On the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, there is hope that new leadership will appease global concerns about its nuclear ambitions.
One of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art outside Europe and the US is located in Iran at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a "year of unity" as Iran marks the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. The celebrations come just weeks after protests calling for changes in government policy.
Hassan Rouhani has met with Austrian Chancellor Kurz and President Van der Bellen in a bid to save the Iran nuclear deal. But his trip has been overshadowed by an alleged bomb plot against critics of Iran's regime.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reportedly canceled a trip to Iran. He would have been the first Japanese leader to visit Tehran in 40 years, but he chooses the US security umbrella over the need to secure oil supplies.
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