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Iran, UN to Draw Up Natl. Tourism Promotion Plan with EU Funding

The Iranian Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Heritage, and Handicrafts will continue its cooperation with world bodies to draw up a national Iranian tourism promotion program with EU funding.
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Bell Pepper Dolma; A Delicious Iranian Food

Bell peppers of different colors coupled with a variety of ingredients make dolmas not only colorful but also extremely tasty and nutritious.

‘Persian Medicine Can Minimize Chance of Contracting COVID-19’

Persian medicine can boost the immune system of the human body and help relieve our stress and concerns associated with the coronavirus outbreak, says an expert.

‘Let’s Stay Healthy’ Exhibits Works Created in Quarantine

The “Let’s Stay Healthy" virtual exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Afrand Gallery, displaying the works Mohammad Baqer Ziaei has created under the pandemic lockdown.
Iranian Researcher Discovers Two New Species of Fauna

Iranian Researcher Discovers Two New Species of Fauna

A faculty member of Birjand University in Iran’s South Khorasan province has discovered and named two new genera and species of arthropods and spiders.
Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.
Keeyow Lake; A Popular Resort in Heart of Khorramabad 4

Keeyow Lake; A Popular Resort in Heart of Khorramabad

Keeyow Lake is a very popular resort and recreational centre located in the north-west of Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province in western Iran.
Iranian Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests 1

Iranian Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests

An Iranian artist has found her way into the final stage of a painting contest held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran has officially objected to Ankara’s proposal for the registration, by UNESCO, of what it calls “Islamic calligraphy” as part of Turkey’s intangible cultural heritage.
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower to Peak on Tuesday

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower to Peak on Tuesday

The Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower will peak on Tuesday night, and skygazers will have the chance to watch it in many countries of the northern hemisphere, including Iran.