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Iranian Mandaeans

Iranian Mandaeans

Mandaeans enjoyed protection by the kings during the later part of the Iranian Dynasty of Ashkanian, who ruled from 248 B.C.E. until their overthrow by the Sassanid Dynasty in C.E. 224).Mandaeans

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Iranians celebrate birth anniv. of Omar Khayyam

Iranians celebrate birth anniv. of Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam’s full name was Ghiyath al-Din Abu’l-Fath Umar ibn Ibrahim Al-Nisaburi al-Khayyami. Khayyam studied philosophy at Naishapur. He lived in a time that did not make life easy for learned men unless they had the support of a ruler at one of the many courts. However Khayyam was an outstanding mathematician and astronomer and he did write several works including Problems of Arithmetic, a book on music, and one on algebra before he was 25 years old.

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IRAN aims to attract Chinese tourists

IRAN aims to attract Chinese tourists

Mohammad-Ebrahim Larijani, the director of advertising and marketing office of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said, ‘One of the duties of the marketing and advertising office is tourism awareness by organizing tours to introduce Iran’s tourism capabilities and the tourist sites of the other countries.’ Iran has the largest resource bases for cultural,…

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Exports of Iranian textile products increased in 2018

Exports of Iranian textile products increased in 2018

‘Last year, 312,000 tons of textile and clothing products worth $1.93 billion were exported that shows a rise of nearly six percent in value and 26% in weight as compared to the preceding year’s corresponding period,” Afsaneh Mehrabi, director general of the Textile and Clothing Industry Office at the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade…

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Iranian girls go to 2019 3×3 FISU World League

Iranian girls go to 2019 3×3 FISU World League

Azad University of Iran secured ticket to the 3×3 FISU World University League 2019 for the first time in Iran’s history. The Iranian team earned an 18-14 win over China A in the semifinal of 5th Asian University 3×3 Basketball Championship on Saturday to earn a ticket to the world event. In the final match,…

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Iran exports $350mn machine-made carpet annually

Iran exports $350mn machine-made carpet annually

Of about $700 million exports of textile industry, more than $350 billion of which is related to the machine-made carpet

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India’s first shipment to Afghanistan via Iran

India’s first shipment to Afghanistan via Iran

India has committed $500 million to Chabahar Port development as a way to bypass rival Pakistan and crack open a trade and transport route to landlocked Afghanistan, as well as the resource-rich countries of central Asia.

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Which European countries imported the most Iranian goods in 2018?

Which European countries imported the most Iranian goods in 2018?

Purchasing €2.9 billion of goods from Iran, Italy was the biggest importer of Iranian products in 2018, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, citing the data released by European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat. The country’s imports from Iran in 2018 was 31 percent of the total of European countries’ imports from Iran. However, the figure…

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6m foreign tourists visited Iran in nine months

6m foreign tourists visited Iran in nine months

A total of 6,074,000 foreign tourists visited Iran’s tourist attractions in the nine months from March 21 to December 21, 2018.

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Iran’s South Pars gas output doubled in five years

Iran’s South Pars gas output doubled in five years

The output from the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf has been doubled in the past five years, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company said. “Iran is now extracting around 600 million cubic meters per day of natural gas from the field, twice the amount five years ago,” Mohammad…

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