Around 4,500 years ago, ancient engineers and workers terraced the little island in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea, creating a sort of step pyramid. They then imported hundreds of tons of gleaming white rock from the nearby island of Naxos, creating a bright outdoor shrine where early Greeks performed rituals.
Researchers uncover ancient Greek island’s complex plumbing system
Islamic graves and an assortment of crockery pieces were discovered during the seventh season of excavations in the Gorgan region of northeastern Iran.
Islamic graves, diversified crockery pieces found in northeast Iran
Iranian film 'Sara and Ayda' won the Best Film from Asian Continent award at the 10th Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF).
Iran's 'Sara and Ayda'" awarded at Jaipur festival
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has advised artists to be revolutionary both in words and in action.
Leader stresses confronting enemy soft war
Iran and Pakistan agreed to start passenger train service to promote tourism ties between the two friendly states, director general of Zahedan Railways said.
Official: Iran, Pakistan agree on train service to promote
Persian language major will soon be offered at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), announced Iran's scientific attaché in East Asia.
Malaysian university to launch Persian language major
The official poster for the Iranian film 'No Date, No Signature', by Vahid Jalilvand, was unveiled prior to its public screening in Iran on February 14.
'No Date, No Signature' poster unveiled
Iran and Spanish tourism officials explored avenues for promoting cooperation in the tourism sector.
Iran, Spain discuss tourism cooperation
Tokyo International Gift Show will for the first time host an exhibition of Iranian handicrafts in its 2018 edition.
Iran handicrafts to adorn Japanese exhibition
Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said that based on the 20-Year Vision Plan (2005-25), the number of foreign tourists visiting Iran should increase to 20 million from the current five million.
Official: Iran planning to attract 20 million tourists

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