Iranian filmmaker Babak Khorramdin has been killed and dismembered by his father, according to the head of Tehran’s Criminal Court.
Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the country will name its next homegrown supercomputer after Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Iranian math genius.
The Centre Pompidou, a centre of culture and arts in Paris, is to hold a program to display and review the works of late renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
Sites of ancient iron foundries dating back to the Achaemenid era have been discovered in the central Iranian province of Yazd.
The image of a blood-soaked handkerchief belonging to Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar, the 19th-century Iranian king, has been put on public display at the Golestan Palace, the former royal complex of the Qajar Dynasty in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
The traditional bazaars in the towns of Naein and Zavareh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan have been closed amid a surge in the coronavirus outbreak.
Thousands of Iranian people attended the Qadr Night ceremonies held outdoors across the country while observing the health protocols to contain further spread of the coronavirus.
The historical Dar ul-Funun school was a watershed in Iran’s educational system as it was the country’s first modern institution of higher learning.
Kotal Bandoon is a ritual held at the time of the death of senior members and warriors of the Iranian Baktiari ethnic group coupled with a special ceremony and musical performance.
An American basketball player’s stunning buzzer beater saved his Iranian side in the final moment of the final match, and helped the team win Iran's Super League title for the first time ever.
A museum known as the Treasure Trove of the Armenians of New Jolfa in the central Iranian city of Isfahan showcases the history of music and an assortment of musical items belonging to Armenians living in the city.
Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.
The Takieh of Moaven-ul-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. Female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years.
Chehel Sotoun is one of Iran’s most famous historical monuments dating back to the Safavid era.
The Sharafkhaneh port is one of the largest and oldest ports of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran.
The Rangooniha Mosque is one of Iran’s most invaluable mosques with a completely different architecture.
Rig-e Yalan is a pristine and wonderful region home to the world’s highest sand dunes which measure up to 500 metres in height.