Shushtar Hydraulic System; Epitome of Persian Architecture; Fatemeh Askariah; IFP News

Images of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in the southwestern Iranian Province of Khuzestan.

Source: Shushtar Hydraulic System; Epitome of Persian Architecture

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Iran’s Shadravan Bridge Most Ancient Bridge in World; IFP

Shadravan Bridge, also known as Caesar Bridge, whose construction dates back to the Sassanid era, is said to be the most ancient bridge in the world.

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Sediments, wastewaters threaten UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iran’s Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is under threat of excessive amounts of mineral salt and wastewaters that perpetually pass through the southwestern UNESCO World Heritage.

Source: Sediments, wastewaters threaten UNESCO-tagged hydraulic ensemble

Yazd Commits Itself to Promoting Adobe Structures; IFP News

The central Iranian city of Yazd, which is known as the world’s first adobe city, has given the UNESCO a commitment to promote construction of adobe buildings and structures both inside the city and in other parts of the world.

Source: Yazd Commits Itself to Promoting Adobe Structures

English-Speaking Police Forces to Serve Tourists in Iran’s Yazd; Fatemeh Askarieh; Iran Front Page

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation is working to establish tourism police in the central city of Yazd with good command of English to protect tourists in the historic neighbourhoods of the city.

Source: English-Speaking Police Forces to Serve Tourists in Iran’s Yazd

Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran; IFP

Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.

Source: Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran

Qanats offer clues to ancient way of life in Iran; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – For thousands of years, qanat systems have supplied water to agricultural and permanent settlements in arid regions of Iran, tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along underground tunnels by gravity, often over many kilometers.

Source: Qanats offer clues to ancient way of life in Iran

Abbas Abad historical complex, Behshahr: Iran; Iran Project

Tasnim – Abbasabad complex inspired its name from the name of Shah Abbas (1571-1629 AD), is one of the special Persian gardens inscribed on UNESCO world…

Source: Abbas Abad historical complex, Behshahr: Iran

Qatar Airways expands operations in Iran with new routes, more flights; Gulf Times

Qatar Airways announced yesterday that it will expand its operations in Iran with the launch of a new twice-weekly direct service to…

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UNESCO introduces Shazdeh Garden in 35 languages; Iran Daily

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