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Historic place of worship in northwestern Iran
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Historic place of worship in northwestern Iran

The Chapel of Dzordzor, located near Baron Village in the vicinity of Maku is submerged in beautiful silence. The building overlooks a valley through which Zangi Mar River flows. It also holds legends and myths at its heart. The original name of the chapel is the 'Holy Mary' but it has come to be known as Dzordzor church the beautiful scenic landscapes of which have made it one of the most unique buildings in Iran.

Tourism grows by 50 percent in Iran
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Tourism grows by 50 percent in Iran

The Head of Iran’s Tourism Organization has announced that “following cruel sanctions re-imposed on Iran and despite extensive Iranophobia propaganda, we have had seven million and 800 thousand tourists traveling to Iran, showing a growth rate of over 50 percent in this sector in 2018 as compared to a similar period in 2017.”

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17-Year old Iranian girl reaches WT Championships final

2019/05/16

The 17-year old Taekwondo fighter, Mahla Momenzadeh, has reached the World Taekwondo Championships final to become Iran’s second woman finalist in the history of its game.

Marc Wilmots takes on Team Melli coaching

2019/05/15

The President of the Iranian Football Federation, Mahdi Taj, has announced that Marc Wilmots from Belgium is now Iran’s new Team Melli coach.

Iranian film to be screened in 2019 Cannes market

2019/05/14

“Meshmesheh” [Glanders], written and directed by Shahed Ahmadlou will premiere on the international scene at the 2019 Cannes market of the Cannes Film Festival.

Iranian woman musician shines in Europe

2019/05/14

The new Schiller album called “Morgenstund” which is fusion music recorded with Iranian musicians was released internationally in March this year. They have now started their tour in which Yalda Abbasi, Iranian woman musician, also plays the dotar.

Russia will not take Iran’s side as tensions rise

2019/05/18

A Russian affairs analyst in Iran believes: “The main addressees of Putin’s recent speech were Europe and the US. But, Russia will not take Iran’s side as tensions rise and, essentially, it is not in a position to help Iran.”

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British Special Forces deployed to the Persian Gulf to counter Iran

2019/05/20

BRITISH Special Forces have flown to the Middle East as part of a top secret mission to combat any Iranian attacks on merchant ships, it's been reported.

GCC countries begin enhanced maritime security patrols

2019/05/20

Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began “enhanced security patrols” in the international waters of the Arabian [Persian] Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on Sunday.

Iran sees a 30 percent drop in its marriage figures

2019/05/20

The Head of the Family and School Health at the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education has said: “Marriage in Iran has decreased by 30 percent in the last eight years.”

State Department official: We hold Iran responsible for Green Zone attack

2019/05/20

A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said.