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    • Arzhan and Parishan Protected Zone
    • The protected zone of Arzhan and Parishan is situated 60 kilometers west of Shiraz in the vicinity of an important road that connects Shiraz to the provinces of Khuzestan and Bushehr. Following the world conference on marshlands and ...
    • The village of Qalaat
    • The village of Qalaat is only 15 km North West of the famous Iranian city of Shiraz. With an altitude of 2065 meters above sea level, the village has a moderate weather in spring and summer, but it is ...
    • Margoon village in Fars Province
    • Margoon village is located on the slopes of Zagros Mountain Range and is 2000 meters above sea level. The village is 45 km north of Sepidan town and because of being in a mountainous area, it enjoys a ...
    • Sahand Mountain and Kandovan village
    • Sahand Mountain, which is situated in East Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, is popularly known as the bride of Irans mountainous regions due to ...
    • The city of Maraaqeh
    • The city of Maraaqeh, which is of paramount historical importance, is situated southwest of the East Azarbaijan Province, south of the city of Tabriz and within a vast, fertile plain; and is engulfed between Uremia Lake and Sahand Volcano. This city ...
    • The city of Saraab in East Azarbaijan Province
    • The city of Saraab is situated in East Azarbaijan Province and is engulfed by Sabalan Mountain Range and Bozqoush Mountain Range from the north, east, and south. Hence, this city is in fact an ...
    • World’s oldest bridge-water retainer
    • One of Iran’s historical bridges, located in the vicinity of new bridge of Shushtar to Dezful is Shushtar’s Shadravan Bridge or Qeisar Dam (Water-Retainer) which dates back to the Sassanid era.According to some reports this ...
    • World’s longest mud wall
    • The city was made circular for security reasons and a giant pyramidal wall, made of bole, stone and lime mortar was made around the city whose height is more than 10 meters. This wall has been ...
    • Iran’s first circular city
    • Darabgard historical city, considered as one of the oldest cities of Iran and the world, is the first capital of Sassanian Empire. It is more than 2500- year old and its history can be traced to Achaemenid era. Darabgard, also called ....
    • Beauties of Helleh lagoon
    • Helleh River, which is the confluence of the Dalaki salt water stream and the Shapour fresh water stream, is the source of the waters of this lagoon. This lagoon was ...
    • Parizad Moradi a poetess from Bushehr
    • Parizad Moradi was born in Harmik Village, city of Jam, in the southern Province of Bushehr in 1964. Although she has not undergone any academic training, she is a poetess. She pens lyrics that ...
    • Nightingale of the dawns
    • O Nightingale of the dawns! Sing; sing for us once more! Sing of the torments of my soul, our souls! With the flames of your ....
    • Mirza Kouchak Khan: Freedom Fighter, Justice-Seeker
    • Among the historical monuments of Rasht city in Gilan province, the tomb of Mirza Kouchak Khan Jangali reminds us of the struggles of a freedom fighter to protect Iran against the machinations of colonial powers. The map of the building is rooted in ...
    • Iranian Coinage
    • In ancient times, coins were minted primarily as a means of manifesting governmental or religious rule and secondarily as a means of doing business. Gradually, people realized money’s economic importance, as they ...
    • Death of a color
    • A color, beside, The gates of night, Is laid to rest, has died. A dark bird, from far and ...
    • Rood-afshan Village
    • Rood-afshan is a village of the town of Damavand in the mountainous region of central Alborz. It is in a 50-km distance from Damavand, or 100 km from Tehran, and is on the way of ...
    • Jalizjand village
    • Jalizjand village is located 50 km north west of the city of Firoozkooh and has an altitude of 2177 meters above sea level. The village enjoys moderate fine weather during ...
    • Philosophy of Nowruz Festival in Ancient Persia (Part 4)
    • There are different viewpoints about the origin of Nowruz. Some historians believe that the Aryan emigrants held two festivals of Nowruz and Mehregan marking the beginning of each half of the year, i.e. Nowruz festival was observed during ...
    • Philosophy of Nowruz Festival in Ancient Persia (Part 3)
    • The glory of Nowruz can be grasped from many signs, from the stone inscriptions of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid) to the literary works in Persian and Arabic languages. One of the most ancient and comprehensive sources of ancient festivals, myths, ...
    • Philosophy of Nowruz Festival in Ancient Persia (Part 2)
    • Nowruz is a combined word of two parts in Persian Language: “Now” meaning new and “Ruz” meaning day. It refers to the first day of the first month of the solar year, when the sun is fixed on Aries the Ram. According to some historians ...
    • Gulf of Oman Coasts (Part 3)
    • At times, the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf were considered as the Persian Gulf and the southeastern shores of Iran used to be called the Sea of Mokran and the Sea of Kerman. The Sea of Kerman was bounded by the ...
    • Gulf of Oman Coasts (Part 2)
    • There is no information about the name of the Gulf of Oman in pre-Islam period. According to Herodotus (512 BC), the naval fleet of Darius the Great entered the Sea of Eritrea (Red Sea, Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf) for the first time with ...
    • Gulf of Oman Coasts (Part 1)
    • The breathtaking shore of the Gulf of Oman is the most important tourist attraction in Jask, Hormozgan Province. The azure water of the Gulf of Oman is the result of the advancement of the Indian Ocean into the ...
    • Flower and Bird Painting: Genuine Iranian Art (Part 1)
    • Working flower and bird imprints on artworks such as pottery and murals was common since millennia BC. In the course of their evolution in Islamic period, this fine art grew to perfection thus flower and bird design gained an exclusive status as a ...
    • Martyr Kharrazi in the Words of Martyr Avini
    • As you cross the channel connecting the enemy’s trenches to each other, you will get to “the Commander,” the flag-bearer. You could recognize him by his empty right sleeve. What am I saying? His delicate face and pleasant laughter are ...
    • A Few Recollections of Martyr Kharrazi
    • Two days before he was martyred, Hussein said: “I have completely prepared myself for martyrdom.” Upon being informed that the car delivering food for the troops had been struck by the enemy’s bullets, he, who had a ...
    • The Wills of Martyr Kharrazi
    • I plead to the people to support the Leader under all circumstances. The way of our martyrs is the way of righteousness; I beg them to forgive me and intercede for me on the Judgment Day and I beseech God to ...
    • The Words and Will of Martyr Kharrazi
    • We are the soldiers of Imam Hussein (PBUH), so we have to fight like Imam Hussein (PBUH) did. If we are to visit Imam Hussein’s shrine, we must prayer: ...
    • Words of the Leader on Martyr Kharrazi
    • The great commander of Islam, the flag-bearer of holy war and martyrdom, the martyr brother, Haj Hussein Kharrazi, has left us to reunite with Allah Almighty. He journeys to the vast firmament of martyrdom and will be ...
    • A Short Biography of Martyr Hossain Kharrazi:(Part 1)
    • On a Muharram Friday, in 1957, Hussein Kharrazi was born in one of Isfahan’s poor neighborhoods, “Kooy-e Kalem.” Intelligence and courteousness were his striking traits in his childhood and it was in this very period of his life that he would follow ...
    • Martyrdom of Abbas Babaei
    • Since Babaei was very efficient, competent and committed to his responsibilities during his services in Isfahan Air Base, he was given a promotion and was assigned the rank of colonel on November 30, 1983. He became the ...
    • Babaei as Commander of the Air Base
    • When the modern aircrafts F-14 were purchased by the Air Force, Babaei, who was among the intelligent and skillful pilots who used to fly with F-5 fighter jets and some other pilots were chosen to fly with the F-14 fighter jets. So he was transferred ...