Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.
The results of recent excavations conducted jointly by Iranian and French archeological teams at the Qal-e Kord Cave in the city of Avaj, in the northwestern province of Qazvin, show the cultural deposits in the vicinity of the cave are more than 400,000 years, making it the oldest human settlement discovered in Iran.
The Iranian judiciary has expressed its readiness to allow those who claim to be advocates of human rights to inspect the prisons in country and get a first-hand view of the treatment of prisoners in the Islamic Republic.
Ikat (Daraee, Persian word for asset) is one of the beautiful and unique hand-woven fabrics produced in the Iranian city of Yazd. The industry is known as Ikat weaving. They make the fabric using natural silk and very beautiful geometric designs and pictures.
Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.
Sarvelat is one of the most beautiful villages of Gilan in Chaboksar region in northern Iran, which has a beautiful and green landscape facing a forest valley and fruit orchards. The beauty along with the delicious local food in Ms. Khavar’s restaurant has made Sarvelat a tourist destination.
Handicrafts of Tabriz are among Iran’s most beautiful ones that demand a lot of skills. During your trip to Tabriz, you can buy those handicrafts as souvenirs for your loved ones.
The exposition of oyster and traditional ornaments was held at the central building of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.
Last month, two Iranian women managed to reach the top of Mount Everest. Afsaneh Hesamifard and Elham Ramezani arrived at the peak on May 14 and 15, respectively, within a 30-day period.
An exhibition of Farid Shams Yousefi’s works entitled “Disintegration” is being held at Ev gallery. The collection was formed during the Coronavirus pandemic with the theme of people being under pressure, and its creator has used Mixed Media Technique on recycled cardboard.
Qasreshirin is the only area in Iran’s Kermanshah Province where palm trees are found.
In Dashkasan Temple, which some tourists call the Dragon Temple, a wondrous mixture of Iranian and Chinese architecture has created a unique work of art.
The head of the Ahranjan Hill Stratigraphy Program has announced the discovery of four tombs dating back to the Chalcolithic Age under rural houses. The hill is one of the most important historical sites in northwestern Iran.
May 18 marks International Museum Day and Cultural Heritage. On this occasion, visiting historical and cultural sites run by the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts in Iran was free for the public on Wednesday.
An advisor to the Iranian delegation in Vienna says some issues still remain on the negotiating table pending a decision by the United States, and that a deal will be at hand if the Western parties recognize Iran’s red lines and stop brining up irrelevant topics.
Oil prices extended losses on Friday, heading for a weekly fall, as the prospect of extra supply from Iran returning to the market outweighed fears of a possible supply disruption arising from a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The United States has announced that "substantial progress" during negotiations in Vienna to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal has been made, deeming an agreement possible within days if Iran "shows seriousness" on the matter. Iran says the ball is in the court of the United States, and that Washington must remove the anti-Tehran sanctions.
A member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has criticized the US for sticking to sanctions on the Islamic Republic while the Vienna talks continue.
Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran
Israel has refused to cooperate with a United Nations team investigating the crimes its troops committed during the war on the Gaza Strip last year.
Iranian Health Minister Bahram Enollahi says Iranians no longer seek medical treatment abroad.
Russia has expelled US deputy ambassador to Moscow, according to the American mission. Washington has emphasized that it would respond to American diplomat’s expulsion.