• Tehran hosts Sino-Iranian friendship conference as ancient Silk Road backs to life

    TEHRAN – The Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Sunday hosted a series of meetings linked with the 7th Sino-Iranian friendship conference, with an eye to the revival of the ancient Silk Road.

  • Majlis passes ‘clean air’ bill

    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday approved clean air bill which could greatly help deal with sources of pollution in the country once in comes into force.

  • Maymand, an exemplar manmade-cave dwelling

    TEHRAN - Thousands of years before Persepolis - the magnificent Achaemenid ceremonial capital - was made in southern Iran in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, residents of its eastward village named Maymand carved out rocky hillsides to take refuge from harsh climate of the Iranian Plateau.