kurdistan

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  • Nazim Dabbagh 2021-03-14 16:24

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    "Greater Kurdistan" an impossible dream: KRG representative 

    TEHRAN – Describing the "Greater Kurdistan" idea as impossible, the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representative in Tehran emphasizes that this idea is like a far-fetched dream.

  • UNESCO assessor to visit Uraman landscape in western Iran 2020-09-07 21:53

    UNESCO assessor to visit Uraman landscape in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A senior expert affiliated with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization will arrive in Iran in September to visit and review the current status of the Uraman rural landscape in western Iran, which is a candidate for becoming a World Heritage site in 2021.

  • Tehran-Sulaymaniyah flights resumed after six-month halt 2020-08-30 18:26

    Tehran-Sulaymaniyah flights resumed after six-month halt

    The service started again on August 30 by Mahan Air, a Tehran-based private airline. According to the flight schedule, the once-per-week service takes off on Sundays at 23:00 local time [from the Imam Khomeini International Airport based on permission issued by Iran Civil Aviation Organization] and it leaves the Sulaymaniyah International Airport for Tehran on 23:00 of the same day.

  • IRGC 2020-07-17 19:34

    Two Iranians martyred in terror attack in Kurdistan province

    TEHRAN — The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Hamze Sayyid al-Shohada Base announced on Thursday that two people were martyred and one injured in a terrorist attack in Sarvabad, Kurdistan Province, on Wednesday night.

  • IRGC 2020-05-20 11:40

    IRGC smashes terrorist team in Western Iran

    TEHRAN– The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force in an operation destroyed a foreign-backed anti-revolutionary terrorist team in the western province of Kordestan.

  • Step into the ‘House of Hercules’ in western Iran! 2019-12-28 19:02

    Step into the ‘House of Hercules’ in western Iran!

    TEHRAN – Iran’s western Kordestan province is teemed with hundreds of historical sites, many of which well worth a visit. One of the most famous is the Caves of Karaftu, a series of chambers carved into a cliff facing a mountain. The caves are formed naturally but have been modified by inhabitants over the past centuries.

  • Riots 2019-12-01 19:21

    26 riot leaders arrested in Najafabad and 25 in Kurdistan

    TEHRAN – In separate reports issued on Sunday, police announced that 26 ringleaders of the recent riots have been arrested in Najafabad, a city in Isfahan province, and 25 in the western province of Kurdistan.

  • From generation to generation: The art of Tanbur in Kermanshah 2019-11-10 18:26

    From generation to generation: The art of Tanbur in Kermanshah

    Tanbur, a long-necked fretted lute, is an inseparable part of the lives of the Kurds in Iran, so much so that the children learn how to play it before they learn how to read and write.

  • IRGC 2019-08-27 19:54

    IRGC member assassinated in northwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – A member of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has been assassinated in the town of Piranshahr in West Azerbaijan province, a local official announced on Tuesday.

  • Rouhani to visit Kurdistan on Wednesday 2019-04-22 22:47

    Rouhani to visit Kurdistan on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani will travel to Kurdistan Province on Wednesday to meet with people at Esteghlal club stadium in Sanandaj, the provincial capital.

  • Iran to ease visa rules for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers 2019-03-09 23:12

    Iran to ease visa rules for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers

    TEHRAN – Iran is to loosen travel restrictions for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers in the hope of boosting tourism by offering electronic visas instead of printed ones.

  • Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman 2018-10-22 19:51

    Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman

    Local children and young adults, clad in colorful traditional clothes, carry baskets of pomegranates during a local festival in Uraman, western Kordestan province, October 20, 2018.

  • Legendary Pir-e Shaliar warmly remembered in western Iran 2018-02-03 20:03

    Legendary Pir-e Shaliar warmly remembered in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Like every year, Pir-e Shaliar, a legendary figure for Iranian Kurds, was warmly remembered during a vast ceremony held in Uraman Takht rural district.

  • Kurdistan premier scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday 2018-01-21 08:54

    Kurdistan premier scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday

    TEHRAN - The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani is scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with Iranian officials.