soldiers

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  • ‘Head’ of Achaemenid soldier found in passenger’s baggage 2020-10-31 19:30

    ‘Head’ of Achaemenid soldier found in passenger’s baggage

    TEHRAN – A prehistorical bas-relief carving, depicting the head of an Achaemenid soldier, has recently been found in the baggage of a passenger during a routine police investigation near the city of Na’in, central Iran.

  • Army holds military exercise in Fars province 2020-09-28 14:22

    Photo: Amin Berenjkar

    Army holds military exercise in Fars province

    The Iranian Army on Monday held Samen-ul-A'emeh-99 military drills in Siyakh Darengun District in the southern province of Fars on the occasion of the anniversary of the end of Abadan siege.

  •  A view of the Gold Bowl of Hasanlu, ca. 900 BC 2020-08-14 21:54

    By Afshin Majlesi

    The absolutely magnificent ‘Gold Bowl of Hasanlu’: Sixty-three years later

    TEHRAN – Sixty-three years ago, an Iranian man, named Emamqoli Mohammadi Hasanluei, unearthed a millennia-old gold bowl in the debris of a burned building, part of the major architectural complex at Teppe Hasanlu near the city of Naghadeh in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, a short distance south of Lake Urmia.

  • “Hand of Achaemenid soldier” attached to bas-relief in Persepolis 2020-07-20 19:23

    “Hand of Achaemenid soldier” attached to bas-relief in Persepolis

    TEHRAN – The left hand of a huge Achaemenid-era (c. 550 - 330 BC) bas-relief carving, depicting a soldier grabbing a spear, has recently been attached to the rock-carved art after decades in the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, southern Iran.

  • Iranian Army backs IRGC unified against U.S. threats 2020-03-02 18:42

    Iranian military suspends recruitment over coronavirus outbreak

    TEHRAN - The Armed Forces deputy chief for Health Affairs announced on Monday that none of the military and disciplinary units will recruit fresh soldiers for the next two months to narrow down the negative impacts of COVID-2019 outbreak across the country.