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  • By Seyed Amin Saneey Mehri 2018-04-07 10:53

    By Seyed Amin Saneey Mehri

    Noruz, manifestation of culture of peace, friendship among societies

    Regardless of the fact that Noruz (Iranian New Year falling on March 21) has its origins in the ancient Persia (Iran), nowadays it is respected and celebrated in many countries, and is considered as a symbol of peace and friendship.

  • gold fish 2018-03-08 14:14

    Goldfish on Haft Seen, to be or not to be?

    Goldfish in fish bowl is more than alternative on Haft Seen, an arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed during the Iranian New Year holidays, Noruz, starting March 21.

  • sabzeh 2018-03-07 19:38

    Growing sabzeh, an eco-friendly tradition or not

    TEHRAN -- Sabzeh, as one of the items of Haft Seen, an arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at the Iranian celebration of the New Year, Noruz, is a symbol of livelihood.

  • Lorestan mountain newt 2018-03-04 07:32

    New Year pet trade pushing Kaiser's mountain newt toward extinction

    TEHRAN — The upward and disturbing trend of trading Kaiser's mountain newt, specially as the Iranian New Year is getting closer, is driving the precious species to extinction.

  • welcoming Noruz 2018-02-16 11:53

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Time to welcome New Year in Persian style

    TEHRAN – Esfand, the final month in the Iranian calendar year, is the month of hustle and bustle for all Iranians who are becoming prepared for the New Year celebration, Noruz.

  • sofreh 2017-12-09 10:55

    Sofreh: meal serving custom in Persian style

    TEHRAN – In every language and culture, there are some untranslatable words and terms which do not have equivalents in other languages. ‘sofreh’ in Persian language is in this category.