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  • Oman Air Receives Third Boeing 737 on Order
    Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate, said it had recently taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing...
  • Transport Returning to Normal  in Japan's Osaka Despite Tremors
    Dozens of domestic flights in and out of Osaka were grounded on Monday, while train and subway...
  • Tehran can change from merely a tourist source market to a popular destination.
    Tehran’s name is associated with urban and environmental issues such as pollution and traffic congestion that have overshadowed its cultural capacities, but officials believe that the tourism...
  • Isfahan Hosts Tourism Fair
    The 10th edition of Isfahan National Tourism Exhibition started on Tuesday at the province's permanent fairground and will run through Thursday. The exhibition targets tourists, travel businesses...
  • Swiss-Belhotel International Targets African Expansion
    Swiss-Belhotel International, a prominent hotel management group, has revealed that...  
  • Ancient Relics Discovered in Bushehr
    Remains of an ancient civilization have been recently found by local residents three kilometers west of Ameri Village in the port city of Deylam, Bushehr Province. After the discovery, a team of...
  • Historical House to  Reopen as Book Cafe
    A historic mansion in Tehran dating back over a century from the Qajar era is being restored and converted into a book cafe. The house belonged to Mahin-ol-Molk, the son-in-law of Mozaffar ad-Din...
  • Sever Desertification Looms
    A climate expert warned about the threat of desertification that could affect about 10% of the country in three decades.  "Currently 35.4% of the country is hyper-arid and %29.15 is arid, together...
  • Farms Ravaged by  Ravenous Deer
    A drop in rainfall and poor vegetation in Shir-Ahmad Protected Wildlife Reserve in Sabzevar County, Khorasan Razavi Province, has driven thirsty and hungry deer toward nearby farmlands in search of...
  • Smart Solution to Modernize  Capital’s Transport Fleet
    A project was launched in the capital Tehran to modernize aging trucks and buses, in line with a government drive to tackle air pollution which has hit alarming rates over the past few years. 
  • 3 Killed in Magnitude 6.1 Osaka Earthquake
    A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday...  
  • Iran's representative at IPCC maintains that the exposure to climate change offers an opportunity to reverse adverse trends.
    Climate change and its consequences as the trigger for natural disasters are considered one of the top challenges menacing the world today. Iran has not been an exception since it has so far been...
  • Talks to Exploit Potential for Tourism Jobs
    Ways to tap the employment potential of the tourism sector were explored in talks between Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei and Ali Asghar Mounesan, head of Iran's...
  • Turkey Expects 40m Visitors  in 2018
    Turkey expects 40 million tourists with $32 billion of revenue from the industry in 2018, President Recep...
  • Book on Local Cuisine to  Revive Culinary Heritage
    An illustrated glossary of Iranian local dishes was unveiled on the sidelines of a conference in Kashan late last week on the role of food in tourism.  It took Nasrin Salehi, a tourism researcher,...
  • The move is in line with plans to offer travel services through a single window to prevent confusion.
    Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is in talks with the Central Bank of Iran to develop a mechanism within travel agencies whereby tourists' money could be exchanged. ...
  • Work to Recommence  on Kermanshah Grand Museum
    Construction of the "grand museum" in Kermanshah Province will resume after a long-term hiatus thanks to the allocation of 90 billion rials ($2.1 million) by the Plan and Budget Organization.  The...
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
    The Seoul Metropolitan Government will restrict tourists from visiting the popular Bukchon Hanok...  
  • The discovered teeth are the first pieces, among all so far found throughout the whole country, to have remained surprisingly intact.
    Two pieces of fossil tooth belonging to ancient mammoths have been recently discovered during archaeological excavations in the northwestern province of Ardebil. Dating back to the Quaternary...
  • Dehli's Air Quality in Severe State
    The air quality in Delhi on Wednesday deteriorated beyond the "severe" level because of a ground-level...
  • Pollution in the provincial capital of Yazd has reached more critical levels than in other cities of the province.
    The central province of Yazd is going through the most polluted Iranian month caused by the spread of dust particles since at least March 2016, a provincial weather official said. "Yazd has so far...
  • Persian leopard is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List.
    Local reports of livestock loss to predators across rural and nomadic settlements of Ilam Province have pointed to Persian leopards as the primary culprit, while experts and authorities maintain...
  • Another plan to extend woodlands in the province for another 2,000 hectares is on the agenda for the near future.
    A wide expanse of forests in the western province of Kordestan has been enhanced and replanted as part of a scheme to restore the destroyed patches of woodland. The plan targeted the woodlands,...
  • Eight of the 13 oldest and 5 of the 6 largest trees on record have died or experienced deterioration over the past 12 years.
    The oldest African baobabs (between 1,100 and 2,500 years old) are dying abruptly, according to...  
  • Two exhibitions of Iranian historical artifacts are underway in France and the Netherlands.
    Recent tensions in Iran's relations with the western world following the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal and the imminent resumption of sanctions have been grounds for worry about the safe...