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Kermanshahi Shreds Stew: A Luxury Iranian Food

Kermanshahi Shreds Stew: A Luxury Iranian Food

The Kermanshahi shreds stew is a local luxury food originally cooked in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah.
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Young Couple Selling Iranian Handicrafts Online

An Iranian couple has created a website to introduce and sell various Iranian handicrafts after years of travelling to different provinces of Iran and exploring different crafts in different parts of the country.
Javak-Kari; Traditional Art of Cutting Wood

Javak-Kari; Traditional Art of Cutting Wood

Javak-kari is the delicate art of cutting and shredding wood, which dates back to the eighth century CE and has its origins in Iran’s Shiraz.
First Iranian Woman Filmmaker Dies at 92

First Iranian Woman Filmmaker Dies at 92

Veteran actress and filmmaker Shahla Riahi has passed away at the age of 92 in Tehran, her family confirmed.
Quince Stew; An Iranian Tasty Dish for Cold Season

Quince Stew; An Iranian Tasty Dish for Cold Season

Quince is a fruit of the cold season; a fruit that has many benefits and with which various and delectable foods are prepared in Iran. Quince stew is one of these dishes.
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Portuguese Castle in Hormuz Island

Iran to Restore Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island

The minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts has approved a plan to renovate the Portuguese castle on the Hormuz Island in southern Iran.
Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone (5)

Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone

An artisan in Iran has turned his house into an exhibition of superb pieces of craftsmanship: stones on which are written the verses of the Quran, the holy book of Muslims.

Tehran Cathedral Hosts ‘Cross-Crescent Rendezvous’ Ceremony

The Saint Sarkis Cathedral of Tehran on Sunday hosted a ceremony called “Cross and Crescent Rendezvous” with the aim of further proximity between followers of various faiths including Islam and Christianity.
Traditional Seafaring in Iran Revived after 50 Years

Traditional Seafaring in Iran Revived after 50 Years

The Kong port in the southern Iranian Hormozgan province has witnessed the revival of traditional seafaring.

Iranian Woman to Receive French Order of Arts and Letters

Iranian art gallery manager Anahita Ghabaian Etehadieh has been invited by the French Minister of Culture to receive the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in early 2020.