Land of Light (41)

Welcome to the 41st weekly episode of the series ‘Land of Light’. Last week we said that the Qoreish clans started rebuilding of the holy Ka’ba in Mecca following torrential floods that inflicted heavy damages on Prophet Abraham’s edifice of monotheism. Now, let’s listen to the rest of the account:

Iran's 'Painting Pool' on screen in Australia

An Iranian flick, 'Painting Pool', directed by Maziar Miri and produced by the Art Center, is on screen at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival from June 23 to July 12.

Tehran to host anti-ISIL cartoon gallery

An exhibition of artworks from the 'International Daesh (ISIL) Cartoon and Caricature Contest 2015' will be put on display at Tehran's Palestine Museum of Contemporary Art from today.

Iran’s National Orchestra resumes activities after 3-year hiatus

Iran’s National Orchestra has resumed its activities after a 3-year hiatus in the capital, Tehran.

Tourists' visit to Iran's Kerman Province more than doubled

Some 8,000 tourists visited Kerman province in April and May 2015, making up for 55% growth compared to preceding period, head of provincial Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office said on Wednesday.

Iran captures top drug lord

Iran's anti-narcotics police chief said on Wednesday that the ringleader of an international drug trafficking gang has been captured in the country in a complicated operation.

Iran opens first herb museum containing over 1,700 herb samples

Iran has inaugurated its first herb museum, also known as herbarium, containing more than 1,700 samples of various herbs.

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.