• Foreign visits to East Azarbaijan at record high 2022-07-04 20:15

    Foreign visits to East Azarbaijan at record high

    TEHRAN – Over 30,000 foreign travelers visited East Azarbaijan province during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year, which according to the provincial tourism directorate makes a record high since 2017.

  • Foreign travelers pose for photo during their journey to Isfahan before the coronavirus pandemic. 2022-01-24 19:56

    COVID-19:  Some 1.47m foreign nationals visit Iran in nine months  

    TEHRAN – Some 1.47m foreign nationals visited Iran from the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2021) to January 1, a span most of which was subject to severe travel bans due to coronavirus.

  • توافق آتش بس قره باغ 2020-11-10 13:05

    Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign deal to end Nagorno-Karabakh war

    Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on Tuesday to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh in a deal Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan described as “unspeakably painful” in an emotional Facebook post.

  • Nagorno-Karabakh 2020-10-26 23:52

    Renewed fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh threatens U.S.-backed truce

    Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other on Monday of violating a new U.S.-brokered ceasefire in fighting over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, casting doubt over the prospects of the latest international push to end a month of clashes.

  • مناقشه قره باغ 2020-10-18 22:49

    Armenia, Azerbaijan report violations of new ceasefire

    Despite a second attempt at a cease-fire, Armenia and Azerbaijan traded accusations Sunday of violating the new truce in their destructive conflict over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • Four archaeological hills being demarcated in Miandoab 2020-08-05 22:00

    Four archaeological hills being demarcated in Miandoab

    TEHRAN – Teams of Iranian archaeologists have commenced separate surveys to demarcate four archaeological hills situated in Miandoab county, northwestern West Azarbaijan province.

  • Saint Stepanos 2020-02-29 23:54

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Northwest Iran: A verdant realm of ancient churches & monasteries

    TEHRAN - To the untrained eye, Iran’s earliest churches may seem modest structures to some but they bear testimony to a vast panorama of architectural and decorative scenes associated with Armenian culture blended with other regional cultures: Byzantine, Orthodox, Assyrian, Persian and Muslim.