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Luqaimat; Sweet Dumpling Made in Southern Iran

Luqaimat; Sweet Dumpling Made in Southern Iran

Luqaimat is a type of Arabic pastry that is cooked in Iran’s southern province of Bushehr.
Iran to Make Medical Services More Affordable for Afghans

Iran to Make Medical Services More Affordable for Afghans

Iran says it plans to make health and treatment services more affordable for Afghan migrants, as there is a great potential for attracting Afghan health tourists.
Iran to Reopen Schools Based on Odd-Even Plan: Minister

Iran to Reopen Schools Based on Odd-Even Plan: Minister

Iran’s education minister says students will go to school on an odd/even plan in the new educational year in order to contain the novel coronavirus.
IranAir resuming flights to Europe after four days: Airline

Iran Resumes Direct Flights to Manchester

Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air will resume its direct flights from Tehran to the UK city of Manchester as of Saturday.
Last Solar Eclipse of Century in Iranian Calendar 2

Last Solar Eclipse of Century in Iranian Calendar

The solar eclipse that happened in Iran on June 21 was the last one in current Persian century, which will end by March 2021.
Happy Snowmen Festival 9

Tehran Hosts Happy Snowmen Festival as Summer Arrives

The first festival of happy snowmen was held a few days ago in Tochal complex, in the heights of northern Tehran.
Hilevar Rock Village; A Survivor of Mongol Invasion of Iran 4

Hilevar Rock Village; A Survivor of Mongol Invasion of Iran

Dating back to the Ilkhanid period, the historical rock village of Hilevar is located in Osku, East Azarbaijan province, northwestern Iran.
COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

A clergyman in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is mingling with lepers who have slipped into oblivion for years and who everyone stays away from.
Sarooq carpets of Iran

Sarooq Rug: A Hand-Woven Persian Rug Popular among Western Buyers

The Sarooq rug is a kind of hand-woven Persian rug and a handicraft with international reputation.
Parthian Graveyard Found in Central Iran

Parthian Graveyard Found in Central Iran

Archaeologists have unearthed a jar burial cemetery at an ancient historic site in Iran’s central city of Isfahan dating back to the Parthian Empire.