Thursday, June 20, 2024

Kurdistan Province

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.

Storks Bring Peace, Luck to Iran’s Kurdistan

Bilu, a small village in Western Iran, is the habitat of storks, and is widely known as the home of these birds, which are known by locals as symbols of luck.

Rouhani to Launch Largest Water Project in Western Iran

The first phase of Iran’s biggest water and land resources development project will be launched soon by President Hassan Rouhani in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces, west of the country.

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

An Iranian woman living in Kurdistan province, western Iran, runs her simple life by weaving baskets with twigs.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Sanandaj; The City of Iranian Sculptures

The city of Sanandaj in Kurdistan Province, western Iran, is home to a large number of statues built in honour of the literary figures, poets, athletes and prominent people of the city.

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.

Kurds in Iran Hold ‘Bride of the Rain’ Festival

The traditional ritual of praying for rain, also known as the ‘Bridge of the Rain’, is among the ancient traditions in Kurdish-populated regions in northwestern Iran.

Marble of Iran’s Kurdistan Registered by WIPO

The marble produced in Kurdistan province, western Iran, has been registered internationally by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Kurds in Iran Celebrate Pomegranate Festival

A pomegranate festival was recently held in tourist resorts in Kurdish-majority provinces of western Iran along with other performances and programs.

Iranian Child Named Youngest Artisan of Asia-Pacific

Arvin Khospi, a 9-year-old child from the city of Marivan in Western Iran, has been named the youngest handicraft artist in the Asia-Pacific region.

Iran Releases Footage to Prove Ramin Hossein-Panahi Was Terrorist

Iranian security officials have released video footage refuting Western claims about Ramin Hossein Panahi, an executed member of a terrorist group, that he had been unarmed and a mere political dissident.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sunflower Farms of Kurdistan

The fields of Kurdistan province in western Iran are among the most suitable ones for cultivating sunflower, whose seeds are widely used in Iran for oil extraction.

Kurdish Nomads of Iran Preserve Centuries-Old Wedding Customs

Kurdish people of Iran’s Khorasan, who are known as Kurmanji Kurds, have managed to preserve their centuries-old wedding customs, and are still practicing many of them in their ceremonies.

Kurdish Dance; Ancient Tradition with Military Applications!

Dances are usually a celebration of life and its happy events, but apparently a version of Kurdish dance called Halparke has its roots in military affairs.

Sunni Leaders of Iran’s Kurdistan Condemn Marivan Terrorist Attack

Top Sunni clerics of Iran’s Kurdistan province have strongly condemned the PJAK terrorists’ recent attack on a border checkpoint in Marivan which led to the deaths of 11 IRGC members.

Fuel Tanker’s Collision with Passenger Bus Leaves 13 Dead

At least 13 people were killed and several others wounded in a tragic accident between a fuel tanker and a passenger bus in the Western Iranian city of Sanandaj early Wednesday.

Iran Hosts International Fishing Festival

The first round of an international fishing festival involving nine teams of foreign tourists was recently held in Lake Zrebar in Marivan in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan.

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