Monday, July 4, 2022

Fars Province

Iran: Negligence by truck driver blamed for gas leak in Fars Province incident

The director general of the Crisis Control Department in Iran’s Fars Province has blamed Negligence by a truck driver for the gas leak that injured dozens of people in a factory in the province.

Scores injured after inhaling toxic gases released in blast in southern Iran

An explosion has released toxic gases at a sodium carbonate factory in southetn Iran, poisoning 112 people. The incident happened in Fars Province.

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.

New Sassanid Inscription Found in Iran’s Ancient Site Naqsh-e Rustam

Archeologists in Iran have reported the discovery of a new inscription dating back to the Sassanid (Sasanian) Empire in Naqsh-e Rustam, an ancient royal necropolis in southern Iran.

Persepolis World Heritage Site Blanketed with Snow

Persepolis and Pasargadae, two prominent monuments of ancient Persia, have been covered with snow during the cold winter days of Fars province, southern Iran.

Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

An Iranian town has been designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a safe town for children.

Azarakhsh; A Fire Temple in Heart of Mountain

Azarakhsh Fire Temple, also known as the Stone Mosque of Shiraz, is among the most magnificent fire temples in Iran.

Persepolis under Restoration by Archaeologists Without Borders

A team of international archaeologists and restorers who are affiliated with the Archaeology Without Borders foundation has commenced the second season of its activity in Iran’s UNESCO-tagged Persepolis, which was once the ceremonial capital of the mighty Achaemenid Empire.

New Gas Field Discovered in Southern Iran

Iran has discovered a new gas field, called Eram, in the southern part of Fars province.

Shiraz; A Must-See Hub of Culture, Civilization

Shiraz is globally known as the city of poets, gardens, nightingales and flowers. It is one of the key tourism sites in the Middle East, particularly thanks to its cultural heritage which is of global importance.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Traditional Reservoirs of Larestan

For hundreds of years, Iranian people used reservoirs in various parts of the country to store their drinking water.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Maharloo Lake

The seasonal lake of Maharlou, located in the southwest of Shiraz in Fars province, south of Iran, is widely popular for its red colour.

Orangery of Qavam ; Manifestation of Persian Art, History

Qavam orangery is a garden and mansion in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran. You can travel to old times by walking in this beautiful historical place.

Friday Prayer Leader Stabbed to Death in Southern Iran

The Friday prayer leader of the city of Kazeroon in southern Iranian Fars Province has been murdered.

Gerash; A Small Village with Numerous Attractions

The village of Gerash in Fars Province, southern Iran, attracts many guests and tourists due to its historical monuments every year, especially in winter and early spring.

Qalat; A Village with Unique Nature, Old History in Southern Iran

Qalat village, located 36 kilometres northwest of Shiraz in Fars province, is a beautiful historical village with a cool climate even in the hottest months of the year. The village is at an altitude of 2,065 metres above sea level with about 7,000 inhabitants.

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