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Ceremonial Pomegranate celebrations
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Ceremonial Pomegranate celebrations

This is “Huraman” and “Paveh”, the most beautiful cities in western Iran. Paveh is famous for its pomegranates. From ancient times, people here have celebrated the pomegranate feast in mid-autumn - the season for picking pomegranates. This year, like every other year, the celebrations began on 27 October and continued in every village in Paveh where the fruit is grown. The fete will go on until 3 November for one week.  

Meet ten Iranian wild cat species
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Meet ten Iranian wild cat species

Ten feline species have lived in the nature of Iran, two of which are now extinct – the lion and the tiger. As reported by Shargh newspaper, of the eight remaining species, the largest is the Iranian leopard and the smallest is the sand cat or Felis margarita. Due to a lack of prey, over-hunting, poisoning, and habitat degradation, most Iranian cats are now endangered or on the verge of extinction.  

Naghsh-e Rajab set in stone
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Naghsh-e Rajab set in stone

Naghsh-e Rajab is one of the most beautiful ancient rock carvings in Iran which is within reach of Persepolis 3kms away in Shiraz. Once you are there, you will see the massive carvings to the right of the Shahi Road, a main road built here 25 centuries ago to connect Susa in Persia to Sardis in Lydia.  

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran

2017/11/14

The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Imran Khan comes to Iran on first trip in office

2018/08/14

Pakistan’s Prime Minister elect , Imran Khan, is planning to travel to Iran on his first official trip in office. This will take place after his inaugural ceremony on 18 August.

No need for embassies for a trip to Iran

2018/08/12

The Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization announced: “Tourists are no longer required to go to Iranian embassies for visas. They can apply online and travel to Iran once their application has been reviewed.”

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Jahan-Nama Village – a paradise above the clouds

2018/08/17

Golestan Province is one of the most beautiful northern provinces of Iran, as its lexical meaning (a place full of flowers) is a good indication of the beauty of this province.

Iran regime change advocates haven't learned from coup

2018/08/16

Paul Pillar, nonresident senior fellow with the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University, writes in the Atlantic Council that he Trump administration’s policy toward Iran aims for regime change. Possibly US President Donald Trump dreams of reaching some bold deal with the current leadership of Iran, but he has not laid out any feasible route to one. The administration’s dominant hope instead seems to be that stepped-up economic pressure will somehow lead disaffected Iranians to rise up against their rulers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent speech on Iran was essentially a call to do just that. 

UK says to no US demands for Iran sanctions

2018/08/16

KazTag reports that London will not impose sanctions against Tehran, as Washington demanded, reports Izvestiya.

Iraq between Iran and a hard place

2018/08/16

Ishaan Tharoor writes in the Wahington Post as we reported this week, a dispute over Turkey’s continued detention of an American clergyman has spiraled into the worst crisis between the two countries in more than four decades. President Trump has exultantly slapped tariffs on Turkish imports, an act that sent the country’s currency into a tailspin over the weekend. Now Turkey has retaliated, announcing on Wednesday that it would levy its own tariffs on a slate of U.S. products.

Run Rostam Run in Italy and Australia

2018/08/16

The short animation “Run Rostam Run” by Hossein Molayemi, has been screened at two international festivals in Italy and Australia.