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Sanandaj becomes Iran’s book capital

Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan Province in western Iran has been selected as the seventh book capital of the country.

Turkish jets launch missile strike in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes have heavily bombed purported hideouts of the Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq.

Grapes Harvest and Raisin Production in Kordestan Vineyards

With the beginning of the harvest season in the month of Shahrivar (Aug 23 to Sep 22), production of raisins, using the traditional “Boulav” method, also begins.

Borsaq: A Yummy Iranian Kurdish Bread

Borsaq is a delicious type of bread native to Kurdistan province in western Iran.

Iran’s Historical Uramanat Region to Be Registered Internationally

The Uraman or Uramanat region in western Iran is close to being registered on the UNESCO’s list of historical sites.

Ancient Grave Unearthed in Iran’s Kurdistan

A historical grave dating back to the Parthian era has been dug out in archaeological excavations in western Iran.

Sultana Production; A 1,000-Year-Old Career in Iranian Village

For nearly a millennium, quality sultanas (golden raisins) have been produced in an Iranian village which are unique and well-known throughout the country.

Aid Workers Killed by Terrorists in Northwest Iran

Anti-Revolutionary terrorist elements have killed or wounded members of a convoy of relief workers in northwestern Iran.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Storks Return to Marivan

Storks are among the migratory birds that come to the city of Marivan in western Iran every year in mid-spring.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Vahdat Dam of Kurdistan

The Vahdat Reservoir Dam has been built on Qeshlaq River, 20 km north of Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan province in western Iran.

3 IRGC Forces Killed by Terrorists in Iran’s Kurdistan

Three Iranian security forces have been killed in a shootout with terrorist elements in the western province of Kurdistan.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Valley of Judas Trees in Kurdistan

The valley of Judas trees is a must-see site located alongside the Sirvan River in Kurdistan province, western Iran.

Kurds in Iran Observe Age-Old Customs during Ramadan

The Kurdish people of Iran have long had diverse and special rituals for the holy month of Ramadan and still adhere to them.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Snowy Winter in Sanandaj

Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan province in western Iran, is covered by snow during its winter days.

Iran Calls Off Kurdistan Int’l Nowruz Celebrations over COVID-19

Iran has cancelled the Nowruz international celebrations which were to be held in Kurdistan province due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in the Islamic Republic and the region.

Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu is the name of a mysterious cave in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan; which has gained fame as the habitat of Greek divine hero Heracles.

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.

Gas Explosion at Iranian Wedding Kills 11, Injures 40

Eleven people were killed and more than 40 others were injured in a gas explosion at a wedding hall in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan on Thursday night.

Iron Age Findings on Show in Western Iran 

An exhibition called “Archaeological Findings of the Iron Age in Western Iran" has been launched in the Archaeological Museum of Sanandaj in Kurdistan province. 

Historical Mansion; Popular Tourist Site in Western Iran

The Khosroabad Mansion, a historical building in western Iran which once played host to the wedding ceremony of the daughter of Iranian Qajar King Fath-Ali in the 18th century, has now turned into a major tourist hub.

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.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Zrebar Lake

Called the jewel of tourism industry in western Iran, the freshwater wetland of Zrebar (also known as Zaribat and Zirewar) is located in Kurdistan province in Western Iran.

First Festival of Kurdish Fashion, Costumes Held in Iran

The first regional festival and exhibition of Kurdish Fashion and Clothing has been held in Khosro Abad Mansion of Sanandaj in Iran’s Kurdistan province.

IRGC Launches Retaliatory Attacks on Terrorists’ Positions

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has launched retaliatory attacks on positions of anti-Iran terrorist groups along the Iranian borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Iran Congratulates Barzani on Election as KRG President

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.

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