West Azerbaijan Province



  • Jahangiri 2017-11-06 11:41

    Jahangiri condoles martyrdom of border guards

    TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) – Iranian First VP Es'hagh Jahangiri, expressed his condolences over the martyrdom of the border guards in Chaldoran’s border area. The border guards were martyred in an armed conflict with terrorist groups in Chaldoran region, West Azerbaijan province.

  • آرم سپاه پاسداران 2017-10-26 14:50

    IRGC dismantles terrorist group in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) – The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has dismantled a terrorist group in an operation in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan.

  • سانحه برای بالگرد هوانیروز در تبریز 2017-09-29 16:26

    Iran's army helicopter crashes in Urmia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – An accident in West Azerbaijan saw a helicopter of IRIAA crashed, a flight engineer killed and two crew members injured on Thursday morning.

  • تخت سلیمان ، یادگاری به قدمت 3000 ساله 2017-08-19 10:48

    By: Aryan Nasrollahi

    Takht-e Soleymān, 3000-year-old relic

    TAKAB, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Located in a mountainous area of northwestern Iran and 42 kilometers north of the village of Takab, Takht-e Suleiman (the Throne of Solomon) is one of the most interesting and enigmatic sacred sites in Iran.

  • مراسم افتتاح سیزدهمین دوره مسابقات بین المللی کاراته" جام وحدت و دوستی" در ارومیه 2017-08-12 11:50

    By: Zahra Taleei

    Intl. unity, friendship karate cup opens

    URMIA, Aug. 12 (MNA) – International unity and friendship karate cup was held in Urmia on Friday, attended by athletes from 12 countries and three teams from West Azerbaijan province.

  • سردار پاکپور 2017-08-07 12:06

    IRGC forces kill terrorists in NW Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) – IRGC destroyed an anti-revolutionary terrorist group at the border region of West Azerbaijan province.

  • مسابقات کشوری بیلیارد در ارومیه 2017-07-26 13:09

    By: Zahra Talei

    Billiard Tournament in Urmia

    URMIA, Jul. 26 (MNA) – The first billiard tournament is underway in Urmia, West Azerbaijan province, with participation of 350 athletes from 26 provinces across the country.

  • iran azerbaijan 2017-07-07 20:38

    Iranian, Azeri trade activists attend joint session

    TEHRAN, Jul. 07 (MNA) – A joint meeting was held in Baku between business and economic activists of West Azerbaijan Province and those of Azerbaijan Republic.

  • نادر قاضی پور 2017-06-20 12:52

    Intelligence Ministry arrests 40 ISIL terrorists in NW Iran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Iranian MP announced the arrest of some ISIL terrorists in a number of cities in West Azerbaijan province.

  • Urmia Lake 2017-06-03 21:22

    With govt. practical measures;

    Lake Urmia water rises 5-fold since drought

    TEHRAN, Jun. 03 (MNA) – The volume of Lake Urmia water has been increased five times within the last four years, reaching 2 billion and 500 million cubic meters, with practical measures to revive it.

  • خسارات ناشی از وقوع سیل در روستای چنار آذربایجان 2017-04-16 10:29

    Death toll in Iran floods hits 40

    TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) – Death toll as a result of floods in 7 western and northwestern provinces of Iran reached 40 with 5 possible missing while rescue missions are underway, Head of Relief and Rescue Organization said Sunday.

  • یخ زدن سد مهاباد 2017-02-26 09:23

    By: Arian Nasrollahi

    Mahabad dam frozen in winter

    MAHABAD, Feb. 26 (MNA) – The sharp decline in temperature during the past days has caused freezing in some parts of the lake of the Mahabad dam in West Azerbaijan province, creating interesting scenes.

  • بارش شدید برف در ارومیه 2017-02-17 16:05

    By: Ramin Mohammadi

    Heavy snowfall in Urmia

    URMIA, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Winter's heavy snowfall whitened Urmia, West Azerbaijan province.

  • آغاز بکار جشنواره ملی انگور در ارومیه 2016-09-14 15:15

    By: Mohammadi, Rezaei

    Natl. Grape Festival kicks off in Urmia

    URMIA, Sep. 14 (MNA) – National Grape Festival attended by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Hassan Ghashghavi kicked off in Urmia, West Azerbaijan province, on Wednesday.

  • وزارت اطلاعات 2016-09-08 12:26

    Intelligence Ministry arrests Saudi-backed terrorists in Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) – In an announcement late on Wednesday, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry recounted the arrest of a twelve-member group of Saudi-backed terrorists in the northeastern border city of Sardasht.

  • سرلشکر جعفری 2016-08-10 19:47

    IRGC cmdr.:

    Border security indebted to IRGC, public mobilization

    SANANDAJ, Aug. 10 (MNA) – IRGC commander-in-chief has paid visit to headquarters in two border provinces of West Azerbaijan and Kurdistan.

  • ایران ترکیه 2016-07-16 14:14

    Iran petchem exports to Turkey halted

    TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – There has been a temporary hiatus in Iran’s petrochemical and polymer products exports to Turkey due to border closure between the two countries.

  • Maku 2016-07-12 11:47

    Maku FTZ hosts 9 foreign ambs.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 12 (MNA) – Ambassadors of nine East Asian and Pacific states have arrived in Maku free trade and industrial zone to attend a conference and confer with the Iranian city’s officials.

  • سردار پاکپور 2016-06-27 18:38

    Brig. Gen. Pakpour:

    Iran to attack terrorist centers at any spot

    TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) – IRGC Ground Forces commander, while pointing to IRGC’s strong will to overwhelm terrorists and armed groups in border areas, said terrorist centers will be targeted at any point.

  • سردار پاکپور 2016-06-16 12:41

    IRGC says terrorist groups destroyed in northwest

    TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) – IRGC Ground Forces commander has said its forces exchanged fires with two terrorist groups in northwestern border regions of West Azerbaijan province.

  • حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2016-05-31 22:39


    Only ‘exceptional measure’ would tackle unemployment

    URMIA, May 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has said country’s figure in job creation has been near zero during past decade.

  • سفر رئیس جمهور به ارومیه 2016-05-31 17:00

    Rouhani unveils ‘largest industrial complex’ in western Iran

    TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has emphasized upon his government’s commitment to help develop country’s north western part of the country, especially Kurdish regions.

  • سفر حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور به مهاباد 2016-05-31 15:44

    President Rouhani in Mahabad

    MAHABAD, May 31 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Mahabad in West Azerbaijan, on Tuesday in his 28th visit to the country's provinces. Upon arrival, he was welcomed by senior local officials.

  • Rouhani in Urmia for provincial visit 2016-05-30 23:13

    Rouhani in Urmia:

    Iran 'variegated patch of diverse ethnic groups'

    URMIA, May 30 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has told a meeting of West Azerbaijan province clerics, elites, and dignitaries the current month of Khordad (May-June) has been crucial in the history of the Revolution.

  • سفر رئیس جمهور به ارومیه 2016-05-30 12:53

    Iran land of brotherhood, unity for all ethnic groups

    TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani said Iranians from all religions, sects and races are branches of one tree called Islamic Iran.

  • سفر رئیس جمهور به ارومیه 2016-05-30 10:51

    Pres. Rouhani in Urmia for provincial visit

    URMIA, May 30 (MNA) – In his 28th provincial visit, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in West Azerbaijan province on Monday.

  • دریاچه ارومیه 2016-05-16 08:48

    By: Vahid Abdi

    Lake Urmia

    URMIA, May 16 (MNA) – Lake Urmia is an endorheic salt lake in West Azerbaijan province. In the late 1990s, Lake Urmia was the largest salt-water lake in the Middle East. Since then it has shrunk substantially.

  • دریاچه ارومیه 2015-12-22 15:47

    By: Azin Haghighi

    Aerial images of Lake Urmia

    URMIA, Dec. 22 (MNA) – The following images depicts Iran's dying salt lake, Lake Urmia, in late December of 2015. The Lake is located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan.

  • بدون شرح 2015-12-13 14:43

    By: Ali Hamed Haghdoost

    Lake Urmia under threat of extinction

    URMIA, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan, the saltwater Lake Urmia, one of the largest on the planet, is on the brink of a major environmental disaster due to its highly endangered ecosystem.

  • طبیعت پاییزی 2015-11-03 09:58

    By: Sajjad Amir Kordlar

    Beautiful autumn days in Urmia

    TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) – Urmia in West Azerbaijan province enjoys a very beautiful nature. The old city has a charming beauty in autumn.