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New Version of Medical Book by Rhazes Found in Austria

Iranian attaché in Austria announced that a Latin version of Kitab Al-Mansuri, a medical book by Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, the famous Iranian polymath of Middle Age, has been discovered in the European country’s National Library.

Works by Famous Modern Iranian Poet Translated into Arabic

A selection of poems by renowned Iranian modern poet Ahmad Shamlou has been translated to Arabic and published in Egypt for the first time.

J.K. Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books to Syrian Girl

Author J.K. Rowling has provided a welcome diversion for a seven-year-old girl living in the war-hit eastern Aleppo, sending her eBooks of the entire Harry Potter series.

How Reading Can Resolve Issue of Air Pollution

An Iranian filmmaker says the ongoing air pollution in big cities of Iran could be avoided if people and officials read more books.

Meeting Held in Iran to Discuss Issue of Infiltration

Several Iranian religious and political figures have gathered to discuss the plots hatched by enemies to make inroads into Iran, particularly after the recent nuclear deal.

I’ll Definitely Learn Persian Language: Serbian Culture Minister

In a visit to Iran’s booth in Belgrade Book Fair, Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Vladan Vukosavljevic said he is interested in learning Persian language.

Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.

Iran Unveils Satire Book about Nuclear Talks

Iran has unveiled a satire book about the nuclear talks it had with world powers.

Book Unveiled on Concerns of Iranian Woman in World War II

The Iranian Association of Female Historical Researchers recently introduced the book Concerns of an Iranian Woman in World War II, which is focused on a female surgeon in Iran during the Second World War.

Ayatollah Khamenei Writes Note in Praise of ‘Tintin and Sinbad’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has written a short comment to praise the Iranian teen book “Tintin and Sinbad”, which deals with the story of the western adventurer and reporter Tintin and the Middle Eastern sailor Sinbad.

World’s Largest and Smallest Qurans Unveiled in Iran

In a ceremony held on Sunday, July 3, in the central Iranian city of Qom, the world’s largest and most valuable Quran was unveiled.

“US Human Rights Conditions in 2015” Published in Iran

To mark the “Day of Revealing American Human Rights” in Iran, the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Council released a book on the human rights conditions of the US within the past year, an official announced.

Turkey Claiming Possession of Rumi with Hollywood’s Help

In an interview with Sobh-e Now, the Iranian director Shahram Asadi talks about Turkey’s plans to claim possession of famous Persian poet, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, including their ongoing plan to produce a film about his life with Hollywood’s help.

World’s Most Precious Quran Unveiled in Tehran

The world’s most precious handwritten Quran was unveiled after 18 years on Monday June 13 at the opening ceremony of the 24th International Holy...

Leader and President Offer Condolences over Death of Poet Hamid Sabzevari

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani offered their condolences over the death of Hamid Sabzevari, an Iranian poet who is mostly known for the works he wrote about the Islamic Revolution.

Precious Quran Manuscript to Be Unveiled

One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.

1000 Poets Object to Iran-Turkey’s Joint UNESCO Submission of Rumi’s Masnavi

1000 Persian-speaking poets and literati signed a statement, entitled “Rumi Is a Poet from Balkh to Konya”, to voice their objection to a recent move by Iran and Turkey to jointly register the book Masnavi by the renowned poet Rumi in UNESCO, ignoring his birthplace Afghanistan.

Iraqi War Veteran: Saddam Ordered Us to Kill All Iranians in Khorramshahr

Iraqi Colonel Khalid Salman Mahmoud Kazemi, a ranking officer in the Iraqi-imposed war in the 1980s, has published his memoirs of the bloody war, including the operation to seize Iran’s strategic port city of Khorramshahr.

Iran and Russia’s Cultural Ties Much Deeper Than You Think

With the 29th Tehran Intl. Book Fair wrapped up, Mehr conducted an interview with Sergey Kaykin, head of Russia's International Book Exhibitions and Fairs, who represented Russia as the guest of honour at TIBF 2016.

Iranian and Italian Cultural Officials Meet at Tehran Book Fair

Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) Director Seyyed Abbas Salehi met with the Italian Deputy Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Antimo Cesaro.

Tehran International Book Fair

IFP: The Tehran International Book Fair is well underway in its new home at Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) south of the capital, Tehran. Visitors...

2,000 Books on Display in Turkey’s Stall in Tehran Int’l Book Fair

Cultural Deputy of Turkey's embassy in Tehran said that 2,000 books written by famous Turkish authors have been displayed in Turkey's stall in Tehran International Book Fair.

Book Lovers Flock to Tehran Book Fair

The 29th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened its doors to people for a new day at a large, new fairground south...

Life in Iran Totally Different Before and After JCPOA: Rouhani

On Tuesday May 3, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again praised the historic nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (known as the JCPOA), saying that the Iranian nation has entered a new stage after the removal of anti-Iran sanctions as per the comprehensive deal.

Hafez; Inspiration for German Artist Paintings

German artist Günther Uecker has opened an exhibition of his paintings in Iran’s Shiraz, all inspired by the sonnets of great Iranian poet, Hafez.

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