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Iran’s Fars Province Hit by 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has struck Iran’s southern province of Fars on Sunday afternoon.

Man-Made Cave Created by Love in Southern Iran

Love has been the driving force behind the formation of a man-made cave in Jahrom, southern Iran.

Gate of Cyrus the Great Discovered Near Persepolis in Southern Iran

The ancient Gate of Cyrus the Great has been discovered near Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (c. 550–330 BCE), in southern Iran.

Grand Mosque of Neyriz: An Ancient Architectural Wonder

The Grand Mosque of Neyriz is one of Iran’s oldest mosques and, based on some historical evidence, used to be a Zoroastrian fire temple which turned into a mosque during the Islamic era.

Iran’s Cultural Heritage in Photos: Tomb of Sheikh Khalifeh

Tomb of Sheikh Khalifeh is a historical building in southern Iran, registered as a national heritage site.

Human Face Carved in High Relief Unearthed in Persepolis

A stone carving showing a human face in bas-relief has been newly discovered at the historical site of Persepolis in southern Iran.

Iran’s Persepolis to Host Asian, World Powerlifting Championships

The World Power Sport Federation (WPSF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on holding Asian world powerlifting championships at Persepolis, a world-famous historical site in southern Iran

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Raghaz Canyon

Raghaz, the jewel of Iranian canyons, is where the water has met the rocks since thousands of year ago, creating stunning natural landscapes.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Tang-e Boraq

Tang-e Boraq is a village with numerous springs and waterfalls, which turn it into a magnificent tourist attraction.

Remains of Humans, Animals Found in Persepolis Ruins

Remains of over a dozen humans and animals have been unearthed in the ancient ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran.