Khuzestan province

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  • Governor: No civil activists arrested over Ahvaz attack Yesterday 22:19

    Governor: No civil activists arrested over Ahvaz attack

    TEHRAN – The governor of Khuzestan Province said on Monday that no civil activist has been arrested in connection to the recent terrorist attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

  • هادی العامری 2018-10-17 16:47

    Mastermind of Ahvaz terror attack killed: Badr Organization chief

    TEHRAN - Iraq's Badr Organization chief Hadi Al-Ameri says that a militant who orchestrated the terrorist attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on September 22 has been killed in Iraq’s Diyala province, Fars reported on Tuesday.

  • Funeral for Ahvaz terror victims to be held on Monday 2018-09-23 20:23

    Funeral for Ahvaz terror victims to be held on Monday

    TEHRAN – The funeral for the victims of the Ahvaz terrorist attack is scheduled to be held on Monday, which was earlier announced as a national day of mourning.

  • People visit ruins of the UNESCO-registered Tchogha Zanbil in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran. 2018-09-16 10:25

    Ahvaz to offer fam tours for free

    TEHRAN – The Ahvaz tourism department is set to organize free familiarization tours on a weekly basis in a bid to promote traveling to the southwestern Iranian city.

  • 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.

  • IRGC provides dowries for 100 destitute brides 2018-08-28 00:12

    IRGC provides dowries for 100 destitute brides

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in Khuzestan Province has provided 100 destitute brides in Dezful with dowries, or jahaziyeh, which include furniture and household appliances.

  • F-5 fighter jet crashes in southern Iran 2018-08-27 13:32

    F-5 fighter jet crashes in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – An F-5 fighter jet operated by the Air Force crashed in the southern province of Khuzestan on Sunday afternoon, leaving the pilot dead.

  • Particulate matters (PM) concentration peaked at 12 times the safe levels in city of Zabol in the southeastern Sistan region on Tuesday morning. 2018-08-09 09:35

    Iran, Iraq, Syria to join hands against SDSs

    TEHRAN — A plan on combating sand and dust storms (SDS) is scheduled to be prepared in a collaborative initiative with three countries of Iran, Iraq and Syria under the auspices of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the current Iranian calendar year (ending on March 20, 2019), head of national working group on SDS has said.

  • Mausoleum of Saffarid founder undergoes restorat 2018-08-05 10:28

    Mausoleum of Saffarid founder undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – A new restoration project has started on the mausoleum of Ya’qub ibn Layth al-Saffar, who was the founder of Saffarid Empire (861–1003).

  •  Ancient mosque unearthed in southwest Iran 2018-08-02 10:30

     Ancient mosque unearthed in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists have recently unearthed parts of an ancient mosque in Arjan, a historical region in the southwestern Khuzestan province.

  • A view of Lake Urmia / Photo by Hossein Mahmoudi, Lake Urmia restoration program website 2018-08-01 18:41

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    No water transfer to Lake Urmia: DOE chief

    TEHRAN — Talking about Lake Urmia, a body of water shared between East and West Azarbaijan provinces in northwestern Iran, chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) put emphasis on the fact that no water transfer scheme is underway for restoration of the lake.

  • 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.

  • Add insult to injury: Hour al-Azim wildfire is still haunting Khuzestan 2018-07-16 09:09

    Add insult to injury: Hour al-Azim wildfire is still haunting Khuzestan

    TEHRAN — While the southwestern province of Khuzestan is a victim of recurrent sand and dust storms, smoke rising from a wildfire in Hour al-Azim wetland, which has lasted for almost two weeks now, is adding insult to injury.

  • Ghadir water project is underway in southwestern province of Khuzestan to resolve water scarcity and increased salinity of municipal water in the province. 2018-07-02 18:24

    Khuzestan water crisis said to be settled by July 6

    TEHRAN — Iranian officials have pledged to resolve water scarcity and increased salinity of municipal water in the southwestern province of Khuzestan by July 6.

  • Khuzestan handicraft exports seen to rise to $7m 2018-06-11 21:54

    Khuzestan handicraft exports seen to rise to $7m

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province has set a goal to increase the value of handicraft exports per annum to $7 million within the next three years from currently around $3 million.

  • Ahvaz to host handicrafts sales exhibit 2018-05-29 12:05

    Ahvaz to host handicrafts sales exhibit

    TEHRAN – The southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, will host a four-day handicrafts sales exhibition in June.

  • Sand and dust storm hits vast areas of Iran 2018-05-13 02:35

    Sand and dust storm hits vast areas of Iran

    TEHRAN – A rather heavy sand and dust storm (SDS) has stricken huge areas in western, southwestern and southern Iran.

  • Asthma rate on the rise in Iran 2018-05-05 08:23

    Asthma rate on the rise in Iran

    TEHRAN – According to a national survey, the rate of people suffering from asthma in Iran is roughly equal to global average but it has sped up compared to previous decades, the director of Health Ministry’ asthma and allergy department has said.

  • Khuzestan sand and dust storms driving migration: MP 2018-04-30 04:44

    Khuzestan sand and dust storms driving migration: MP

    TEHRAN – Sand and dust storms (SDS) in southwestern Khuzestan Province has provoked a wave of migration to other provinces, said Javad Kazemi-Nasab, an MP who represents Khuzestan in the parliament.

  • Flood hits 7 provinces, claims 3 lives 2018-04-24 17:48

    Flood hits 7 provinces, claims 3 lives

    TEHRAN – Heavy rainfall on Monday caused flooding in 7 provinces and unfortunately, claimed 3 lives, said head of Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi.

  • Sand and dust storm in the southwestern city of Ahwaz 2018-04-10 19:31

    Ilam to host 2nd Intl. Conference on Dust

    TEHRAN — The second edition of the International Conference on Dust will be held on April 25-27 in the city of Ilam, western Iran.

  • A sad photo of Karun taken in December 2017. Once the only navigable river of the country, Karun now suffers from drought and mismanagement. Photo by Mehdi Pedramkhoo / Tehran Times 2018-04-10 19:30

    Stop dam building and water transfer projects: environmentalists

    TEHRAN – A group of environmentalists have issued a statement, urging all dam building and water transfer projects around Zayanderud, Karun and Dez rivers to be halted in a bid to deal with the severe drought conditions that have affected western part of the country.

  • Artifacts are on display at the 81st International Handicrafts Trade Fair, Florence, Italy 2018-03-12 22:08

    Iranian artisans to show skills at Italian fair

    TEHRAN – Four top Iranian artisans will show their handicrafts at the 82nd edition of the International Handicrafts Trade Fair, which will be held at the Fortezza da Basso, Florence, from April 21 to May 1.

  • Cultivating sugar beet and rice hinders wetlands restoration programs  2018-03-11 10:17

    Cultivating sugar beet and rice hinders wetlands restoration programs

    TEHRAN – Cultivating water intensive products including sugar beet and rice has been banned in some regions as they were not in line with plans for reviving wetlands, an official with wetland ecosystems division at Department of Environment has said.