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Sky Burial; Ancient Tradition of Iran’s Zoroastrians

Ancient Zoroastrians believed the dead body should be put in particular structures to be feasted upon by birds of prey, because the burial or burning of the corpses would cause water and soil to become dirty, which is forbidden in the ancient religion.

Europeans Make Ridiculous Offer on Buying Iran’s Oil: Report

The Europeans have reportedly put forward a ludicrous proposal on buying Iran’s crude oil as part of their efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran’s Biggest Aquarium Tunnel Opens in Anzali Port

The largest aquarium tunnel of Iran has been opened in the port city of Anzali in Gilan province, northern Iran.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on July 16

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, July 16, 2018, and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Stresses Closer Cooperation with Pakistan to Ensure Regional Security

A senior Iranian military official has underlined the need for closer cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad to ensure security and tranquility in the region, particularly the common borders.

Makhunik Village; The Mysterious Land of Lilliputians

Makhunik, also known as the land of Lilliputians, is a unique village in eastern Iran which dates back to hundreds of years ago.

“Iran-US Clashes in Persian Gulf Decreased as Americans Realized Who’s in Charge”

The spokesman for IRGC has rejected a claim by US President Donald Trump that his though stance against Iran has ended confrontations between Iranian and US forces in the Persian Gulf, saying the real reason is that the US vessels have found who is in charge in Iran’s southern waters. 

Iran Mulling over Use of Crypto-Currencies to Evade US Sanctions

A senior Iranian lawmaker says digital currencies are among the major mechanisms which the Islamic Republic can use to evade the US sanctions, and the Parliament will soon discuss the issue.

“Turkey to Stand by Iran against US’ Illegitimate Sanctions”

Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran says his country regards the United States’ unilateral sanctions against Iran as illegitimate and fruitless and will continue its cooperation with Tehran.

Stunning Beauty of Iran’s Intact Juniper Forests

Juniper, or as local Iranians call it Ores, is a rare, coniferous and long-life tree which can live for up to 2,000 years. The ever-green tree grows up in mountainous areas with a height of over 2,500 metres above the sea level.

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