Caspian Sea


  • Photo depicts Iranian fishermen pulling a massive net near the northern city of Rasht on the southern Caspian Sea coast, October 15, 2017. 2017-10-16 20:24

    Fishing season commences in Caspian Sea

    Fishermen are pulling a massive net on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, northern Iran, October 15, 2017. The fishing season starts routinely on October 12 and lasts for about six months. Roughly four thousand people in two coastal provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran get engaged in fishing during the season. PHOTO: Mojtaba Mohammadi/ IRNA

  • Iran, Russia to stage joint naval exercise in Caspian Sea 2017-10-14 10:24

    Iran, Russia to stage joint naval exercise in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – The naval forces of Iran and Russia are poised to stage a joint exercise in the Caspian Sea to display their military might, Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told IRIB on Friday.

  • Kazakh fleet visits Iran’s port in Caspian Sea 2017-09-28 12:36

    Kazakh fleet visits Iran’s port in Caspian Sea 

    TEHRAN – Kazakhstan’s naval fleet has anchored in the port city of Anzali in northern Iran, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • A poster for the Rasht Cultural Nights in Tehran on Sept. 23 and 24, 2017 2017-09-11 19:02

    Milad Tower to host Rasht Cultural Nights

    TEHRAN – Rasht Cultural Nights will be held at the foot of Milad Tower in Tehran on September 23 and 24 to turn the spotlight on the rich history, traditions and charms of the northern city.

  • People celebrated the Caspian Sea Day by holding a kite-flying festival last year on the Roudsar beach, Gilan province. 2017-08-12 19:33

    On the occasion of Caspian Sea Day

    TEHRAN — Iran and other Caspian Sea littoral states celebrate Caspian Sea Day, August 12, annually to raise awareness about the environmental ramifications of human interference with this valuable ecosystem.

  • CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour presents a gift to Kazakhstan’s Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Mukhamediuly during a meeting in Tehran on August 8, 2017. 2017-08-09 20:05

    Tehran, Astana seeking an upswing in tourism ties

    TEHRAN - Iranian and Kazak officials have called for stronger tourism ties especially in marine and medical spheres.

  • سرکنسول علی محمدی 2017-08-02 10:07

    Iranian envoy hopes for growing tourism ties with Russia

    Visa-free travel for tour groups, established by Iran and Russia, will lead to the growth of tourist inflow, TASS quoted Iranian Consul General Ali Mohammadi as saying on August 1. According to him, in 2017, more than 150,000 Iranians may visit Russia.

  • برگزاری مانور امنیت و ساماندهی سواحل در شهرستان مرزی آستارا 2017-07-16 09:44

    Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

    TEHRAN – A Russian Navy fleet, on the third and last day of its presence in Iranian waters, carried out a joint naval exercise with an Iranian flotilla in the Caspian Sea on Saturday, Mehr reported.

  • naval drill 2017-07-08 09:43

    Iran wraps up naval drill in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy wrapped up a massive naval war game in the Caspian Sea on Thursday with parades in the presence of ranking military commanders and officials, Tasnim reported.

  • Iranian Navy 2017-07-03 20:31

    Iran Navy starts military drills in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Navy has launched a massive five-day military exercises in the Caspian Sea in an attempt to show the Armed Forces’ preparedness to establish lasting security in the strategic waters.

  • برگزاری مانور امنیت و ساماندهی سواحل در شهرستان مرزی آستارا 2017-07-03 09:03

    Iran Army launches drills in Caspian Sea

    The Iranian Army on Sunday started military exercises dubbed “Security and Power” in the Caspian Sea.

  • An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village in the central district of Lahijan County, Gilan Province on June 6, 2017. 2017-06-11 10:03

    Sarash Village home to warm, hospitable people

    An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village, northern Gilan province, on June 6, 2017.

  • A general view of Anzali Free Zone in northern Iran. 2017-05-31 19:05

    Anzali Free Zone on way to be a tourist hotspot

    TEHRAN – Soaring numbers of travelers to Anzali Free Zone along with ongoing efforts to boost its tourism infrastructure are sure signs that it is on track to become a bustling tourist hub in northern Iran.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer haul in a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017. 2017-04-20 11:11

    Fishing season wraps up in southern Caspian Sea

    Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer hauling a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017.

  • Land of affection - Golestan 2017-03-17 12:47

    Land of affection - Golestan

    Golestan province is located in northeastern Iran, and southern of the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Gorgan. Northern areas of the province, a plain called Turkmen Sahra, a plain called Turkmen Sahra. Other ethnic groups such as Azerbaijanis, Qezelbashs, Kazakhs, Georgians, and Armenians also reside in this province.Tehran Times / Aboutaleb Nadri