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Mistreatment of Iranian woman by Georgia investigated

2018/12/10

Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs has asked the Foreign Ministry to investigate police treatment of Iranians at Tbilisi Airport and act accordingly.

US spying on Iranian air fleet likely

2018/12/09

The head of the Civil Affairs Committee of the Iranian Parliament has announced the start of investigations in aircraft purchase agreements, saying: “It is likely that the American team involved in checking the status of the transportation industry during the signing of contracts by Iran was there to spy.”

Iran holds military exercises in the Indian Ocean

2018/12/09

The Coordinator of the Navy of Islamic Republic of Iran Army (NEDAJA) has announced a military exercise in the region of Makran Beach to the 10th parallel north in the Indian Ocean.

New Iranian Ambassador to China

2018/12/08

The Spokesperson of the Iranian Foreign Ministry has announced the appointment of the new Iranian Ambassador to China.

Iran makes four arrests in Chabahar terror attack

2018/12/08

Zahedan’s prosecutor has announced the arrest of four terrorists in the Chabahar terrorist attack in southeastern Iran.

Zarif: The US is frustrated

2018/12/08

Iran’s Foreign Minister has commented on the latest missile accusations by the US against Iran saying that they have done everything in their power to disrupt relations between Iran and Europe.

Tourism

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.

Parade of classic automobiles in two Iranian cities

2018/11/29

Classical cars were paraded on the streets of Tehran and Karaj on Wednesday. These included cars made by Ford, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, BMW, Fiat, and VW. They are all privately owned. Some of these were as old as 60 years and some are the only models left in the world. The parade was held to introduce this historic industrial heritage.

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Mistreatment of Iranian woman by Georgia investigated

2018/12/10

Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs has asked the Foreign Ministry to investigate police treatment of Iranians at Tbilisi Airport and act accordingly.

Iranian professor receives TWAS certificate

2018/12/10

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has presented its membership certificate to an Iranian mathematics professor for the first time.

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.”

"The Skier" wins Best Picture in Greek festival

2018/12/09

“The Skier” from Iran has won the Best Picture award at the 21st Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People.

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