• Behnam Hassanpur acts in a scene from “Monkey”. (Tiwall/Sara Saqafi) 2019-09-16 18:48

    Be tested for HIV to watch “Monkey” on Reza Abdoh

    TEHRAN – Vahid Rahjuy and Hossein Maleki, the directors and writers of “Monkey”, have arranged for theatergoers to be tested for HIV and informed about AIDS voluntarily at no cost before and after watching the play that is about the Iranian-American theater director Reza Abdoh who died of the disease in 1995 at the age of 32.

  • A view of the Burnt City, a UNESCO-registered archaeological site in southeast Iran. 2019-05-21 21:39

    Rare discovery in Iran’s Burnt City: Caged monkey dead in captivity

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a prehistoric monkey in Burnt City, southeast Iran, saying the animal was held in captivity in a cage when it died.