Urmia Lake

  • Bus crash in NW Iran leaves two journalists killed

    Bus crash in NW Iran leaves two journalists killed

    TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) – At least two Iranian journalists were killed and many more were injured with 4 in critical conditions after a bus went out of control due to a brake failure on the road near the city of Naqadeh in West Azarbaijan Province Wed.

  • VIDEO: Lake Urmia revives due to heavy rains

    VIDEO: Lake Urmia revives due to heavy rains

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) – Iran’s Lake Urmia has been greatly replenished and revived as a result of sustained and at times heavy rains in the past two months. It was once the largest salt-water lake in the Middle East; however, decades of long-standing drought spells and elevated hot summer temperatures have shrunk the lake drastically.