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  • Initiative to Protect Venomous Snakes
    05/15/2018
    A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Department of Environment and the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute in a recent meeting to ensure protection for endangered species of...
  • Habitat Destruction Threatens Iranian Bats
    05/15/2018
    The growing cases of violent onslaughts on the habitats of bats in search of their nests are posing a grave threat to the species living in Iran. Tahereh Eftekhari, deputy for Natural History and...
  • London to Introduce Zero-Emission Zones in 2020
    05/15/2018
    The mayor of London says he wants to bring forward the introduction of zero-emission zones in some...  
  • Rare Bird Sighted in Bushehr
    05/15/2018
    A rare species of oystercatcher has been recently spotted around the coastline of Bandar Ganaveh in the southern province of Bushehr, the head of the provincial Department of Environment office...
  • Need to Recognize Persistent  Drought to Push Adaptation
    05/15/2018
    A wide acknowledgement of Iran's persistent drought is essential to prompting both authorities and the public to more seriously consider techniques to adapt to the arid condition, a senior official...
  • Fierce Dust Storms Ravage India, Over 60 Dead
    05/15/2018
    Over 60 people have died in fierce dust storms across four Indian states since Sunday...  
  • ICHHTO to Establish Iron-Age Museum in Qazvin
    05/14/2018
    A museum is planned to be set up in Qazvin Province to display objects dating from the Iron Age period, the head of the provincial office of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism...
  • Hawaii Officials Welcome Visitors Despite Volcano
    05/14/2018
    While warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could shoot boulders and ash out of its...  
  • Tour companies need a letter of approval from ICHHTO to apply for foreign exchange.
    05/14/2018
    Following complaints about the exclusion of travel services from the list of priorities for foreign exchange allocation, the Central Bank of Iran has pledged in a verbal announcement that tour...
  • Uncertainty Over Yazd  Historical House Clears
    05/14/2018
    The historical house of Mirza Mohammad Farrokhi Yazdi, an Iranian poet and journalist (1889-1939), in Yazd Province is to be handed over to the municipality to resume its suspended retrofitting...
  • The digitalization wave had its biggest effect on the travelers.
    05/14/2018
    The tourism industry in the Middle East and North Africa region is expected to generate $350 billion...  
  • Classic Car Procession in Tehran
    05/14/2018
    A two-day vintage car procession is to be held on May 16 and 17 across the streets of the capital Tehran to wrap up the ongoing classic vehicle show at Sa'adabad Palace. According to Ramin Afshari...
  • Iran Air’s eight brand-new ATR turboprops took the flag carrier back to small airports.
    05/13/2018
    Since the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions on January 2016, as part of the deal it signed with six powers, 11 new planes have joined Iran Air’s fleet.  The impact of the long-awaited move was not...
  • UNWTO Hails China as Major Tourism Market
    05/12/2018
    UN World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili said Thursday that...
  • Iran to Host  Int'l Crafts Award Event
    05/12/2018
    Iran will host the final evaluation ceremony of World Craft Council's Award of Excellence for Handicrafts in the Asia Pacific region in early August for the third time. Iran has participated in the...
  • Ground Broken for Tourist Accommodation Projects in Golestan
    05/12/2018
    Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Ali Asghar Mounesan inaugurated a project to build 25 ecolodges and four tourist complexes on Thursday during a trip to...
  • Etisalat Launches Abu Dhabi Visitor Pack
    05/12/2018
    Etisalat has announced a partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism and Abu Dhabi Airports...
  • National Museum of Iran Breaks Visitor Record
    05/12/2018
    The National Museum of Iran has been visited by over 270,000 people since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21), registering a remarkable record in the museum's history. According...
  • Unfavorable Mood in Majlis  for Winter Holiday Break
    05/12/2018
    The scheme to introduce a two-week winter holiday in the academic calendar does not have much support among lawmakers who believe it would cause a chaos in the nationwide school schedule.  The...
  • Works of Japanese Artist at Farzaneh Ceramic House
    05/10/2018
    An exhibition of artworks by veteran Japanese artist Chiba Myamato is underway at Farzaneh Ceramic House in north Tehran until Thursday. The event is a selection of Myamato’s tile works, ceramic...
  • Contemporary Art Trends at Mellat Cineplex
    05/10/2018
    The second edition of “Trends and Approaches in Contemporary Art” will open at Pardis Art Gallery in Tehran’s Mellat Cineplex. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photos and video art created by...
  • Churchill’s Darkest Hour
    05/10/2018
    Joe Wright’s 2017 history drama “Darkest Hour” is to have one screening at Qolhak Cineplex on May 12, the venue’s website wrote. A thrilling and inspiring true story, it begins on the precipice of...
  • Instrumental Concert by Reza Khorram
    05/10/2018
    Musician and record producer Reza Khorram, the eldest son of late violinist and composer Homayoun Khorram, will perform in Tehran. Slated for May 10-11, the concerts are to be held at the iconic...
  • Florian Zeller’s Behind the Scenes Back on Stage
    05/10/2018
    L’Envers du Décor (Behind the Scenes), a 2016 play by French novelist and playwright Florian Zeller is underway at Shahrzad Theater in Tehran....
  • Critics Admire Storytelling, Cast’s Powerful Performance
    05/10/2018
    The 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday night with the world premiere of two-time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi’s familial kidnapping mystery drama “Everybody Knows”....

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