Nowruz Is Here: Iran Celebrates Beginning of Persian New Year

People in Iran and a number of other countries are celebrating the beginning of the New Persian Year, historically known as Nowruz.

Most Viewed

Iran’s First Woman Chopper Pilot Praised by Veteran Captains

Samira Shabani is the first helicopter pilot in Iran, with two years' experience of flying aircraft. She believes flying a chopper is more difficult than flying a plane.

Nowruz Customs in Various Cities of Iran

The Persian New Year or Nowruz is celebrated in a wide range of ways in different cities of Iran as there are many different ethnic groups and a great cultural diversity across the country. However, there are also some Nowruz customs that are the same among all the people living in Iran.

Iran Condoles with China over Chemical Plant Explosion

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences to China over a deadly explosion in a chemical plant, which killed and wounded dozens of people.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads to Welcome Nowruz

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

135mn-Year-Old Cave: A Mysterious Tourist Attraction in Iran

An ancient cave in southwestern Iran draws large numbers of tourists and cavers every year thanks to its mysterious nature.

Iranian Couple Develops Technology for Rehab, Treatment of Joints

An Iranian researcher couple has circumvented sanctions and developed technologies which are very effective in medical treatment and rehabilitation.

Iran Condemns ISIS Attack on Kabul Gathering

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced the ISIS terrorist group’s deadly attack on a Nowruz gathering in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
bahram

Iran Strongly Condemns Trump’s Decision on Occupied Golan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Syria’s Golan Heights as Israeli territory.

Iran’s World Heritage Sites: Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil

The Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, located in Khuzestan province in south-western Iran, is a temple of the 13th century BCE that the Elamites had built for their gods.

Iran Urges World to Condemn Demagogues Supporting White Supremacists

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community, particularly the Muslim world, to identify and condemn political leaders who encourage racism and white supremacy.

Iranian Farmer Doing Best to Save Crocodiles from Extinction

A man in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran has dedicated his life to saving mugger crocodiles.

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris River, in which tens of people, mostly women and children, drowned.

Latest

Ads
Ads