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Book, Paper Conservation-Restoration Center at parliament’s library

A photo gallery that depicts efforts by Iranian experts to restore books and documents at the Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration Center of parliament’s library.
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Centuries-old Portuguese Castle (PHOTOS)

As the Portuguese started to expand their naval fleet in the 16th century, they used the castle as a base to extend their influence in Iran and other Persian Gulf countries.
Ali Jannati

Minister calls for efforts to preserve regional cultural heritage

The Iranian culture chief calls for collective efforts to protect cultural heritage and archeological works of the region from Takfiri terrorists.
Iran-Nowruz

Nowruz, a centuries-old tradition that has kept us together

If the underlying messages of Nowruz are promoted, disputes, cruelty and insatiable greed will die down in society.
Iran-Italy-Culture minister

Iran, Italy sign cooperation MoU

Culture chiefs from Iran and Italy sign a deal to promote bilateral cooperation in a variety of fields including archeology, music, translation and the movie industry.
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Old locks have literally seen better days in Iran (Photos)

The old lock making craft is close to becoming history in Iran.
Kerman Qanats

Kerman qanats up for global registration

A cultural heritage official in Kerman Province has said that Iran has submitted to UNESCO three qanats in Kerman as its nominees for the World Heritage List.
4200-year-old Zoroastrian grave

A 4,200-year-old Zoroastrian grave found in northeastern Iran

The recent finds have revealed that Persian tribes took up residence in Bojnourd at least 4,200 years ago.
Sepandarmazgan

One single feast to respect women, earth, life

Iranians celebrate Sepandarmazgan in which women, the Earth and life which all have one thing in common – reproduction – are respected and praised.
Janati-Italy

Culture minister stresses enforcement of Iran-Italy cultural MoU

The draft of the memorandum of understanding has been handed to Italian officials for approval, said Ali Jannati.

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