Hour al-Azim wildfire

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  • Water flow in Hour al-Azim wetland contains SDSs: official 2019-02-20 10:42

    Water flow in Hour al-Azim wetland contains SDSs: official

    TEHRAN – Hour al-Azim wetland being filled with water after recent above normal rainfalls and receiving amounts of its water right, has contained sand and dust storms (SDSs) haunting the southwestern Khuzestan province, director for wetlands ecosystem office of the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.

  • Hour al-Azim still on fire, belching acrid smoke into Khuzestan sky 2018-09-11 17:33

    Hour al-Azim still on fire, belching acrid smoke into Khuzestan sky

    TEHRAN — It’s been over 65 days since Hour al-Azim wetland, a transboundary body of water shared between Iran and Iraq, has erupted in raging fire and now large amounts of acrid smoke is being spread in the cities of Abadan and Khorramshahr in southern parts of Khuzestan province.

  • Photo depicts migratory birds in Hour-al Azim wetland taken in January 2017 (IRNA/ Mohammad Reza Khabbazan) 2018-09-08 00:34

    Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire threatens bird migration

    TEHRAN — Should the wildfire in Hour al-Azim wetland continues throughout autumn it would become a threat to bird migration in the area, head of Khuzestan province’s department of environment has said.

  • Foreign Ministry to follow up on Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire 2018-08-27 09:31

    Foreign Ministry to follow up on Hour al-Azim wetland wildfire

    TEHRAN – While wildfire has been hitting the Iraqi part of Hour al-Azim, a transboundary body of water shared between Iran and Iraq, since July 2, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has entrusted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pursue negotiations on fire operations, chief of Khuzestan province’s department of environment has said.

  • Iran stops fire operation in Hour al-Azim amid Iraq’s no move 2018-08-15 17:01

    Iran stops fire operation in Hour al-Azim amid Iraq’s no move

    TEHRAN — While Hour al-Azim, a transboundary body of water shared between Iran and Iraq, has been burning in fire originated mainly in the Iraqi part of the wetland since July 2, the Iraqi government seems to be reluctant to make any moves to put out the fire.

  • Telling people the truth about water problemaa must: DOE chief 2018-08-11 09:06

    Telling people the truth about water problem a must: DOE chief

    TEHRAN – The chief of the Department of Environment Issa Kalantari has said that the government must tell the people the truth about water shortage as a serious challenge the country is facing.

  • Long lasting flames hitting Hour al-Azim extinguished 2018-07-26 10:17

    Long lasting flames hitting Hour al-Azim extinguished

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force (IRGC AF) has managed to extinguish wildfire haunting Hour al-Azim wetland for about three weeks, said the commander of IRGC AF.

  • Hour al-Azim wildfire still causing great discomfort 2018-07-25 09:03

    Hour al-Azim wildfire still causing great discomfort

    TEHRAN – Wildfire which is still haunting Hour al-Azim wetland, is not only causing great discomfort to the people in southwestern Iran, but posing serious threats to the region’s biodiversity, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Iran dispatches aircrafts to contain wildfire in Hour al-Azim 2018-07-19 09:30

    Iran dispatches aircrafts to contain Hour al-Azim wildfire

    TEHRAN – The National Disaster Management Organization of Iran has sent aircrafts to extinguish the wildfire hitting the Iraqi part of Hour al-Azim wetland.