Urmia

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  • International contribution ‘not sufficient’ for Urmia Lake restoration 2019-11-09 19:42

    International contribution ‘not sufficient’ for Urmia Lake restoration

    TEHRAN – International contribution to revive Urmia Lake is not sufficient, as only Japan has provided an annual financial assistance amounting to $1 million since the past six years, National Wetlands Conservation Project manager, Ali Arvahi, has said.

  • Lake Urmia water level on the rise 2019-09-25 19:00

    Lake Urmia water level on the rise

    TEHRAN – The level of water at Lake Urmia increased by 1.04 centimeters on Tuesday compared to the same day last year, according to the studies conducted by the Lake Urmia conservation program committee.

  • Wife of martyr Alimohammadi 2019-08-22 17:34

    4th conference of ‘Examples of Patience’ held in Urmia

    TEHRAN – According to the Public Relations Department of the Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism (ADVT), the 4th conference of “The Examples of Patience” was held in Urmia to pay tribute to the martyrs and survivors of terrorism in West Azerbaijan Province. 

  • Police helicopter crashes in northwest Iran 2019-04-10 22:10

    Police helicopter crashes in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN — A police helicopter crashed in Urmia, northwest Iran on Wednesday at noon, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • shamkhani 2019-03-13 20:32

    Iran says will take preemptive strikes against border threats

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Wednesday that Iran will take strong preemptive strikes against any action that threatens security of national borders.

  • Urmia Museum of Anthropology adds manuscripts gallery 2018-12-12 17:04

    Urmia Museum of Anthropology adds manuscripts gallery

    TEHRAN – Urmia Museum of Anthropology in West Azarbaijan province has added a new gallery, special for rare handwritten manuscripts.

  • 75% of Iranian handicrafts made by women: V 2018-08-18 23:06

    Urmia to host crafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – A sales exhibition of handicrafts is due to open on Monday in the northwestern city of Urmia, the capital of West Azarbaijan province.

  • A photo of Urmia Lake taken in early April Mojtaba Esmailzadeh/ Tasnim 2018-05-14 05:20

    Water transfer won’t revive Lake Urmia: official

    TEHRAN — Water transfer won’t restore Lake Urmia, Hedayat Fahimi, an official with the Ministry of Energy has said, noting that promoting sustainable agriculture is the way to save the lake.

  • Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat 2018-05-09 20:12

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Salt mining in Lake Urmia: Opportunity vs. threat

    The dryness of Lake Urmia in recent decades has revealed great salt reserves in its bed. Estimations for the amount of salt in the lake varies from 6 to 10 billion tons. That’s certainly a great potential for mining and has already tempted some individuals to extract some salt, however, there are different views on salt mining in the region.

  • Lake Urmia 2018-01-21 10:23

    Lake Urmia depletion will cause great discomfort

    TEHRAN – The total dryness of Lake Urmia will have a large negative impact on the health and livelihood of local communities and even beyond.

  • Urmia gears up for major handicrafts exhibit 2017-07-25 09:13

    Urmia gears up for major handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – Urmia, the capital of northwestern West Ararzbaijan Province, will host a major handicrafts exhibit from July 31 to August 4.

  • A poster by Amin Akbarnejad  RM/YAW 2017-03-05 19:05

    Posters depicting Trump as anti-peace on show at Urmia exhibit 

    TEHRAN – A group of artists is displaying a collection of posters depicting the anti-peace spirit of U.S. President Donald Trump at an exhibition in the northwestern Iranian city of Urmia.

  • Shahin Mustafayev 2017-02-25 09:04

    Boosting economic bonds with Iran top priority: Azeri min.

    TEHRAN- Azerbaijan has expansion of economic ties with Iran among its top priorities, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev avowed in Iran-Azerbaijan joint business forum held in Urmia, the capital city of north-western Iranian province of West Azarbaijan, on Thursday.

  • Rouhani visit Urmia for provincial 2016-05-30 11:19

    Rouhani in Urmia for provincial visit

    President Hassan Rouhani arrived in West Azerbaijan province on Monday to pay his 28th visit to the country’s provinces./ president.ir