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.

Monday, 21 January 2013 14:04

1001 books released in a week

A total of 1001 book titles were released in Iran during the period of January 5-9.

The First Tourism House of Golestan province will be inaugurated during the Fajr (Ten-Day Dawn) ceremonies slated for Jan. 31-Feb. 10, which mark the anniversary of the 1979 victory of Islamic Revolution, said the head of the province’s cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.

Monday, 21 January 2013 13:38

Fin Garden: Where history overtakes nature

Fin Garden is located in southwest Kashan, Isfahan province. Its reputation is due to a historic event that happened there.
Sunday, 20 January 2013 13:41

Bronze Age engravings in Jajarm

The engraved stones of Jorbat Village, located in the eastern part of Jajarm city, play a very significant role in the tourism sector of North Khorasan province.

Sunday, 20 January 2013 13:40

Foreign tourism ranking up

Iran’s ranking in the world in terms of attracting foreign tourists has improved, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) for tourism.

Sunday, 20 January 2013 13:37

Tandoureh National Park: Enchanting Beauty

The Tandoureh Park, selected as a natural reserve on 1969, was renamed as Tandoureh Wildlife Park in February 1970.

Sunday, 20 January 2013 12:51

Iran to hold Islamic Unity conference

Iran will host the 26th International Islamic Unity Conference in the capital, Tehran, with the attendance of representatives from 102 countries.

Saturday, 19 January 2013 13:25

Publishers to enroll for 26th TIBF

An official of the 26th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) announced that a call-up will be released inviting publishers to register for the book fair.