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Tehran Air Pollution

Air Pollution Kills Thousands In Iran

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

Tough sanctions and a struggling economy have caused a severe medicine shortage in Iran, but the country is also facing a dire health crisis of anothe...

Air Pollution Forces Tehran To Close Schools, Offices

AP | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says Tehran's schools, universities and government offices will be closed for two days because of high air pollu...

PHOTOS: Iran's Capital Remains Shut Down, Shrouded In 'Unbreathable' Smog

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Tehran's northern suburbs, 24-year-old Sepehr Shaygan is nursing a stubborn headache he blames on the smog. His mother pu...

Iran Declares Another Holiday Due To Awful Air Pollution

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TEHRAN, Iran — For the second time in a month, heavy air pollution in Iran's smog-filled capital has forced authorities to close government offi...

Iran Declares Holiday Over Severe Air Pollution

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TEHRAN, Iran — High air pollution has forced Iranian authorities to close offices and declare a one-day public holiday in the capital, Tehran. ...