West Azarbaijan Provice
The latest news and views about West Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran
Amid reports of “the demise of Lake Urmia”, a top Iranian geographer and climatologist says all previous efforts to save the lake in northwestern Iran were futile and wasted a huge amount of budget.
Sahoolan is a cave in a village with the same name located 42 kilometers southeast of the city of Mahabad, in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province.
The number of the injured from the fire incident at a marketplace in the northwestern Iranian city of Naghadeh has risen to 35.
The water level of Lake Urmia in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province has increased 17 centimeters.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has jolted the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy, which has been hit by several tremors over the past few months.
Heavy snow covers Orumia’s natural sceneries, creating gorgeous winter scenes. These are pictures of the Band heights, the Orumia-Oshnavieh road, the Nazlou region, and Golmarz wetland.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has ordered officials to immediately start the reconstruction of areas in and around the city of Khoy that have been destroyed by the recent earthquake.
A powerful earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale has jolted the city of Khoy in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province and surrounding areas.
Officials say at least 200 people have been injured and around 500 homes sustained damage in a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck an area near the city of Khoy in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has shaken an area 9 kilometers away from the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy, West Azerbaijan Province leaving dozens dead.
Iranian forces have arrested all members of a terrorist team in West Azarbaijan Province for trying to smuggle weapons and ammunition into the country, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced in a statement.
Cooking Doşab or grape syrup has long been a traditional way of preserving the juice of the fruit and its properties in Iran’s northwestern region of Azarbaijan.
Gozlama is one of the dishes that is cooked in Urmia, the capital city of Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.
The Sharafkhaneh port is one of the largest and oldest ports of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran.
The international wetland of Dargah Sangi in West Azarbaijan, north-western Iran, is going through a lively season full of water.
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in north-western Iran is considered by some experts to be the oldest church of the Christian world.
Since Takht-e Soleyman was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, efforts have been made to unravel its mysteries.
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.
The body of a treasure hunter has been discovered 50 metres deep down a cave in north-west of Iran.
The Iranian Army Ground Force staged a war game in the country’s northwestern regions near the common border with Turkey on Wednesday.
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