Category: History
Parvin Etesami; noble poets of Persian literature_thumbnail

Born in Tabriz in 1907, Rakhshandeh Etesami, better known as Parvin Etesami, moved to Tehran with her family early in her life. In addition to formal schooling at the American Girls College in Tehran and graduating in 1924 from the Iran Bethel School, she obtained a solid understanding of Arabic and classical Persian literature from her father. Parvin was […]

Senior cleric Ayatollah Kashani passes away aged 92_thumbnail

Ayatollah Kashani died of a heart attack on Saturday, local Iranian media said on Saturday. Born on 3 October 1931, Ayatollah Kashani was a member of the Assembly of Experts. and was the interim Imam of Tehran Friday Prayers as well as the head of Shahid Motahari School. MNA/6044341

Iran to hold preparatory session for Japanese, Frenchfairs_thumbnail

According to a statement by the Department of Public Relations of the Holy Defense Garden-Museum, Ruhollah Hosseinzadeh, the CEO of the company specializing in the development of Iran tourism and world Tourism, said Monday that “The first training and briefing session for foreign exhibitions with the participation of more than 120 active travel agencies active in the […]

Persian Gulf: From rich history to security depth_thumbnail

The 10th day of Ordibehesht – the second month on the Iranian calendar – has been designated as the Persian Gulf National Day to commemorate not only the historical victory of the Iranian forces against the trespassers in the southern waters but also to remind all that the true name of the Persian Gulf will remain so forever. The […]

Parvin Etesami; Shining jewel in Persian literature history_thumbnail

Rakhshandeh Etesami who is known as Parvin Etesami is the most famous female poet in Iran was born on March 17, 1907, in Tabriz. She was the daughter of Yousef Etesami Ashtiani (Etesam-al-Molk), a contemporary Iranian writer and translator and Akhtar al-Muluk Etesami. Parvin was the last child in the family and had three older brothers, Abul-Hassan, […]

Nezami Ganjavi; Poet for all humanity_thumbnail

Nezami Ganjavi whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī a 12th-century Persian Muslim poet is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature. He brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic and his heritage is widely appreciated and shared by Iran, Afghanistan, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Kurdistan region and Tajikistan. As […]

Historical House of Baqeri in Gorgan_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Iranian historical houses constitute a significant part of the architectural heritage of the country both qualitatively and quantitatively. As an outstanding building in Gorgan historic texture, Baqeri house is almost 150 years old, which is considered a valuable exemplar of local residential architecture. The house is located between Nalbandan and Sarcheshmeh […]

Martyr Soleimani commemoration ceremony held inSarajevo_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (MNA) – On the second anniversary of the Martyrdom of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani and Iraq’s Second-in-Command of Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a ceremony of commemoration was held in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The commemoration ceremony was held in Sarajevo on Friday in the presence of the families of the […]

US definitely responsible for terror attack onSoleimani_thumbnail

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran issued a statement on the eve of the second anniversary of the martyrdom of former Iran’s IRGC Quds Force Commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Martyr Soleimani always played a role in line with the principled policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran and helped […]

5th Conference on History of Iran’s ForeignRelations_thumbnail

TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – Conference on the History of Iran’s Foreign Relations was held on Monday in the presence of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at Center for Political and International Studies of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Centuries-old rock-carved inscription discovered in southernIranian plain_thumbnail

TEHRAN – A centuries-old rock-carved inscription has recently been discovered in Marvdasht plain, which is home to the UNESCO-registered sites of Persepolis and Pasargadae as well as tens of other magnificent structures, in southern Fars province. The inscription bears Middle Persian (or Pahlavi) script and it is carved in the face of a giant rock […]

Exhibition showcases unseen photos of Hegmataneh_thumbnail

TEHRAN –An exhibition of unseen photos of Hegmataneh is currently underway in the historical site in the west-central Iranian province of Hamedan. The exhibition includes more than 50 pictures taken from different vantage points of Hegmataneh by photographers who have achieved top rankings in various competitions, the director of the historical site said on Monday. […]

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