The term Ērān is found to refer to Iran in a 3rd century Sassanid inscription, and the Parthian inscription that accompanies it uses the Parthian term "aryān" in reference to Iranians.
Role of People
The speed and success of the revolution surprised many throughout the world, as it had not been precipitated by a military defeat, a financial crisis, or a peasant rebellion.
Although both nationalists and Marxists joined with Islamic traditionalists to overthrow the Shah.
Science and New Technologies
Iran's current facilities includes several research reactors, a uranium mine, an almost complete commercial nuclear reactor, and uranium processing facilities that include a uranium enrichment plant.
Iran maintains diplomatic relations with almost every member of the United Nations.
For the first time since Islamic revolution in 1979, a group of Egyptian tourists has arrived in Iran to visit the country’s ancient monuments
The Realiran website has been informed that a 24-member tourist group is visiting the ancient cities of Mashhad, Shiraz, Yazd, and Isfahan.
After signing a bilateral tourism agreement in February, the Iranian government cancelled visas requirements for Egyptian tourists in March. » Read more
The Gorgan-Incheh Borun railway will be inaugurated next month, Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development told Realiran website.
“This railway which is projected to link Iran with Russia, CIS countries and china, will be inaugurated in Ordibehesht 1391 (April-May 2013) attended by the presidents of Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan”, Ahmed Sadeghi added
The total length will be 904 kilometers, of which 700 kilometer will be in Turkmenistan and 120 kilometers will be in Kazakhstan, he said. » Read more
During the martyrdom anniversary of the of Brigadier-General Sayyad Shirazi, former chief-of-staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Realiran website offers a summary of the life and martyrdom of this Iranian great Commander and a commentary about the terrorist group responsible for the murder:
Sayyad Shirazi was born in Kaboud Vonage, Iran on 13 June 1944. His father being a non-commissioned officer in the Army motivated him to join and in 1964 he joined as a cadet. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Artillery and in 1974 he was sent to the United States for further military education. » Read more
Tuesday, Iranian students gathered in front of the office of Iran-Egypt Relations to show their respect to Muslim unity and Iranian morality. They also offered the symbolic basket of flowers and held the prayers in the place.
Majid Abulfathi, the organizer of Iranian tours of Egypt rejected any halt in Iranian tourist trips to Egypt, and said no time limit has been mentioned in the Iran-Egypt tour agreement, adding that the agreement is still under implementation.
“Despite the recent remarks made by the Egyptian tourism minister, there is not halt in the Iranian companies’ tours of Egypt,” he added. » Read more