Abdol-Ali Ghavam, Iran’s distinguished political science figure, dies at 78
Dr. Abdol-Ali Ghavam, a distinguished Iranian translator, researcher and professor of international relations, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 78.
Iran’s Ferdowsi, poet of Book of Kings, commemorated in Tous
Abolqassem Ferdowsi, the late tenth-century Persian poet who composed the great epic The Book of Kings, or Shahnameh, has been commemorated during an event at his tomb in the historical city of Tous, in northeastern Iran.
Iran’s Leader visits 34th edition of Tehran Intl. Book Fair
After three years, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pays visit to the 34th edition of the Tehran International Book Fair, as Iran brings the coronavirus pandemic under control.
‘Future is readable’: Iran capital hosts 34th edition of Tehran Int. Book Fair
The 34th edition of the annual Tehran International Book Fair opens doors to reading enthusiasts and book lovers in the Iranian capital, bringing together thousands of Iranian and foreign publishers.
Iranian novelist Abbas Maroufi dies at 65
Iranian novelist, poet and journalist Abbas Maroufi loses the battle with cancer and dies at the age of 65.
Iranian poet Ebtehaj rests in eternal peace
Prominent contemporary Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj was laid to rest on Saturday morning in his hometown in the northern Iranian city of Rasht with a large crowd in attendance for his burial ceremony.
Funeral held in Tehran to commemorate Iranian poet Ebtehaj
A large crowd attended a funeral ceremony outside the Iranian capital Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Friday to commemorate the renowned poet Houshang Ebtehaj.
Famed Iranian poet Ebtehaj’s body back home
The body of prominent Iranian poet Hooshang Ebtahaj was transferred from his residence in Germany to Iran on Wednesday night for funeral and burial processions.
‘German court allows repatriation of Iranian poet’s body for burial at home’
A Cologne court is said to have issued the permission for repatriating the remains of renowned Iranian poet Amir-Hushang Ebtehaj, who passed away recently in Germany, after the transfer process was blocked due to legal complications.
Memorial held for late distinguished Iranian poet Ebtehaj
A memorial service has been held for renowned contemporary Iranian poet Amir Hushang Ebtehaj at the Iranian House of Artists in the capital, Tehran, bringing together a host of his fans a few days into his death.
President Raisi offers condolences over passing of Iranian poet Ebtehaj
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has offered condolences over the passing of famous Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj to his families and the cultural and artistic society as well as the Iranian people.
Prominent Iranian poet Ebtehaj passes away at 94
Veteran Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj died at the age of 94 in the German city of Cologne early on Wednesday, his daughter announced.
Renowned Iranian critic, writer Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan passes away
Renowned Iranian literary critic, translator, poet and writer Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan has passed away at the age of 97.
Iranian researcher Ali Rezagholi dies at 75
Famous Iranian sociologist and researcher ، Ali Rezagholi, has died at the age of 75. Rezagholi died of heart failure at a hospital in Tehran on Monday morning.
Iranian author Iraj Pezeshkzad dies aged 94
Iranian author and satirist Iraj Pezeshkzad has passed away in the United States at the age of 94.
Iranian poet, filmmaker dies of COVID-19 at 47
Iranian poet, author and filmmaker Abtin Baktash has passed away at the age of 47 as a result of infection with COVID-19.
Number of Persian language learners hits new record in Spain
In Spain, more people are developing an interest in the Persian language, with the number of learners in the European country setting a new record this year.
Iran’s Yazd City: World’s Largest Adobe Town
The historical city of Yazd in central Iran is the world’s largest adobe town.
Elegy on Imam Hussein Most Widely-Used Text on Persian Inscriptions
A researcher on cultural heritage says the renowned poem of the Iranian poet Mohtasham Kashani on the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein, on the Day of Ashura, is the most widely used piece of Persian poetry in inscriptions around the world.
Persian Language Replaced with Pashto in Afghan Airport Signs
The Afghan government seems to be rolling out the red carpet for the Taliban by removing the Dari Persian language from the signs of Khost International Airport, which was recently opened by President Ashraf Ghani.
Iranian Literary Circles Thriving on Clubhouse
Literary and book-reading sessions have become part of the rooms of the social platform Clubhouse these days while they had mostly been closed down in recent years due to different reasons.
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.
14th-Century Poets Khujandi, Hafez Linked Tajikistan, Iran: ECO
The head of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) says renowned 14th-century poet Kamal Khujandi and his contemporary Persian poet Hafez Shirazi were the links between Iran and Tajikistan.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Pays Tribute to Allama Iqbal
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has attended a ceremony held in Pakistan to commemorate the 143rd birthday anniversary of renowned Persian-speaking poet, Allama Iqbal Lahori.
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.