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).

Thursday, 24 January 2013 18:27

‘Iran capable of deterring cyber attacks’

A senior Interior Ministry official says Iran is capable of heading off cyber attacks, emphasizing the significance of boosting the nation’s capacity to counter soft threats.

Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Esmayeel Ahmadi Moqaddam underlined the need to expand cooperation between Iran and Russia in campaign against drug-trafficking as a common threat endangering both countries' societies.

An art organization plans to publish a pictorial book on the history of Iran after the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 08:25

Iran’s unique attractions

Being described as “the most” is so attractive that many people want to make their country known by it in various ways.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 09:38

El Goli, a popular weekend resort

The pleasant hillside garden and park of El Goli is a popular weekend resort spanning an area of 54,675 square meters in East Azerbaijan. Its fairground surrounds an artificial lake, in the middle of which a photogenic restaurant-pavilion occupies the reconstruction of a Qajar-era palace.

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 residents either became POWs or war refugees.

Iranian and Japanese scientists have held an event in Tehran to honor the victims of chemical weapons around the world, Press TV reports.