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3/26/2015   --   10:44 PM
Photos: Iran, My Beautiful Country: Isfahan Province

Culture - Isfahan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the center of the country. Isfahan (known as Nesf-e-Jahan or Half of the world) is the capital of Isfahan Province. The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. The city also has a wide variety of historic monuments and is known for the paintings and history. [PHOTOS]

3/25/2015   --   4:52 PM
Iran Asks for Regional States' Cooperation with UNESCO to Protect Regional Heritage

Culture - Iran called for serious cooperation between the regional states and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to protect the cultural heritage existing in the region.

3/25/2015   --   4:50 PM
Lebanese Minister Stresses Expansion of Cultural Cooperation with Iran

Culture - Lebanon's Culture Minister Remon Areiji in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Jannati in Beirut emphasized his country's enthusiasm for the further development of cultural ties and cooperation with Tehran.

3/25/2015   --   4:46 PM
Minister: Iran Attaches Much Importance to Security in Lebanon

Culture - Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati in a meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri reiterated the high importance of Lebanon's security to Tehran.

3/19/2015   --   6:54 AM
Iran Cradle of Tourist Sights

Culture - Thousands of tourists each year arrive here in Iran to see the country's natural beauties and get more familiar with sub-cultures while enjoying an unforgettable vacation.

3/5/2015   --   2:25 PM
Envoy: Iran Welcomes Foreign Investment in Tourism Sector

Culture - Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar voiced Tehran's readiness for foreign investment in its tourism sector.

3/2/2015   --   7:24 PM
Iran Eager to Expand Tourism Cooperation with Germany

Culture - Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has a plan to pave the ground for the further development of tourism ties with Germany, Iranian Vice-President and Head of the ICHHTO Massoud Soltanifar said.

2/13/2015   --   1:03 PM
Iran’s 33rd Fajr Intl. Filmfest. wraps up

Culture - The 33rd edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival has come to an end with 'Crazy' by the renowned Abolhasan Davoodi winning the Best Director and the Best Film awards.

2/3/2015   --   12:52 PM
Iran Sets Up Working Group to Study How to Tackle Dust Particles

Culture - The Iranian cabinet underlined the importance of taking immediate measures to settle the problem of heavy air pollution caused by dust particles at the areas along shared borders with neighboring countries.

2/2/2015   --   1:59 PM
Iran’s Red Crescent Receives First Home-Made Helicopter

Culture - The first indigenously-made 412 Class helicopter was delivered to the Iranian Red Crescent Society in a ceremony on Monday attended by a number of senior Iranian officials.

1/12/2015   --   11:27 AM
ICHHTO: Iran Planning to Build 400 Luxury Hotels by 2025

Culture - Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar said Iran is resolved to attract domestic and foreign investors to its development projects for building 400 hotels in the country till 2025.

11/25/2014   --   12:27 PM
Culture Minister: Iran Considers No Boundaries for Broadening Ties with Kuwait

Culture - Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati in a meeting with members of Kuwait-Iran Friendship Association in Tehran underlined the age-old and cultural relations between Tehran and Kuwait city, and called for the further consolidation of bilateral ties.

11/8/2014   --   3:24 PM
Iran ‘Snow’ to compete at Singapore film festival

Culture - The Iranian drama Snow directed by Mehdi Rahmani has been selected to contend for awards at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival.

11/8/2014   --   3:22 PM
Iran actor Peyman Moaadi shines in US movie

Culture - Award winning Iranian actor and filmmaker Peyman Moaadi has garnered rave reviews for his lead role in the US-produced film, Camp X-Ray.

11/1/2014   --   4:40 PM
Iran attends Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia

Culture - Iran is participating in the 59th International Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia by displaying various published works of the country.

10/18/2014   --   3:06 PM
Vice-President Blasts US for Orchestrating Frequent Plots against Iran

Culture - Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar said that the US government orchestrated many coup plots against Iran in 1979 in order to undermine and deal a fatal blow at the Islamic Revolution.

10/12/2014   --   12:28 PM
Iranian, Chinese Cities to Sign Sister City Accord

Culture - The Iranian city of Qazvin and the Chinese city of Haikou have a plan to ink a sister city agreement in a bid to coordinate their efforts in consolidating all-out relations, specially in trade and tourism domains.

10/5/2014   --   7:20 AM
Opening ceremony of Isfahan filmfest focuses on children of war

Culture - The 28th Isfahan International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults kicked off in the central Iranian city on Friday with the screening of “Wall Craft”, a short film focusing on children as the main victims of international wars and conflicts.

9/29/2014   --   12:09 PM
Iran's VP Attends New Afghan President's Swearing in Ceremony

Culture - Iran's Vice-President Mohammad Shariatmadari attended the inaugural ceremony of Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai which started in Kabul this morning.

9/29/2014   --   12:04 PM
VP: Iran among World's Top 10 Tourism Destinations

Culture - Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar expressed pleasure that more foreign tourists have been showing interest in traveling to Iran in recent months.

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