Arash the Archer; the Persian Legend

Arash the Archer is a heroic archer of the Persian mythology. As a warrior of King Manuchehr (the legendary king of Ancient Persia, who reigned over a period of 120 years, and the descendant of Fereydun, the Hero King, who did battle against Zahhak, … Read More

Iran, Spain to Explore Tourism Cooperation

A delegation of Iranian business owners and officials will travel to Spain in two months to explore avenues for expanding tourism cooperation. Speaking to Mehr News Agency, Mohammad Reza Karbasi, deputy for international affairs at Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, … Read More

Iran, Portugal Waive Visa for Special Groups

Iran and Portugal have signed an agreement to allow visa-free travel between the two countries for diplomatic and service passport holders. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates’ Affairs Hassan Qashqavi and Portugal’s Secretary of State for Internationalization Jorge Costa Oliveira … Read More

Iran, Portugal ECAs Sign Cooperation Deal

Export Guarantee Fund of Iran and Portugal’s private insurance firm COSEC signed a memorandum of understanding in Tehran on Tuesday to expand cooperation. The two entities agreed to expand cooperation in co-insurance, reinsurance, credit assessment, claims prevention and recovery of … Read More

Iran, Finland Sign Customs Deal

Iran and Finland have agreed to cooperate in customs control, protection, goods classification and valuation, in addition to countering narcotics and psychedelic drugs as per documents signed by the two countries’ customs chiefs. This is the first such agreement Iran … Read More

Iran, Tatarstan agree to form working group on culture

Officials of Iran and Russia’s Tatarstan have agreed in a meeting to boost cultural ties through a working group The meeting was held between Iran’s cultural attaché in Moscow Reza Maleki and deputy culture minister of Tatarstan, according to IRNA. … Read More

Iran, Germany to conduct joint excavations in Maneh- Samalqan District

Iranian and German excavators will jointly conduct seven-year excavations at cultural heritage sites of Maneh and Samalqan District, North Khorasan Province. The project is supported by Iranian Center for Archeological Research and German Archeological Institute. Director General of North Khorasan … Read More

Iran, Germany to set up joint international university: Iranian official

The entrance gate to Iran’s University of Science and Technology in Tehran Iran and Germany are to set up an international university, says the deputy president of Iran’s University of Science and Technology. Touraj Mohammadi noted that the university’s initiation … Read More

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Cyrus the Great: King of the World + Religion & Politics

Cyrus the Great, king of the world Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of … Read More

Ardestan Moon Qanat (Aqueduct)

In Ardestan, Iran, there is a Qanat with two levels of water lying over each other, called the Moon Qanat. The 1st level is 30 meters deep, and the 2nd level is 27 meters deep, so the high difference is … Read More