Friday, March 1, 2024

West Azarbaijan Provice

Expert: All plans to revive Lake Urmia were waste of budget

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.

Iran tourism: Sahoolan water cave, West Azerbaijan Province

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.

Dozens injured in marketplace fire in northwest Iran

The number of the injured from the fire incident at a marketplace in the northwestern Iranian city of Naghadeh has risen to 35.

Iran tourism: Cold in summer

Boz-e-Sina (Boz-e-Sineh) Mountain is in the southwest of West Azerbaijan Province, 60 km from the provincial capital, Urmia.

Lake Urmia’s water level increases, more tourists attracted

The water level of Lake Urmia in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province has increased 17 centimeters.

Dozens injured as Iran’s Khoy struck by magnitude 5.6 earthquake again

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.

Orumia’s wintry nature in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province

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 visits quake-hit villages in West Azerbaijan Province

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.

Deadly quake hits Iranian city of Khoy, northwestern Iran

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.

200 people injured, 500 homes damaged as magnitude 5.4 quake jolts NW Iran

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.

Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes Khoy in NW Iran, dozens injured

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.

IRGC busts terror band in West Azerbaijan Province

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, 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.

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