For the first time, Yazd celebrated the Chinese New Year with the participation of 3,000 Chinese tourists, said the director general of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Yazd Province.
NASA rang in the New Year on Tuesday with a historic flyby of the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever explored by humankind — a tiny, distant world called Ultima Thule — in the hopes of learning more about how planets took shape.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei offers congratulations to Iranians on New Year, calling on the entire nation to dedicate their efforts to promoting domestic production in line with Resistant Economy.
Nearly 200 people were injured during traditionally raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s order limiting the use of firecrackers, the health minister said Monday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif on Saturday cabled separate messages to their counterparts in Belarus to congratulate them on the auspicious birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and commencement of the New Year.