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    Famous cemetery to be restored as tourist stop

    Famous cemetery to be restored as tourist stop

    August 08, 2014 Zahir-oddoleh Cemetery in the north of Tehran will be restored and turned into a tourist site, according to the head of newly-established Cultural Heritage Committee affiliated to…

    Throne of Solomon once Zoroastrian fire temple

    Throne of Solomon once Zoroastrian fire temple

    August 08, 2014 The ancient citadel known as the Throne of Solomon (Takht-e Soleyman), once a Zoroastrian fire temple, has had a major influence on Islamic architecture over the centuries.…

    Iranian calligraphy on exhibit in LA

    August 08, 2014 A collection of contemporary Iranian and Arabic calligraphy is being exhibited in Los Angeles. The works were put on display during an exhibition entitled Local/Not Local that…

    Iranian wins Princeton art award

    August 08, 2014 Iranian-American researcher Sara Sadr has received Princeton University’s “Art of Science” award for her photograph of the impact of water on a beach. An exhibition at the…

    Panahi tells how he keeps making films despite ban

    Panahi tells how he keeps making films despite ban

    July 11, 2014 Film director Jafar Panahi was barred in December 2010 from making any movies for 20 years.  Four years into that sentence, he has made two films flouting…

    Khamenehi proclaims his love for some kinds of Western music

    Khamenehi proclaims his love for some kinds of Western music

    July 11, 2014 Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi has surprisingly proclaimed a love for some kinds of Western music. However, he failed to indicate what kinds he likes and what kinds…

    Sharif Univ. only Iran one in the top 400

    July 11, 2014 Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology is the only Iranian university appearing on The Times of London’s Higher Education Rankings for 2013-14. SUT was listed as the 269th…

    Iran eager to have a Christie’s auction

    July 11, 2014 Iran is negotiating with the Christie’s fine arts auction house to have it set up a business office on Kish Island handling Iranian artworks, Culture Minister Ali…