Author and translator Simin Daneshvar commemorated
TEHRAN A number of literati and cultural officials gathered in the Iranian Artists Forum on Sunday to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the passing of the eminent author and translator Simin Daneshvar .
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Persepolis Or Persepolis in the north of the city near Shiraz , Fars province in the north is, within the historic site and tourist center 50 km.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Persian artworks on show in Lahore College for Women University
TEHRAN An exhibition displaying collections of Persian artworks and tourism attractions of the Iranian provinces of Isfahan and Shiraz opened in the Persian Department of the Lahore College for Women University on Wednesday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Comparing two methods of education (virtual versus traditional) on...
The importance of using technologies such as e-learning in different disciplines is discussed in the literature.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
6th Annual Nowruz (Iranian New Year) Celebration at LACMA
For the sixth year in a row, Farhang Foundation will celebrate Nowruz at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in what has become the foundation's signature event, drawing thousands of visitors to the museum in recent years.
Payvand News of Iran
Iran local police chief killed in anti-drugs operation in Sistan and Baluchestan province
A local police commander was killed during operations against narcotics traffickers here in southeastern country on Wednesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Iran unveils 21 defense projects
TEHRAN Twenty-one defense electronic and radar projects were unveiled in a ceremony attended by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan in Shiraz on Tuesday.
Iran unveils new defense radar, electronic achievements
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend: Iran unveiled 21 electronic and radar systems in southern city of Shiraz on Feb 25, Iran's IRNA News Agency reported.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Persian lion, Panthera leo persica, belongs to Persia
I recently watched a documentary named "The Last Lions of India" made by the British Broadcast Corporation .
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Culture Ministry agrees to modify controversial film after clerics' protests
The Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has agreed to modify "Hussein, Who Said No" after protests by two clerics on the depiction of the depiction of members of Shia imams' households in the film, which is about the tragedy of Ashura.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Foreigners using fake visas detained in Iranian airport
Forty-eight foreigners with fake visas and two smugglers were detained in Shiraz airport, the Iranian ISNA news agency reported on Feb.18.
Iran repaired and reused US made military cargo plane
By - Trend: Tamkin Jafarov A U.S. made "C-130 Hercules" military cargo plane was repaired and re-used in Iran the tasnimnews website reported.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Cleric outraged over depiction of Shia saints in "Hussein, Who Said No"
The Muslim cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi was angered by the depiction of members of Shia imam's households in "Hussein, Who Said No", a blockbuster about the uprising of Imam Hussein , which premiered at the 32nd Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran last week.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
Lack of rainfall leaves Iranian cities with little water
Iran's power ministry has reported that the current year is "the worst year in terms of precipitation" and eight major Iranian cities will face serious water shortages as a result.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Iranian westerns, French madwomen, Laotian rocketeers, and the rest of this week's screenings
Bruno Dumont's harrowing Camille Claudel 1915 , opening this week at Gene Siskel Film Center, stars Juliette Binoche in a spellbinding performance as the French sculptor who was the young lover of Auguste Rodin but spent her last 30 years in a series of asylums.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
As sanctions are eased, Iran's economy steadily recovers
Despite the US Congress threat to impose more sanctions on Tehran, it seems like the Iranians have a reason to smile.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
NEWSteppe into the unknown for the holiday of a lifetime
Slowly returning to the tourism map after a 35-year hiatus, Iran offers ancient sights, varied landscapes and a big-hearted welcome INSIDE IRAN The Iran-Iraq war, not to mention glacial political relations with the west, has meant that in recent years Iran has been off-limits to all but the most intrepid travellers.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Dark Horizons News
Casting: Waltz, Hayek, Knapp, Dillane
Tulip Fever Christoph Waltz is set to star in Justin Chadwick's 17th century Dutch drama "Tulip Fever" for Ruby Films and The Weinstein Company.
Arab-Iranian Poet Hanged as an 'Enemy of God'
Iranian culture is known for its rich poetic tradition featuring internationally renowned writers such as Persian poet Hafez, whose tomb located in Shiraz, Iran, is pictured above.