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Why did Afghanistan circumvent Iran?

2018/12/16

An expert on Afghanistan in Tehran believes: “Afghanistan’s strategic policy to diversity its connection routes with the world, US influence to eliminate Iran from regional equations, and the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s passivity in providing guarantees to Kabul all led to Afghanistan circumventing Iran in its connection route to Europe.”

Iran has strongest helicopter fleet in ME

2018/12/15

Commander of Iran’s Army Aviation said: “Iran possesses the strongest and greatest helicopter fleet in the Middle East”.

Zarif meets with the Prime Minister of Qatar

2018/12/15

The Iranian Foreign Minister has met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani in Doha this morning.

Zarif: This is a post-Western world

2018/12/15

Iran’s Foreign Minister has underlined the importance of the transitional period in the international system, and said: “A miscalculation at this time can bring a country from the height of power to the lows of hardship. If you act accordingly in a transitional period, you can act manifold.”

Ashley Ford claims fall outside UNSCR 2231

2018/12/13

A former Iranian diplomat believes: “The topic of Iran’s enrichment capabilities have come to a closure in the 2015 JCPOA negotiations. Today, the US raises the issue once more to confront the Islamic Republic.”

Pompeo remarks at UNSC meeting responded by Zarif

2018/12/13

On Thursday morning, the Iranian Foreign Minister has answered the comments of his counterpart at the UNSC meeting.

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Fin Garden - A combination of art, water, trees

2018/12/14

The Fin Garden is located in the city of Kashan in one of the central Iranian provinces called Isfahan. Dynamic elements such as water and trees along with a beautiful architecture bring this historic cultural work to life. The Garden lies in a 33,700-square meter area. The present building of the Fin Garden dates back to the era of King Abbas Safavid I and the designer of the Garden as acknowledged by Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organization is Ghias-e-Din Jamshid Kashani.  However, according to academic sources, Sheikh Bahaei is known as the designer of the Garden.

Iran, UK underline increased cultural and tourism ties

2018/12/09

At a meeting with the UK Ambassador in Tehran, Robert Macaire, the Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran stated: “A joint exhibition held between the National Museum of Iran and the British Museum can be a common project between the two countries. We are also ready to hold a handicrafts fair in the UK.”

Shiraz stages Pars International Tourism Exhibition

2018/12/09

The 10th Pars International Tourism Exhibition will run in Shiraz, southern Iran, from 12-15 December 2018. Health tourism will be a priority of the event.

Countries with more tourists visiting Iran

2018/12/09

With almost two million visitors, Iraq tops the list of countries with the highest number of tourists visiting Iran during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (21 March-22 October, 2018).

Gonbad Ghabous – The world’s tallest brick tower

2018/12/07

“Kavous Tower”, aka “Gonbad Ghabous”, is located in Gonbad Kavous city in Golestan Province, northeastern Iran.

Soltanieh – World’s largest brick dome

2018/11/30

Soltanieh Dome, in Soltanieh – Zanjan Province in northwestern Iran – is the largest raw brick dome in the world. It was constructed in the years 1303 to 1312 on the orders of Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh, the eight Ilkhani king.

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Why did Afghanistan circumvent Iran?

2018/12/16

An expert on Afghanistan in Tehran believes: “Afghanistan’s strategic policy to diversity its connection routes with the world, US influence to eliminate Iran from regional equations, and the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s passivity in providing guarantees to Kabul all led to Afghanistan circumventing Iran in its connection route to Europe.”

Complete overhaul of a JCPOA aircraft

2018/12/16

The Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Airlines (Iran Air) has announced that its Iranian engineers have given an Airbus 321 a complete overhaul. The plane was purchased following the signature of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with world powers.

Ziba Azizi – world’s 4th best rural woman

2018/12/16

Everybody adores her in Azizabad village in Sistan and Baluchistan Province. She has worked so hard for this deprived village in southeastern Iran that she has succeeded to win the Women’s World Summit Foundation 2018 award for women’s creativity in rural life and ranked fourth on WWSF’s global list.

“Birds” carry a message of peace from Iranian kids to the world

2018/12/16

With their little hands, the Iranian children have created clay birds with a message of peace and friendship for the world. These birds have now arrived in Europe.

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