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Ancient Homo Sapien Skull Discovered in Iran

Part of an ancient skull belonging a homo sapien (wise man) has been discovered in an archaeological site in western Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pol-e Dokhtar Lagoons

The city of Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan province, western Iran, is home to numerous historical and tourist attractions, including seven permanent and four seasonal lagoons, which have made Pol-e Dokhtar known as the City of Wetlands.

Iran President Pays Visit to Flood-Hit Areas

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited flood-hit areas in Lorestan and Khuzestan provinces in western and south-western Iran, vowing to compensate for the damages as soon as possible.

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

IRGC Says Its Relief Operations to Gain Momentum in Flood-Hit Areas

Top commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Ja’fari says the military unit will adopt further preemptive measures to cope with the floods engulfing the country to lessen the casualties and damages.

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.  

Makhmalkuh in Iran’s Lorestan Known as Velvet Mountains

Makhmalkuh is one of the mountains in Iran’s Lorestan province with a height of over 2900 metres in the northeast of capital Khorramabad.

Oldest Iranian Woman Dies at 140

Gholi Papi, the oldest Iranian woman and perhaps the oldest human in the world, have passed away at 140.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Helt Canyon

There is a river flowing between the rocky and towering mountains of Zagros in Iran’s western province of Lorestan which has artistically carved them downwards creating a wonderful canyon called Helt.

Traditional Wedding Ceremonies Still Popular in Iran’s Lorestan

Holding wedding ceremonies in the traditional style has been around for thousands of years in Lorestan Province, west of Iran.

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