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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 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.

Kazeroon Division Plan Stopped, Iran Interior Ministry Says

Iran’s Interior Ministry has reiterated that a plan to divide parts of the Kazeroon county in Iran’s southern Fars Province has stopped, describing recent unrest in the city created by those protesting the plan as strange.

Casualties Reported in Southern Iran after Protests Turn Violent

The Wednesday night clashes between security forces and demonstrators protesting a plan to divide parts of the Kazeroon County in Fars Province, southern Iran, has left at least one dead and six wounded.

Iranian People Mark National Day of Saadi

The National Day of renowned Persian poet Saadi Shirazi was commemorated in the Iranian city of Shiraz, the hometown of the acclaimed figure.

Plane Carrying First Group of Brazilian Tourists Lands in Iran

The first Brazilian tourist plane, chartered by Pasargad Tours Company, has landed in Iran’s Shiraz airport on Saturday.