The history of Jiroft, a city in the southeastern province of Kerman, dates back to about 5,000 years ago when a Bronze Age civilization, which has come to be known as the Jiroft Civilization, inhabited the area. Traces of this civilization were found at the twin Konar Sandal Mounds where archeologists unearthed clay and stone tablets with basic characters believed to be the origin of the Elamite writing system. Archeologists say further studies of Konar Sandal artifacts will reveal Jiroft, not Mesopotamia, to be the birthplace of the oldest civilization of the Eastern world.
PRESS TV – Iran blasted the silence of the international community over the latest terrorist attacks in several Iranian cities, saying the foreign promoters of violence are encouraging terrorism by keeping mum on such criminal acts against ordinary people and security forces.
Iran has blasted the silence of the international community over the latest terrorist attacks in several Iranian cities, saying the foreign promoters of violence are encouraging terrorism by keeping mum on such criminal acts against ordinary people and security forces.
Tightening markets for liquefied natural gas (LNG) worldwide and major oil producers cutting supply have put the world in the middle of "the first truly global energy crisis", the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.
Persian literature, by which we mean principally Persian poetry, is one of the greatest literary traditions in the world, and it has been long-lived. Having emerged in east Iran in the ninth and 10th centuries, it is still a vibrant tradition in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. In the past, its geographical range was even wider, due to the events of the 11th century that made Persian a language of high culture from Anatolia eastwards to the plains of Pakistan and northern India.
Pistachio, a small tree of the cashew family and its edible seed, is grown in dry lands in warm or temperate climates. The English name pistachio is derived from the Persian word pesteh. Pistachio trees are among the oldest flowering nut trees.
Saffron, known as the red gold, is a magical ingredient that embodies an indescribable flavor. As the only aromatic spice that is worth like gold in its weight, saffron is the product of crocus flowers.