Wildfire

  • Hour al-Azim on fire, again

    Hour al-Azim on fire, again

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – Wildfire is once again sweeping through Hour al-Azim wetland and has drastically influenced the air quality of Khuzestan province in Iran.

  • Hour al-Azim wildfire mostly contained: official

    Hour al-Azim wildfire mostly contained: official

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – The 95 percent of wildfire in Iraqi part of Hour al-Azim wetland has been contained, said Kiamars Hajizadeh, director general of disaster management department of Khuzestan province.

  • Iran sympathizes with Greece over deadly wildfires

    Iran sympathizes with Greece over deadly wildfires

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly wildfires near the Greek capital of Athens, which have killed and wounded dozens of people.

  • VIDEO: Wildfire claims 50 lives in Greece

    VIDEO: Wildfire claims 50 lives in Greece

    TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – Devastating wildfire is sweeping through pine forests and seaside towns on either sides of Greek capital Athens and surrounding regions which have claimed 50 lives till now. The blazes have created such thick smoke that the main highways between the Peloponnese and the Greek mainland have been shut down and an orange haze has descended on Athens. (Source: The Guardian)

  • VIDEO: IRGC helicopters fight Hoor Al-Azim wildfire in Iraq

    VIDEO: IRGC helicopters fight Hoor Al-Azim wildfire in Iraq

    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – It’s some two weeks that wildfire has spread through Hoor Al-Azim wetland. This incident has caused air pollution and great discomfort for people of Khuzestan province in Southwestern Iran. Two thirds of this wetland in located in Iraq and wildfire is happening in this sector. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) helicopters have been sent to Iraq to put out the fire.