Thursday, August 18, 2022

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Soldier, sergeant killed by kidnapper in southwestern Iran

An Iranian soldier and a sergeant have been shot deaf by a kidnapper in Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province in southwestern Iran.

Iran tourism: Shimbar plain a jewel in southwestern Iran

Shimbar or Shirin Bahar plain is the border between the southwestern Iranian provinces of Khuzestan and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.

Bakhtiari kebab: Mouth-watering Persian dish favorite with tourists

Tourists traveling to the Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province in southwestern Iran do not hesitate to order “Bakhtiari kebab” when they go to a restaurant.

People in Iran’s Shahrekord hold protest over water problems

Iranian people including farmers in the western city of Shahrekord, capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, have staged a march calling on authorities to take measures to deal with water shortage problems.

Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Western Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has rocked Western Iran.

Weaving Shirdong; Local Art of Iran’s Bakhtiari People

Shirdong weaving is one of the handicrafts of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in southwestern Iran.

Two Miners Killed in Mine Collapse in Western Iran

An Iranian official says the collapse of Nilchian fire clay mine in Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has killed two miners.

Living in Bardeh Historical Castle

Life in Bardeh historical castle is ongoing just as in the past, contrary to most other historical structures, which are either abandoned or turned into museums after restoration.

Women Villagers in Western Iran Earn a Living by Collecting Salt from Rocks

It has been centuries that residents of several villages in the western Iranian province of Charmahal and Bakhtiari have been working at a local salt mine.

Iran in Photos: Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed

Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.

Iran in Photos: Armenian Cemeteries of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari

The Armenian cemeteries in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, southwestern Iran, are among the region's most interesting tourist attractions.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Ardal & Mashayekh Region

Located in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, Ardal and Mashayekh is a temperate mountainous region with magnificent sceneries.

Fire at Oak Forests of Western Iran

Photos by Pantea Nikzad, showing the huge fire that recently engulfed the oak trees of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in western Iran.

Khoda-Afarin Natural Bridge; A Tough Mountain Pass for Nomads

Khoda-Afarin mountain pass is one of the most dangerous ones crossed by Iranian nomads in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s south-west.

Iranians Latch onto Homemade Bread under Self-Quarantine

As the Iranian people have self-isolated amid the outbreak of coronavirus and have become obsessed by the health tips in the purchase of groceries, many families have decided to bake homemade bread to avoid getting out and buying from the bakeries.

In Iran, Felt-Making Has Roots in History

The art of making felt is an age-old tradition in Iran’s western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari that was invented by the ancient people, since the region is a major producer of livestock and wool, the natural fabric used in the felt.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Frozen Wetland of Choghakhor

The surface of water at Choghakhor wetland in south-western Iran is frozen during cold winter days.

Aunt Sogoli collects oaks after first autumn rainfall in Shahr-e Kord

Aunt Sogoli collects oaks along with her daughters and daughter-in-laws following the first autumn rainfall in Shahr-e Kord, a city in Western Iran. Photo by Maryam Al-e Momen, IRNA

Sky-Gazers Enjoy Perseids Meteor Shower in Southwestern Iran

The Perseids meteor shower is an annual event that happens in mid-August, stunning sky-gazers across the world.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Heavenly Heights of Lordegan

Lordegan heights, surrounded by oak forests with numerous fountains, look just like heaven during May.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Western Areas

The arrival of spring in Iran has given spectacular scenery to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s west and West Azarbaijan province in the north-west, among others.

Nowruz Customs in Various Cities of Iran

The Persian New Year or Nowruz is celebrated in a wide range of ways in different cities of Iran as there are many different ethnic groups and a great cultural diversity across the country. However, there are also some Nowruz customs that are the same among all the people living in Iran.

US, Sweden Customers of Iranian Wool Felt

Wool felt products of Iran are very welcomed by Western countries as they have medical and industrial use besides being a handicraft.

Magnificence of Autumn in Four Corners of Iran

Autumn is known as the season when the leaves fall down and the nature dies before being born again. It is also seen as the time of plenty, a time for hard work, and a time when we wistfully watch the year fade into winter.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spectacular Waterfall of Zardlimeh

Zardlimeh Waterfall is an outstanding beauty located in Zagros Mountains in Iran’s Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province.

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