Sistan-Baluchestan

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  • Judge sentence poachers to plant trees 2018-09-22 09:33

    Judge sentence poachers to plant trees 

    TEHRAN — An Iranian judge has sentenced two poachers to plant 400 trees in Hamoun wildlife refuge, southeastern Iran, Mehr news agency reported on Friday. 

  • Water solicitation for drought-ridden Sistan-Baluchestan to ease water stress 2018-09-01 08:51

    Water solicitation for drought-ridden Sistan-Baluchestan to ease water stress

    TEHRAN — With Hamoun wetland drained of water and the rainless sky in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan many are in dire need of drinking water.

  • Negotiating Hamoun water right, only way for Sistan to survive: report 2018-08-29 09:30

    Negotiating Hamoun water right, only way for Sistan to survive: report

    TEHRAN – As long as sand and dust storms (SDSs) severely threatens the lives of people and affects many sectors of agriculture, livestock and industry in Sistan region, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the only way to halt the impacts is to negotiate with Afghanistan on granting the water right of Hamoun wetland, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Unprecedented SDSs hit southeast Iran 19 times 2018-08-17 17:06

    Unprecedented SDSs hit southeast Iran 19 times

    TEHRAN — Strong sand and dust storms (SDSs) with as fast as 100 kilometers per hour speed have stricken the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan for 19 times since the beginning of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 21), and official with the province’s meteorological organization has said.

  • Kidnapped Iranian soldier released 2018-08-16 09:35

    Kidnapped Iranian soldier released

    TEHRAN – The director general of the Interior Ministry department for border affairs said on Wednesday that Saeed Barati, a soldier who was abducted by militants in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan last year, has been released earlier in the day.

  • SDSs 60 times above the safe levels haunting Sistan 2018-08-15 10:22

    SDSs 60 times above the safe levels haunting Sistan

    TEHRAN – Sand and dust storms (SDSs) reaching speeds up to 100 kilometers per hour, and particulate matters (PM) concentration peaking at 60 times above the safe levels, led to the closure of offices in Sistan, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, on Sunday, ISNA reported.

  • PM concentration 12 times above safe levels in southeastern Iran 2018-08-08 10:46

    PM concentration 12 times above safe levels in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN — Particulate matters (PM) concentration peaked at 12 times the safe levels in the southeastern Sistan region on Tuesday morning, IRNA reported.

  • A local man stands by a platform of well-preserved windmills in Nashtifan, northeastern Iran. 2018-08-07 08:22

    Iran starts documentation of ancient windmills for UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural Heritage body has commenced documentation of an ancient chain of vertical-axis windmills, which can be found in eastern parts of the country.

  • IRCS dispatches volunteer health practitioners to Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-08-06 09:44

    IRCS dispatches volunteer health practitioners to Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has dispatched 19 groups of volunteer health care providers to the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan on August 5, head of the Red Crescent volunteer organization has said.

  • Two Basij forces martyred near Zahedan 2018-07-20 21:30

    Two Basij forces martyred near Zahedan

    TEHRAN – Two members of Iran’s Basij forces have been killed in clashes with gunmen in Zahedan’s Corrin rural district, according to a report by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Sistan-Baluchestan.

  • IRGC disbands terrorist cell in border province 2018-06-26 21:32

    IRGC disbands terrorist cell in border province

    TEHRAN – Forces from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dealt a severe blow late on Monday to a Takfiri terrorist cell in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan in southeast Iran.

  • Two Iranian border guards killed 2018-06-22 21:07

    Two Iranian border guards killed

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian border guards were killed and three others sustained injuries in armed attacks at a border post in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan on Wednesday night.

  • Iran seizes over a ton of opium in border province 2018-06-14 14:48

    Iran seizes over a ton of opium in border province

    TEHRAN – Iranian border guards have seized over 1,400 kilograms of opium from drug traffickers in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, near the Pakistani border.

  • Iranian forces dismantle terrorist cell in Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-05-31 09:06

    Iranian forces dismantle terrorist cell in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Iranian police forces have dismantled a terrorist cell in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the provincial police chief Mohammad Ghanbari said on Wednesday.

  • 2.7 tons of drugs seized in Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-05-21 02:21

    2.7 tons of drugs seized in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – About 2,757 kilograms of narcotics have been seized and five drug dealers arrested in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • solar farm 2018-05-16 07:34

    Iran’s 1st floating solar farm project launched

    TEHRAN – The project for building the first floating solar farm of Iran was launched in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan on Monday, IRIB reported.

  • Police seize over 4.5 tons of drugs in Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-05-14 02:41

    Police seize over 4.5 tons of drugs in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s police have seized over 4,720 kilograms of illicit drugs in armed clashes with smugglers in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the police commander of Sistan-Baluchestan province said on May 7.

  • 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.

  • Photo of a dried up river near Hamoun Lake, Sistan-Baluchestan province, taken in December 2015 Photo by Hossein Zohrevand/Tasnim 2018-05-11 20:29

    Iran mulls over water transfer from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces

    TEHRAN — Iran is weighing up the option of transferring water from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, Hormozgan and Khorasan Razavi, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for marine affairs has said.

  • Holidaymakers hike across a desert route in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeast Iran. 2018-04-22 10:36

    Dubai fair to highlight Iran’s tourism potential, traditions

    TEHRAN – Iran will be participating in the 25th Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, which opens its doors to the public today.

  • Large cargo of explosives seized in Sistan-Baluchestan 2018-04-17 03:33

    Large cargo of explosives seized in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that security forces have seized a large cargo of explosives along the border province of Sistan-Balouchestan in southeast Iran, Fars reported.

  • Police seize handful of illegal weapons 2018-04-08 12:02

    Police seize handful of illegal weapons

    TEHRAN – Police in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan have confiscated nine hand grenades, seven revolvers and one sniper rifle in a border checkpoint and in a house in Khash city, IRNA reported.

  • Iranian life expectancy up to 74 year 2018-03-28 12:05

    Iranian life expectancy up to 74 year

    TEHRAN — Iranians’ average life expectancy has risen to 74 years (72.5 years for males and 75.5 years for females), Statistical Center of Iran has announced.

  • needlework 2018-02-28 20:41

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Vibrant needlework lights up Baluchi children’s face

    Scrolling through the Instagram, the vibrant colors of handicrafts and the innocent face of little girls in Baluchi dresses makes you to pause and open photos on @banook page.

  • Holidaymakers hike across a desert route in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeast Iran. 2018-02-26 19:35

    Sistan-Baluchestan seeking foreign expertise to boost tourism

    TEHRAN – In addition to utilizing domestic resources, tourism authorities of Sistan-Baluchestan are seeking foreign expertise to unlock maximum potential of the vast southeastern province.

  • Zahedan to host culinary festival 2018-02-16 11:49

    Zahedan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – The city of Zahedan, southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, will host a culinary festival from February 28 to March 3.

  • Intelligence Ministry seizes major drug haul 2018-02-04 20:01

    Intelligence Ministry seizes major drug haul

    TEHRAN – The Iranian intelligence forces have managed to capture the biggest ever haul of illegal drugs in recent years in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday. 

  • An archaeologist unearths an ancient pottery vessel at Tappeh Sadeq in southeast Iran, January 30, 2017. (Photo: Hamed Gholami/IRNA) 2018-02-01 08:37

    Fresh archaeological season starts near Burnt City

    TEHRAN - The seventh season of archeological explorations has recently commenced in Tappeh Sadeq, one of satellite hills of the Burnt City, a UNESCO-registered site in southeast Iran.