Arts and Culture


Travel free to Iran!


The Deputy of the Tourism Organization of Iran has said that: “Iranians living abroad can get a free plane ticket to Iran if they introduce five foreign tourists. They can also transfer their tickets to their relatives.”  

Iran hub of cosmetic surgery


For a number of reasons, and especially for the fame of its surgeons, Iran has turned into a pole for cosmetic surgery, such as nose surgery, hair transplant, cheek implants, etc. Choosing Iran for a variety of cosmetic surgeries is not limited to ordinary people; but, a large number of celebrities have also traveled to Iran for surgery

Iran earthquake not affecting tourism


The deadly quake of 13 November in western Iran has been attracting messages of condolences from tourists who have visited the country previously. It has also not affected plans by new visitors who were planning to travel to the stricken areas in Kermanshah Province.  

Japan studies Isfahan tourism potentials


The CEO of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Isfahan, Fereidun Allahyari, in a meeting with Japanese tourism officials in Iran announced that Japan will be studying the tourism potentials of the city of Isfahan in line with developing mutual travel.  

Family rallies between Iran and Azerbaijan


At a meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Head of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran has proposed to hold family rallies between Iran and Azerbaijan.  

JICA: Tabriz is Asia’s gateway to Europe


Akira Uhara, JICA senior expert for national heritage and tourism has said: “Tabriz is not just a city within the borders of Iran, but it is an important member of the Silk Road corridor and Asia’s gateway to Europe.  


Iranian President declares end to IS


The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has announced the end of the Islamic State in the region and said: “Uprooting the terrorist group has been a great achievement.” He added: “The terrorist organization, backed and armed by certain great powers and reactionary states in the region, plundered and pillaged ancient sites and museums in Iraq and Syria and sold the artifacts on international markets with the help of the very same governments supporting them.

Iran-EU high-level talks


The third round of high-level talks between Iran and the EU on “Nuclear cooperation: Progress and Prospects” will be held in Isfahan on 21-22 November 2017. Attending the meeting are Assistant for Legal and International Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi, Helga Schmidt EU Secretary General

Support for the JCPOA at the UN


In his report to the UN, the IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano, has once again certified Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, officially known as the JCPOA, at the 72nd General Assembly.  

Fmr Iran FM Receives Order of the Rising Sun


Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun has been awarded to former Iranian FM, Manouchehr Mottaki.  

Nov 4, 1979 still held hostage by history


Thirty-eight years ago, on November 04, 1979, the US Embassy in Tehran was stormed by a university student group that objected to US intervention in Iran and its support for Mohammad Reza Shah (1919–1980) - the last Shah of Iran from September 16, 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on February 11, 1979.  

US denies Iran scientific projects


On 31 October 2017, writes that the Iran nuclear deal was meant to usher in a new era of science cooperation between the Islamic republic and other parties to the landmark agreement, which deters the country from pursuing nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief.



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Iran windmills world heritage


The “asbad” of Iran, or windmills, have been placed on the list of Unesco world heritage sites and will be registered soon. These windmills are known by some to be the first industrial production of mankind as old as time itself. The “asbad” are the oldest vertical windmills standing in the world, made in eastern Iran.  

Czech orchestra plays for quake victims


These days, many bands and music groups have performed in support of the earthquake victims in Iran, including Shahram Nazeri, Kamkarha, and Hamed Homayun. The Czech folk music group who are presently visiting Iran will also perform in support of the Kermanshah earthquake victims.

Iran to export LNG to boost trade relations

2017/10/01 reports on 17 November 2017 that Iran could ship its first export-bound cargo of LNG at the end of 2018, BMI Research said, after a JV between Iran’s Kharg Gas Refining Co. and Helma Vantage began talks with Belgian ship owner Exmar to charter its floating LNG vessel Caribbean FLNG for the short term.  

FIFA invites Ali Daei to World Cup draw ceremony


Aly Dayi has been invited to the FIFA World Cup Trophy Final Draw a few days before the ceremony is due to take place. Ali Dayi is Iran’s best goal scorer. He is a special FIFA guest to represent Iran’s football once again, and Asia, at this famous ceremony.