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  • Saffron harvest in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province

    Saffron harvest in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province

    Iranian Saffron known as the “red gold”, is a magical ingredient in Persian culture, from aromatic foods and colorful desserts to physical and spiritual medicine. Saffron harvesting in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has started from late October to mid - November, all regions of the province have the potential for saffron cultivation. Shahrekord, Iran. October 20, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    “Sar Agha Seyed” is a village located 45 kilometers northern Kuhrang County of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. Its architect is similar to Masuleh of Gilan Province where houses have been built into the mountain with stairway structure. Shahrekord, Iran. October 20, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on October 20

    Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on October 20

    Tehran, Oct 20, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Tuesday:

  • Afghanistan's Abdullah meets with Iranian President

    Afghanistan's Abdullah meets with Iranian President

    Chairman of Afghanistan's Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah arrived in the Iranian capital on Sunday to discuss the peace process in Afghanistan as well as bilateral issues. He held a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday. He had held meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf earlier. In his three-day visit to Tehran, Abdullah will hold meetings with top Iranian officials. The meetings will focus on the latest developments in peace talks in Afghanistan. Tehran, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Moeini Jam.

  • Mural paintings in Iran's Qazvin City

    Mural paintings in Iran's Qazvin City

    Mural painting is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling, or other permanent surfaces. In recent years, Qazvin Municipality has done its best to help beautify the city to boost the spirits of citizens. A number of these mural paintings have recently been devoted to praising the efforts of the medical staff who are in the frontline of the battlefield against the Coronavirus. Qazvin, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA.

  • Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    The city of Kuhpayeh is located 65 kilometers east of Isfahan. This ancient and historical city has many tourist resorts, and the surrounding villages also have lots of similar attractions. One of the most famous attractions of the city is Abbasi Caravanserai that dates back to 400 years ago (Safavid era). This Caravansarai was renovated in 2012 with preservation of traditional architecture. Another factor that makes the place very popular with tourists is its beautiful nature. Isfahan, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA/Zahra Baghan.

  • Official: COVID-19 kills 252 more in Iran

    Official: COVID-19 kills 252 more in Iran

    Tehran, Oct 18, IRNA - Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 252 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

  • Int'l film festival on rooftop due to pandemic

    Int'l film festival on rooftop due to pandemic

    Tehran, Oct 18, IRNA – The 33rd International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults is to be held this afternoon on rooftop of a cultural complex in central Iranian province of Isfahan due to the pandemic.

  • Intl' Kanibarazan Wetland in western Iran hosts migratory birds

    Intl' Kanibarazan Wetland in western Iran hosts migratory birds

    Mahabad, IRNA - International Kanibarazan Wetland near the city of Mahabad in West Azarbaijan province hosts over 9, 000 species of migratory birds these days who come there to rest and make use of its massive nutrition resources.