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Travel deals: Save $1000 and get return Emirates flights with ancient Persia tour
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Travel deals: Save $1000 and get return Emirates flights with ...

See Iran on an ancient Persia tour. Save $1000 a person on a 14-day holiday exploring ancient Persia that includes return flights with Emirates. The tour takes you to the important sites in Tehran such as the Archeological Museum, the 18 palaces ... WA Today, 4 days ago
Iran fulfilling the ancient prophecy of Elam? WorldNetDaily, 1 month ago
Holy Altar constructed for 3rd Jewish Temple WorldNetDaily, 2 weeks ago

Nowrouz: The forgotten spring festival of the subcontinent

The Spring Equinox, which is celebrated as Nowrouz or the New Year in Iran and the lands influenced by Persian culture, was once widely celebrated in the Indo-Pakistan Subcontinent. Following is an interesting feature by Shahiryar Ali titled ...
 IRIB World Service4 days ago

Islamic Solar Calendar: Eclipsed by Politics and Ideology

As we celebrate the Vernal Equinox, the Islamic Solar New Year, commonly known in the West as the Persian New Year, controversies abound as to its origin and re-identification. The year was 1073 CE when Sultan Jallaluddin Malikshah I commissioned ...
 Huffington Post6 days ago

Taste of Persian Islamic culture

On the Thon Buri side of the river, passers-by often take notice of a beautiful gingerbread house at the foot of Charoenpas Bridge. Sometimes they'll hear a call for prayer from there, because this wooden structure, a mixture of adapted Gothic ...
 Bangkok Post1 week ago
DAWN Group

The Persian Question

THE Iranian plateau births empires with alarming regularity. First was the empire of the Achaemenids, which can be rightly considered the world's first true empire. It was multi-ethnic, surprisingly decentralised and, at its peak, ruled over 44pc of ...
 Kashmir Observer1 week ago
Turkish Daily

Metal festival to honor the War of Dardanelles

ISTANBUL The members of the Iranian band Master of Persia say they organized the festival in Turkey because the musicians in Iran work hard but face big risks. The western province of Çanakkale will host ...
 Turkish Daily1 week ago Middle Eastern Music Festivals - This Year's Festival Focuses on Music From Persia (  Trend Hunter1 week ago A trip on a musical Persian carpet  Cyprus Mail2 weeks ago Deep In The Heart Of Texas, Muslim Music Blossoms  NPR1 week ago

Easter, Nevruz and Passover

My mother only had two children, a boy and a girl. . My brother married a Persian woman from Teheran and I married a Turkish man from Erzurum. My brothers marriage predated mine by several years, and so my first exposure, at a family level, to ...
 Zaman1 week ago

Naw-Ruz: The Bahai New Year

The Bahai New Year, or Naw-Ruz, which means new day in Persian, is celebrated by Bahais around the world each year on March 21, and it is the only Bahai Holy Day with no direct relation to the life of a Messenger of God. Naw-Ruz marks the end of ...
 The Echo Of India1 week ago
Tehran Times

The mysterious adventure of the Felt Girl: A fairy tale from Luristan

Once upon a time, in a far-off village, where it used to be part of the old Persia, at the foot of the Zagros Mountains, there lived a man with his three daughters. One day, the man decided to go to town to get a quern for his house. The two older ...
 Tehran Times2 weeks ago
Tehran Times

590 CE, March 9:Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia

Bahram VI Chobin, chief commander under the Sassanid Hormozd IV and king of Iran in 590-91, was a son of Bahramgoshnasp, of the family of Mehran, one of the seven great houses of the Sassanid period. The family remained the hereditary margraves ...
 Tehran Times3 weeks ago
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