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  • ‘Important’ bas-relief carvings discovered near Persepolis 2021-09-21 18:28

    ‘Important’ bas-relief carvings discovered near Persepolis

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologists have discovered a number of “important” bas-relief carvings in mountainous areas near the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, the director of the World Heritage site has said.

  • Assyrian cylinder seals unearthed in Iran 2019-12-02 18:55

    Assyrian cylinder seals unearthed in Iran

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian archaeologist has announced discovery of dozens of cylinder seals, which once belonged to Assyria, kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the center of one of the great empires of the ancient Middle East.

  • Afghanistan Independence Day 2018-08-21 09:01

    Afghanistan marks 99th Independence Day

    TEHRNA - Afghanistan marked the 99th anniversary of its independence from the erstwhile British empire on Sunday. Many functions were held in Kabul and provincial capitals to commemorate the occasion.