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Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House: A Masterpiece of Iranian Architecture

The historical Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House is one of two dome-shaped monuments in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

‘Little Iran’ Park: An Exhibition of Iranian History, Culture

The Little Iran Park is a site located in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, which showcases Iranian culture and history on a small scale.

Reshteh Polo; Delicious Dish Served during Nowruz

As a common practice among the people of different religions, cultures and nationalities around the globe on the eve or first days of the New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes on the initial days of Nowruz. Reshteh Polo is one of these popular dishes which is made on the first Saturday of the new year.

Man-Made Cave Created by Love in Southern Iran

Love has been the driving force behind the formation of a man-made cave in Jahrom, southern Iran.

Quake-Hit People of Sisakht Celebrate Nowruz in Tents

The people of Sisakht city in Iran's Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province whose houses were destroyed in a recent earthquake celebrated the Persian New Year by arranging the Haft Seen table in their tents and destroyed houses.

Bushehr: A City of Mesmerizing Flowers in Southern Iran

Alleys in the city of Bushehr in the southern Iranian Bushehr province smell of spring.

Samanu; A Traditional Dish Served in Iran during Nowruz

Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.

Trick-or-Treating in Shiraz on Fireworks Wednesday

Photos by Mohammad-Reza Dehdari, ISNA

Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz Despite COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian people from all walks of life are preparing themselves for the Persian New Year or Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the new solar year.

Godeh Aubergine: A Yummy Iranian Food

Godeh Aubergine is an Iranian food usually cooked in northern Gilan province. This food is made with aubergine, walnuts and pomegranate paste.

Tehran Hosting Urban Arts Festival ahead of Nowruz

The 6th Tehran Annual Urban Arts Festival has opened in the run-up to the Persian New Year which starts on March 21, 2021.

Rarely-Seen Persian Artworks to Be Exhibited in Sydney

A collection of rarely-seen Persian artworks and crafts is to be displayed at Australia’s Powerhouse Museum, a major branch of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Sydney.

Kish Island Hosts Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament

Kish Island, a Persian Gulf resort in southern Iran, hosted a water ski and wakeboard tournament on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

New Historical Rock Carvings Found in Western Iran

Ancient rock carvings have been newly discovered in the western Iranian province of Lorestan, according to the province’s Department of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

Pregnant Iranian Nurse Dies of Coronavirus before Seeing Her Baby

The novel coronavirus has led to the death of a pregnant Iranian nurse before she delivered her baby.

Poetry Can Illustrate Sufferings of COVID-19 Patients: Iran

The Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance says the country will exchange its “poetic” experience of coronavirus with the world.

Gate of Cyrus the Great Discovered Near Persepolis in Southern Iran

The ancient Gate of Cyrus the Great has been discovered near Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (c. 550–330 BCE), in southern Iran.

Ancient Iranian City Built on Natural Terrace

The town of Dahaneh-Gholaman in southeastern Iran was discovered by Italian archaeologists in 1959.

Former Iranian Footballer Mehrdad Minavand Dies of COVID-19 at 45

Former Iranian football player Mehrdad Minavand passed away because of COVID-19 on Wednesday night at the age of 45.

Iran Says to Help Restore Taq Kasra Only Upon Iraq’s Official Invitation

Iran says it will help restore the Persian archaeological masterpiece Taq Kasra (also known as the Arch of Ctesiphon), located in modern-day Iraq, only if Baghdad officially asks Tehran to do so.

Borsaq: A Yummy Iranian Kurdish Bread

Borsaq is a delicious type of bread native to Kurdistan province in western Iran.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

Iranian Miniature: A Unique, Fabulous School of Art

The Iranian miniature, which was recently registered by the UNESCO as a world heritage, includes a whole range of arts, including flower and bird painting, illustration with human themes, illumination, decoration of books with Islamic-themed miniatures, etc.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Iran’s Cabinet Passes Bill on Preventing Violence against Women

The Iranian cabinet has ratified a bill that would protect the women’s dignity and support them against violence.

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