Khuzestan province

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  • Arvand 2019-03-10 23:25

    Non-oil exports from Arvand Free Zone at $1.2b in 11 months

    TEHRAN- Over $1.2 billion worth of non-oil commodities was exported from Arvand Free Trade Zone during the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018 – February 19, 2019), a deputy at Arvand Free Zone Organization announced.

  • 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.

  • Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran  2019-02-17 09:36

    Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran 

    TEHRAN — As per the data released on Friday by the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center affiliated to the Meteorological Organization, precipitation amounts in the current water year (starting on September 23, 2018) have jumped three-folds compared to the same period a year earlier. 

  • 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.

  • ‘Energy Ministry should set an agenda for dredging rivers’ 2019-02-01 22:30

    ‘Energy Ministry should set an agenda for dredging rivers’

    TEHRAN — The Ministry of Energy should set an agenda for dredging rivers, Ismail Najjar, head of the National Disaster Management Organization has said.

  • Flash flood hits southwestern Iran, villages evacuated  2019-01-30 16:57

    Flash flood hits southwestern Iran, villages evacuated 

    TEHRAN — Heavy rainfalls in northern and eastern parts of the province of Khuzestan, southwestern Iran, have led to devastating flood hitting the region over the past three days leading to evacuation of some villages, Khabaronline reported.

  • Al-Ahwaz claims responsibility for terror act in southwest Iran 2019-01-27 22:28

    Al-Ahwaz claims responsibility for terror act in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – The Al-Ahwaz terrorist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police patrol car in Iran’s southwestern port of Bandar Imam Khomeini that killed two cops, a police official from Khuzestan Province announced on Sunday, Tasnim reported.

  • ‘Zaras village’ an emerging destination for nature lovers  2019-01-23 21:45

    ‘Zaras village’ an emerging destination for nature lovers 

    TEHRAN - Once an intact village in the heart of Zagros Mountains, Zaras is becoming a favorite travel destination in the southwestern Khuzestan province.

  • Sand, dust storms hit Khuzestan, PM at 22 times above safe levels 2019-01-18 23:11

    Sand, dust storms hit Khuzestan, PM at 22 times above safe levels

    TEHRAN — Southwestern province of Khuzestan was hit by sand and dust storms on Thursday where particulate matters (PM) concentration peaked at 22 times the safe levels, IRNA news agency reported. 

  • Annual dusty days up day-and-a-half in Khuzestan over 3 decades  2018-12-19 20:13

    Annual dusty days up day-and-a-half in Khuzestan over 3 decades 

    TEHRAN — The number of dusty days in southern province of Khuzestan have increased by day-and-a-half over a 30-year period per annum on average, the provincial meteorological organization director has said.

  • Shush offers fam tour for free 2018-12-17 21:14

    Shush offers fam tour for free

    TEHRAN – The Shush tourism office has recently organized a free familiarization tour in a bid to promote traveling to the southwestern Iranian city.

  • Rainfalls bring back life to Bamdej wetland, southwestern Iran 2018-12-16 21:12

    Rainfalls bring back life to Bamdej wetland, southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Bamdej Wetland, located 40 kilometers northwest of Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, has been filled with water after autumn rainfalls, while suffering a significant drop in water level during summer, deputy director of Khuzestan province’s environment department general said.

  • Floods inundate 6 provinces, claim one life   2018-12-07 21:59

    Floods inundate 6 provinces, claim one life  

    TEHRAN — Flood has stricken 6 provinces of Iran and left one dead, deputy head of Rescue and Relief Organization has said. 

  • Ancient coffin discovered in southwest Iran 2018-12-03 21:23

    Ancient coffin discovered in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – An ancient coffin has recently been found in Jubji, a historical site in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province.

  • Khuzestan governor rejects execution of suspects linked to Ahvaz attack 2018-11-12 13:01

    Iran rejects execution of suspects linked to Ahvaz terror attack

    TEHRAN – The governor of Khuzestan Province on Monday rejected as false a recent report which claimed 22 individuals who were arrested over the September 22 terrorist attack in Ahvaz have been executed.

  • Iranian police seize ancient coins in southwest 2018-10-27 18:52

    Iranian police seize ancient coins in southwest

    TEHRAN - Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 43 historical coins from two smugglers in Behbahan, southwestern Khuzestan province, IRNA reported.

  • Governor: No civil activists arrested over Ahvaz attack 2018-10-22 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.