Friday, 22 October 2021

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US State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

WASHINGTON DC: The US State Department issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane.” The State Department’s official Persian-language Twitter account, @USAdarFarsi, tweeted congratulations to the Iranian people and Asghar Farhadi, director of ...

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Oscars 2017

Anousheh Ansari reads a statement on behalf of “The Salesman” director Asghar Farhadi, who won for foreign language film. To her right are former NASA scientist Firouz Naderi with Shirley MacLaine and Charlize Theron.

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