Kermanshah

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  • Construction workers are preparing conex boxes in Sarpol-e Zahab. (Photo by Abdollah Moradi/IRIB) Yesterday 18:34

    Hundreds of conex boxes delivered to quake-hit Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – Up to now 886 conex boxes have been delivered to the earthquake-stricken regions of Kermanshah, head of the National Disaster Management Organization said on Saturday.

  • professor of engineering seismology Mehdi Zare 2017-12-06 16:53

    No link between recent quakes across Iran: seismologist

    TEHRAN — Recent earthquakes hitting provinces of Kermanshah, Tehran, Kerman, Bushehr and Gilan are not connected to each other, professor of engineering seismology Mehdi Zare said.

  •  Ismail Najjar 2017-12-01 20:41

    Tehran earthquake preparedness ‘woefully low, unacceptable’, official warns

    TEHRAN — Earthquake preparedness in the city of Tehran is woefully ‘low’ and ‘unacceptable’, Ismail Najjar, head of the state-run National Disaster Management Organization said on Thursday.

  • A group of construction workers are building a Conex box as a temporary shelter in Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah province. (Photo by Abdollah Moradi/ IRIB) 2017-11-29 07:05

    Charity foundation donates $22m to Kermanshah quake victims

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, a charity organization, has so far paid some 200 billion rials (nearly $5m) in cash and provided 700 billion rials (nearly $17m) in kind for quake-hit areas in the western province of Kermanshah.

  • A photo by Amir Jalilvand shows a cleric playing with children in the quake-stricken region of Kermanshah as part of a psychotherapy program after the massive disaster. 2017-11-27 18:37

    Tehran photo exhibit explores aftermath of Kermanshah earthquake

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of photos by Amir Jalilvand revealing the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in the western Iranian region of Kermanshah opened Sunday at the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran.

  • Rain falling down in quake-hit province of Kermanshah have made life even harder for the tragic quake survivors. 2017-11-25 08:53

    Cold spell, flooding hit Iranian provinces

    TEHRAN — Over the first days of the ninth Iranian calendar month of Azar (starting November 22) some parts of the country have experienced a sharp drop in temperature and were inundated with flood.

  • CHTHO Deputy Director Mohammad-Hassan Talebian (2nd L) talks to cultural heritage officials of Kermanshah province on November 19, 2017. 2017-11-21 09:35

    Iran’s quake-stricken historical sites undergo urgent restoration

    TEHRAN – Emergency projects commenced on Monday aiming to protect several historical and heritage sites which suffered damages during an earthquake that jolted the western province of Kermanshah on November 12.

  • South Korean actress Lee Young-ae in scene from “Dae Jang Geum” 2017-11-20 18:30

    Korean actress Lee Young-ae backs quake relief efforts in Iran 

    TEHRAN – South Korean actress Lee Young-ae has donated 50,000,000 Korean won (about $45,000) to earthquake relief efforts in Iran, where she is hugely popular.

  • kermanshah 2017-11-20 12:18

    Quake turns 130,000 tent dwellers 

    The photo shows tents established to home people whose houses were partially or completely destroyed in a massive earthquake which hit the province of Kermanshah in western Iran. The 7.3 magnitude tremor, which happened on the evening of November 12, left about 130,000 homeless. The interior minister has said work has started for construction of provisional houses as the winter is quickly approaching. He said efforts for building permanent homes will begin in a month by the Housing Foundation.

  • Leader pays a visit to earthquake-stricken areas 2017-11-20 11:45

    Leader pays a visit to earthquake-stricken areas

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei traveled to Kermanshah Province this morning, Monday November 20, 201 to meet with the grieved people of the earthquake-stricken areas. khamenei.ir/leader.ir

  • رهبر کرمانشاه 2017-11-20 11:25

    Ayatollah Khamenei visits quake-hit Kermanshah province

    KERMANSHAH, Sarpol-e Zahab -- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made a visit on Monday morning to Kermanshah province, western Iran, which was hit severely by a deadly earthquake on November 12.

  •  Mehdi Zare 2017-11-20 10:02

    By Prof. Mehdi Zare & Farnaz Kamranzad 

    7.3 magnitude quake in Sarepol-e Zahab 

    On November 12, 2017, at 18:18 UTC (21:48 Iran Standard Time), a major earthquake with the moment magnitude of 7.3 occurred in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

  • Larijani visits quake-hit Kermanshah province 2017-11-20 08:29

    Larijani visits quake-hit Kermanshah province

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani visited the western province of Kermanshah on Sunday to closely watch the quake-hit regions and express sympathy with the families who lost loved ones in the devastating earthquake.

  • An old man is standing on the ruins of his house devastated by the powerful quake in Kermanshah. 2017-11-19 20:25

    U.S. sanctions against Iran block donations to quake victims

    Anonymous benefactor donates $2.5m for quake-hit Kermanshah

    TEHRAN — An anonymous benefactor has donated 100 billion rials (nearly $2.5 million) to earthquake-stricken province of Kermanshah, head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation said on Thursday.

  • Volunteers in southeastern city of Zahedan performs Household Hazard Preparedness Plan on March 7, 2017 (Photo: IRNA) 2017-11-16 11:25

    By Setareh Behroozi

    ‘Earthquake is not dangerous if you are prepared’

    TEHRAN -- Iranians all around the world spend bitter days receiving sad news about aftermath of the recent earthquake which hit the western Kermanshah province.

  • An old man is donating a blanket to the earthquake-stricken victims of Kermanshah.  2017-11-16 11:13

    Aid still rushing to quake-hit Kermanshah

    TEHRAN — Four days after the deadly magnitude 7.3 earthquake striking the western province of Kermanshah, medical, relief, and reconstruction aid is still rushing to the region.

  • leader 2017-11-16 11:12

    Leader pushes for easing woes of quake-hit citizens in Kermanshah

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday appreciated officials for visiting the quake-hit regions in Kermanshah province, urging serious efforts to ease the sufferings of the affected people especially those who have lost loved ones.

  •  IRGC transfers biggest portable field hospital to Kermanshah 2017-11-15 09:19

    IRGC transfers biggest portable field hospital to Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has moved Iran’s biggest portable field hospital to the western province of Kermanshah in order to treat those who sustained injuries in Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake.

  • Zarif honors global aid offers for quake victims 2017-11-15 09:17

    Zarif honors global aid offers for quake victims

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed gratitude for global expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in western Iran that killed hundreds of people, left thousands injured, and tens of thousands homeless.

  • Ava born one day after massive earthquake 2017-11-14 21:12

    Ava born one day after massive earthquake

    A mother is taking care of her baby who was born just one day after a massive earthquake struck the city of Sarpol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah. The girl, named Ava, was born in a field hospital established in the city by the Army. Physicians and nurses rushed to the help of the mother after she went into labor. The birth of the baby created a feeling of joy amid a sense of tragedy and grief that has gripped the city after the devastating earthquake. Tehran Times/ Mohammad Khodabakhsh

  • Amid the tragic and heartbreaking scenes of mourning and searching through the rubbles and pulling out dead bodies miracles happened, too. Ava, a baby girl, was born early Tuesday morning in the earth 2017-11-14 20:10

    Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope

    TEHRAN — The quake-hit city of Kermanshah is now the stage of inextricably mixed tragic, altruistic and hopeful scenes.

  • Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope 2017-11-14 16:03

    Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope

    The quake-hit city of Kermanshah is now the stage of inextricably mixed tragic, altruistic and hopeful scenes. The magnitude 7.3 temblor jolted Kermanshah late on Sunday, leaving 430 dead and more than 7,500 injured. On Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani travelled to the quake-stricken areas making a promise to rebuild the city. All rescue and relief forces along with military personnel and volunteers have joined hands to help the victims. While tragic scenes of people mourning the loss of their beloved family members are heartbreaking the incessant work of relief forces to help people still raise hope. One of the happiest moments, amid the immense sorrow of loss, was the birth of little baby girl Ava on Tuesday morning. / Tehran Times, Majid Asgaripour, Mohammadreza Abbasi, Mohammad Khodabakhsh

  • سفر رئیس جمهور به مناطق زلزله زده کرمانشاه 2017-11-14 13:48

    President Rouhani visits quake-hit city in western Iran 

    KERMANSHAH – President Hassan Rouhani visited the quake-stricken city of Sar-e Pol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah to directly monitor rescue efforts.

  • saki 2017-11-14 11:16

    Lessons from Kermanshah earthquake 

    The earthquake in the western province of Kermanshah late on Sunday teaches us important lessons. 

  • Kermanshah quake: tragedy, altruism, hope 2017-11-14 09:54

    Deadly quake claims hundreds of lives

    TEHRAN — Dignitaries from around the world offered their heartfelt condolences over the deadly quake which jolted Iran’s western province of Kermanshah on Sunday night local time.

  • A view of Bisotun bas-relief carving, a World Heritage site in Kermanshah province, western Iran. 2017-11-13 19:49

    Quake harms historical sites in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran late on Sunday, causing relatively minor damage to several historic and heritage sites in Kermanshah and Ilam provinces.

  • Western Iran magnitude 7.3 quake leaves at least 220 dead, thousands injured 2017-11-13 11:47

    Western Iran magnitude 7.3 quake leaves at least 348 dead, thousands injured

    A magnitude 7.3 earthquake which rocked western province of Kermanshah left at least 348 dead and 4050 injured. The epicenter of the earthquake was Azgaleh near to the Iraq border. The quake struck at a depth of 11 kilometers and tremors were felt both in other Iranian provinces as well as regional countries.

  • Pomegranate festival celebration 2017-11-04 11:44

    Pomegranate festival celebration

    TEHRAN — Every year in mid-autumn farmers in Khaneqah, a village in the western province of Kermanshah, hold a festival to thank God for their pomegranate harvest.

  • Arms cache discovered in Kermanshah Province 2017-08-04 17:01

    Arms cache discovered in Kermanshah Province

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Hossein Sadeghi, the public prosecutor of Kermanshah Province, has announced that border forces have discovered 60 holstered pistols in Sarpol-e Zahab, saying the gun owners fled to Iraq.