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Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu is the name of a mysterious cave in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan; which has gained fame as the habitat of Greek divine hero Heracles.
Ancient Works Discovered in Northern Iran (2)

Ancient Works Discovered in Northern Iran

Three fragments of colourful pots imprinted with images of birds, flowers and inscriptions from the early Islamic era have been discovered in the north of Iran.
Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Nanism is the name of a café in Tehran run by short-height people.

20-Year-Old Girl Breaks Iran Clean Sheet Record

Zahra Khajavi, a goalkeeper playing for a women’s football club in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has broken the country’s clean sheet record after not conceding a goal for 950 minutes.
Achaemenid Pool Discovered in Iran’s Pasargadae

Achaemenid Pool Discovered in Iran’s Pasargadae

Iranian archaeologists have discovered a trapezoidal blue pool dating back to the Achaemenid era in the southern Fars province.

Video: Persian Leopard Trying to Eat Driver of Mechanical Digger!

The driver of a mechanical digger has filmed a Persian leopard trying to eat him!

Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas

An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.

Iranian Christians Out for Christmas Shopping

Christian citizens of Tehran along with other Iranian people from all religions and walks of life have poured into streets in Christian neighbourhoods of the city as Christmas and New Christian Year shopping gains growing popularity in the country.
New Alert System Warns Tehran Citizens 20 Seconds Before Quake

New Alert System Warns Tehran Citizens 20 Seconds Before Quake

Tehran, the capital and most populous city of Iran, is being equipped with an earthquake early warning system that would notify people of an imminent quake as early as 20 seconds in advance, an official has announced.
Charity Worker Helps Wishes of 453 Cancer Kids Come True

Charity Worker Helps Wishes of 453 Cancer Kids Come True

An Iranian charity worker has dedicated her life to children with cancer to change the colour of their world.