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Snipers with Air Guns Deployed to Take on Tehran Rats (+Video)

Tehran Municipality is sending sniper squads equipped with night-vision air rifles to solve the capital city’s rodent problem, which seems to have grown to epic proportions as of late.

Iran Hosts Traditional Contests in Honour of Water

The fourth round of traditional “Kander Keshi” and “Jahleh Keshi” competitions has been held in a neighbourhood in the port city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.

Iran Energy Minister Welcomes IRGC’s Cooperation in Cloud Seeding

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the ministry welcomes the idea of seeding clouds raised by the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Japan to Help Cut Air Pollution in Smog-Choked Tehran

Based on a contract signed on Monday, Japan is to run a joint project with Iran to decrease air pollution in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran Arrests Several Environmentalists for Espionage

Tehran's prosecutor says Iranian security forces have identified and arrested several people in connection with a spying case.
Iran Opens New Solar Power Plant in Yazd

Iran Opens New Solar Power Plant in Yazd

The first solar power plant in Iran’s Yazd province, jointly financed by Iran and Germany, was officially inaugurated on Saturday, February 3.

Iran FM, UN Official Discuss Issue of Sandstorms

UN Under-Secretary General Shamshad Akhtar, who is also the Executive Secretary of the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), has held talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.

Iran Leader Allows Gov’t to Withdraw $4 Billion from National Development Fund

Iran’s Leader has allowed the government to withdraw $4 billion from the National Development Fund to address a range of issues including the dust pollution engulfing the country’s southwestern provinces, a lawmaker said.

Iran Starts Water Transfer to Control Dust Pollution

Iran has established an irrigation canal in the southwestern Khuzestan province as part of efforts to counter the menace of dust pollution hitting western and southwestern provinces bordering Iraq.

Iran President Orders Officials to Tackle Dust Pollution in Southwest

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered two top officials to immediately visit Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran to deal with the ongoing problem of dust pollution.

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