UN Preserving unique Shiraz historical texture necessary

UN official: Preserving unique Shiraz historical texture necessary

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.
5000-Year-Old Water Pipeline Discovered in Western Iran

5000-Year-Old Water Pipeline Discovered in Western Iran

A 5000-year-old water system has been unearthed during the second season of a rescue excavation project at the Farash ancient historical site at the Seimareh Dam reservoir area in western Iran.
Iran heritage Shush UNESCO

Shush: Major Iranian option for 2014 global registration

Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.
Ferdousi - Persian literary figures

Persian literary figures honored at Turkish university

A ceremony was held in Ege (Aegean) University in Izmir (Turkey) to commemorate famous Iranian poets and top literary figures including Hakim Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Omar Khayyam and Saˈdi.
Iran Planning to Attract More Tourists tourism

Iran Planning to Attract More Tourists

Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar vowed to do his organization's best to pave the ground for attracting more tourists to the country's holy shrines.
Omar Khayyam Tomb

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour.Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.
UNESC - Persepolis - Iran historical monument

UNESCO would cooperate in repair, maintenance of Persepolis

The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.
Saadi's tomb

National Day of Saadi Commemorated throughout Iran

National Day of Saadi Commemorated in Iran. Saadi is known as a poetry both in and outside of Iran for his enticing choice of word, ethical and social teachings.

Iran marks Mother’s Day

Iranians celebrate Lady Fatima Zahra’s birth anniversary, designated by the Islamic Republic as Mother's Day in the country.

Frye : “They are very hospitable people. I love them very much,”

American scholar of Iranian and Central Asian studies, professor Richard Nelson Frye has passed away at the age of 94.

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