US filmfest awards ‘Today’ by Iranian filmmaker

The movie ‘Today’ by Iranian filmmaker Reza Mirkarimi has been awarded at the 2015 Washington, DC International Film Festival in the US.

Land of Light (35)

Welcome to the 35th weekly episode of the series Land of Light. If you might recall, last week we said that as night approached in the Valley of Floods during his trade journey to Syria, Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny), advised all caravan members to …

Iran awards Hungarian photographers

Iran's ambassador to Hungary Mohammadreza Morshedzadeh has awarded four Hungarian photographers who participated in the Second Khayyam International Photo Festival on May 15 at Iran's embassy in Budapest.

Abu’l-Qassem Ferdowsi, the poet of all centuries

Every year, the Islamic Republic of Iran holds national commemoration ceremonies for one of its greatest poets, Abu’l-Qassem Ferdowsi, the master of Persian epic poetry. He flourished over a thousand years ago, and his magnum opus is the “Shahnameh”, which literally means the Book of Kings, and is versified rendering …

Peugeot, Iran Khodro to sign JV deal soon

Iran's media say French giant automaker Peugeot will form a joint venture with the country's leading car manufacturer Iran Khodro.

Persepolis sends message of Iran’s strength: Rouhani

Iran’s President has visited the historical city of Persepolis, better known as the Throne of Jamshid (Takht-e Jamshid) to Iranians, saying the site conveys the message of the Iranian nation's capability and strength.

Iran prepared for “new tourist shock”

Director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization says the country is well-prepared for the “new shock” to be triggered by massive tourist inflow.

Iran seizes almost 500 tonnes of narcotics in one year: Police

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic seized nearly 500 tonnes of narcotics in the past Iranian calendar year.