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Zag·ros Mountains

 (zăg′rəs)
A range of western Iran forming the western and southern borders of the central Iranian plateau and rising to 4,548 m (14,921 ft).

Zagros Mountains

(ˈzæɡrɒs)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in S Iran: has Iran's main oilfields in its W central foothills. Highest peak: Zard Kuh, 4548 m (14 920 ft)

Zag′ros Moun′tains

(ˈzæg rəs)
n.pl.
a mountain range in S and SW Iran, extending along the borders of Turkey and Iraq. Highest peak, 14,921 ft. (4550 m).
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Monday's report says officials also have recovered 10 bodies so far from the crash in the Zagros Mountains outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord, some 370 kilometers, or 230 miles, south of Iran's capital, Tehran.
The operation to recover and transfer the dead bodies could last until May because of the current snowstorm on Mount Dena in Zagros Mountain range, he told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Saturday.
The ATR 72 operated by Aseman Airlines en route from Tehran to Yasuj crashed on 18 February near Mount Dena (the Zagros Mountains) in Isfahan Province.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- South Zagros oil and gas fields have so far yielded as much as 1,377 billion cubic meters of natural gas, Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC) announced.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed his condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani over the plane crash in the Zagros Mountains in the Isfahan Province.
Summary: The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 65 people onboard in Iran's Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible for rescue teams, state television said Sunday.
REUTERS/Mahdi Ghorbani CAIRO - 19 February 2018: Egypt condoled with families of victims of an Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in the Zagros mountains in Iran Sunday.
The ATR-72 commercial plane was travelling from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj in Isfahan province when it came down in the Zagros mountains.
TEHRAN:All66 passengers and crew were killed when an Iranian plane crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday, an airline spokesperson told state television.
Most of the blocks are in the Zagros, Koppet Dagh, and Middle Eastern Gulf regions
Zagros: Sahim Omar Khalifa's Zagros in Kurdish seemed like a Shakespearean tragedy retold.
The earthquake shook several provinces of Iran but the hardest hit province was Kermanshah in the Zagros Mountains that divide Iran and Iraq.