• Iran’s online census: Participation beat expectations

    TEHRAN — Some 46.4 percent of Iranians, constituting more than 11 million families, went for online census which started on September 24 nationwide, IRNA news agency reported.

  • 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.

  • £200 hotel voucher for best tip on travelling in Iran

    TEHRAN - Travelers to Iran would have a chance of winning a £200 hotel voucher for tips on specific places and experiences during their stay in the ancient country.