Sistan-Baluchestan

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  • Building 12,000 housing units for the underprivileged to begin  Today 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

    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.

  • Bandar-Tang where desert meets sea 2019-01-05 23:02

    Bandar-Tang where desert meets sea

    A small boat is at anchor in Bandar-Tang where barren desert reaches the Sea of Oman, southeast Iran, December 29, 2018.

  • Over 4.6 tons of drugs seized 2018-12-30 22:33

    Over 4.6 tons of drugs seized

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have confiscated 4,650 kilograms of narcotics in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, the provincial police chief said on Sunday.

  • Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing 2018-12-27 10:16

    Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has almost completed preparations for a chain of ancient vertical-axis windmills for possibly becoming a UNESCO World Heritage. 

  • Ground broken for 540-bed hospital in Chabahar 2018-12-23 21:27

    Ground broken for 540-bed hospital in Chabahar

    TEHRAN – Construction of a new hospital with a capacity of 540 beds started in Chabahar, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Fars reported on Sunday.

  • Iran blames regional spy services for Chabahar attack 2018-12-08 21:17

    Iran blames regional spy services for Chabahar attack

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi on Saturday condemned the recent terrorist attack in Chabahar, southeastern Iran, saying Iran holds regional sponsors of terrorism and spy services accountable for the horrific incident.

  • ‘Jazmourian wetland restoration, DOE’s priority’ 2018-11-20 22:09

    ‘Jazmourian wetland restoration, DOE’s priority’

    TEHRAN – Reviving Jazmourian wetland, the sole major water source of Kerman province, has become a priority to the Department of Environment (DOE), which is preparing several plans to restore the wetland, deputy environment chief for marine affairs has said.

  • Five of abducted Iranian forces freed in Pakistan 2018-11-16 14:17

    Five of Iran’s abducted border guards freed

    TEHRAN – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has said that five of the 12 Iranian border guards, who were kidnapped last month by Pakistan-based terrorists, have been freed.

  • Four new provincial governors appointed 2018-11-15 11:03

    Four new provincial governors appointed

    TEHRAN – The governors of Hamedan, Kerman, Zanjan and Sistan-Baluchestan provinces were appointed during a cabinet session on Wednesday.

  • SDSs shut down offices, schools in southeastern Iran 2018-11-04 03:00

    SDSs shut down offices, schools in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Severe sand and dust storms (SDSs) hitting the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, has led to the closure of offices and schools in five cities on Saturday, head of Sistan-Baluchestan disaster mitigation and management organization has announced.

  • Ancient sword, coins, ornaments recovered in southeast Iran 2018-10-31 20:51

    Ancient sword, coins, ornaments recovered in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have recently confiscated a sword, coins, personal ornamentations among other historical relics from two smugglers in southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, ILNA reported.

  • DOE chief Isa Kalantari in a meeting with UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels 2018-10-31 20:10

    DOE chief demands UN to cooperate on negotiating Hamoun water right

    TEHRAN — Over a meeting held in Tehran on Wednesday with the UN resident coordinator and UNDP representative Ugochi Daniels, Issa Kalantari, chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE), emphasized the need for negotiating with Afghanistan to discuss Hamoun Lake water right.

  • ‘Those committing terror acts are Saudi mercenaries’ 2018-10-21 20:59

    ‘Those committing terror acts are Saudi mercenaries’

    TEHRAN – Commander of the IRGC Ground Force has said enemies were after infiltrating the country through the recent abduction of the border guards in the Mirjavaveh border region with Pakistan, Tasnim reported on Sunday.

  • Over 1,400 sites in Sistan-Baluchestan on national heritage list 2018-10-17 20:01

    Over 1,400 sites in Sistan-Baluchestan on national heritage list

    TEHRAN – Over 1,400 historical and archaeological sites, scattered across Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, have been inscribed on the National Heritage List, provincial tourism chief has said.

  •  A view of the Burnt City, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sistan-Baluchestan Province 2018-10-11 16:50

    Foreign arrivals in Sistan-Baluchestan up 23% in 6 months

    TEHRAN – The number of international travelers to Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province grew by 23 percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) compared to the same period last year, IRNA reported.

  • Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf 2018-10-03 17:32

    Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN — With regard to the environmental conditions of the Persian Gulf, the Department of Environment (DOE) has taken a firm stand against water transfer from this body of water, deputy environment chief, Masoud Tajrishi, has said.

  • 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.