Wednesday, 02 January 2013 09:19

Iran captures massive heroin cargo

The Iranian anti-narcotics police have nabbed two tons of high-quality heroin on the New Year’s Eve at the country’s border with Afghanistan, Press TV reports.

Tuesday, 01 January 2013 10:50

Kashan: Ancient Oasis

Kashan is a large oasis along the Qom-Kerman Road, which runs along the edge of the Great Desert. Its charm is therefore mainly due to the contrast between its greenery and the parched immensities of the Kavir region.

A 4-volume book authored by Iranian historian Mahmud Delfani on the history of the Iranian new elites will be published in French in Paris during 2013.

Monday, 31 December 2012 12:34

Foreign tourist arrival in Ardebil up

Some 557,000 foreign tourists arrived in Iran via Bileh Savar Customs Department in Ardebil province in the current Iranian year (started March 20).

Monday, 31 December 2012 12:30

Khuzestan: Spring Sanctuary

Khuzestan province enjoys very pleasant climatic conditions during the Iranian New Year holidays (starting (March 21).

Sunday, 30 December 2012 12:47

Scholars to hold seminar on Rumi in Tehran

A brief history of the Persian mystic and poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273) will be discussed during a seminar at the Book City Institute on Tuesday.

Saturday, 29 December 2012 12:24

11 Tehran villages as tourism targets

Eleven villages of Tehran province are expected to become tourism targets, said a tourism expert.

Saturday, 29 December 2012 12:21

Kermanshah: Land of history & culture

Kermanshah province is known for its historical and cultural richness. It is also the land of eternal lovers: Shirin and Farhad.

Friday, 28 December 2012 10:08

Gilan to become medical tourism hub

Gilan province will turn into the tourism hub of northern Iran, said a member of the provincial Medical Tourism Committee.

Friday, 28 December 2012 10:06

Winter tourists arrive at Dena Ski Resort

The Dena Ski Resort in Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad province opened to tourists and those interested in winter sports, said director general of the provincial Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.