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Torch-Carrying Muharram Tradition Observed in Qom

Torch-Carrying Muharram Tradition Observed in Qom

The tradition of carrying torches on the eve of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, is annually observed in the Iranian city of Qom in commemoration of the fire that burned Imam Hussein's tent in Karbala tragedy.
Grand Mosque of Qom 5

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Qom

With an area of 12,000 square metres, the Grand Mosque of Qom is one of the largest religious, historical buildings in Iran.
Howz-e Soltan Lake

Iran in Photos: Water in Howz Soltan Lake Turns Red

The water inflow to the salt lake of Howz Soltan in Qom, central Iran, has increased this year due to the abundant spring rainfall, making the red-coloured lake almost full of water.
Qom Hospital Gets Back to Routine after Discharging Last COVID-19 Patient

Qom Hospital Gets Back to Routine after Discharging Last COVID-19 Patient 

The situation has returned to normalcy in one of the hospitals of Qom, the epicentre of COVID-19 outbreak in Iran.
Two Quakes Hit Iran as Fight against COVID-19 Goes On

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.
Residential Building Fire in Iran’s Qom Kills 5, Injures 66

Residential Building Fire in Iran’s Qom Kills 5, Injures 66

A huge fire at a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom has killed five people and injured 66 others.
739 Iranians Recover from COVID-19: Health Ministry

21 Coronavirus Patients Recovered in Iranian City of Qom

21 of the coronavirus patients have recovered and are discharged from the hospitals in the Iranian holy city of Qom, the hub of outbreak in the country.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sale Dome of Qom

The salt dome of Qom, located 15 kilometres away from the Qom-Jafarieh road, is considered a unique phenomenon in central Iran.

New Life Breathed into Howz-e Soltan Lake in Central Iran

The high amount of precipitation in central Iran this year has revived the desert lake of Howz-e Soltan located along the Qom-Saveh road in central Iran, doubling the area of its surface water compared with the previous year.

Qom’s Natural Sight Turns Green after 10 Years

Iran’s Qom province has a wonderful scenery these days after record rainfall during this spring ended a water crisis that lasted almost a decade and led to drought and a sharp decline in underground water levels.