Christian Snipers in Syria, Pain in the Neck for ISIS

A group of Assyrian forces is playing a key role in the Syrian troopers’ operation to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of ISIS in Syria.
Beauty of Iranian Horses Attracting Tourists

Beauty of Iranian Horses Attracting Tourists

Various breeds of horses in Iran, including Caspian, Turkmen, Arabian, and Kurdish ones, have the best potential to attract tourists from around the world to the country.
World Craft Council Hails Iran’s Initiative to Call 2018 “Asian Woodcrafts Year”

World Craft Council Hails Iran’s Initiative to Call 2018 “Asian Woodcrafts Year”

A high-ranking Iranian handicrafts official says initiated by the Islamic Republic of Iran, the World Craft Council (WCC) in Asia Pacific Region has decided to designate each year to a handicraft product.

Local Women in Iran Make a Living by Carpet Weaving

Women in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in the southwestern part of Iran, dexterous at weaving carpets, earn a living by using their art.

Iran’s Chaleshtar Castle Leaves Tourists in Awe

Iran’s Chaleshtar castle is a magnificent work of art merging the European architecture with Iranian Qajar era designs. The castle hosts stone pillars with spectacular salient designs and wall paintings.

217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

Over two hundred villages in are generating solar energy to meet their power needs and the number is expected to surpass 300 by the end of this year’s Iranian calendar year (mid-March 2018).

Archaeologists Find Traces of Neanderthals in Western Iran

Recent discoveries of ancient stoneware in western Iran reveal that Neanderthals had advanced into western Iran during Paleolithic era, says an Iranian archaeologist.
135-Million-Year-Old Cave

135-Million-Year-Old Cave; A Newly-Discovered Attraction in Iran

A cave belonging to 135 million years ago, which was discovered less than ten years ago in southwestern Iran, has turned into a popular tourist attraction.

Iran to Mark 75th Anniversary of Hosting Polish WWII Refugees

Iran is set to hold a number of events to mark the 75th anniversary of hosting the Polish who took refuge in the central Iranian city of Isfahan during the World War II.
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“Iran’s Name Should Bring Nice Concepts to Mind”

An Iranian website has, in an opinion piece, stressed the necessity of drawing up plans to make the name “Iran” bring nice and positive concepts to mind.