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Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historical Chogan Canyon

The historical Chogan Canyon is located 23 kilometers away from the city of Kazeroun in Fars Province, southern Iran.

‘Honourary Citizenship of Shiraz More Valuable than Legion of Honour’

Legendary Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh says the honourary citizenship of the historical city of Shiraz is more valuable for him than any other international prize and award.

Rare Ornamental Fish Bred in Iran’s Shiraz

A young man in southern Iran is commercially breeding Discus, a special and magnificent aquarium fish indigenous to the Amazon River.

Two Iranian Cities, One Village Registered by World Crafts Council

Two Iranian cities and a village have been officially registered by the World Crafts Council for their outstanding handicrafts, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).

Iran Hosting Int’l Horseback Combat Contests

International horseback combat competitions have kicked off in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, bringing together sportspeople from 19 countries.

Tents Set Up across Iran to Mark Beginning of Muharram

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.

Iran, Austria Seal Deal to Restore Persepolis Ancient Complex

Austria has signed a preliminary agreement with Iran to fund the renovation of the ancient Iranian monument Persepolis in Fars province.
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Saturday inscribed the Sassanid Archaeological Landscape in Fars Province on its World Heritage list, increasing the number of Iranian sites to 23.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Karim Khan Citadel

The Arg of Karim Khan or Karim Khan Citadel is a historical structure located in downtown Shiraz, southern Iran.

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