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Tis Mosque, Millennium-Old Building in Southeastern Iran

Tis Mosque, Millennium-Old Building in Southeastern Iran

Tis Mosque is located in Chabahar, southeastern Iran. The interior of this building, which is similar to Pakistani and Indian mosques, has been built 1,000 years ago.
Iran in Photos: Tomb of Omar Khayyam

Iran Culture in Photos: Tomb of Omar Khayyam

Snapshots of the tomb of Omar Khayyam, a famous Persian poet who was born and laid to rest in Neishabour.
International Port of Chabahar in Southern Iran

Chabahar Port; International Gate in Southeastern Iran

Chabahar, an Iranian port city known for its strategic position and access to high seas, has also remarkable natural places and tourist attractions.
Pink Wetland of Chabahar

Unique Wetland of Lipar in Southeastern Iran

The pink wetland of Lipar in Chabahar, southeastern Iran, is a unique natural place for those fond of marine environment.
Geopolitics of Iranian New Year Festival

Geopolitics of Nowruz: Saving Farsi Culture From Elimination

Attempts to have the language of Farsi eliminated will lead to exclusion of an important part of culture from the history of regional countries; including the Iranian New Year festival.
Iran-Nowruz

Nowruz; Centuries-Old Tradition Keeping People Together

If the underlying messages of Nowruz are promoted, disputes, cruelty and insatiable greed will die down in society.
Haft-Seen - Iranian New Year

Haft-Seen: Permanent Fixture of Nowruz

A time-honored tradition associated with Nowruz [which means New Day in Farsi] is preparing Haft-Seen.
Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi (3)

Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi

As a common practice among the people of different cultures or the first days of New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes, such as Sabzi Polo, on the initial days of Nowruz.
Asafoetida: A Wonder of Traditional Medicine

Asafoetida: A Wonder of Traditional Medicine

Asafoetida is an important medicinal herb with numerous health benefits. Asafoetida has an umbel inflorescence.
Spring Cleaning in Northern Iran ahead of Nowruz

Spring Cleaning for Nowruz in Northern Iran

Based on an old tradition, Iranian people all over the country clean their houses before the beginning of spring, and the Persian New Year holidays known as Nowruz.