Ever heard of a town called Sekinchan in Selangor? You can spend a day or even the entire weekend at this small town because there is so much to see and do. Known for its lush green (or gold, or brown … depending on when you visit during the year) padi fields, there are also other places of interest, as well as many options for food. Padi ready for the harvest. Depending on what season you visit,...
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A newly-built Bel Air mansion has been listed for sale for $250 million in the US, making it the most expensive home currently on offer on the American market. The extravagant 38,000 square foot property features 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, five bars and three kitchens and comes complete with its own moat, four-lane bowling alley and an 85-foot Italian glass infinity pool fitted with an hydraulic t...
The ziggurat is arguably the most distinct architectural feature of the Mesopotamian civilization. Nevertheless, some of these structures have been found to exist outside the area once occupied by this ancient civilization. One of these ziggurats is located in Chogha Zanbil (meaning ‘basket mound’), near Susa in the Khuzestan province of modern day Iran.
When the Arabs invaded Persia in the 7th century, some followers of the Zoroastrian religion fled to the surrounding mountains and deserts to escape forced conversion to Islam. In a long and narrow valley in the Karkas Mountains, north of Isfahan, the Zoroastrians is believed to have founded a string of villages. Abyaneh is one of the last surviving village of the valley.
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Iranians around the world celebrate Yalda, which is one of the most ancient Persian festivals. The festival dates back to the time when a majority of Persians were followers of Zoroastrianism.
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Color us not even a little bit surprised. Just a week ahead of the intensely anticipated season seven premiere, AMC has announced that The Walking Dead will return for a season eight. Not only that, but that eighth season will kick off with the series’ 100th episode, and 16 new episodes of Talking Dead when it debuts late next year…even if it will be returning without which ever belove...
The Health Ministry is scheduled to meet the National Fatwa Council on Sept 28 to deliberate on medical advice for pregnant women infected with the Zika virus.