• A replica of the Ishtar Gate, which was one of the original Seven Wonders of the World 2019-07-06 18:55

    UNESCO lists Iraq’s Babylon as World Heritage site

    TEHRAN - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added the sprawling Mesopotamian city of Babylon to its World Heritage list, boosting Iraq’s hopes of reviving its battered tourism industry.

  • British Museum Director Hartwig Fischer looks at ancient vessels during his visit to the National Museum of Iran on December 19, 2017. 2017-12-20 20:36

    British Museum considers holding exhibit in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The British Museum is considering a plan to hold a joint exhibition of ancient relics at the National Museum of Iran, its director said in Tehran on Tuesday.