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The latest news and views about West Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran

Iran's Nature in Photos Dargah Sangi International Wetland 8

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Dargah Sangi International Wetland

The international wetland of Dargah Sangi in West Azarbaijan, north-western Iran, is going through a lively season full of water.
Is Saint Thaddeus Monastery Oldest Christian Church in World 12

Is Saint Thaddeus Monastery Oldest Christian Church in World?

The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in north-western Iran is considered by some experts to be the oldest church of the Christian world.

Takht-e Soleyman, Mysterious Historical Site in Northwestern Iran

Since Takht-e Soleyman was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, efforts have been made to unravel its mysteries.
Water Level of Urmia Lake Rises by 25 Percent

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Urmia Lake in Spring

The water level of Lake Urmia in West Azarbaijan province has started to rise, following the spring rainfalls and the release of the province’s dam waters.

Iranian Village Boasts Legendary Humanoid Pieces of Rock

A village in northeast Iran boasts an area with legendary and marvelous pieces of rock which, strangely enough, lie next to each other in a regular order as if they were once humans.

Treasure Hunter’s Body Found Deep Down Iranian Cave

The body of a treasure hunter has been discovered 50 metres deep down a cave in north-west of Iran.

Iranian Army Holds Unannounced Drill near Turkey Border

The Iranian Army Ground Force staged a war game in the country’s northwestern regions near the common border with Turkey on Wednesday.

Lake Urmia in Photos: From Gradual Death to Revival

A photographer has taken magnificent photos of Lake Urmia in north-western Iran over a span of five years.

Joy of Climbing Snowy Summit in Summer

Bozsina, which means the Icy Chest in local language, is the name of a mountain in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province, located between Urmia and Oshnavieh cities near Iran’s border with Iraq and Turkey.
Persian Leopard Surprisingly Spotted in Middle of Lake Urmia

Persian Leopard Surprisingly Spotted in Middle of Lake Urmia

The presence of a Persian leopard on an island in Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran has surprised experts.