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Wednesday, 23 October 2013 13:44

Kangalou Castle

Kangalou Castle is located 20 kilometers southeast of Doab Village in Mazandaran province on a rocky hill.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 09:58

Stone Garden: Strange and Fascinating

Darvish Khan’s Stone Garden is located 40 kilometers from Shiraz and 45 kilometers from Sirjan in Kerman province.
One of the significant events in ancient history is the conquest of Babylon by the Persian king, Cyrus the Great.
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 09:22

Ancient bridges of Iran

Historical buildings and monuments tell us something about how the people of an era lived and how they interacted socially.
Sunday, 13 October 2013 13:33

Tehran museum to host Sassanid conference

The 2nd Conference of Sassanid Archaeology and Art will be held at the Carpet Museum of Iran in Tehran on October 15.
Friday, 11 October 2013 19:21

Lorestan: Capital of historical bridges

Lorestan province is the capital of historical bridges in Iran, said director general of the province’s cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department, Iran Daily reported.
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 09:21

Qazvin: Hub of historical happenings

Qazvin is the city of firsts, such that it hosts the first street and the first university of Iran.
Monday, 30 September 2013 12:16

Molana: Legendary Iranian mystic, poet

Jalaleddin Mohammad Balkhi, more popularly known in Asia as Molana and in the English-speaking world as Molavi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian and mystic.
Two Iranian theater scholars gave lectures at the International Wayang Puppet Festival, which is currently underway in the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
The first shells fired by the Iraqi Army during Saddam Hussein’s reign of terror dragged Iranians into an eight-year-long Sacred Defense.
Sunday, 22 September 2013 14:02

Iran marks Sacred Defense anniversary

Iranian Armed Forces have begun a major parade to mark the 33rd anniversary of eight years of defense against Iraqi invasion under executed dictator Saddam Hussein.
Saturday, 14 September 2013 08:23

Islamic scholar Abdolmohammad Ayati dies at 87

Iranian Islamic scholar Abdolmohammad Ayati, mostly known for his translations of the Holy Quran and Imam Ali’s Nahj-ul-Balagha, died at Tehran’s Imam Hussein Hospital at the age of 87.
Five nominations for the Jalal Sattari Award, a nongovernmental Iranian honor for ritual performance, have been announced with four of them are from foreign countries.
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:21

Iranian Relics at Met Museum

Many Persian relics are kept in museums across the world. Most of these were looted from Iran due to the negligence of past rulers.
Sunday, 08 September 2013 14:27

Herb exhibit celebrates Avicenna’s Canon

An exhibition of herbs rooted in Iranian Islamic traditional medicine opened at Tehran’s Malek Museum and Library yesterday to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the compilation of Iranian physician and …
A Russian translation of Iranian writer Reza Amirkhani’s acclaimed novel “His Ego” will be unveiled during a session in Moscow on September 9.
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 12:41

Abu Reyhan Birouni: Versatile scholar, scientist

Abu Reyhan Mohammad ibn Ahmad Al-Birouni, commonly known as Alberonius in Latin and Al-Birouni in English, was a Persian scholar and polymath.
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 11:24

Sarajevo society honors Persian author

Veteran Iranian author Mahmud Dowlatabadi has been honored during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Sixth Biennial Convention of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS) in Sarajevo, …
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 11:19

Translator plans to invite Umberto Eco to Iran

Iranian translator Gholamreza Emami plans to invite Umberto Eco to attend a ceremony in Tehran at which a Persian translation of a collection of the Italian writer’s stories will be …
Saturday, 31 August 2013 13:13

Iranian translator receives Goethe Medal

The Iranian translator Seyyed Mahmud Hosseinizad received a Goethe Medal for his contributions to German literature in Iran during a ceremony in Berlin on August 28.