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China Appreciates Iranian Filmmaker’s Sympathy amid Coronavirus Outbreak

China’s Ambassador to Iran has thanked Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi for his expression of sympathy towards the Chinese nation after the furious spread of the fatal virus in the country.   
Iran Qeshm Island

Qeshm Island’s Tala Water Wells (Tal Eau)

There are 366 wells forming Tala Water wells, equal to the number of days in a leap year; each day people used the water of one well.
Has Iran Censored Tsarist Russia’s Atrocities from School Textbooks

Has Iran Censored Tsarist Russia’s Atrocities from School Textbooks?

An Iranian educational official has dismissed the controversy over the omission of certain texts about the crimes committed by the Russian Empire from the Iranian school-books, denying reports about deliberate distortion of the history.
Iran's Esfahak Village Wins To Do 2020 Award (1)

Iran’s Esfahak Village Wins To Do 2020 Award

The historical village of Esfahak has won the TO DO 2020 Award of Germany, which is awarded annually to a project which focuses on participation in tourism, profits the local people, is environmentally friendly and avoids gender discrimination.
WTO Hails Tehran’s Offer to Host World’s Biggest Tourism Event

WTO Hails Tehran’s Offer to Host World’s Biggest Tourism Event

Tehran Municipality’s offer to host a world conference on urban tourism in 2021 has been welcomed by the President of World Tourism Organization.
Kharbas Caves - Nature of Iran's Qeshm Island

Kharbas Caves, Historical Attraction of Iran’s Qeshm Island

Kharbas Caves in Qeshm Island have been a temple of Mithraism in ancient times. They attract the attention of archeologists and visitors alike.
Shirazi Yoghurt Broth A Traditional Food of Southern Iran

Shirazi Yoghurt Broth A Traditional Food of Southern Iran

The Shirazi yoghurt broth is a tasty, traditional Iranian food which originates from the city of Shiraz in southern Fars province, and can be served as the main meal or as a snack.
3 Iranian Cities, 1 Village Listed as Global Hubs of Handicrafts

3 Iranian Cities, 1 Village Listed as Global Hubs of Handicrafts

Three more Iranian cities as well as a village have been added to the World Crafts Council’s list of cities and villages known for their handicrafts. Now, over a dozen Iranian towns and cities are on the list.
Qeshm Island; Major Tourist Hub in Southern Iran

Iran’s Qeshm Island; Major Hub of Tourist Attractions

Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf with many natural, cultural and tourist attractions. The island is considered a tourist hub which has the capacity to absorb more domestic and foreign travellers.
Iran to Open Marble Palace to Public after 40 Years

Iran to Open Marble Palace to Public after 40 Years

Tehran's Marble Palace, a historical building of Pahlavi era, will open to public after decades.