Iran contests the 2019 Academy Awards’ foreign film accolade with director Vahid Jalilvand’s ‘No Date, No Signature,’ hoping to hold up the country’s legacy in the competition.
On the orders of a New York Supreme Court judge, the $1.2-million limestone sculpture has been handed back to Iran after more than 80 years of changing hands among smugglers.
Young jurors for Iran’s UNICEF-supported international film festival for children have been named.
Renowned Iranian actor Ezatollah Entezami has died at the age of 94.
The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz in northwestern Iran is the world’s largest roofed market.
The Tappe Sialk prehistoric site in central Iran is widely believed to be the birth place of the world’s oldest civilization.
Iranian traditional medicine has for served as a scientific method for healthy life style and treatment of illnesses for thousands of years.
The Burnt City in southeastern Iran has left its mysterious remains from the prehistoric time.
Cartoonists across the world are invited to send their works to a cartoon festival on International Al-Quds Day arranged by an online Iranian news service.
For thousands of years, Iranians have viewed Persian Gardens as symbolic representation of paradise on earth.
The 31st edition of Tehran International Book Fair, Iran’s most important cultural event, is halfway through, with works by thousands of domestic and international publishers on offer.
Award-winning Iranian musician and composer Nasser Cheshmazar dies aged 68, leaving an indelible mark in the country’s film industry.
Iranian windcatchers have used harsh desert climate for natural ventilation for thousands of years.
A senior Iranian official warns against "futile" efforts to change the name of the Persian Gulf.
The Middle East’s longest-running film event wraps up in Iran amid pomp and circumstance and mordant criticism of the US foreign policy by guest and acclaimed director Oliver Stone.
The northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz celebrates its recognition as the tourism capital of Muslim world in 2018.
Aficionados of literature across the world are preparing to commemorate the Day of Sa’adi, a prominent Persian poet.
Iran’s 2018 Fajr International Film Festival will feature 120 movies from 54 countries.
Kazakh filmmakers will have be actively present in Iran’s upcoming Fajr International Film Festival.
The 2018 Fajr International Film Festival has announced the names of films playing in its Cup of Divination (Festival of Festivals) section.
Yazd Zoroastrian temple in central Iran has kept its sacred fire burning for nearly 1,550 years.
People across Iran are celebrating Sizdah Bedar, the ancient festival of nature, on the last day of Nowruz holidays, with many spending time outdoors.
Veteran Iranian intellectual and Indologist, Dariush Shaygan has passed at the age of 83.
Building on a notably-successful and long-running first experience, Iran launches iFilm2 television channel for Dari speakers within and outside the country’s borders.
Iranian iconic sculptor Parviz Tanavoli is globally regarded as a leading phenomenon in modern art.
Journalists flooded Iran's National Museum for the arrival of more than 50 artworks from the Louvre -- the first major show by a Western museum in the country.
There are several training workshops this year, with 50 countries and 110 students attending for a period of one week.
Termeh, as the most sumptuous Iranian handwoven cloth, has for centuries manifested the artistic essence of Iran’s culture.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago university and museum as compensation.
Naqash-e Jahan Square in the Iranian city of Isfahan represents the oriental magic of the Iranian culture.
People across Iran are holding mourning ceremonies to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatima Zahra, the daughter of Prophet Muhammed.
The poster of Cinema Salvation competition section of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has been unveiled.
Iran has unveiled the poster of Fajr International Film Festival which is scheduled to be held in Tehran in April.
Painting master Mahmoud Farshchian has been the creator of ethereal hues and colors in Persian miniature for several decades.
Hundreds apply to compete in the 36th edition of Iran’s yearly Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF), which is to be held in the Islamic Republic in April.
Persian domes have been the embodiment of a combination of sublime art and engineering marvels.
The city, a key location on the Silk Road and a gateway to Europe and East Asia, has been named by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as the 2018 tourism capital of Islamic countries.
The 36th edition of Iran’s most prestigious cinematic event, known as the “Fajr Film Festival,” has been officially inaugurated in the capital Tehran.
Iranians have known Mohammad Reza Shajarian as the “king of Persian traditional singing” for generations.
Portraits of 100 Iranian sports stars have gone on view in an exhibition at Tehran’s Sa’dabad Cultural Historical Complex.
Persian carpet has been an artistic narrative of the Iranian culture and history over thousands of years.
The 9th edition of Farabi International Festival was wrapped up in the Iranian capital on Sunday.
Iran’s 33rd Fajr Music Festival is underway in Tehran from January 10 to 20.
Traditional music maestro Keyhan Kalhor is globally known for his life-time endeavors to introduce the Iranian music to the world.
Iranian iconic villager Riz Ali Khajavi succumbs to lung disease at the age of 86.
A group of Iranian teenagers will perform at a music festival in Denmark.
Volunteers have mobilized along with aid agencies to help those affected by a powerful earthquake in Iran's Kermanshah.
The team sport of polo and the bowed string instrument of Kamancheh are set be added as Iran’s intangible cultural heritages to UNESCO lists.
Watch the stunning beauty of the Iranian nature during the fall of 2017.
Iranians from all walks of life mark the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein.
Iran has inaugurated the 23rd edition of its annual Press and News Agencies Exhibition in Tehran, with Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in attendance.
Iranian caricaturists hold an exhibition in response to US President Donald Trump’s wrong choice of word on Persian Gulf.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) and Syria’s Ministry of Information sign a number of agreements on mutual cooperation.
Iranians commemorate National Day of Hafez to pay tribute to the prominent 14th century Persian poet.
Iran will host the second edition of Mustafa Prize ceremony to grant the OIC’s prestigious science and technology award to top researchers and scientists of the member states.
September 18th is the Persian Poetry Day in Iran which coincides with the death anniversary of renowned Iranian poet Shahriar.
The World Crafts Council registers the Iranian cities of Marivan and Sirjan as well as the village of Kalpourgan for their well-known handicrafts.
The 12th Mariwan International Street Theater Festival wraps up in northwestern Iran.
Iranians celebrate National Day of Cinema, marking the 117th anniversary of the introduction cinema in the country.
World-renowned Iranian mathematician and inventor of fuzzy logic Professor Lotfi Zadeh dies at 96 in the US.
Tehran University withdraws the report on the death of the founder of fuzzy logic and University of Tehran graduate Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh.
Iranian and European universities sign agreements to continue cooperation in the area of higher education.
Renowned Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani is battling cancer recurrence at a US hospital.
UNESCO adds the historical texture of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.
The Iranian culture minister says Saudi Arabia has assured Iran of providing security for its Hajj pilgrims in writing.
Cinematographers attending a major Iranian film festival hail the simplicity and frankness of Iranian movies.
Filmmakers from 40 countries will attend the International Film Festival for Children and Youth which will open in the Iranian city of Isfahan on June 30.
Foreign tourists book 65 percent of hotels in the Iranian city of Shiraz for the last quarter of 2017.
See pictures from the archery and horseback riding events of Iran’s 24th nomadic culture and sports festival.
The 30th edition of Tehran International Book Fair opens in a ceremony in the south of the Iranian capital.
Iranian actor Aref Lorestani dies of heart attack at the age of 45.
A sandstorm has exposed several historic artifacts at an archeological site in southeastern Iran.
Iranian people are celebrating Sizdah Bedar, the traditional Persian festival of nature, by spending time outdoors with family and friends.
Along with Iranians, hundreds of millions of people around the world observe the millennia-old festivity that celebrates the rebirth of nature.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman hails the success of Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ in winning the 2017 Academy Award for the Best Foreign-Language Film.
Despite boycotting the Oscar ceremony over US President Trump’s Muslim ban, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi wins the Academy Award for best foreign-language film.
The Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker says two prominent Iranian Americans will be representing him and his film at the Oscars ceremony.
Iran showcases hundreds of ancient artifacts, repatriated from Western countries, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
Renowned Iranian cinema and television actor, Hassan Joharchi, passes away at the age of 48.
Famous Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi says he won’t attend the Oscars ceremony next month in protest at US visa ban on Muslim nations.
‘Trump’s visa ban for Iranians and others is a racist move and unacceptable', Taraneh Alidoosti tweets.
The Iranian filmmaker's latest movie is nominated to compete for the 89th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The master of Kolah Qermezi, the most popular Iranian puppet, dies of cancer.
The national festival bids farewell to autumn and welcomes the arrival of winter.
President Hassan Rouhani attended the official opening ceremony of the exposition.
Iran nominates Oscar-winning Farhadi's The Salesman as its entry for Best Foreign Language film at 2017 Academy Awards.
Distinguished Chilean filmmaker Miguel Ernesto Littin Cucumides will be honored in a ceremony at the Tehran University.
Renowned Iranian cinema and theater actor and producer Davoud Rashidi passes away at the age of 83.
Distinguished Chilean filmmaker Miguel Ernesto Littin Cucumides is to attend the third edition of the Ammar International Popular Film Festival in Tehran, Iran.
Thousands of Iranians attend a ceremony to bid farewell to the renowned Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami.
The Iranian cities of Mashhad and Lalejin win global renown as cities of precious stones and pottery.