Fars province

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  • Historical objects, sites found in Neyriz 2019-04-22 22:44

    Historical objects, sites found in Neyriz

    TEHRAN - Remnants of some 100 historical sites, structures and objects have been found during a recent archaeological survey conducted across Neyriz county, Fars province, southern Iran.

  • 220 historical sites, objects found in Larestan 2019-04-15 21:32

    220 historical sites, objects found in Larestan

    TEHRAN – Remnants of some 220 historical sites and relics have been found during a recent archaeological survey conducted in Larestan and its surroundings across the southern Fars province.

  • Italian team to partially restore Persepolis 2019-04-15 21:19

    Italian team to partially restore Persepolis

    TEHRAN – A team of Italian archaeologists and restorers is scheduled to partially rehabilitate some ruined monuments and bas-relief carvings in Persepolis, which was once the ceremonial capital of the mighty Achaemenid Empire.

  • Floods hitting various provinces across Iran 2019-03-25 19:05

    Floods hitting various provinces across Iran

    TEHRAN — With only five days passed from Iranian New Year some provinces across the country including Golestan, Mazandaran, and Fars are hit hard by catastrophic floods.

  • Three fuel-smuggling cartels disbanded in Fars province 2019-02-04 22:58

    Three fuel-smuggling cartels disbanded in Fars province

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry said on Monday that its forces have dismantled three major fuel-smuggling cartels in Marvdasht, Kazerun and Lamerd counties in the southern Fars province, Mehr reported.

  • A bas-relief carving at Naqsh-e Rostam depicts the triumph of Shapur I over the Roman emperors Valerian and Philip the Arab. 2019-01-31 00:59

    Millennia-old relief unveiled in Shiraz

    TEHRAN – A millennia-old bas-relief inscription which has been discovered from Naqsh-e Rostam, a royal necropolis in southern Iran, was officially unveiled in Shiraz on Tuesday, Mehr reported.

  • A couple visit Sassanid-era bas-relief carvings at Taq-e Bostan, Kermanshah province. 2019-01-31 00:37

    A peek into Iranian art and architecture under Sassanids

    TEHRAN – In many ways, Iran under Sassanian rule witnessed tremendous achievements of Persian civilization. Experts say that during Sassanid era (224-651 CE), the art and architecture of the nation experienced a general renaissance.

  • Farmers collect daffodils in Fars province 2019-01-22 10:02

    Farmers collect daffodils in Fars province

    TEHRAN - Every January, gardeners in Mohr county start collecting daffodils during harvest season to be sold in local markets.

  • Ka’be-ye Zartosht is seen before a rock-hewn tomb in Naqsh-e Rostam, Fars province, southern Iran. 2019-01-16 19:09

    “Cube of Zoroaster” unfazed by subsidence, new research finds

    TEHRAN – No threat of subsidence faces the “Cube of Zoroaster”, which is a famed ancient quadrangular structure in southern Iran, according to a new research.

  • Provincial officials unveil a poster for the 10th Pars tourism exhibition 2018-12-12 17:03

    Hospitals, clinics highlighting Iran’s medical tourism

    TEHRAN – Over 20 top Iranian hospitals and clinics are taking part in the 10th Pars tourism exhibition, which opened to the public in Shiraz on Wednesday, aiming to get visitors acquainted with Iran’s potentials in medical and health tourism, Fars reported.

  • Fars province reports sharp rise in number of eco-lodges 2018-12-01 22:32

    Fars province reports sharp rise in number of eco-lodges

    TEHRAN – Fars province’s tourism department general has announced a rapid increase in the number of eco-lodges across the province, CHTN reported on Saturday.

  • Ancient qanat found in southern Iran 2018-11-15 10:51

    Ancient qanat found in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Residents of Rostaq, a rural district in Iran’s southern Fars province, have discovered an ancient qanat, which is estimated to date from some 2,000 years ago.

  • Fars exhibit to sharpen focus on medical, religious tourism 2018-11-06 07:51

    Fars exhibit to sharpen focus on medical, religious tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southern Fars province will play host to the 10th Pars tourism exhibition from December 12 to 15, aiming to explore potential for medical and religious travels.

  • Fuel-smuggling groups arrested in Fars 2018-10-16 09:33

    Fuel-smuggling groups arrested in Fars

    TEHRAN – Forces from the Intelligence Ministry have managed to disband several groups involved in smuggling various kinds of fuels, the ministry announced on Monday.

  • Untapped potential: $450m annual exports of medicinal plants 2018-05-29 20:22

    Untapped potential: $450m annual exports of medicinal plants

    TEHRAN – Exports of medicinal plants bring annually $450 million on average for Iran, however, the figure is low compared to the great potential of the medicinal plants market in the country, executive director of medicinal plants scheme affiliated to the Ministry of Agriculture, has said.

  • Achaemenid-era vessels seized in Fars 2018-05-14 20:51

    Achaemenid-era vessels seized in Fars

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have recently confiscated five Achaemenid-era vessels from a rural house in Marvdasht, southern Fars province.

  •  A general view of Tal-e Sefidak, a Sassanid-era site in Fars province 2018-04-30 22:27

    Boundary redrawing to safeguard Sassanid ruins

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has launched a demarcation project to define boundaries of Tal-e Sefidak, a Sassanid-era site which is situated amidst pieces of farmland in Hajiabad, Fars province.

  • Flood hits 7 provinces, claims 3 lives 2018-04-24 17:48

    Flood hits 7 provinces, claims 3 lives

    TEHRAN – Heavy rainfall on Monday caused flooding in 7 provinces and unfortunately, claimed 3 lives, said head of Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi.

  •  A pedestal of a column used to be standing in Persepolis, southern Iran. 2018-04-22 10:36

    Achaemenid-era objects seized in Fars

    TEHRAN – Two relics dating from Achaemenid-era (c. 550–330 BC) have recently been confiscated in Marvdasht, southern Fars province.

  • pomegranate 2017-12-23 10:20

    Farouq a hub of pomegranate in southern Iran

    A farmer shows off pomegranates she has picked from a garden on the outskirts of the city of Farouq, southern Fars province.

  • People visit tomb of Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae 2017-12-02 19:50

    Roofing covers to protect gateways in Pasargadae

    TEHRAN – Two prehistoric gateways leading to royal palaces in Pasargadae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern Iran, will soon be equipped with custom-made roofing covers.

  •  A view of Naqsh-e Rostam, a lavish necropolis in southern Iran 2017-11-26 12:19

    Urgent restoration lifts threat to Achaemenid tomb

    TEHRAN – A potential threat of physical harm to Xerxes the Great tomb has been lifted after an urgent restoration plan assured its safety measures.

  • qashqai ethnic costume 2017-11-14 11:39

    Persian style

    Ethnic costumes of nomad women in Fars Province

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s nomadic Qashqai women in southern Fars Province still wear their colorful ethnic costumes.

  • واژگونی اتوبوس دانش آموزان هرمزگانی - کراپ‌شده 2017-09-04 11:38

    By Mohammad Homaeifar

    Enough is enough 

    Again a tragic car accident happened. This time schoolgirls became victims of carelessness casting shadow over travel camps mostly involving pupils and university students. 

  • Candlelight tribute held for schoolgirls killed in bus accident 2017-09-02 17:48

    Candlelight tribute held for schoolgirls killed in bus accident

    TEHRAN — People lit up candles Friday night in sympathy with families of the schoolgirls who were killed as the bus carrying them rolled over early morning the same day.

  • Bus carrying schoolgirls rolls over, 9 killed 2017-09-01 17:42

    Bus carrying schoolgirls rolls over, 9 killed

    TEHRAN — A bus rollover early on Friday killed seven schoolgirls, their teacher, and the driver and 34 others were injured.

  • flamingo 2017-08-18 19:54

    Rangers, locals join hands to save hundreds of flamingo chicks

    TEHRAN — Flamingo chicks which were stranded in the briny shallow waters of Bakhtegan Lake in Fars province have been saved by the help of rangers and the local people.

  • The ruins of Sassanid-era Bishapur Royal Palace in Fars province 2017-05-27 18:55

    UNESCO experts to assess Iran’s natural, historical sites

    TEHRAN – A delegation of the UNESCO World Heritage specialists is scheduled to travel to Iran in summer in order to assess Arasbaran Protected Area in the northeast and the Ensemble of Historical Sassanid Cities in the south of the country.

  • A view of Naqsh-e Rustam in Fars province. Located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, the historical necropolis embraces rock-hewn royal tombs and bas-relief carvings associated with the Achaemenid 2017-05-25 22:37

    Fars province’s foreign tourist arrivals rise 42% y/y

    TEHRAN – Fars province attracted over 165,000 foreign tourists in the first two months of the current calendar year (March 21 – May 21), up 42 percent from a year earlier, the provincial tourism chief announced on Monday.

  • New evidence puts man in southern Iran 35,000 years ago 2017-04-27 07:30

    New evidence puts man in southern Iran 35,000 years ago

    TEHRAN - Radiocarbon tests and archaeological findings of unearthed objects in Rostaq, a rural district in the southern province of Fars, indicate humans inhabited the region at least 35,000 years ago, Tasnim reported on Tuesday.