Culture and art

Tourism

Caving trip to the depths of history

2017/08/21

Harandeh village is near Tehran Province, 15kms to the southwest of Firuzkuh town. The village is in a picturesque valley going by the same name. It is set in a picturesque valley, with its brooks, water-filled rivers, tall poplars,

Surprise yourself in the waters of Tabas

2017/08/21

The Karit Dam in the southern city of Tabas is 700-1000 years old. Its height of 60 meters made it the tallest dam in the world until the turn of the 19th century.

A lake at the heart of mountain forests

2017/08/21

As you leave Tehran and start north towards Mazandaran Province by the Caspian on its scenic mountainous road, at a distance of 200kms from the capital, you can make a detour to ‘Pol Sefid’ and find one of Iran’s most amazing lakes 6kms from the city  

Giants in a magical land!

2017/08/20

In the spectacular desert of Shahdad, you will come across huge sand structures for the emergence of which no clear scientific evidence has yet been provided by scientists and researchers.

Dramatic increase in number of Iranian tourists

2017/08/19

The number of Iranians traveling to Georgia has risen by nearly 170 percent.  

Americans still travel to Iran

2017/08/19

The tour operators’ association chief in Iran denied claims by the US State Department that Iran has stopped issuing visas for American citizens.

Politics

FM Zarif priorities in new cabinet

2017/08/21

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif reiterated that a foreign policy priority in the new government was to continue compliance with the nuclear deal (JCPOA) and stop the US from planning to declare Iran as the violator of the deal.

Rouhani appoints chief of staff, VP for economy, caretakers for vacant ministries

2017/08/21

President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president for economic affairs and his chief of staff.  

‘US must pay $245m to Iran’s chemical victims’

2017/08/21

The Iranian Judiciary has issued a ruling demanding that the US government pay around 245 million dollars in damage to a number of victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran.       

Is Trump planning bad decision on Iran deal?

2017/08/21

As reported by Washington Post, according to international inspectors and the U.S. intelligence community, Iran has largely abided by the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which greatly reduced its stockpile of enriched unranium and placed strict limits on its nuclear

Majlis approves majority of Rouhani's ministers

2017/08/21

President Hassan Rouhani's new ministers have won the Iranian parliament's vote of confidence, except the pick for the energy portfolio who had already served in the post under a reformist administration.   

‘Iran in full compliance with nuclear deal’

2017/08/20

Russia has voiced deep concern about U.S. President Donald Trump’s bashing of the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

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Iran from the viewpoint of international tour operators

2017/08/13

25 tour operators from 14 countries, including Spain, France, Portugal, Singapore, Belarus, Serbia, Armenia, Brazil, Germany, and South Africa, invited by the private sector in Iran arrived in the country on July 21st .  

Rouhani, Putin discuss Syria, nuclear deal on phone

2017/08/13

In a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed energy projects and the situation in Syria, the Kremlin said in a statement on Monday.

Iran’s oil sector in the wake of fresh US sanctions

2017/08/13

Persia Digest- Following the implementation of the JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1, and the resulting easing of anti-Iran sanctions, the country's oil industry was revived and injected some fresh air.

Age group 16-64 makes up 70% of Iranian population

2017/08/13

A senior official in Iran’s Health Ministry says 70% of the country’s population is formed by members of the age group ranging from 16 to 64 years old. The director of the ministry’s Office for the Health of the Population, Family and Schools noted that this opportunity, indicating population productivity, must be employed for sustainable development and childbearing programs. 

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