Friday, July 1, 2022

West Azarbaijan Provice

Cooking Doşab, thousand-year-old heritage of the Azerbaijani people

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.

Doogh Broth: A Yummy Nutritious Iranian Dish

The doogh broth is one of the nutritious and tasty dishes of the city of Urmia, the capital of the northwestern Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.

Gozlama; A Fast Food Indigenous to Iran’s Azarbaijan

Gozlama is one of the dishes that is cooked in Urmia, the capital city of Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Sharafkhaneh Port: A Unique Town in Northwestern Iran

The Sharafkhaneh port is one of the largest and oldest ports of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran.

Iran Busts Int’l Drug, Arms Smuggling Ring

Iran's Intelligence Ministry says its forces have broken up an international weapons, ammunition and narcotics smuggling network in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.

Carrot Halva: An Iranian Winter Dessert

The carrot halva is made with carrots, milk, flour, sugar or grape syrup, and walnuts or pistachios.

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?

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.

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

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

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Western Areas

The arrival of spring in Iran has given spectacular scenery to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s west and West Azarbaijan province in the north-west, among others.

Lake Urmia Comes Back to Life with Latest Heavy Rains

The volume of water in Lake Urmia in the northwest of Iran has increased by over 3 billion cubic metres, increasing the Lake’s water lever by 42 centimetres.

Strange Story of ‘Demon Prison’ in NW Iran

The Solomon Prison or Demon Prison is a 100-metre cone-shaped hill with a horrible hole inside and a strange story, located in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shalmash Cascades

There is a cluster of waterfalls called "Shalmash" near a village with the same name on the outskirts of the city of Sardasht in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Khor Khor Waterfall

Khor Khor waterfall is located 22 kilometres south of Salmas, a city in West Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Suli Waterfall in Azarbaijan

Iran’s West Azarbaijan province, with a beautiful and virgin nature and various waterfalls, is a destination for many tourists and nature lovers throughout different seasons of the year.

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.  

Mud Therapy in Lake Urmia; A Mixture of Healing, Recreation

Lake Urmia in north-western Iran is widely known for its therapeutic properties, particularly those of its mud, which is attracting more and more tourists to the region.

Maku Free Trade Zone; A Gem in Iran’s Azarbaijan

The Maku Free Trade Zone in northwestern Iran, with an area of over 500,000 hectares, is a large free trade and economic zone with huge a number of visitors.

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