• 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.

  • British Army ‘incapable’ of fighting Russia: UK think tank

    Jan 23, 2017 13:17

    The UK Army is “effectively incapable” of matching Russia’s military might in case of a war, the force’s own think tank has warned.

  • UK covering up failed nuclear missile test: Report

    Jan 22, 2017 19:32

    The government of British Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of hiding a “disastrous” test firing of a Trident nuclear missile, according to a report.

  • 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).

  • Risible Trump playing with fire over Taiwan: Chinese media

    Jan 16, 2017 08:33

    Chinese state media say incoming US President Donald Trump is “playing with fire” by challenging China’s sovereignty over Taiwan, promising that Beijing would strongly respond to any reconsideration by the US of the so-called One China policy.