Fars Province



  • آیین گرامیداشت روز حافظ در شیراز 2017-10-12 09:00

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Celebration of Hafez Day in Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Oct. 12 (MNA) – The ceremony commemorating Hafez's anniversary was held at the Tomb of Hafez, in the presence of Seyed Abbas Salehi, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Ali Asghar Mounesan, Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization, and a group of senior officials of Fars province.

  • اختتامیه پنجمین دوره رالی بین المللی خاورمیانه 2017-09-16 15:34

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    5th Intl. Middle East Rally wraps up

    SHIRAZ, Sep. 16 (MNA) – The 5th Middle East Rally Championship wrapped up on Frida with 34 domestic and foreign drivers from Iran, Czech, Oman and Qatar, competing in Shiraz, Fars province.

  • ویرانه های بافت تاریخی ایزدخواست 2017-08-28 13:05

    By: Milad Raf'at

    Ruins of historical texture of Izadkhvast

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – The Complex of Izadkhast is located in the Fars province, roughly 135 km south of Isfahan. The complex consists of Izadkhvast Castle, a caravansary, and a Safavid-period bridge. The castle structure is of particular interest due to the different architectural styles incorporated into the construction of the building, including Sassanid and Qajar periods.

  • مسابقات رنکینگ جهانی دارت در شیراز 2017-08-12 13:56

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Open Dart Tournament in Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Aug. 12 (MNA) – Dart World Ranking Championship was held in Shahid Dastgheib hall in Shiraz, Fars province, with the introduction of top players on Thursday and Friday.

  • مراسم بزرگداشت روز خبرنگار در شیراز 2017-08-09 11:35

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Celebration of Journalists' Day in Shiraz

    TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – National Journalists' Day was held in shiraz, Fars province, in the presence of a group of senior provincial directors and media staff.

  • ارسباران 2017-07-01 20:45

    Iran refers 2 nominated dossiers to IUCN, ICOMOS

    TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Two nominated dossiers for inscription in UNESCO World Heritage List, Fars Sassanid sites and Arasbaran Protected Area, have been submitted to the IUCN and ICOMOS for evaluation.

  • وزارت اطلاعات 2017-06-10 10:09

    7 terrorists arrested in Fars

    TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) – Seven elements affiliated with terrorist groups have been arrested in a surprise operation in Fars province southwest of Iran, PR department of Fars intelligence office said Friday.

  • Francois Senemaud 2017-05-15 10:20

    French amb.:

    France’s new govt. fully respects Iran nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – French Ambassador to Tehran Francois Senemaud stressed that the new government of France, as one of the signatories to the Iran’s nuclear deal, will abide by its commitments under the agreement.

  • مصدومان حادثه واژگونی اتوبوس توریست های آلمانی در فارس 2017-05-02 11:00

    Injured German tourists in Marvdasht hospital

    MARVDASHT, May. 02 (MNA) – A bus carrying German tourists overturned on Monday afternoon en route Sa’adat Shar to Shiraz in Fars province. The injured tourists were immediately transferred to Shiraz and Marvdasht hospitals and are currently receiving medical treatment. Two tourists lost their lives unfortunately.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2017-04-20 17:29

    Rouhani unveils 12 defense achievements

    TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) – President Rouhani unveiled new radars manufactured by Iranian defense engineers during his tour of Fars province, .

  • گردشگران نوروزی در مسجد نصیر الملک و نارنجستان قوام شیراز 2017-04-03 18:06

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Nowruz tourists visit Qavam House, Nasir ol Molk Mosque

    SHIRAZ, Apr. 03 (MNA) – Traditional and historical places like Qavam House and Nasir ol Molk Mosque hosted hundreds of Iranians who gathered to celebrate Nowruz in Shiraz, Fars province.

  • حضور گردشگران در مجموعه ارگ کریم خان شیراز در ایام نوروز 2017-03-31 18:11

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Karimkhan Citadel in Shiraz shares Zand-era heritage

    SHIRAZ, Mar. 31 (MNA) – Karimkhan Arg (citadel) is a huge rampart, the administrative center of Karimkhan, the Zand ruler (1757- 99). Along with the rampart, Shiraz’s Pars Museum is a tourist attraction to the historical city with its many garden complexes.

  • گردشگران نوروزی در مجموعه میراث جهانی تخت جمشید 2017-03-25 12:41

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Persepolis hosts Nowruz tourists

    SHIRAZ, Mar. 25 (MNA) – UNESCO's World Heritage Site Persepolis hosts guests from across Iran and the world during the Nowruz holidays.

  • گردشگران نوروزی در مسجد وکیل شیراز 2017-03-24 11:59

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Nowruz tourists in Vakil Mosque of Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Mar. 24 (MNA) – The Vakil Mosque is located in Shiraz, Fars province. It is a beautiful mosque built in mid 18th century by Karim Khan, Regent (Vakil) and the founder of Zand Dynasty.

  • مسابقات قهرمانی کشور و انتخابی تیم ملی اسکی در پیست فارس 2017-03-08 11:00

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Ski competitions in Pooladkaf ski resort

    SHIRAZ, Mar. 08 (MNA) – The competitions to select Iran's ski national team members was held in Pooladkaf ski resort, the second international ski resort of Iran located in the northwest of Fars province.

  • حافظیه 2017-02-28 15:34

    Fars province a frequent tourist destination for foreigners

    SHIRAZ, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Figures show Fars province in general and Shiraz in particular were destinations of about 350,000 foreign tourists in the first 9 months of the fiscal year beginning March 21 2016.

  • زنده شدن دریاچه مهارلو 2017-02-25 21:00

    By: Shiva Attaran

    Maharloo Lake revived

    SHIRAZ, Feb. 25 (MNA) – Maharloo Lake, one of the most beautiful natural attractions of Fars province, is revived due to recent rains in the country, attracting many during the weekend.

  •     2017-02-18 20:23

    Persepolis unscathed by flooding

    SHIRAZ, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Fars provincial Cultural Heritage Office has said Persepolis ancient relics has escaped possible damage by recent flooding which swept larger part of the province.

  • gas 2017-02-13 19:13

    NIOC discovers 13 new oil, gas fields

    TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – An NIOC official said 13 new oil and gas fields have been discovered which contain 6.5 billion barrels of oil and about 62 trillion cubic feet of gas.

  • گزارش الجزیره از تخت جمشید 2017-02-13 15:39

    Persepolis to be shorn of its lichens

    SHIRAZ, Feb. 13 (MNA) – Iranian, Italian, and Spanish scientists will participate in a project to remove lichens growing in surfaces of Persepolis.

  • ورود کاروان یوزپلنگ ایرانی به شیراز 2017-01-27 12:15

    By: Shiva Attaran

    Iranian cheetah caravan enters Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Jan. 27 (MNA) – The Iranian cheetah caravan arrived in Shiraz, Fars province, yesterday. Its designer travels to different cities seeks to promote the protection of rare species.

  • زمین لرزه ۵.۱ ریشتری خنج استان فارس 2017-01-06 16:38

    By: Khademi, Nour Rahimzadeh

    5.1-Richter quake jolts Fars province

    KHONJ, Jan. 06 (MNA) – An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale has hit Iran’s southern city of Khonj in Fars Province, killing four people and injuring four others.

  • لرزه نگاری. زلزله 2017-01-06 13:00

    Earthquake takes 4 lives in south Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Khonj city in southern Iranian province of Fars leaving four people dead.

  • افتتاحیه ششمین جشنواره بین المللی شعر انقلاب 2016-12-27 14:46

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Intl. Festival of Revolutionary Poems kicks off in Shiraz

    SHIRAZ, Dec. 27 (MNA) – The 6th International Festival of Revolutionary Poems kicked off on Tuesday attended by poets in Tomb of Hafez, Shiraz, Fars province.

  • اجتماع بزرگ اربعینیان 2016-11-20 18:04

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Massive Arbaeen procession in Shiraz

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Numberless devotees of Imam Hossein (SA) memorialized Day of Arbaeen in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province.

  • اجرای بزرگترین تعزیه میدانی کشور در فسا 2016-10-14 22:51

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Largest ta'zieh performance in Fasa

    FASA, Oct. 14 (MNA) – The largest ta'zieh performance was held in Fasa, Fars province, in remeberence of Muharram and martyrdum of Imam Hossein (AS), companions and family members.

  • وزیر اطلاعات 2016-10-13 11:05

    Intel. Min.:

    Terrorist group destroyed in southern province

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Intelligence Minister has said his forces have discovered and thwarted an orchestrated terrorist group in Fars province.

  • آیین بزرگداشت یادروز حافظ  در شیراز 2016-09-30 13:45

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Commemoration Day of Great Iranian Poet Hafez Shirazi

    SHIRAZ, Sep. 30 (MNA) – The southern city of Shiraz held a commemoration for the Persian mystic poet Hafez on Thursday. The ceremony was attended by Vice President of Iran and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar.

  • تشییع پیکر جانباز بهمن گلبارنژاد دوچرخه سوار پارالمپیکی در شیراز 2016-09-23 17:26

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Late para-cyclist warmly welcomed in hometown

    SHIRAZ, Sep. 23 (MNA) – After a formal ceremony held in Iran’s capital city of Tehran on Thursday the body of the late Iranian para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad was transferred to his hometown Shiraz, in south of Iran. The 48 year old Para-cyclist passed away following a crash during the men's C4-5 road race at the Rio Paralympics on September 17, 2016.

  •   2016-08-06 18:14

    Persepolis threatened by drought, land subsidence

    SHIRAZ, Aug. 06 (MNA) – Agricultural activity in the villages near Persepolis historical complex had exacerbated already tense situation in the land subsidence as a result of droughts and unregulated use of underground water.