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  • Cold winter days of Belker village 2017-02-13 15:04

    Cold winter days of Belker village

    People in the beautiful and pristine village of Belker, 85 kilometers from Marivan, western province of Kordestan, live a hard but happy life. Despite freezong winter days and recurrent snow storms the locals have learned to figure out ways to cope with their condition. Tehran Times / Amir Ali Razzaghi 

  • The patriots make peace with their situation and live in harmony with the locals. 2017-02-11 19:25

    The patriots

    TEHRAN — A female stork and her mate who stay in the town all year round even during cold seasons are well-known as patriots among locals in the western city of Marivan, Kordestan province. Once again human beings throwaway culture ruined an animal’s life. In this case one of the female stork’s long legs got hurt with some kind of trash wrapped around them and resulted in her inability to fly properly for long distances. Her crippling condition continued to haunt her as she was not able to build a perfect nest for her four newly hatched chicks and sadly the nest fell down by the wind storm and the four baby storks died. According to the locals the female stork got pretty depressed and refused to migrate during winter and opt to stay in the town all year round. Her faithful mate also stood up for her and now the two who have stuck together for five years are pretty well known among the locals as the patriots who would never leave their hometown. Locals deem their passionate love for each other incredible. Zarivar Lake, also known as Zaribar, is a major tourist attraction in Marivan which is also home to storks during warm seasons. Tehran Times/ Azin Haghighi

  • Many residents came out to greet Bakhtar upon his arrival in his hometown 2017-01-06 17:37

    Hero soldier loses limb to save dog trapped in minefield

    TEHRAN — Mohammad Bakhtar, a 19-year-old Iranian soldier, has been highly lauded after losing his leg while trying to save a dog trapped in a barbed wire fence around a minefield.

  • 02-AK3 Kurdist.jpg 2016-09-27 21:05

    Report: Iran says it has arrested four Kurdish terrorists 

    TEHRAN – Four members of a Kurdish terrorist cell were arrested a week ago in western Iran, according to a report by Tasnim news agency released on Tuesday.