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Iran’s Nature in Photos: Darband Rashi Cave

Located in the city of Rudbar in Gilan province, northern Iran, Darband Rashi Cave is the oldest one in the country.
Poshtab

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Poshtab Fort

Poshtab Fort is an ancient site in the mountainous regions of north-eastern Iran.
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Iran in Photos: Rayen Citadel of Kerman

A photo gallery featuring the ancient site of Rayen Citadel in the southern city of Kerman.
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Iran in Photos: Garmeh Village

Among other tourist attractions, an ancient castle and a pond surrounded by palm trees have turned Garmeh Village in the central province of Isfahan to a touristy spot for nature lovers.
Remains of Ancient Fortress Unearthed in Northeast Iran

Remains of Ancient Fortress Unearthed in Northeast Iran

The remains of an ancient fortress dating back to the Achaemenid era have been discovered in northeastern Iran.
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Iran in Photos: Abbasabad Lake in Mazandaran

Abbasabad Lake is a beautiful site in northern Iran which also includes a centuries-old monument.
Iran's Persepolis to Host Asian, World Powerlifting Championships

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
Skeleton of Another Parthian Woman Unearthed in Central Iran

Skeleton of Another Parthian Woman Unearthed in Central Iran

The second skeleton of a young girl dating back to the Parthian era has been dug out in central Iran.
Ancient Grave Unearthed in Iran’s Kurdistan

Ancient Grave Unearthed in Iran’s Kurdistan

A historical grave dating back to the Parthian era has been dug out in archaeological excavations in western Iran.
Ancient Gold Antiquities Seized in Western Iran

Ancient Gold Antiquities Seized in Western Iran

Hundreds of antiquities dating back to over 2,300 years ago have been confiscated from smugglers of antique items in western Iran.