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Clove-Nailed Apple: Remembering First Love in Kurdish Culture

In the Kurdish culture, when a boy and a girl fall in love, they pick the best and biggest apple at hand and, as Kurds would say, they make it Mikhak-Riz or Mikhak-Koub, that is nail it with cloves. They then give the apple as a present to the other party and this symbolises love.

Beautiful Tiling in Iran’s Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh

The Takieh of Moaven-ul-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.

Iran Begins Construction Work for Major Petrochemical Facility

Ground was broken on Saturday for the construction of a new petrochemical complex in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah with a total budget of $550 million.

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.

Iran Inaugurates Three Major Power, Water Projects

President Hassan Rouhani has launched three major power and water projects in Kermanshah, Ardabil, and East Azarbaijan provinces in western and north-western Iran.

Iran’s History in Photos: Ancient Temple of Anahita

The Temple of Anahita, an ancient monument dating back to the Parthian era (247 BCE – 224 CE), is the second stone building of Iran.

Shafe’i Mosque; A Gem of Architecture in Kermanshah

The Shafe’i grand mosque in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah highlights an elegant example of Islamic mosques inspired by the Ottoman architecture.

Several Miners Killed, Injured in Western Iran

One miner has suffocated from poisonous gas and six others have been injured in a mine in the city of Gilan Gharb in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Iran Home to Attractive, Dreadful Caves for Tourists

A top caver describes Iran as one of the few places in the world with dreadful and beautiful caves, shedding more light on the main features of these mysterious attractions.

Antique Stone Inscription Found in Western Iran

A historical stone inscription probably dating back to the sixth century AH has been discovered in a historical site in Iran’s Kermanshah province.