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Masoumeh Ebtekar

Environment chief: Iran wins legal battle against US

The number of Maragheh Fossils is 3,000, of which 1,500 fossils were sent to US for research, the environment chief said.

Iran reclaims ancient fossils from US

A ceremony was held to unveil 1,351 ancient fossils which were takento the US 40 years ago for research studies.    

German Artist Displays Hafez-Inspired Paintings in Shiraz

German artist Günther Uecker has opened an exhibition of his paintings in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, all inspired by the sonnets of great Iranian poet, Hafez.
Iran-Tehran Freedom Tower

Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched

Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.

Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

The grand, congregational mosque of Qazvin, Jameh Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. The architecture contains a Shabestan and Ab anbar,...
Museum-Shoes

Iran’s first shoe museum opens in Tabriz

The museum displays 200 valuable pairs of shoes from different historical eras and ethnic groups.

Bam Citadel to Reopen to Public after 13 Years

The world’s largest adobe building is beginning to recover some of its past glory after the reconstruction of central citadel, which is planned to be reopened to the public.
Iran-Burnt City in World Heritage List of UNESCO

Burnt City, Iran’s 17th entry on World Heritage List of UNESCO

Iran’s Burnt City finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Polo Nominated for UNESCO Cultural Heritage Status

Polo was invented and first played in Iran thousands of years ago. The original name of polo was Chogan which is a team sport...
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Mellat Palace Museum (PHOTOS)

Images of Mellat Palace Museum, which was once a royal summer retreat for Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and his wife.

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