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Spring Blossoms in Mehriz

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring Blossoms in Mehriz

Trees in Mehriz, a city in central Iran, have sprouted beautiful blossoms during the last month of the winter.
Indian campaign Jai Jagat

Iranian Dolls to Go to Geneva as Peace Ambassadors

Jai Jagat 2020, an Indian campaign organizing a global march for peace and justice, has decided to take two Iranian folklore dolls from Isfahan to the Swiss city of Geneva as peace ambassadors.
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.
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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.

Collision with Pickup Truck Grounds Tehran-Yazd Plane

In an unprecedented accident a pickup truck has collided with ATR-72 plane in Iran’s Yazd airport.

Tourists Flock to Yazd to Attend Muharram Mourning Ritual

The Shiite mourning ceremonies in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) have become a tourist attraction across Yazd, a historic city in central Iran that has been already inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Yazdi Coffee; Delicate Drink Indigenous to Central Iran

Yazdi Coffee is a traditional type of coffee made in the Iranian city of Yazd. It is a very tasty drink thanks to the long cooking time and the use of cardamom, rosewater and rock candy in its preparation.
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Kharanaq: Ancient Village in Heart of Iranian Deserts

The Kharanaq village in central Iranian Yazd province is an ancient village home to unique tourist attractions.

Arab States Obstructing Registration of Iranian Windcatcher at UNESCO

An Iranian local official has taken a swipe at certain Arab governments, particularly the United Arab Emirates, for obstructing the efforts to inscribe windcatcher, a traditional Iranian architecture, in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Chak Chak Temple Hosting Zoroastrians for Annual Pilgrimage

Thousands of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries are flocking to the ancient fire temple of Pir-e Sabz or Chak Chak in central Iran for an annual pilgrimage.