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  • Esmaeil Kosari 2021-10-13 19:03

    Top MP advises Erbil authorities to halt terrorists' acts against Iran

    TEHRAN — A member of the parliament's National Security Committee has warned that if authorities in the Iraqi Kurdistan region fail to stop the terrorist acts by armed groups, Iran would use its legal right to take the necessary measures.

  • Pakpour 2021-09-29 20:46

    IRGC warns it won’t tolerate militants in northern Iraq

    TEHRAN – In comments at the western Kurdish city of Sanandaj on Wednesday, a top military commander warned that Iran will not tolerate the presence of anti-Revolution groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, threatening to take harsh action against them.

  • khatib 2021-09-25 21:44

    Tehran vows tough response against U.S., Israeli bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN - Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib has warned U.S. and Israeli bases in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region that they will receive an “active and aggressive” action if they try to stoke insecurity in the Islamic Republic.

  • Raisi Nichervan 2021-08-06 21:24

    President Raisi starts work seriously

    TEHRAN — On his first day as the Iranian president, Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi met with several high-ranking foreign officials, marking a busy day for himself.

  • UNESCO grants world heritage status to Uramanat of Iran 2021-07-27 17:52

    UNESCO grants world heritage status to Uramanat of Iran

    TEHRAN – UNESCO added Iran’s Uramanat cultural landscape to its list of world heritage sites on Tuesday.

  • Minister cuts ribbon on palace museum complex in western Iran 2021-07-06 19:00

    Minister cuts ribbon on palace museum complex in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Tuesday inaugurated a palace museum complex during his visit to Sanandaj, the capital of Kordestan province.

  • IRGC 2021-06-23 16:28

    Five anti-Revolution terrorists murdered in Kurdistan province 

    TEHRAN – In a report on its website released on Wednesday the state news agency IRNA announced that days before the June 18 presidential elections five members of an anti-revolution terrorist group were killed in the western province of Kurdistan province.

  • 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.