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Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranians Tuesday celebrated the Eid al-Adha, or feast of the sacrifice, commemorating the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his son for God. ( 19:29:20 - 2008/12/09)

47 Monuments in Bilehsavar Registered on National Heritage List
TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 47 historical monuments in Bilehsavar were registered on national heritage list, an official said. ( 18:21:34 - 2008/12/09)

Jewish Temple on Iran Heritage List
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran registered the Mausoleum of Esther and Mordecai, a holy shrine in Jewish belief, located in Hamadan in the National Heritage List. ( 18:21:25 - 2008/12/09)

Call for Holding Slovakian Book Fair in Shiraz
TEHRAN (FNA)- Slovakia's Ambassador to Tehran Anton Haiduk held talks with head of Shiraz province Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department Mohammad Reza Barzegar. ( 18:21:01 - 2008/12/09)

Ancient Warrior Buried with Bull in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Archeologists have unearthed the ancient grave of a Timurid soldier who was buried with a bull, war wares and dishes in northwestern Iran. ( 15:10:12 - 2008/12/08)

Slovakia Hands Copies of Persian Manuscripts to Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Digital copies of the full texts of 88 Persian manuscripts preserved at the University Library in Bratislava were given to Iran National Library and Archives (INLA). ( 14:39:41 - 2008/12/08)

Conference in Spain Discusses Thoughts of Iranian Philosophers
TEHRAN (FNA)- A conference at the Complutense University of Madrid on Thursday discussed the thoughts of Iranian masters of philosophy Avicenna and Averroes. ( 16:26:12 - 2008/12/07)

Millions of Muslim Pilgrims Begin Hajj Rituals
TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly 3 million pilgrims chanting prayers converged in a valley just outside the holy city of Mecca at the beginning of the five-day hajj pilgrimage. ( 15:54:34 - 2008/12/07)

Taskhiri Underlines Need to Identify Religious Commonalities
TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary General of World Assembly for Proximity among the Islamic Schools of Thought said on Saturday that commonalities of Islamic sects should be identified because they have the potential for further development. ( 15:43:06 - 2008/12/07)

Iran's Most Beautiful Books Heading to Leipzig Book Fair
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has selected 43 titles to participate in this year's Leipzig Book Fair in March 2009, competing for "The Most Beautiful Book in the World" award. ( 15:40:35 - 2008/12/07)

London to Host Shahnameh Confab
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranologist Charles Melville is set to give a lecture on the Persian poet Ferdowsi's Shahnameh at Iran's cultural office in London. ( 14:38:15 - 2008/12/06)

University of Lisbon Hosts Iranian Cultural Festival
TEHRAN (FNA)- A festival on Iranian art and culture was held at the University of Lisbon from December 2 to 5 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of relations between Iran and Portugal. ( 14:13:45 - 2008/12/06)

Iran to Host Intl Conference on Rudaki
TEHRAN (FNA)- The World Conference on the Commemoration of Rudaki will be held from December 21 to 23 in Tehran and Mashhad on the anniversary of his 1150th birthday. ( 17:34:00 - 2008/12/04)

Archaeological Teams Rush to Rescue Site in Western Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Five archaeological teams will be assigned to carry out rescue excavations in the Seimareh Dam reservoir area in western Iran's Ilam Province. ( 17:32:30 - 2008/12/04)

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