Cultural-historical works discovered in Chabahar

Cultural-historical works discovered in Chabahar

Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - Cultural works belonging to the third millennium BC were discovered on the surface and during speculation operations, said the head of the speculation team of stratigraphy and proposing the limits of Dembe Kooh in the port city of Chabahar.

01:36 - 2017/02/22
Head of UN Environment to visit Iran

Head of UN Environment to visit Iran

Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - The United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Head of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim is to visit Iran from 24 to 26 February 2017, it was reported on Wednesday.

12:56 - 2017/02/22
Underground rock-cut architecture unearthed central Iran

Underground rock-cut architecture unearthed central Iran

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – During the first excavation season, the underground rock-cut architecture of Tappeh Qaleh was discovered in Robat Aghaj Village in Khomeyn, in Markazi province.

05:22 - 2017/02/21
Iran participates in Persian Manuscripts Conference in Balkans

Iran participates in Persian Manuscripts Conference in Balkans

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA - A faculty member and Director of the Islamic Texts Department of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) Dariush Zolfaqari is to present a paper on the importance of rhetoric in the correction of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh in Persian Manuscripts Conference in Balkans, RICHT reported.

04:57 - 2017/02/20
Iran Film festival signs Int’l MoU to promote green economy

Iran Film festival signs Int’l MoU to promote green economy

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA – Iran inked a memorandum of understanding with an international organization to promote the green economy in the world, secretary of the 6th International Green Film Festival said.

04:15 - 2017/02/20
Culture minister underlines boosting cultural ties with Vietnam

Culture minister underlines boosting cultural ties with Vietnam

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA – Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri called for further strengthening of cultural relation with Vietnam in a meeting on Sunday with Fam San Chao, special envoy of the Vietnam's prime minister in the UNESCO.

09:42 - 2017/02/20
Russian presidential aide: Russia, Iran to broaden scientific, technological cooperation

Russian presidential aide: Russia, Iran to broaden scientific, technological cooperation

Moscow, Feb 19, IRNA – Russian Presidential Chief Andrei Fursenko announced that Moscow and Tehran are resolved to broaden their mutual cooperation, especially in the scientific and technological fields.

05:55 - 2017/02/19
Brick flooring of Fathollahov historical mansion discovered in N. Western Iran

Brick flooring of Fathollahov historical mansion discovered in N. Western Iran

Tehran, Feb 19, IRNA - The remains of the destroyed brick flooring in the yard of the historical Fathollahov mansion was discovered in Arg-e-Alishah in Tabriz city, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) reported.

02:00 - 2017/02/19
Iran to host Int’l conference on dust particles, storm soon

Iran to host Int’l conference on dust particles, storm soon

Tehran, Feb 18, IRNA – Vice-President and Head of the Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar announced that Iran will host an international conference on dust particles and storm soon.

05:59 - 2017/02/18
Iranians peace seeking, proud people: UN official

Iranians peace seeking, proud people: UN official

Kashan, Isfahan Prov, Feb 18, IRNA – Iranians are peace seeking, hospitable, and intelligent people and they have a proud history and culture, the United Nations Representative in Tehran Gary Lewis said.

02:36 - 2017/02/18
Western Asia handicrafts Regional Council Office opens in Tehran

Western Asia handicrafts Regional Council Office opens in Tehran

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA - The World Crafts Council - Asia Pacific Region Office was inaugurated on Friday in Tehran historical palace.

07:29 - 2017/02/17
Salvage exploration ends up to discovery of Paleolithic works in Ilam
Prov

Salvage exploration ends up to discovery of Paleolithic works in Ilam Prov

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA - As a result of salvage archeological explorations in the valuable 100-hectare Kalag region in Ilam works dating back to the Paleolithic, Bronze, the Parthian, the Sassanid and Islamic eras were discovered, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) reported.

05:07 - 2017/02/17
Mild tremor shakes southern Iran

Mild tremor shakes southern Iran

Shiraz, Fars Prov, Feb 16, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook Kazeroon in this southern Iranian province on Wednesday evening.

11:06 - 2017/02/16
Russian scientists find 13kg of extraterrestrial material in Iranian desert

Russian scientists find 13kg of extraterrestrial material in Iranian desert

Tehran, Feb 15, IRNA - A team of Russian geologists from Ural Federal University recently returned from an expedition in the Lut desert in the east of Iran.The team found 13 kilograms of meteorite-like material, Sputnik International News Agency reported.

12:22 - 2017/02/15
Czech mountaineer rescued from blizzard in Mt Damavand

Czech mountaineer rescued from blizzard in Mt Damavand

Sari, Mazandaran prov, Feb 15, IRNA – A mountaineer from the Czech Republic who was injured while climbing Mount Damavand Peak in Northern Tehran was rescued by a mountain rescue team, an official said.

11:11 - 2017/02/15
Achaemenid stone mine identified in Pasargad plain

Achaemenid stone mine identified in Pasargad plain

Tehran, Feb 14, IRNA - Stone mines in the historical complex and newly discovered objects from the Achaemenid era were identified in the Pasargad plain and its nearby areas.

04:58 - 2017/02/14
Injured Persian leopard saved from euthanasia

Injured Persian leopard saved from euthanasia

Tehran, Feb 14, IRNA – Iranian veterinary surgeons have saved a Persian leopard from euthanasia by performing an operation on its severely injured backbone.

03:49 - 2017/02/14
Ministry of Culture congratulates Kalhor for shining at Grammy

Ministry of Culture congratulates Kalhor for shining at Grammy

Tehran, Feb 14, IRNA – Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance congratulated acclaimed Iranian musician and ‘Kamancheh’ virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor, a member of the International Silk Road Ensemble, for winning Grammy award for ‘Sing Me Home’ on Tuesday.

10:40 - 2017/02/14
Plane en route Najaf-Kerman makes emergency landing in Yazd

Plane en route Najaf-Kerman makes emergency landing in Yazd

Kerman, Feb 13, IRNA – Director general of Kerman province’s airports announced that Qeshm Air’s Flight No. 2264 flying from Najaf to Kerman had to make an emergency landing in Yazd airport for emergency situation of a passenger.

08:56 - 2017/02/13
IRNA, Bernama sign MoU on news cooperation

IRNA, Bernama sign MoU on news cooperation

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA - Chief of the Islamic Republic News Agency Mohammad Khoddadi conferred on Monday with the Head of Board of Directors of Malaysian official news agency (Bernama) on the expansion of mutual cooperation under the current tough regional and global circumstances.

07:35 - 2017/02/13
Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Isfahan to save sick passenger

Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Isfahan to save sick passenger

Isfahan, Feb 13, IRNA – Pegasus Turkish Airlines en route to Bahrain from Turkey made an emergency landing in Isfahan, central Iran, to save a sick passenger on board.

11:19 - 2017/02/13
Khalchal Castle, only Zoroastrian burial structure in middle Islamic centuries

Khalchal Castle, only Zoroastrian burial structure in middle Islamic centuries

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA - The results of the first archeological exploration season in Khalchal Castle Hill of Tafresh shows that this historical area is the only burial structure of the Zoroastrians in the Middle Islamic centuries, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) reported.

09:21 - 2017/02/13
Judiciary spokesman: Two people arrested for Plasco building collapse

Judiciary spokesman: Two people arrested for Plasco building collapse

Tehran, Feb 12, IRNA - Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that two people have been arrested for charges on their involvement on Plasco fire tragic incident and the subsequent building collapse.

04:57 - 2017/02/12
Conference on Iran, Malay world kicks off in Malaysia

Conference on Iran, Malay world kicks off in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11, IRNA - International Conference on 'Civilization and Cultural Heritage of Iran and the Malay World; A Cultural Discourse' started with the attendance of Iran’s ambassador to Malaysia Marzieh Afkham, university professors and international experts on Saturday in Malaysia.

01:59 - 2017/02/11
First time archeological explorations in Jondi Shapour

First time archeological explorations in Jondi Shapour

Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA - The first season of archeological explorations is underway in the historical site of Jondi Shapour, one of the four important cities in the Sassanid era, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) eported.

10:26 - 2017/02/11
TEFL scholar introduces new model for learning enhancement

TEFL scholar introduces new model for learning enhancement

Tehran, Feb 10, IRNA - Iranian applied linguist and professor of Istanbul Yeditepe University Professor Hossein Farhady has presented the model of Learning Oriented Assessment (LOA) to enhance the process of learning rather than focusing on the product of learning.

09:56 - 2017/02/10
Belgrade hosting Iranian Film Festival

Belgrade hosting Iranian Film Festival

Belgrade, Feb 10, IRNA – The 16th Iranian Film Festival opened at Cinematic Museum of Kinoteka in Belgrade on Wednesday as part of the programs to mark the 38th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

03:07 - 2017/02/10
Eighty percent of Arab World Museum in Paris belong to Iran

Eighty percent of Arab World Museum in Paris belong to Iran

Tehran, Feb 8, IRNA – Eighty percent of the objects in the Arab world Museums in Paris belong to Iran, Head of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) said.

03:50 - 2017/02/08
Official denies explosion, fire incident at oil refinery

Official denies explosion, fire incident at oil refinery

Arak, Feb 7, IRNA – Managing Director of Imam Khomeini Oil Refinery Co. in Shazand, in Markazi province, denied on Tuesday explosion in the refinery, and said it was nothing more than a rumor.

07:03 - 2017/02/07
Turkey's deputy minister of Tourism visits IRNA

Turkey's deputy minister of Tourism visits IRNA

Tehran, Feb 7, IRNA – Turkish Deputy Tourism Minister Hussein Yaayman visited Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) here on Tuesday afternoon.

06:21 - 2017/02/07
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