Sistan-Baluchestan

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  • (From left) CHHTO deputy director Pouya Mahmoudian and Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar visit an exhibition of traditional women’s wear and personal ornamentation at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex on July 10, 2019. 2019-07-12 18:06

    Crafts exhibit spotlights fusion of nomadic, modern styles

    TEHRAN – A fusion of traditional and modern principles of designs in women’s wear and personal ornamentation was in the limelight at an exhibit, which came to end on Friday at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex.

  • Chabahar to host surf festival 2019-06-17 19:25

    Chabahar to host surf festival

    TEHRAN – A major surf festival will be commenced in Iran’s Chabahar on June 20, with the aim of attracting more travelers to the port city, which is located in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province.

  • ‘Dam construction in Afghanistan will possibly leave Hamoun wetland dried’  2019-06-14 23:49

    ‘Dam construction in Afghanistan will possibly leave Hamoun wetland dried’ 

    TEHRAN — Dam construction projects on Helmand River in Afghanistan can possibly result in total dryness of Hamoun wetland in the future, southeastern Iran, deputy environment chief Masoud Tajrishi has said.

  • Fairly strong quakes shake western, southeastern Iran 2019-05-11 23:04

    Fairly strong quakes shake western, southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN — Fairly powerful quakes hit Ezgeleh, western province of Kermanshah, and Zahedan, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, on Saturday.

  • Sistan-Baluchestan infested with desert locust 2019-05-06 21:48

    Sistan-Baluchestan infested with desert locust

    TEHRAN — According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan is infested by desert locust, director of the agriculture organization of the province has said.

  • Raisi: Delay in judicial proceedings ‘unacceptable’ 2019-05-01 21:09

    Raisi: Delay in judicial proceedings ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi says delay in judicial proceedings is “not acceptable at all”, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Spring downpours replenish Hamoun and Helmand, revive agriculture 2019-04-30 20:50

    Spring downpours replenish Hamoun and Helmand, revive agriculture

    TEHRAN — After two decades of dryness, enough ranis have finally come to bring Hamoun wetland and Helmand River back to life in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, hence revives agriculture in the region as well.

  • Particulate matters 20 times above safe levels in southeastern Iran 2019-04-24 22:52

    Particulate matters 20 times above safe levels in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Severe particulate matter (PM) pollution reached its highest points exceeding the standard levels by 20 times in Zabol county located in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeastern part of the country, the provincial meteorological organization chief has announced.

  • After deluge Helmand River springs back to life 2019-04-22 22:43

    After deluge Helmand River springs back to life

    TEHRAN — After 18 years of dryness the almost dead Helmand River returned to life following recent torrential rainfalls, YJC reported on Saturday.

  • Triops Cancriformis sighted at Hamoun wetland years after disappearance 2019-04-13 22:03

    Triops Cancriformis sighted at Hamoun wetland years after disappearance

    TEHRAN —Triops cancriformis, or tadpole shrimp, was sighted at Hamoun wetland in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan after two decades of drought in the area, the provincial department of environment chief has said.  

  • 1.1m visited Sistan-Baluchestan during Noruz 2019-04-13 22:02

    1.1m visited Sistan-Baluchestan during Noruz

    TEHRAN – Over 1.1 million visited Sistan-Baluchetan province during the New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 21-April 5), which shows 19 percent increase in comparison to the same period last year, its governor general has said.

  • Lipar, a small lake in pink 2019-03-17 10:30

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Lipar, a small lake in pink

    TEHRAN – Lipar, a small lake which usually turns pink, is an off-the-radar tourist destination in Iran, which has never been introduced completely!

  • Volunteer groups dispatched to deprived areas on cultural missions 2019-03-16 21:48

    Volunteer groups dispatched to deprived areas on cultural missions

    TEHRAN – The Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) has dispatched volunteer teams to provide cultural services to the children residing in the underprivileged villages of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

  • Precipitations to hit normal, above-normal levels in spring  2019-03-16 10:56

    Precipitations to hit normal, above-normal levels in spring 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Climatological research Institute announced that the country will receive normal and above-normal levels of precipitations in the first two months of spring.

  • روحانی و عمران خان 2019-03-10 21:05

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Pakistan promises ‘good news’ for Iran over border attack

    TEHRAN – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he would soon have “good news” for Iran regarding measures against a terrorist group behind a deadly suicide attack in Iran’s southeastern border areas.

  • SDSs haunting 35,000 sq. km of country’s land area: GSI 2019-03-08 20:44

    SDSs haunting 35,000 sq. km of country’s land area: GSI

    TEHRAN — Approximately 35,000 square kilometers of the country’s land area in various regions are being haunted by sand and dust storms (SDSs), director of Geological Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI) has said.

  • Three border guards killed in flash floods in Mirjaveh 2019-03-03 20:29

    Three border guards killed in flash floods in Mirjaveh

    TEHRAN – Three Iranian border guards have been killed after flash floods hit the city of Mirjaveh in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Tasnim reported on Sunday.

  • Mostafa Mahami named Zahedan Friday prayer leader 2019-02-28 01:40

    Mostafa Mahami named Zahedan Friday prayer leader

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed Sheikh Mostafa Mahami as interim Friday prayer leader of Zahedan and his representative in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Police seize 6 tons of narcotics in Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-02-26 22:35

    6 tons of narcotics seized in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have confiscated a huge haul of narcotics in an armed clash in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan, disbanding a big drug trafficking group in Mehrestan.

  • japan 2019-02-26 09:35

    Baluch women to be trained in workshops equipped by Japan

    TEHRAN – Women of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan are to be trained in several workshops equipped by Japan.

  • Austrian nationals on tour of Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-02-25 19:58

    Austrian nationals on tour of Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – A group of Austrian travelers has commenced an eight-day tour of Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, which was once shunned by potential foreign travelers.

  • Building 12,000 housing units for the underprivileged to begin  2019-02-23 09:13

    Building 12,000 housing units for the underprivileged to begin 

    TEHRAN — As per a memorandum of understanding signed between Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, Budget and Planning Organization as well as the Islamic Revolution Housing Foundation, a project for construction of 12,000 housing units for the underprivileged will get off the ground in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Mehr reported on Friday. 

  • Sushma Swaraj  and Abbas Araghchi 2019-02-18 12:05

    Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover as Pakistan faces India-Iran anger over attacks on forces

    NEW DELHI (news18.com) Iran and India delivered a stern message to Pakistan when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a brief stopover in Iran on Saturday, days after both countries lost soldiers to attacks carried out by terrorists operating from Pakistani soil.

  • مراسم تشییع شهدای امنیت در اصفهان 2019-02-16 20:25

    By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

    Farewell to victims of terror

    TEHRAN — On Saturday, the sky opened to the city of Isfahan where patriotic martyrs who died while guarding their homeland being held on deeply grateful people’s shoulder. They were ascended to heaven by the angles to rest in peace.

  • IRGC chief: Pakistan expected to punish anti-Iran terrorists 2019-02-16 17:39

    IRGC chief: Pakistan expected to punish anti-Iran terrorists

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the IRGC, has said Tehran expects Islamabad to punish the terrorists behind a recent attack against its forces, which took place in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

  • Plans on agenda to address sand and dust storms in 4 provinces  2019-02-15 21:28

    Plans on agenda to address sand and dust storms in 4 provinces 

    TEHRAN — Studies to combat sand and dust storms are almost completed and next year (starting on March 21) plans will be implemented in four provinces of Khuzestan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Kerman and Hormozgan, director of the national headquarters for combatting sand and dust storms has said.

  • Foreign arrivals in Iran’s Chabahar sharply rise 2019-02-07 01:18

    Foreign arrivals in Iran’s Chabahar sharply rise

    TEHRAN – Chabahar, in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, hosted 3,200 foreigner nationals during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018).

  • SDSs mitigation plan to take effect next year 2019-02-05 21:16

    SDSs mitigation plan to take effect next year

    TEHRAN – Sand and dust storm (SDS) mitigation plan will be implemented in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan as of the next Iranian calendar year (beginning March 21), Department of Environment (DOE) chief has announced.

  • 4 policemen injured after sound bombs explosion 2019-01-31 01:04

    4 policemen injured after sound bombs explosion

    TEHRAN – Two sound bombs went off in front of a police station in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Tuesday, injuring at least four police officers.

  • Air Defense opens new radar site in Sistan-Baluchestan 2019-01-19 20:26

    Air Defense opens new radar site in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Chief of Iran’s Air Defense on Saturday inaugurated a new radar site in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Tasnim reported.