Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Artist Abbas Akhavan Creates Work for Toronto Power Plant

A site-specific installation by the Iranian-born, Toronto-based artist Abbas Akhavan has opened at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery — a former industrial facility...

Tehran-Based Architect Alireza Taghaboni Wins Royal Academy Architecture Award

The Tehran-based architect Alireza Taghaboni has just been named as the winner of the Royal Academy Dorfman Award for architecture, given out for the...
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UNESCO Inscribes Kamantcheh on its World Heritage List

The art of crafting and playing the kamantcheh, a bowed string instrument that has existed for over 1,000 years, has been inscribed by UNESCO...

U.S. Adds Iran-Backed Group in Bahrain to Terrorism List

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had designated al-Ashtar Brigades, which it described as an Iran-backed terrorist group in Bahrain, as a foreign terrorist organization. It said in a statement that the group was established in 2013 with...

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KLM to Suspend Iran Flights, Citing Economic Concerns

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has decided to suspend all flights to Tehran, effective September 24. In a brief statement posted on its official website,...

U.S. Sanctions Seen Barring IT Platform of Insurer Lloyd’s for Iran...

By Carolyn Cohn and Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions are likely to prevent the use of a Lloyd's of London...

U.S. Says Disrupts Iran Finance Operation in UAE to Squeeze Tehran

By Andrew Torchia DUBAI, July 12 (Reuters) - The United States and the United Arab Emirates have broken up a network funnelling illicit funds to...