• Sandstorm unearths historical site in southeastern Iran 2017-04-08 14:19

    Sandstorm unearths historical site in southeastern Iran

    Vestiges of an ancient city are seen after being unearthed by a recent massive sandstorm on the outskirts of Fahraj, Kerman Province, Iran, on April 4, 2017.Tehran Times / Leila Khajooei

  • A wave of tremendous sandstorms uncovered vestiges of an ancient city on the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman Province, southeastern Iran, April 5, 2017. 2017-04-07 15:09

    Sandstorm unearths ancient site in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – A wave of recent tremendous sandstorms has uncovered vestiges of an ancient city on the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman Province, southeastern Iran.

  • Land of Affection - Kerman 2017-03-26 12:11

    Iran, land of Affection - Kerman

    The capital city of Kerman Province, Kerman, is one of the largest cities of Iran in terms of area. Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples. Kerman is also on the list of the recent world's 1000 cleanest cities. Kerman is also a former capital of Iran, a position that it held during several periods.Tehran Times / Hamid Sadeghi

  • An exterior view of the Zeinodin Caravanserai in southern Iran 2017-02-23 19:27

    Under visitors’ eyes: Centuries-old Zeinodin Caravanserai

    TEHRAN - For some visitors to Iran staying at or even a short visit to a caravanserai seems to be a must. The 16th-century Zeinodin Caravanserai, which is tastefully renovated, is amongst such time-honored roadside inns.

  • An undated photo depicts ruins of Qa’leh Dokhtar, a Sassanid-era castle in southern Iran. 2017-02-20 19:32

    Restoration of Sassanid-era Qa’leh Dokhtar castle projected

    TEHRAN – The ancient Qa’leh Dokhtar castle in the southeastern province of Kerman is projected to undergo restoration.

  • Sistan-Baluchestan flood 2017-01-25 18:06

    Eastern, southern Iran hit by flood

    TEHRAN — Flood has struck eastern and southern parts of Iran over the past six days.

  • Iranian entrepreneur 2017-01-17 20:43

    Picture of the day

    A young Iranian entrepreneur has set up a farm on a business loan in Jiroft, Kerman province. Doing this he has provided six people with job as well. Photo: Mizan/ Ali Shirband

  • Daewoo Engineering & Construction 2016-12-18 09:36

    Daewoo E&C signs power plant deal in Iran

    Daewoo Engineering & Construction has signed a contract to build a thermal power plant in Iran, raising its profile to win more orders in the promising Middle Eastern market.

  • Historical Shazdeh Garden, full of fall colors 2016-12-03 11:01

    Historical Shazdeh Garden, full of fall colors

    A photo collection depicts colorful scenes of the well-preserved Shazdeh Garden in southeastern Iran on December 2, 2016. The rectangular garden, spanning around 5.5 hectares, provides its visitors with delightful yet greenish peace and quiet though it is situated on margins of the central Iranian desert. Sprawled in Mahan, a city in Kerman Province, the garden was founded by Abdolhamid-Mirza Farmanfarma, the then governor of Kerman in the late Qajar era (1785 to 1925).  It also embraces a two-floor residential structure at the upper end. UNESCO describes the Persian Garden an idea that combines natural elements with manmade components in a bid to materialize the concept of Eden or Paradise on Earth.

  • Grand Bazaar of Kerman 2016-11-26 17:47

    In Focus: Grand Bazaar of Kerman

    As one of the oldest trading centers in Iran, the grand Bazaar of Kerman embraces a variety of mazes, intersections, entrances, and passageways.

  • Gonbad-e Jabaliye 2016-11-22 09:15

    Gonbad-e Jabaliye: Long-standing, enigmatic octagonal structure

    TEHRAN – The historical Gonbad-e Jabaliye, or Jabaliye Dome, is one of the architectural landmarks in southeastern Iran.

  • 10- میمند.jpg 2016-10-23 09:11

    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.