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Nowruz celebration in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

Iranians gathered in Hafezieh, tomb of Hafez, to celebrate the Nowruz on Sunday in Shiraz. The following images have been released by Mehr News Agency:    

Shahid Abbaspour Dam (PHOTOS)

The Shahid Abbaspour Dam is a large arch dam providing hydroelectricity from the Karun River; it is located about 50 kilometers northeast of Masjed Soleiman,...

1,200-Year-Old Nain Jame Mosque, Iran’s Third Oldest

From Tehran to the country's third oldest mosque is about five hours’ drive. A mosque with a single brick-made minaret and a 700-year-old wood carving marquetry pulpit, all built without the use a single nail.

7-millennial cemetery uncovered in Khuzestan (PHOTOS)

Deputy of Khuzestan province ICHTO office announced explorations have uncovered a 7-millenia-old cemetery in Zeidoun, Behbahan, southeastern part of the province. The following images have...

An Iranology Exhibition Held in Algeria

An exhibition entitled Iranian Civilization - Past and Future was held in the Foreign Language Centre of Algeria University, with the goal of spreading and reinforcing cultural and scientific relations between Iran and Algeria.

Street Performances Herald the New Year

The Persian New Year, or Nowrouz, is celebrated on the Spring Equinox, and heralds a period of new life and growth. In the weeks...

Persian Celebrations Not Derived From Any Specific Religion

None of the major Persian celebrations is taken from any specific religion’s dogma.

World Tour – 7000 Years of Iranian Art

The head of Iran’s Museum Administration Board spoke about exhibitions which will celebrate 7000 Years of Iranian Art, and will be held in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Singapore and the USA.

Kharg Island (PHOTOS)

Kharg Island, also spelled Khark, is a continental island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Iran. The island is located 25 km (16 mi)...

Larger increase in number of American tourists applying for visa to visit Iran

Interests Section of Iran in Washington DC.: No obstacle for issuing visa

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