Iranian Literature

Yazd will boost astronomical tourism

TEHRAN – Astronomical tourism is expected to be developed in the city of Bahabad in central Yazd province, a local tourism official said. The region’s tourist infrastructure will be improved in the near future, Alireza Kazemi said on Saturday. In addition to its location as one of the darkest vantage …

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Reckless crime | Saturday newspaper

On August 18, 1978, the Rex Cinema in Abadan, Iran was set on fire in an arson, killing over 400 people. Crime is seen as a crucial trigger for the mobilization that led to the revolution the following year. From the outset, this act of terrorism was fiercely contested, with …

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Century-old public baths take on the glory of yesteryear

TEHRAN – Mohammad Beig, a Zand-era (1750-1794) public bathhouse in Khoy, the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan, has been restored, the provincial tourism chief has said. The project consisted of repairing the tiles as well as reinforcing the walls of the historic structure, Jalil Jabbari announced Thursday. In the coming …

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