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Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.
Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

A Boeing-747 cargo plane carrying live sheep has made an emergency landing in Iran after experiencing technical difficulties.
Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on 'Momo Challenge'

Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on ‘Momo Challenge’

An Iranian child has lost his life due to taking on the so-called “Momo challenge".
Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms 1

Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms

The citizens of Tehran should now wear their face masks not just to contain the spread of the COVID-19, but also to protect themselves against the air pollution which annually hits Tehran as the winter looms.
Human Face Carved in High Relief Unearthed in Persepolis

Human Face Carved in High Relief Unearthed in Persepolis

A stone carving showing a human face in bas-relief has been newly discovered at the historical site of Persepolis in southern Iran.

Sistan and Baluchestan: Home to Wide Variety of Traditional Bread, Pastry

Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran is one of the country’s most amazing and panoramic areas, and home to a whole variety of tropical fruits and local foods.

Iran Marks National Hafez Day

Iranian people annually gather at the mausoleum of prominent 14th century poet Hafez on Oct. 11 to mark his national day, but this year the ceremony has been called off due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Iran’s Historical Uramanat Region to Be Registered Internationally 5

Iran’s Historical Uramanat Region to Be Registered Internationally

The Uraman or Uramanat region in western Iran is close to being registered on the UNESCO’s list of historical sites.
Iranian Maestro Mohammad-Reza Shajarian Dies at 80

Iranian Maestro Mohammad-Reza Shajarian Dies at 80

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, the most prominent Iranian vocalist and a master of Iran's classical music, has passed away at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer.

Iran Releases Prominent Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a prominent human rights activist jailed for "acting against Iran’s national security" has been released from prison after 8.5 years.