• Whale shark/ photo by David Robinson 2017-07-24 10:57

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Whale sharks subject to harassment in Iran’s southern waters

    The whale shark is aptly named. Bigger than any other shark, it is closer in size to giant whales but it is the largest fish in the sea, can grow to 12m in length and weigh up to 12 tons. With its giant mouth and large gill slits, the whale shark is a filter feeder.

  • Flood 2017-02-18 18:30

    Devastating flood hits southern Iran

    TEHRAN — Heavy flood has stricken the southern provinces of Bushehr and Fars, causing large scale damages and tremendous devastation since Friday.