The latest news and views about the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad
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Shiite Muslims from Iran and many other countries on Sunday celebrated the birthday anniversary of their eighth imam, Ali bin Mousa al-Reza (PBUH), in his Holy Shrine in Mashhad and other parts of the world.
It has been five years since Farzaneh Attarbashi started to climb skyscrapers in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad for a living, spending hours hanging in the air while welding, drilling and installing glasses on windows.
Iran has unveiled an old manuscript of the holy Quran, which is attributed to Imam Ali, the first Shiite Imam, and considered one of the oldest and most complete manuscripts of the holy book.
The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.
An international food tourism exhibition will be held in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad with the participation of businesspeople and economic advisers from 11 countries.
In the furnace-like temperatures of summer in Iran, a good way to beat the heat is to play in water parks and near the fountains.
The Mashhadi Pudding, locally known as Sholeh Mashhadi, is a special kind of broth indigenous to the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.
Dean of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad says the Iranian university has started collaboration with the University of South Florida on earthquake studies.