Eşfahān Province

Iran riot police deployed after 67 arrested in Isfahan

Riot police were deployed in force on Nov. 27 in the Iranian city of Isfahan, a day after dozens were arrested in violent protests over the drying up of a lifeblood river.

Security forces fired tear gas during the clashes with stone-throwers in the protest in the dry bed of the Zayadneh Rood river that crosses the city, Fars and ISNA news agencies said.

Iranian Culture Days to begin Tuesday

BELGRADE - Marking the Iranian Islamic Republic Day, the Iranian Culture Days will be held in Serbia from February 7 through 12.

Naghme, a band from Isfahan, will perform at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, which will also host an exhibition of photos, illustrations and artifacts.

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Greece will act as a conduit between Iran and EU, says PM Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Tehran’s Pardis Technology Park (PTP) on Sunday in the framework of his two-day visit in Iran and presented what he called a framework of cooperation between Greece and Iran.

Mr. Tsipras stressed that the two countries could work together in the areas of technology, innovation, energy, trade, culture and shipping.