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Flouting the law aggravating air pollution, killing thousands 

The winter is coming and once more days of choking smog are awaiting city dwellers in metropolises of Iran. A great deal of air pollution in Tehran and other big cities is blamed on a phenomenon called inversion. Inversions occur … Continue reading

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Iran: Thousands in hospital as air pollution peaks in Khuzestan

Thousands of residents of Khuzestan have sought hospital treatment due to worsening air pollution in the southern Iranian province. The Khuzestan capital Ahwaz, with a population of five million, was recently named as the world’s most polluted city by the … Continue reading

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