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Saturday, 06 July 2013 08:24

D8 tourism role significant

The number of world’s tourists has increased by 1 billion in 2012, which indicates the growth of tourism industry, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.

Saturday, 06 July 2013 08:21

Shourabil’s cycling track opens

The cycling track of Shourabil Exemplary Tourist Zone in Ardebil province has been inaugurated, said the director of the zone.

Six channels of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) aired the documentary “Live Wave” about the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 (IR655) by the U.S. Aegis Missile Cruiser USS Vincennes on Tuesday and Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragedy.

Six channels of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) aired the documentary “Live Wave” about the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 (IR655) by the U.S. Aegis Missile Cruiser USS Vincennes on Tuesday and Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragedy.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 08:04

‘Iran to take Intelsat media ban to UN’

Iranian minister of communications and information technology has censured the giant satellite services provider Intelsat over its latest decision to pull the plug on Iranian channels, stating that Tehran will take the case to the United Nations.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 07:50

Takht-e Jamshid: Mirrors Magnificence

Takht-e Jamshid is an Achaemenid artistic and architectural masterpiece.

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 08:34

4,200 tourism agencies active

More than 4,200 tour and travel agencies are presently operating across Iran while the figure for the year to March 2006 was 1,500.

Some 57 exemplary tourism zones are in Sistan-Baluchestan province, said director general of the province’s cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 08:28

Darreh-Shahr: Unique Ancient City

Darreh-Shahr is one of the important and ancient cities of Ilam province. It is located in a wide valley 840 kilometers from Tehran near Bahmanabad Village.

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 08:19

85 Lorestan heritages identified

About 85 cultural and historical heritages have been identified in Lorestan province, said the director general of the province’s cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.