Saturday, September 30, 2023


Tehran Wildlife Clinic treating stray animals

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic at Pardisan Park located in the northwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran, admits lost animals which have been strayed from their natural habitats due to unfavorable geographical conditions or smuggling.

Flooding hits town in drought-hit region in Iran

A town in Iran’s Sistan-and-Baluchestan Province has been hit with flooding, and dozens of villages have been cut off.

Dust storm brings Iran’s megacity of Mashhad to standstill

A heavy dust storm brings businesses and sports activities to a halt in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province.

Dam, power plant inaugurated in Iran’s southwest

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has inaugurated Chamshir Dam and Power Plant in Iran’s southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province.

World Bank says Iran ranks 1st in drinking water access in urban, rural regions

The World Bank has announced in a report that Iran ranks first in terms of access to drinking water in urban and rural areas across the globe and among countries in the West Asia region.

Mohitban, Iran’s first-ever natural park near capital Tehran

The Iranian city of Karaj in Alborz Province, near Tehran, is home to Mohitban Park, the country’s first-ever natural park where animals live freely.

Criticism grows in Iran of govt. move to abolish daylight saving time law

There has been growing criticism in Iran over the administration’s decision to abolish the daylight saving time law and instead change the working hours at the government-run offices and agencies, in a measure that has caused many headaches for employees and citizens.

Bright nights of Iran’s capital

As people fast during the day in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, many prefer to take a tour of the Iranian capital after the Iftar time in the evening.

Red alert in western Iranian city as snow buries homes

Iranian officials have declared an emergency state in the western city of Kouhrang, Chaharmahah and Bakhtiari Province, as heavy downpours of snow bury houses there.

Iranian capital covered in winter snow again

On Thursday, residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, woke up to a beautiful snowfall, which blanketed streets in white.

Tehran citizens experience extremely polluted air for roughly 2 weeks

The Iranian capital Tehran has been choked by heavy smog for roughly two weeks now.

Iran’s desert city of Zahedan gets rare snowfall

Rare snowfall blankets the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan, which has typically a hot desert climate and long summers.

Heavy smug blankets Tehran’s Milad Tower

A clip captured by Iran’s ISNA News Agency shows that a thick smug blanketing landmark Milad Tower in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iran records nearly 21k deaths caused by air pollution annually: Official

An Iranian health official says the country registers 20,800 fatalities caused by air pollution in 27 cities every year, a figure that accounts for 12.6 percent of the total death toll.

Heavy snow blankets Tehran 

Heavy snowfalls on Sunday caught urban service authorities unawares and icy roads slowed the traffic across the Iranian capital.

High salary of young girl at Tehran’s city council causes furor

The high salary of a young girl working at Tehran’s City Council has caused a furor among people after her purported payroll receipt went viral on social media.

Snow blankets northern Iranian tourist village

Javaherdeh Village near the northern Iranian city of Ramsar was covered with snow on Monday morning after temperatures fell below zero.

Official: Iran burns mazut as alternative fuel in 14 thermal power stations

A senior environmental official says Iran burns highly-polluting mazut as alternative fuel in 14 out of 16 thermal power stations across the country, but that is not the root cause of severe air pollution in metropolis like Tehran.

Iran’s capital gets fresh snowfall amid air pollution

Residents of Tehran woke up to fresh snowfall on Thursday as the Iranian capital continues to grapple with unhealthy levels of air pollution.

Ahvaz in fog amid air pollution in Iranian megacities

Thick fog has significantly reduced visibility in the cities of the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, especially the capital Ahvaz.

Tehran air pollution: Health ministry calls for remote working shifts, reduced hours

Iran’s health ministry is calling for remote working shifts for government employees and reduced working hours amid dangerously high pollution in the capital Tehran and other major cities.

Tehran City Council urges govt. branches to take action against air pollution, offer apology to citizens

Members of the Tehran City Council have written to the heads of the Iranian government’s three branches over a worsening air pollution crisis in the capital, urging them to take action toward improving the situation.

Air pollution enters ‘orange’ zone in Tehran, citizens urged to reduce time outdoors

Iranian capital remains engulfed by hazardous airborne pollutants as the Air Quality Index reaches the “orange” zone, with officials advising the residents of Tehran to skip unnecessary travels across the city.

Official: Tehran ranked world’s 21st polluted capital city

An Iranian official says Tehran has been ranked as the 21st polluted capital city in the world, as air pollution in the Iranian capital reaches an unhealthy level once again.

Leopard spotted near Tehran’s Sorkheh Hesar National Park

A leopard has been spotted several times in the barracks adjacent to Tehran's Sorkheh Hesar National Park, east of the Iranian capital.

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