Turkey to open agriculture development office in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Turkey will open an agriculture development office in Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov at a briefing in Baku Feb. 23. A special representative - counselor of Turkey's minister of food, agriculture and livestock - will be appointed to the embassy to supervise the further development of agriculture relations between the two countries, said the minister.

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  13. Azerbaijan offers Turkey new format of economic cooperation [UPDATE]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan has invited Turkish companies to establish joint ventures in various fields in a bid to deepen the economic interaction between the strategic partners. Asadov stressed that the Azerbaijan-Turkey relations in the agro sector should be transformed from the segment of export-import operations to the joint production of agricultural products.

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  14. Iran, Azerbaijan to boost non-oil tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trend

    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.

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  15. Q&A: Becoming a US citizen _ who can do it, and how?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Newsday

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  16. Brazil's foreign minister Serra resigns citing health reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Reuters

    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.

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  17. Celebrate Persian new year at I-House partyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Davis Enterprise

    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.

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  18. Tehran conference on Palestine urges unity against IsraelRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    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.

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  19. Shane Guffogg views retro cars in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Today.Az

    Vintage vehicles of all sizes and colors downed the streets of the Old City to get in line for the parade, organized by Retro Cars Fan Club and Arts Council Azerbaijan. The parade was timed to an exhibition of American artist Shane Guffogg, who took part in the parade.

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  20. Us committed to Osce MG process to settle Karabakh conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Trend

    The US remains committed to the OSCE Minsk Group process to advance a peaceful and lasting settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. She made the remarks at the UN Security Council "Conflicts in Europe" session, the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the US said in a press-release.

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