Kermanshah


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Ker·man·shah

 (kĕr-män′shä′, -shô′)
A city of western Iran west-southwest of Tehran. Founded in the fourth century ad, it was later a frontier fortress against the Ottoman Turks.

Kermanshah

(ˌkɜːmænˈʃɑː)
n
(Placename) a city in W Iran, in the valley of the Qareh Su: oil refinery. Pop: 832 000 (2005 est). Former name (1987–1995): Bakhtaran

Bakh•ta•ran

(ˌbɑx tɑˈrɑn)
n.
a city in W Iran. 665,636. Formerly, Kermanshah.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Female and male hosts at Shotokan Karate Competitions in Iran's Western city of Kermanshah clinched the title in the tournament.
TEHRAN (NINA) - The governor of Kermanshah in western Iran, Hushink Bazond said on Tuesday that efforts have being exerted between Iran and Iraq to reopen the border port of Sumar with Iraq soon.
Some 373,000 tons of products were exported through the customs of Qasr-e Shirin County of Iran's western Kermanshah Province during first three months (21 March-21 June) of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019), said governor of Qasr-Shirin County of Kermanshah Province Moradali Tatar,Trendreports.
The Sunday night earthquake was felt in at least seven provinces of Iran, but most strongly in Kermanshah, where last year more than 600 people were killed and thousands injured in Iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade.
FILE PHOTO: Residents and responders conduct search-and-rescue work following the earthquake at Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province on November 13th, 2017.
The Iraqi Kurdish news agency Rudaw said two of the Qiam-1 missiles failed shortly after launch and crashed into farmland near Kermanshah, the launch site, while the others, Zolfaqar missiles, traveled about 570 kilometers (350 miles) toward their targets in Syria.
The shallow quake hit 26 kilometers (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake last year that killed hundreds.
The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake last year that killed hundreds.
NNA - An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Iran's Tazeh Abad town in western Kermanshah province early Sunday, Iranian Seismological Center reported.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the Iranian city of Kermanshah, killing two and wounding 241, the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
Turkmenistan provided humanitarian assistance to the Iranian who were affected by the earthquake that occurred in Kermanshah province.