The Holy Shrine, located in the Northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad
, attracts millions of pilgrims each year from every corner of Iran and other parts of the world.
On Tuesday, Emirates launched flights to Mashhad
in the north east of the country near the borders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
By boosting air transport links from Mashhad
to the increasingly connected world economy, we are contributing to the growth of international trade, tourism and investment.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Iran, when the carrier begins its five daily non-stop flights to Mashhad
from the beginning of this month.
Summary: In addition to passenger operations, Emirates SkyCargo will offer up to 150 tonnes of cargo capacity per week between Dubai and Mashhad
on the A330-200.
Three thieves tried in Mashhad
have had their hands chopped off in the last two weeks, the first known court-ordered amputations in Iran in 2 1/2 years.
Thirty-six Saudis on a pilgrimage to the Shiite holy city of Mashhad
were hospitalized Sunday morning, suffering from nausea and dizziness, Abdullah Bahrami, the director of the Imam Reza hospital, was quoted as saying by official news agency IRNA.
Riyadh, Sha'ban 22, 1436, Jun 9, 2015, SPA -- Ambassador Osama Naqli, Chairman of the Media Department at the Foreign Ministry, expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's deep regret after a poisoning incident of the Saudi people in the Iranian city of Mashhad
which resulted in death of four Saudi children and injury of 28 Saudi citizens.
Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said foreign ministry spokesman Ambassador Osama Naqli expressed deep grieving over the poisoning incident in Mashhad
Four Saudi children, aged between three and 14 years old, have died due to what local reports are calling a mass poisoning at a hotel in Mashhad
Bahrain's Embassy in Iran said two Gulf Air passengers at Mashhad
airport insisted on opening the door of a Gulf Air plane after arriving late to the airport and missing the boarding time last Sunday.
Taraka Rama Rao was quested by the Mayor of Mashhad
, Iran, Solat Mortazavi to take the initiative in bringing a separate flight from Hyderabad to Tehran and Mashhad