Sunday, July 3, 2022

Sistan and Baluchestan Province

Member of IRGC killed by gunmen laid to rest in southeast Iran

People in southeastern Iran have held a funeral for a member of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, IRGC, who was killed in an attack by unknown gunmen.

Police dismiss reports on demolition of mosque in Zahedan

The police in southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan has dismissed reports on social media about the destruction of a mosque in the Sunni-majority city.

Iran’s biggest water supply project comes on line

Iran’s largest water distribution project has come on stream, supplying water to over 1,700 villages in a southeastern province which did not have access to water before.

Iran MPs approve transfer of water from Sea of Oman to Sistan & Balouchestan Province

Iranian lawmakers have approved the proposal for the transfer of water from the Sea of Oman in the south to the littoral southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

Trade activity resumes at Iran-Afghanistan border crossing

An Iranian customs spokesman says after the normalization of the situation at the Malik border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, commercial activity has resumed at this crossing between Iran and Afghanistan.

Iranian general: US suffered numerous defeats in recent months

The Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mohammad Bagheri, says the US has suffered numerous defeats and setbacks in recent months.

Cyclone Shahin causes heavy material damage in southern Iran

An Iranian authority has said Cyclone Shahin which recently hit southern Iran and other countries in the Persian Gulf caused heavy material damage.

Enchanting Nature at Kolluk Village in Sistan & Balouchestan

Kolluk is a village in the Ghasr-e-Ghand county of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. The village is known as a unique tourist attraction with a pure bewitching nature and mineral springs.

Raisi visits remote village on border with Afghanistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has paid an unannounced visit to a remote village on the border with Afghanistan and held talks with its residents.

Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province Having Rainiest Summer in Years

In a very rare incident, the summer season has become the rainiest time in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Iranian Military Joins Hands with Relief Teams to Supply Water to Deprived Villages

The Ground Force of the Iranian Army and Judiciary officials along with relief teams have launched work to supply water to rural areas in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Delta Variant of COVID-19 Creates ‘Disaster’ in Southeast Iran

An Iranian lawmaker representing the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan says the Delta variant of the coronavirus has created a disaster in the underprivileged province.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Kalpouregan – The Only Living Pottery Museum in the World

Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. Female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years.

Iran Welcomes Ghani’s Call for Tehran-Kabul Water Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has hailed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's call for water cooperation between Tehran and Kabul.

Ancient Iranian City Built on Natural Terrace

The town of Dahaneh-Gholaman in southeastern Iran was discovered by Italian archaeologists in 1959.

Se-Kooheh; Ancient Castle Shining on Hilltop in Southeast Iran

The Se-Kooheh castle in southeastern Iran is among the most  important castles of the Islamic era.

Sistan and Baluchestan: Home to Wide Variety of Traditional Bread, Pastry

Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran is one of the country’s most amazing and panoramic areas, and home to a whole variety of tropical fruits and local foods.

Iran in Photos: 70-Mullah Cemetery of Zahedan

The 70-Mullah Cemetery is an 800-year-old graveyard whose architecture is inspired by the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Iranian Village Comes to Be Known as “Litter-Free Village” Nationwide

An Iranian village has come to be known as the “trash-free village” in the country as one may find no litter there.

Sistan and Baluchestan; Home to World’s Oldest Windmills

The first windmills of the world were built around 1,000 years ago in Sistan region, south-eastern Iran.

Khulak Weaving Thriving Again in Iran’s Sistan as Lake Hamun Revives

Khulak weaving, the art of weaving a special type of curtain using reeds, is a profession practiced by many people living near the Hamun Lake in the underdeveloped Sistan and Baluchestan Province, south-east of Iran.

Iran to Fund Major Railway Project Using Russian Loan

Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says a loan of $5 billion that Russia has agreed to give Tehran will be used to fund a major railway project in eastern Iran.

Chabahar Port; International Gate in Southeastern Iran

Chabahar, an Iranian port city known for its strategic position and access to high seas, has also remarkable natural places and tourist attractions.

Sistan & Baluchestan; A Dream Land for Nature-Lovers

Sistan and Baluchestan Province, located in southeastern Iran, is the second largest province of the country.

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