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Fatemeh Askarieh

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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.

Restoration efforts underway for firecracker-damaged Khaju bridge in Iran’s Isfahan

Following contamination by firecrackers on the last Wednesday of the year, the central part of Khaju Bridge in the southern Iranian city of Isfahan is undergoing cleaning and restoration by artisans.

Iran tourism: Khomam Saturday Bazaar shining in Gilan province

In the heart of Gilan province in northern Iran, the Khomam Saturday Bazaar has emerged as a vibrant economic hub, captivating locals and visitors alike.

Daffodil extravaganza unfolds in Iran’s Juibar, Mazandaran Province

Amidst a kaleidoscope of vibrant hues and the fragrant embrace of narcissus flowers, the 6th Daffodil Festival in the northern Iranian city of Juibar burst into life with an electrifying inauguration by Babak Momeni, the head of Mazandaran's agricultural jihad.

Iran tourism: Mohtasham Garden’s statues in Rasht, northern Iran

City Park or Mohtasham Garden is the oldest park of the northern Iranian city of Rasht, the capital of Guilan Province. Statues made out of trees and reshaped by artists have been put in the park.

UNESCO-tagged Soltaniyeh Dome, luring landmark of Iran’s Zanjan

The centuries-old Soltaniyeh Dome in the northwestern Iranian province of Zanjan, is an architectural masterpiece of the Ilkhanid dynasty.

Iran tourism: Goujebel Caravanserai, one of Iran’s major ancient monuments

The Goujebel Caravanserai is one of the major historical monuments of the southwestern Iranian town of Ahar registered on the list of heritage sites.

Iran insists Iraq must disarm terror groups in Kurdistan

Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mohammad Bagheri says Iraq has missed a 19 September deadline to disarm separatist terrorist groups taking sanctuary in the Kurdistan region. 

Iran Showcases Restored Cultural Heritage in Landmark Exhibition

The National Museum of Iran has opened its doors to exhibit a collection of historical artifacts recently repatriated from France and England.

Iran tourism: Conquering the Babak Castle

The Babak Castle located in the town of Kaliber in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azerbaijan is one of the country's most well-known historical castles and among the province's visitor sites, being an ideal place for history enthusiasts.

Needlework is one of the most prominent crafts in Iran

Needlework is one of the top Iranian crafts and arts which is 8,000 years old. It spread in Central Asia and the countries along the Caspian Sea and found its way to the south of Iran as well. The applied art is sewn with thread and needle on fabric or other textures.

Iran tourism: Beautiful beach of Pozm Bay in Sistan and Baluchestan

One of the beautiful beaches in the south of Iran is Pozm Bay. This is located on the shores of the Sea of Oman and the city Konarak, in southeastern Iran.

Iran and Armenia sign gas-electricity swap deal

Iran and Armenia have signed a new agreement to export Iranian gas to the former Soviet republic. The agreement was signed in a ceremony in the Armenian capital Yerevan with Majid Chegini, Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister, and Mehdi Sobhani, Iran’s Ambassador To Armenia and Sanusian, Armenian Minister of Regional Management and Infrastructure being in attendance.

Ancient glassworks found in Japan, South Korea originate from Iran: Museum official

An Iranian museum official says archaeological studies show that the glasses found in Japan, South Korea and the span of the ancient Han Empire originate from Iran and its northern province of Gilan.

Sassanid statue back in Iran after 35 years

After 35 years, a Sassanid rock relief dating back 2,000 years has returned to Iran from the UK thanks to efforts and follow-up by the Iranian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

Ikat, an 800-year-old art, in Iran’z Yazd

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.

Famous Iranian actor Payam Dehkordi opens a bakery

Payam Dehkordi, the Iranian actor and director who stopped working in radio, theater and cinema due to the situation in Iran over the past seven months, has opened a bakery in the northern city of Lahijan.

Iran tourism: The best and most famous handicrafts of Tabriz

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.

Iran’s unknown art of darning

Darning is a traditional and old art in our country, Iran, which came into existence alongside the art of carpet weaving, and it is a skill that can re-enliven an old carpet.

Iran Tourism: Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz

One of the places that has recently been added to the tourist attractions in Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Iranian province of Fars, is the Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz.

Where is the oldest human settlement in Iran?

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.

Iran tourism: Minaee Heritage House the first narrative-museum of Tehran

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.

Iran says ready to open up prisons for human rights ‘advocates’

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.

Iran tourism: Ms. Khavar’s cooking made Sarvelat village in Gilan famous

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.

Iran Tourism: A Guide to the City of Khansar

Khansar is a small city with a population of just over 20,000 people that is a two-hour drive away from the central Iranian city of Esfahan. The area has much to offer in terms of tourism. Here is a look at a few highlights on Khansar.

Iran tourism: Wonders of Khajou Bridge in Isfahan

Khajou Bridge is one of the rare beauties of the Iranian city of Isfahan that passes over the Zayandehroud, Iran’s largest and most water-rich river.

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