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Iranian Tourist Embarks on Journey around World on Camel (1)

Iranian Tourist Embarks on Journey around World on Camel

An Iranian tourist has embarked on a trip around the globe on a Persian Bactrian camel in a bid to get this endangered species known to the world.
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Dutch Football Legend Seedorf Enjoys Warm Reception in Iran

Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.
Iranian Female Painter Wins Award at Harvard Art Gala (1)

Iranian Female Painter Wins Award at Harvard Art Gala

Iranian surrealist painter and senior research associate at Harvard University, Sara Ashrafi, has won the first prize at an annual gala held by the Massachusetts General Hospital for the best painting about the Alzheimer’s disease.
Caspian Sea Generous Source of Income for Local Fishermen

Caspian Sea Generous Source of Income for Local Fishermen

With the arrival of autumn, fishermen on the coast of Caspian Sea look out for the generosity of the sea and go through it to catch fish.

Pomegranate Harvest Season Celebrated in Iran’s Yazd

In many Zoroastrian-majority villages of Iran, including those in Roodbar, Qazvin, Gilan, Kurdistan, and Isfahan, people celebrate the arrival of autumn and its mythical fruit with festivities such as the pomegranate harvest celebration.
Iranian Tourism Delegation Due in China, Russia

Iran Ready to Host Up to 3m Chinese Tourists: Minister

A senior Iranian official says the country is prepared to host some three million Chinese tourists.

Two Iranian Girls Training to Become Mechanics

Two Iranian girls with an interest in repairing vehicles are now learning how to become mechanics in defiance of the fact that the occupation is mostly male-dominated.

Satellite Images Lead to Discovery of ‘Roman Wall’ in Iran

Satellite images have helped archaeologists to discover the remains of a stone wall, with a length of about 71 miles (115 km) long, in Sarpol-e Zahab in western Iran.

‘Wind’ Painting Exhibition Underway in Tehran

A painting exhibition entitled “Wind” is currently underway in Tehran, displaying works by Shohreh Mehran.
Iron Age Findings, Iran 

Iron Age Findings on Show in Western Iran 

An exhibition called “Archaeological Findings of the Iron Age in Western Iran" has been launched in the Archaeological Museum of Sanandaj in Kurdistan province.