An exhibition of analog photos of Iran's Lut Desert by Italian photographer John R. Pepper is underway in Tehran.
Many think that Semnan Province in Iran is engulfed by the deserts, but 45 kilometres north of the provincial city of Shahrud there is a very charming forest called Abr, which literally means Cloud Forest.
Iranian graphic artist Carmel Maleki, who was expected to represent Iran in an international event to reconstruct the quake-hit city of L'Aquila in Italy, has been denied a visa to visit the European country.
Tents have been set up in almost all Iranian cities, particularly those in southern Iran, commemorating the advent of the lunar month of Muharram, when the third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, was martyred.
Potash Complex of Khur in Isfahan province is one of the largest potash reserves in the Middle East. The complex is located in the salt deserts of Dasht-e Kavir, about 450 kilometers away from the city of Isfahan.
Masghati (starch fudge) and cookies are among the popular Iranian confections and a souvenir of the southern city of Shiraz in Fars province.
The city of Lalejin in Iran’s Hamadan province is globally known for its pottery, and this has helped the World Craft City to decrease its unemployment rate to almost zero.
Researchers in Iran and New Zealand, in a joint project, have made a self-healing concrete made of nanoparticles and a certain type of bacteria.
The fields of Kurdistan province in western Iran are among the most suitable ones for cultivating sunflower, whose seeds are widely used in Iran for oil extraction.
The Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forest is a region in the southern margin of the Caspian Sea, covering an area of 55,000 square kilometres, located on the southern and south-eastern parts of the Caspian Sea.