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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 09:59

Scholar Mehdi Mohaqqeq honored

Persian literature expert and scholar of Islamic science Mehdi Mohaqqeq was honored during a ceremony in Tehran at the Mahmud Afshar Foundation on Saturday evening.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 09:44

Chogan: Ancient Iranian Polo

Chogan or polo is arguably one of the most complex games in the world. Its precise origin is obscure and undocumented, but there is ample evidence of the game’s regal …
Monday, 18 February 2013 09:58

Wax effigy of veteran sculptor unveiled

A life-size wax effigy of the U.S.-based Iranian sculptor, painter, and dentist Amir-Esmaeil Sonduzi has been unveiled at his museum in Tehran.
Friday, 15 February 2013 10:20

Shahnameh expert Joveini dies at 87

Iranian scholar Azizollah Joveini, who was mostly known for his expertise in the Shahnameh, the magnum opus of the epic Persian poet Ferdowsi, passed away at the age of 87 …
Friday, 15 February 2013 09:56

Shahnameh expert Joveini dies at 87

Iranian scholar Azizollah Joveini, who was mostly known for his expertise in the Shahnameh, the magnum opus of the epic Persian poet Ferdowsi, passed away at the age of 87 …
Saturday, 16 February 2013 09:50

Shahnameh expert Joveini dies at 87

Iranian scholar Azizollah Joveini, who was mostly known for his expertise in the Shahnameh, the magnum opus of the epic Persian poet Ferdowsi, passed away at the age of 87 …
Thursday, 14 February 2013 16:29

Kashan Historical Houses

The city of Kashan in Isfahan province is the first of the large oases along the Qom-Kerman Road that runs along the edge of the central deserts of Iran.
Sunday, 10 February 2013 09:25

Iran unveils ‘Neynava Inscription’

The world’s largest brick inscription named ‘Neynava Inscription’ has been unveiled during a ceremony in the Iranian city of Shahrud in Semnan Province.
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:43

Pasargad: World’s 1st Quake-Resistant City

Pasargad, the capital of Cyrus the Great (530–559 BC) and also his last resting place, was a city in ancient Persia and is today an archaeological site in Fars province.
Iranian and Turkish literati will gather in meetings in this spring to discuss the works of Persian poet Sadi and Turkish mystic and poet Yunus Emre.
Thursday, 31 January 2013 13:48

Anniversary of Imam Khomeini's Return to Iran

The Iranian month of Bahman is a reminder of the glorious epic of a nation which ushered in a new era of Islamic government under the leadership of a unique …
Saturday, 02 February 2013 03:44

Anniversary of Imam Khomeini's Return to Iran

The Iranian month of Bahman is a reminder of the glorious epic of a nation which ushered in a new era of Islamic government under the leadership of a unique …
The Iranian Association of Children’s Writers has honored veteran author Hushang Moradi Kermani in a symbolic gesture with a goblet of honey.
The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam, surrounded by three huge concentric walls, are found at Chogha-Zanbil. Chogha-Zanbil is an ancient Elamite complex in Iran’s southern …
A book exploring the history of polo as an original Iranian game will be published in Iran in the near future.
Beyond the hubbub surroundings of central Tehran stands a scenic old house recently renewed into a splendid museum. As soon as one step inside the entrance vestibule of the house, …
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that the Persian mystic and poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273) belongs to Iran and the entire world.
Saturday, 26 January 2013 14:55

Abu Reyhan Birouni: Famous Iranian Polymath

Abu Reyhan Mohammad Birouni was one of the well-known Iranian polymath in 11th century AD.
Saturday, 26 January 2013 14:49

Jolfa’s French School: Historical Monument

The French School, located in Jolfa city of Isfahan province, was the refuge of war-stricken French and Spanish children during the First World War (1914-18).
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 09:13

Qasr-e Shirin, a crossroads of Civilizations

After the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war in September 1980 all the border cities and villages in Kermanshah Province, including the ancient city of Qasr-e Shirin, suffered a lot as …