Iran-Turkmenistan negotiations for joint gas exports
The Managing Director of Iranian National Gas Company said that the company is opposed to swapping gas between Turkmenistan, and Turkey and Iraq, and announced talks with Ashgabat for the export gas to the Persian Gulf states.
China's request for underground archaeology in Iran
The Center for Underwater Cultural Heritage Protection of China has made a request to Iran to carry out archaeological excavations on the shores of either Mahrouyan or Najirom ancient underwater sites in Siraf Port in Bushehr Province.
Putin and Aliyev in Tehran
Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, will be traveling to Tehran today to meet the Iranian President and Supreme Leader.
Oil MoU signed between Iran and Russia
Bijan Zangeneh, the Iranian Oil Minister, and his team have signed an MoU at the 'Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) meeting held in Moscow for cooperation in the Caspian Sea oil production between Iran and Russia.
Iranian caviar eyeing comeback in the US
On Monday 18 September 2017, the Los Angeles Times wrote: Nasser Meshkin Azarian took a careful nibble, letting the salty, grainy texture roll across his tongue. He smiled and washed it down with a sip of cool water.
Global warming causes the Caspian to evaporate
An article in the Daily Mail reports that water levels in the Caspian have dropped a total of 1.5 meters (5 feet) since 1996. The current sea level is only about 1 meter (3 feet) above the historic 1970's low.
The ghost lake in northern Iran
In an untouched area of Noshahr city in the Caspian Sea area of northern Iran, there exists a lake by the name of Mamraz in the midst of a dense, broadleaf forest. Its chilling, deadly silence will surely give you an adrenalin rush.
Caucasus 1 (music)
Artists: Afshar Namvar, Firouz Veysanlou
Album: The Labyrinth of the Caucasus
(Persia Digest) – “Caucasus 1” is from the album “The Labyrinth of the Caucasus” which, as the artist puts it, is a personal take on the culture and language of the myriad of ethnic groups from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea.