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Houraman’s pomegranate festival (photos)

Houraman’s pomegranate festival (photos)

The pomegranate and thanksgiving festival in the Houraman or Ouraman region of Kermanshah Province, western Iran, is also being celebrated in Tehran’s Niavaran Palace complex. The event opened on Saturday and will continue until 21 December, showcasing the pomegranates of Houraman. Classical Iranian music, regional rituals, and the ancient ceremonies of Kermanshah are on the main agenda of this festival.

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Ancient path discovered in SE Iran

Ancient path discovered in SE Iran

An ancient path has been discovered along the Zahedan-Kerman road between the provincial city of Nosratabad in Sistan and Baluchistan Province and the city of Fahrouj in Kerman Province in southeastern Iran.

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The Ganjali Khan Baths of Kerman (photos)

The Ganjali Khan Baths of Kerman (photos)

The Ganjali Khan complex is one of Kerman’s most popular historic attractions left behind by its governor, Ganjali Khan, who ruled in this southern Iranian province in the Safavid era. It comprises a bazaar, baths, main square, caravanserai, water cistern, mosque, and mint. The baths are the biggest attraction and architectural masterpiece of the Safavid era.

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Four space tourism parks for Iran

Four space tourism parks for Iran

The Iranian Space Agency has announced the building of four space tourism parks in the desert areas of Kashan, Damghan, Qeshm, and Kerman to dwell in the secrets of creation and attract space tourists.

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First sapien common settlement found in Iran

First sapien common settlement found in Iran

Professor at Cambridge University and head of the archaeological excavation site of Baveh Yevan has said: “Studies in Baveh Yevan, Kermanshah, western Iran, have revealed that this site was a common settlement shared by Homosapiens and Neanderthals. This is a first find of its kind in the world, showing a common settlement between the two human species.”

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Another earthquake rocks Kermanshah

Another earthquake rocks Kermanshah

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale has rocked the town of Tazeh-Abad in Kermanshah Province, western Iran, this Sunday morning. The earthquake was in a depth of 8kms. Its epicenter was registered at 34.63 north latitude and 46.22 east longitude.

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Moradi-Kermani candidate for Lindgren Award

Moradi-Kermani candidate for Lindgren Award

Author Houshang Moradi-Kermani and the mobile libraries of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in Iran’s rural areas have once again been put forward by the Institute for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Houshang Moradi-Kermani was selected as a children’s books author and the mobile libraries of the Institute were selected for promoting reading in the rural areas as candidates for the 2019 Award.

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