Khuzestan province

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  • Erik Solheim is giving a speech to a conference in Khuzestan on the sideline of a visit to Hour-al-Azim wetland on Tuesday. 2017-07-05 18:32

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    UN ready to settle environmental disputes with best available knowledge: UNEP chief

    TEHRAN — The United Nations is ready to provide scientific solutions to resolve environmental disputes among governments, executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim said on Monday.

  • Ataturk Dam 2017-07-04 19:20

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iran holds Turkey partly accountable for dust storms; Turkey denies

    TEHRAN — Sand and dust storms (SDS) usually occur when strong winds lift large amounts of sand and dust from bare, dry soil into the atmosphere.

  • Iran-Poland 2017-05-10 09:21

    Poland ready to invest in Iran’s maritime industries

    TEHRAN – Polish private sector is ready for investment in the shipping and maritime industries of Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province, IRIB news reported quoting a Polish official as saying.

  • Yoshihiro Seki (L) and Masoumeh Ebtekar 2017-04-30 19:07

    Iranian, Japanese experts to look into crippling dust storms in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN — A delegation of Iranian and Japanese experts will travel on Monday to Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, to look into the issue of dust storms which has been turned into a predicament in the region.

  • Golden Eagle passengers arrive in Isfahan on April 12, 2017. 2017-04-18 12:18

    Intl. tourists aboard Golden Eagle visit World Heritage sites in Iran

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, a group of foreign tourists aboard a Golden Eagle luxury train, known as a 5-star hotel on wheels, visited three UNESCO World Heritage sites, which are scattered across Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran.

  •  Es’haq Jahangiri 2017-04-08 15:24

    Water transfer to dust-storm stricken Khuzestan begins

    First-Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri travelled to the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Thursday and paid a visit to a project aiming at channeling water from Karun River to the dust storm-stricken areas of the province.

  • Reza Kianian 2017-03-26 15:43

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Actor, environmentalist Kianian wishes for a dust storm-free Khuzestan

    TEHRAN — The Iranian actor and environmentalist, Reza Kianian, wished for the predicament of dust storms in the southwestern province of Khuzestan to be resolved in the new year.

  • dust storm 2017-03-15 10:07

    Rouhani briefed on dust storm, measures approved

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has been briefed on the latest environmental situation in southern Iran, recently hit by disturbing sand and dust storms for more than two weeks, IRNA reported on Tuesday. 

  • Erik Solheim 2017-02-26 18:24

    UNEP’s Solheim offers Iran help to address dust storms

    TEHRAN — United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim has posted two videos on his Instagram account addressing the people of Khuzestan, southwestern Iran, who have sought help for the recurrent sand and dust storms in the region.

  • Erik Solheim 2017-02-26 16:39

    UNEP’s Solheim offers Iran help to address dust storms

    TEHRAN — United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim has posted two videos on his Instagram account addressing the people of Khuzestan, southwestern Iran, who have sought help for the recurrent sand and dust storms in the region.

  • dust storm 2017-02-25 18:22

    Budget bill proposes $125m to deal with dust storms

    TEHRAN — The national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (March 2017-March 2018) has proposed a budget of 5 trillion rials (nearly $125 million) to mitigate the effects of dust storms, MP Abbas Papizadeh said.

  • نشست مشترک کارگروه ملی مقابله با ریزگردها و شورای اداری استان خوزستان 2017-02-24 20:02

    Dust storms take Rouhani to southern province

    TEHRAN – Recent dust storms took President Rouhani to southern Iran where repeated electricity and water outages threw normal life out of gear in 11 cities of Khuzestan province, including provincial capital Ahvaz.

  • Sandstorm in Khuzestan 2017-02-23 14:13

    Rouhani heading dust-hit Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is travelling to the dust-hit province of Khuzestan on Thursday.

  • dust storm 2017-02-21 18:23

    Ebtekar urges Iraq to join hands with Iran to tackle dust storms

    TEHRAN — The chief of Iran’s Department of Environment has urged Iraq to take effective measures to get the grips with dust storms in collaboration with Iran.

  • land mine 2017-02-21 09:43

    Boy injured in landmine explosion in Iran

    TEHRAN – A youngster has been severely injured in a landmine explosion in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, ISNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • gundi shapur 2017-02-21 09:27

    Intl. Congress of Jundi Shapur opens today

    TEHRAN – The first edition of the International Congress of Jundi Shapur commences today at the Jundi Shapur University of Technology in the city of Dezful, southwestern Khuzestan Province.

  • Leader urges swift action on environmental problems in Khuzestan 2017-02-20 20:49

    Leader urges swift action on environmental problems in Khuzestan

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on officials to take immediate action about the environmental problems that residents of the southern Khuzestan Province are facing, ISNA reported.

  • 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.

  • Major projects 2017-02-08 09:30

    Major projects worth $456m inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Along with thousands of small scale projects, four major electricity, petrochemical and food industry projects went online in Iranian southwestern Khuzestan province on the occasion of Ten-Day Dawn (February 1-10, marking the victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution), Iranian local news agencies reported.

  • Sandstorm in Khuzestan 2017-01-31 18:05

    Rouhani tasks agriculture, foreign ministries to fight duststorm

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani has tasked agriculture and foreign ministries with taking measures to fight duststorm ravaging the southwestern province of Khuzestan, the chief of the Department of Environment has said.

  • Dust storms choking southwestern Iran 2017-01-29 21:12

    Dust storms choking southwestern Iran

    Sand and dust storms, haunting the southwestern province of Khuzestan, has thrown people’s life out of balance once again for some days now. Some sources have announced that dust particles are 66 times higher than standard levels in the capital city of Ahwaz. On Saturday, air quality index hit 300, or very unhealthful, indicating that general population should avoid vigorous outdoor activity. Photo: Farsnews/ Danial Khodae