Iran seeks to nominate Yazd as UNESCO Creative City; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iranian National Commission for UNESCO is considering to nominate Yazd as a Creative City of the UN cultural body, IRNA reported on Monday.

Source: Iran seeks to nominate Yazd as UNESCO Creative City

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Restoring UNESCO-registered garden nears completion; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Restoration work on the UNESCO-inscribed Dolat Abad Garden in the central city of Yazd will be completed within a month.

Source: Restoring UNESCO-registered garden nears completion

Yazd UNESCO Garden’s Renovation Nears Completion; Financial Tribune

Restoration work on the historical UNESCO-inscribed Dolat Abad Garden in Yazd Province will be completed by the end of September, said the head of the garden’s world heritage base. The renovation…

Source: Yazd UNESCO Garden’s Renovation Nears Completion

Qanat Are Underground Channels That Supply Water In Iraq For Centuries; Aniqa Ajmal; Wonderful Engineering

Two years ago, the Persian qanats were added to Unesco’s world heritage list. They are one of the greatest engineering marvels in the world. Qanat consists of an ancient system of water which is based

Source: Qanat Are Underground Channels That Supply Water In Iraq For Centuries

Yazd, land of brown memories; Lachin Rezaian; MehrNews

TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The well-preserved mud brick old architecture, distinctive wind-catchers, qanats, numerous historical sites in the central city of Iran, Yazd, make it a necessary destination for any tourist visiting Iran.

Source: Yazd, land of brown memories

Kermanshah historical sites unharmed by quake; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – A magnitude 5.9 quake that rattled parts of the western province of Kermanshah on Sunday caused no damage to historical sites across the province.

Source: Kermanshah historical sites unharmed by quake 

Landscape restoration planned for Sassanid palace; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – A landscape restoration will be implemented on the premises of a UNESCO-registered Sassanid palace in Sarvestan, Fars province.

Source: Landscape restoration planned for Sassanid palace

Tabriz Bazaar world’s largest roofed traditional market; Press TV

Press TV – The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz is known as the largest roofed Bazaar in the world and the oldest one in…

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“This Is Where I Belong”; Maria Sahai; World Nomads

Will the current generation of Meymand villagers be the last?

Source: “This Is Where I Belong”

A Journey to Iran: Elections, Ramadan and Couchsurfing; Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin; Dissident Voice

In the current media build-up against Iran it is easy to get lost in the confusion and hype about the Iranian government and miss out on an understanding of the problems facing the Iranian people and how they are coping with them. The current economic situation is worsening as the UN Security Council, the United States…

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