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The latest news and views about the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad – Mashhad also spelled Mashad or Meshad, is the second-most-populous city in Iran and the capital of Khorasan-e Razavi Province

Mashhad Home to Iran’s Biggest Mobile Library

The biggest mobile library of Iran in terms of geographical coverage is located in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad, a senior official said.

Iran’s Khorasan Razavi; Cradle of Rich Literary Heritage

A senior Iranian official says the literary heritage of Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province, due to its richness and diversity during the past centuries, is a real treasure that could result in high regard for Iran.

Modern ‘Emam Reza’ Stadium Officially Opened in Iran’s Mashhad

A modern stadium named after Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shiite Imam, was officially inaugurated on Saturday in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Iranian Family Starts 60-Day March to Protest Concert Ban

Members of an Iranian family from the northeastern city of Mashhad have embarked on a 60-day march to show their protest against a local ban on holding concerts in the holy city.

Iran Establishes Special Parliament for Women

A top Iranian official has underlined women’s key role in decision making processes, saying the formation of “Women’s Parliament” in Khorasan Razavi province is a significant change in this regard.

Khorasan Razavi Province; Tourism Hub in NE Iran

Khorasan Razavi province in northeastern Iran is widely known for the millions of Shiite pilgrims it annually attracts, but it is also home to various tourist attractions.

The Only Ski Resort in Semi-Dry Eastern Iran

While most ski resorts in Iran are located in northern and western parts, the mostly dry and semi-dry provinces in the east are also home to one ski resort.

Iran’s Mashhad Officially Becomes 2017 Capital of Islamic Culture

In a ceremony held on Tuesday, the holy city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran was officially named the capital of Islamic Culture in 2017 for the Asia region by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

Iran’s Mashhad, Capital of Islamic Culture in 2017

The city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran has been selected as the Asian capital of Islamic culture in 2017, and preparations are underway to introduce the holy city’s culture to the world.

Direct Train Service Launched between Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan and Iran’s Mashhad

A direct passenger train service has been launched between Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad and Azerbaijan’s landlocked region of Nakhchivan, a report said.