Tag: Khuzestan Province

Dust Pollution in Western Iran Reaches ‘Dangerous’ Levels

The air pollution caused by dust and particles in Iran’s western provinces, including Khuzestan, has reached “dangerous” levels. The disruptive dust storms have pushed pollution in these border areas to alarming levels, raising health concerns. Schools...

Iranian Official Says Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq Sources of Dust Pollution

The dust that has been blanketing Iran’s western and south-western provinces in recent days is coming from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Syria, Head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Masoumeh Ebtekar said.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Nights of Ahvaz

The southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, often known in the media for its heavy dust pollution, provided its visitors during the New Persian Year holidays (Nowruz) with clean and fresh air. Many people enjoyed...

Shahid Abbaspour Dam (PHOTOS)

The Shahid Abbaspour Dam is a large arch dam providing hydroelectricity from the Karun River; it is located about 50 kilometers northeast of Masjed Soleiman, in Khuzestan province, Iran. The following images have been released by...

Shushtar hydraulic system in Khuzestan (PHOTOS)

Images of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in the southwestern Iranian Province of Khuzestan.

Hour al-Azim Lagoon (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of Hour al-Azim Lagoon which straddles the border between Iran and Iraq.

Khuzestan, a hub for water buffalo breeding (PHOTOS)

Photos of water buffalos on the banks of the Karun River in southern Iran.

Ebtekar reacts to firestorm following dust storm

Iran's Environment chief has said that those MPs criticizing her agency for failure to tackle the dust storms are the very ones who eliminated the money allocated to the problem from the budget.

Iran MPs take symbolic dust storm protest to parliament floor

Iranian MPs from Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah appear on parliament floor with their protective face masks to symbolically protest poor air conditions in their home provinces.

Ahvaz residents take their satirical war against dust storm to social networks

Residents of Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan near the border with Iraq, are reeling after the southwestern city was walloped by a dust storm that prompted officials to order schools and government offices closed.

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