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Iranian musician receives World Music Award

Iranian musician receives World Music Award

Alizadeh is a composer, researcher, Tar and Setar instrumentalist who has so far been nominated for three Grammy Awards.Composing several pieces of music for different Iranian movies, Alizadeh has also received various awards in the best sound track section of Fajr Film Festival.Managing Director of music department in Culture and …

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Ramadan in Pakistan; blessing in hardship

Ramadan in Pakistan; blessing in hardship

Pakistanis are preparing for the holy month while the temperature right now is above 40 degrees of centigrade in the capital Islamabad. People in many parts the country are experiencing even much hotter days and it is almost 50 degrees of centigrade in some areas.The main problem is that all …

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Holy Ramadan to begin in Iran on May 27

Holy Ramadan to begin in Iran on May 27

Addressing a press conference, Ali-Reza Movahednejad announced that 150 moon-sighting groups were instructed to sight the Ramadan crescent nationwide.Movahednejad predicted that the holy month will last for 30 days this year.The advent of Ramadan may vary from country to country depending on the situation of the moon. Since the new …

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 25

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 25

**IRAN NEWS- Iran not expecting OPEC call to cut output- Pakistan not to jeopardize ties with Iran- Certain states boosting Takfiri firepower**IRAN DAILY- Iran discovers new gas field in Persian Gulf- Bahrain raid on cleric’s town kills five- Iran, Spanish company sign $ 615m oil pipe deal**KAYHAN INTERNATIONAL- $ 1 …

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Diplomat: 15,000 Afghan university students studying in Iran

Diplomat: 15,000 Afghan university students studying in Iran

'The grounds to dispatch 500 more students for higher education purposes into the Iranian universities have been prepared and it is to take place in the near future,' Najmipour made the remarks in a ceremony at Imam Khomeini International University in Qazvin.He pointed to cultural commonalties between Iran and Afghanistan, …

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German pedestrian tourist arrived in Mashhad after five years

German pedestrian tourist arrived in Mashhad after five years

According to Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Khorasan Razavi, Thomas Heinrich Schmöckel who has a degree in economics and started his journey five years ago arrived in Mashhad on Monday.'I was captivated by the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, and impressed with its glory because it, like a …

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Ancient Paleolithic monuments identified in southern Iran

Ancient Paleolithic monuments identified in southern Iran

The Public Relations Office of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and tourism (RICHT) quoted Head of the archeological exploration team in the city of Pasargad and Mashad’s Morghab District Farhad Zareie Kordsholi as saying that about 300 monuments were discovered in Pasargad, 239 in Saadat-Shahr, 180 in Sarpiran village, …

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