Karun River

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  • Buffalos, children’s playmates  2017-09-05 12:20

    Buffalos, children’s playmates 

    Gavmish Abad (literally translated as the land of buffalos) is located on the outskirts of Karun county, southwestern Khuzestan province, where the life of the locals is mingled with the Karun River and buffalos.  Drop of water level and the entry of various pollutants into the river have made the life of buffalos tough as for the locals, but it won’t wipe away laughter off their children’s face. TehranTimes / Mehdi Pedramkhoo

  • Recurrent dust storms, public utility outage provoked protests in Ahwaz 2017-02-16 20:38

    Dust storm, public utility outage spark protests in Ahwaz

    TEHRAN — Recurrent periods of suffocating dust storms, lately accompanied by crippling power and water supply cuts, have provoked public protests in the city of Ahwaz, southwestern province of Khuzestan.