Locals build bird nests; flocks of storks fly to western Iran... 03/06/2019 Nature
TEHRAN – Locals started to build tens of nests for storks in the western city of Marivan, Kordestan province, which attracted many of the birds to sta...View Details»

2018 Marivan border crossing attack ... 21/07/2018 History
The Marivan border crossing attack was an attack by Kurdistani forces against an Iranian border crossing. It occurred on July 21, 2018, conducted by P...View Details»

Iranian soldier who lost a leg saving dog from minefield praised as he... 07/01/2017 People
Young Sunni soldier makes headlines Shia-majority country and is inundated by wellwishers flocking to see him in hospital Bethan McKernan Beirut ...View Details»

Iranian young couple volunteers to heal wounds of desperate birds... 22/04/2016 Nature
Tehran, April 19, IRNA – A young Iranian couple in the city of Marivan in the Kurdestan Province use their small home to shelter helpless wounded bir...View Details»

Massive avalanche kills a soldier in Sarvabad ... 05/01/2016 News
Sanandij, Jan 5, IRNA- In an unfortunate incident in a border checkpoint with Iraq, one soldier named Khaled Moradi was killed in an avalanche in Sar...View Details»

Putting Parchin to Rest ... 09/10/2015 Military
*** Putting Parchin to Rest Published on October 8th, 2015 | by Robert Kelley begby Robert Kelley International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-G...View Details»

Zarivar Lake, Iran's lost paradise... 31/12/2014 Nature
The freshwater wetland, Zarivar Lake, known as a lost paradise in the Iranian western Province of Kurdistan, never fails to amaze visitors. Accord...View Details»

Iran: The World's Next Big Tourist Destination? | Heart My Backpack... 22/09/2014 Fun
It’s no secret that Iran doesn’t have a very positive reputation in the West. Ask one of your friends what they think about Iran, and they might start...View Details»

Alone in Iran – What Was I Thinking? ... 24/03/2014 Fun
I have never had people express so many opinions about my travels as when I decided to backpack through Iran for two weeks. Everyone seemed to have so...View Details»