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Iran Celebrates Persian Gulf National Day 29 Apr 2020

Iran Celebrates Persian Gulf National Day

Iran on Tuesday is marking the National Persian Gulf Day, which is the anniversary of the victory over Portuguese troops during a war in the Persian Gulf in 1622.

Macron Misnaming Persian Gulf Condemned 19 Jan 2020

Macron Misnaming Persian Gulf Condemned

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi admonished French President Emmanuel Macron for misnaming the Persian Gulf and for France’s military presence in the region.

New Mithraism heritage; Discovery of petroglyph in western Iran 31 Oct 2019

New Mithraism heritage; Discovery of petroglyph in western Iran

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A newly-discovered rock-carving in western Iran could have a link to Mithraism, a prehistorical religion inspired by Iranian worship of the Zoroastrian god Mithra. Some Iranian archaeologists suggest that the carving was created by a follower of Mithraism as it depicts a simple portrayal of a human with his right hand […]

Iran’s Mahdavikia Writes His Name in History Books 26 May 2018

Iran’s Mahdavikia Writes His Name in History Books

Iran’s Mehdi Mahdavikia is among five Asian players who left their mark at the World Cup. The FIFA World Cup is an occasion in which players can turn into heroes for their nations, writing their names in the history books for decades. When it comes to Iranian milestones at the FIFA World Cup, it’s hard […]

A Historically Important Cave in Iran 02 Sep 2017

A Historically Important Cave in Iran

TEHRAN  – Kalmakareh Cave is located 20km southwest of Pol Dokhtar in the western province of Lorestan. It is situated in a historical and ancient valley known as Darreh Bagh on the heights of Kouh Mahalleh. The cave holds great importance, as it contains remnants of ancient civilizations. Vast spaces and crevices create a mysterious […]