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Hormozgan Province

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts southern Iran

Iran’s southern Hormogzan Province has been jolted by an earthquake with a 5.6 magnitude, with no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Raisi visits flood, quake-hit areas of Hormozgan Province

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says officials are working to resolve problems in the flood-hit and quake-hit areas of the southern province of Hormozgan.

Get to know Iran’s Maldives

Iran boasts spectacular scenery across the country. However, in the southern water of the Persian Gulf and western side of the Hormozgan Province lies an island, which has come to be known as “Iran’s Maldives”.

People of Bandar Abbas out on streets following earthquake

Hours after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Laft region in Iran’s Hormozgan province, people are out on the streets.

Earthquakes cause casualties, minor damage in southern Iran

Two powerful earthquakes have struck Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan seconds apart leaving two people dead and causing minor damage.

Khersin: Most Intact Salt Cave in Iran’s Hormozgan

Khersin is one of the few remaining intact salt caves in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan.

At Least Seven Killed in Autumn Floods in Southern Iran

Autumn floods have caused severe damages to many urban and rural areas in several southern provinces of Iran, killing at least seven people as of Monday.

Iran to Turn Jask Port into Oil Exports Hub: President

The Islamic Republic of Iran is to turn its Jask port in the south of the country into a major hub of oil exports.

Iran Starts Building Major Pipeline as Safe Way for Oil Exports

The Iranian president says the national pipeline project launched on Thursday to carry oil as an alternative route for the Strait of Hormuz serves as an important message to those that have imposed sanctions on the country.

Iran Says Cyber Attack on Rajaee Port Foiled Successfully

Iran says it has neutralised a cyber-attack, probably launched by Israel, on its infrastructure in Rajaee Port in the south of the country.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Abu Musa Island

Abu Musa Island is the southernmost Iranian island in the Persian Gulf waters and is one of the most pleasant and humid regions of the body of water.

Two Quakes Hit Iran as Fight against COVID-19 Goes On

While Iranian people are being urged to stay at home to prevent furious spread of the novel coronavirus, two earthquakes in Qom and Bandar Abbas have made some reconsider their decision.

Heavy Flooding in South-Eastern Iran Leaves Casualties

Heavy floods in Sistan and Baluchestan, an already underdeveloped province in south-east of Iran, as well as two adjacent provinces have so far killed one, wounded several, and displaced thousands of others.

Traditional Seafaring in Iran Revived after 50 Years

The Kong port in the southern Iranian Hormozgan province has witnessed the revival of traditional seafaring.

Hormoz Technology Tower to Open in Southern Iran

Iran is to open a technology tower in a bid to further develop technological businesses and local startups in Hormozgan province.

4 Iranian Cities Now on UNESCO’s List of Global Creative Cities

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added two more Iranian cities to the network of the world’s creative cities.

Magnitude 5.6 Quake Hits Southern Iran; No Casualties Reported

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale has jolted an area in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Monday noon, but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Evidence of Early Humans Discovered in Southern Iran

Archaeological studies have found traces of early human life in the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas that go back to more than 5,000 years ago.

Iran Downs US’ Spy Drone in Persian Gulf: Report

There are reports that the air defence of Iran's IRGC Aerospace Force has shot down a US RQ-4 drone close to the Iranian province of Hormozgan in Persian Gulf shores.

Khoos Doozi; A Beautiful Pricey Handicraft (+Video)

Khoos Doozi is a traditional Iranian needlework which uses narrow plastic strips in various colours for sewing on different clothing.

Beauty of Persian Gulf More Tangible at Parsian Coast

Each year, from late December to mid-April, tourists arriving in Iran’s southern waters face an amazing scene: the green plants of the shoreline, which can be best seen at a coast called Parsian.

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.

Several Wounded after Cargo Ship Capsizes in Southern Iran

Several people have sustained injuries after a 90-metre cargo vessel under the flag of Comoros capsized and sank on Tuesday at Shahid Rajaee port of the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas near the Persian Gulf.

IRGC Calls for Withdrawal of Chinese Fishing Ships from Iran Waters

The commander for IRGC Navy says Chinese ships fishing in Iran’s territorial water must leave, as they have endangered the livelihood of Iranian fishermen.

Iranian Handicrafts: Zaribafi; Local Art of Southern Iran

Zaribafi is a local handicraft representing the Iranian art.

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