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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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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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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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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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French artist charmed by Iranian hospitality

French artist charmed by Iranian hospitality

French photographer Alain Ceccaroli and his wife, who visited Iran to hold a photography exhibition, said they were charmed by Iranian culture and hospitality. Ceccaroli said that he plans to return to Iran in the coming months and enjoy its special attractions. A collection of 20 black-and-white photographs featuring mountain landscapes was on view at…

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Review: Modern Iran, Ancient Persia

Review: Modern Iran, Ancient Persia

But if there’s one thing that defines Iran, it’s change. It’s not a scary place. The treasures of ancient Persia still stand and have not been bulldozed in the way we have seen with other extreme ideological societies. The people are not extreme and outsiders are welcomed, albeit some nationalities with more restriction.

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Photo: The Eidi-Baran ceremony in Gilan

Photo: The Eidi-Baran ceremony in Gilan

The Eidi-Baran ceremony will be celebrated at Eid and holiday. In this ritual, gifts in large trays carry by the ladies of the groom’s family to the bride house. This historical tradition is held in Gilan province in northern Iran.   Related posts: A traditional wedding ceremony in Gilan Photos: Snowfall in Gilan Province Photo:…

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