• Beautiful Iran (5) – Photos of Loot Desert (Dasht-e Loot)

    Jan 23, 2017 14:24

    Loot Desert also in Persian known as Dasht-e Loot, is a large salt desert in Kerman and Sistan and Baluchistan Provinces, Iran, and is the world's 25th largest desert.

  • Beautiful Iran (4) – Photos of Damavand Mount

    Jan 23, 2017 14:06

    Damavand Mount, a potentially active volcano, is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in Iran and the Middle East as well as the highest volcano in Asia. It has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore.

  • Beautiful Iran (3) – Photos of Rayen Citadel

    Jan 21, 2017 17:01

    Rayen Citadel is an adobe castle in 100 kilometers south of Kerman Province, Iran. It is situated on the skirts of the Haraz Mountain. The medieval mudbrick City of Rayen is similar to the Arg-e Bam City (Bam Citadel) which was destroyed in an earthquake in December 2003.

  • Beautiful Iran (2) – Photos of Takht-e Soleyman

    Jan 21, 2017 16:42

    Takht-e Soleyman, also known as Azar Goshnasp, literally meaning "The Fire Temple of the Warrior Kings", is an archaeological site in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran.

  • Beautiful Iran (1) - Photos of Persepolis

    Jan 21, 2017 16:14

    Persepolis, literally meaning "The city of the Persians", also known as Takht-e-Jamshid, literally meaning "The throne of Jamshid", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (CA. 550–330 BC).

  • At least 30 firefighters feared dead in Iran’s high-rise collapse

    Jan 19, 2017 10:38

    At least 30 firefighters are feared to have been killed after Iran's oldest high-rise in southern Tehran collapsed on Thursday following a major fire in the building, state television and a news agency reported.

  • Rohingya Muslims: World's most persecuted minority

    Dec 27, 2016 12:48

    Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. They have faced torture, neglect and repression since Myanmar’s independence in 1948. The Muslim minority group has witnessed attacks by extremist Buddhists in Myanmar. The violence has forced nearly 100,000 of them to flee the country.