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Iran, Hungary ink MoU to broaden coop.

Iran, Hungary ink MoU to broaden coop.

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (Press Shia) – Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Institute for Political and International Studies of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of publishing Persian manuscript.Given the existence of over 157 Persian manuscripts in the library of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and to provide a list of these manuscripts for...

Mummified body found in Iran could be of Reza Pahlavi

Mummified body found in Iran could be of Reza Pahlavi

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – The head of Tehran council’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Committee told on Monday that a mummified body had been found at the site of a former shah's tomb, during construction work at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine.Hassan Khalilabadi told state-run Press Shia news agency that the mummy found is probably of Reza Shah, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty.  Since...

Kazakh Deputy PM visits National Museum of Iran

Kazakh Deputy PM visits National Museum of Iran

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Heading a high-ranking delegation, Askar Myrzakhmetov Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan visited the National Museum of Iran.The deputy manager of the National Museum of Iran welcomed the delegation and accompanied them through their visit to the museum which started from the building of the Museum of Ancient Iran and ended in the Sassanian...

Syria deems destruction of ancient sites in Palmyra as "war crime" 

Syria deems destruction of ancient sites in Palmyra as "war crime" 

DAMASCUS, Jan. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian Culture Minister Muhammad Ahmad said Sunday that the bombing of the historic heritage in the ancient oasis city of Palmyra by ISIL group is a "war crime."In a press briefing, Ahmad said the recent bombing of the facade of the historic amphitheater in Palmyra northeast of Damascus as well as other relics and monuments in that millennia-old city...