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In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  
  Iranian alternative rock band Sarakhs
I'm pretty sure that by now, most of our readers are familiar with the alternative/grunge band Sarakhs and their haunting song Mordab.
However, there has been a buzz surrounding their upcoming album (thanks to the efforts of IAR) that hopefully shall put and end to all doubts with regards to the superiority of their sound.
There are about 5 more Sarakhs songs off of the Az Khaak album that are being played regularly on IAR nowadays.
www.zirzamin.se /interviews/sarakhs.html   (762 words)

  
  Sarakhs-khorasan Iran
Sarakhs is located in far north- eastern of Khorasan province.
Its weathers is cold in winters and warm and dry in summers under influence of Gharaghoroom sandy region.
In the year 617 A.H. simultaneous with the attack of Mongols to Iran, Sarakhs was plundered and destroyed.
www.irantour.org /Iran/city/Sarakhs.html   (58 words)

  
 Afghanistan - Rivers
It flows on towards Sarakhs, and dwindles away; but accurate information regarding it is still wanting.
The channel is shown, in a map lately published, as passing Sarakhs for some 250 miles, and ending in a swamp adjoining the Daman-I-Koh, on the border of the Turkman desert.
Of the rivers that run towards the Indus, south of the Kabul river, the chief are the Kurram and the Gomal.
www.1902-encyclopedia.com /A/AFG/afghanistan-03.html   (1500 words)

  
 The Industrial and Mines, Development and Services Units of the Astan Quds Razavi || Imam Reza (A.S.) Network
This region located in the border of Sarakhs actually belongs to the Astan Quds Razavi and in 25 hectares of land "The Red Diamond Project" is implemented for different purposes including the construction of an international airport to be used for transportations and passengers.
Sarakhs Free Economic Zone and Infra-structural department is carrying out multi-dimensional economic activities to transform this region.
Sarakhs Free Economic Zone Company is one of the companies affiliated to the Sarakhs Free Economic Zone and Infra-structural department of the economic organization of Astan Quds Razavi.
www.imamreza.net /eng/imamreza.php?id=1139   (5534 words)

  
 Governor-General on Foreign Investment in Khorasan Province
TEHRAN The Governor-General of Khorasan Province Mohsen Mehralizadeh said here yesterday that Sarakhs special trade zone is to become a free trade zone for exchange of goods with other countries including the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
However, the government maintains that Sarakhs should hold the name of `special zone', and that it should have the privileges of a free trade zone.
Mehralizadeh added that Sarakhs special zone is active in storing goods, supply, transit and swap of fuel, transit of second-hand vehicles and spare parts from other countries and selling them to CIS.
www.iraniantrade.org /_NewsUpdates/000000fe.htm   (674 words)

  
 Transit of Goods in Iran, Bottlenecks, Solutions
The time it takes for a train to travel from Sarakhs to Razi with 12 stations along the route is about 53 hours and from Sarakhs to Bandar Abbas with 14 stations along the route is about 68.7 hours.
The rest of the time spent by trains is related to their stops at stations for carrying our such affairs as change of crews, inspection of brakes, welding and so on or stops at intersections with a lower than normal speed.
Sometimes wagons which had got their bogies changed at the Sarakhs station had to wait for hours due to the lack of locomotives.
www.iraniantrade.org /_NewsUpdates/0000068d.htm   (1673 words)

  
 Welcome to Netiran!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sarakhs is one of giant gas fields in Iran discovered three decades ago by Iranian experts who ever since have been working hard to extract gas from this field and its underground layers so as to offer this vital substance to customers
Sarakhs gas field is among those regions in Iran that play a key role in meeting a considerable amount of the country's gas requirements.
Mozduran with its 22 wells, is among the unique and at the same time dangerous fields in the world due to the high pressure of its deposit and high degree of poisonous sulfuric hydrogen coming with gas.
www.netiran.com /?fn=artd(1119)   (812 words)

  
 Iran Your Partner in Trade 2000, Third Edition - Chapter 3 : Transit Facilities & Infrastructural Support
One railway extension that is currently under study is the possibility of establishing a linkage between Sarakhs and the Free Zone and port of Chahbahar which would span Iran's eastern borders between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Linkage with the Mashad - Sarakhs - Tajan railroad.
Sarakhs, in addition to its unique geographic position on the Iran - Turkmenistan border also holds some 15 trillion cubic meters of natural gas reserves and its refinery is one of the largest in the world.
www.irtp.com /howto/partner/partner/chap3/chap3ii.htm   (3186 words)

  
 Iran-Turkmen river flowing again after drought   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sarakhs, Khorasan Prov., Jan 2, IRNA -- The water is flowing again in the Iran-Turkmenistan Hariroud River after it had dried up 10 months ago during the region's worst drought in 30 years, an agricultural official said here Monday.
Abdolreza Yousefi, Sarakhs agricultural director told IRNA that dryness of the river has caused over 129 billion rials of damage to cattle herds and farmers.
Sarakhs originates from mountains in the neighboring Afghanistan and flows into Iran.
www.payvand.com /news/01/jan/1011.html   (163 words)

  
 Townships, Khorassan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sarakhs is situated in the far northeastern part of
During the Mongol attack in the year 617 AH, Sarakhs was plundered and destroyed.
Nearing the end of the Qajar period, Sarakhs was governed by a feudal system.
www.irancaravan.com /RTown.htm   (2060 words)

  
 Iran Daily
He said the government is planning huge investment in Sarakhs, which he said is of strategic importance in view of its geographical position.
ÒSarakhs is IranÕs gateway to the East,Ó he said, stressing that the project to build state-controlled malls in the zone has now been completed.
TEHRAN, Feb. 12--Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Seyyed Safdar Hosseini rejected reports that the Tehran Stock Exchange management would need a reshuffle if the TSE performance were to improve, stressing that the present managers are doing their jobs properly.
www.iran-daily.com /1383/2213/html/economy.htm   (2258 words)

  
 Iran News - 3.6m tons of goods transited via iran in 7 months   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Based on the entry customs, during the period under consideration, northern city of Sari customs (Mazandaran Province) by securing 31.7 percent of total weight of the foreign transit goods as well as the goods transited under the Tir-Carnet convention, acquired the highest share among all the country?s customs houses.
Based on the statistics in terms of value, Shahid Rajaie with 62.3 percent, Bazargan with 8.9 percent, and Sarakhs with 8.3 percent ranked the highest among the customs in the list.
Concerning the value, Dugharoun with 38.9 percent, Shahid Rajaie with 10.3 percent, Astara with 9.7 percent, Sarakhs with 8.1 percent, and Bajgiran with 3.7 percent of the total value of the transited goods secured the highest shares among the other outgoing customs.
www.iranmania.com /News/ArticleView?NewsCode=19698&NewsKind=BusinessEconomy   (1897 words)

  
 Gardeshyaran International Tours and Travel Agency
Sarakhs is located in far north-eastern of Khorasan province.
Its weather is cold in winters and warm and dry in summers under influence of Gharaghorom sandy region.
Sarakhs was once a center of science and has been famous for having many shools and libraries.
www.gardeshyaran.com /cities/showstatecity.asp?id=226   (114 words)

  
 CEO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Moreover, Sarakhs customs with 14.3 percent, Shahid Rajaie customs with 13.9 percent, Bazargan customs with 4.5 percent, Sari customs with 4.2 percent of total weight of transited goods stood after Amir Abad customs.
Theses customs totally secured 88.1 percent of weight of the transited goods of the country.Based on the figures of table (2), in terms of the value, Shahid Rajaie with 56.1 percent, Sarakhs with 11.5 percent, Amir Abad with 8.3 percent, Bazargan with 6.6 percent and lotfabad with 4.8 percent allocated the highest share to themselves.
Based on the figures of table (3), with regards to the value, Dugharoun with 28.9 percent, Shahid Rajaie with 11.8, Khark with 8.6, Astara with 8.5 and Sarakhs with 7.9 percent of the total value of the transit goods secured the highest shares among the other outgoing customs.
www.tpo.ir /asp/t1383.asp   (717 words)

  
 Iran Daily
Friendship Dam is located on the northwesterly Harir-Roud river in the Germab mountain range, 250 kilometers east of the Iranian city of Mashhad and 80 kilometers south of Sarakhs.
SARAKHS, North Khorasan, April 12--President Mohammad Khatami and his Turkmen counterpart Saparmurat Niyazov inaugurated Friendship Dam on the joint border in northeastern Iran on Tuesday.
Speaking during the inauguration ceremony, President Khatami referred to Friendship Dam as manifestation of solidarity and amity between Iran and Turkmenistan, and said the two sides enjoy excellent relations that should be a model of coexistence among all countries, IRNA reported.
www.iran-daily.com /1384/2248/html   (2084 words)

  
 Khatami in Sarakhs to inaugurate Dousti Dam - Irna
Khatami in Sarakhs to inaugurate Dousti Dam - Irna
President Mohammad Khatami arrived in Sarakhs Special Economic Zone in this northeastern province on Tuesday to inaugurate Dousti Dam.
Dousti (friendship) Dam is located on Iran-Turkmenistan joint border and has been constructed, through the investment of the two states, at the cost of 168 million dollars.
www.irna.com /en/news/view/line-16/0504120232110504.htm   (158 words)

  
 Insight on the News: Will new railway open door to Central Asia? - World: Iran
A 100-mile extension from Mashhad to Sarakhs, completing the link between Iran and the Soviet-built rail network, is scheduled for completion in March, when goods will be able to flow by rail year-round from the Gulf to Moscow, Beijing and Europe.
Furthermore, a 1,100-mile shortcut from the new port of Chah Bahar direct to Sarakhs is planned by a private-sector group.
The construction of the Sarakhs free-trade zone, however, stands a better chance of completion than most: It's the brainchild of Astan Qods Razavi, or AQR, a $40 billion foundation known in English as the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1571/is_n49_v11/ai_17944068   (1493 words)

  
 albawaba.com middle east news information::Iran-Turkmenistan friendship dam to open
Iran-Turkmenistan friendship dam will be inaugurated on 12 April at the presence of the two nations' leaders.
The dam is also to provide water for irrigating about 25,000 hectares of farmlands in Sarakhs plain.
The capacity of reservoir of the dam is put at 1250 million cubic meters and the volume of its water is some 820 million cubic meters each year.
www.menareport.com /en/business,/182278   (132 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bogie-changing installation located at international border station of Jolfa and Sarakhs which is used for transit loaded or empty wagons.
Tabriz, Jolfa, Nikpasandi, Mehr Abad, Tehran, Esfahan, Bandar Abbas, Sarakhs, Mashad (from Razi Border).
In order to minimize transit time, scheduled freight trains are running on Bandar Abbas- Sarakhs route and pass the 2440 Km route within 3 days.
www.irirw.com /NewSite/English/RailInfo/Acquaint/acquaintaneRAI/facility.htm   (189 words)

  
 Development of ECO Railway Important Projects Bafq-Mashad Railway
In 2002, the overall transit performance of the country has been 4.8 million tons comprising 3.5 million tons of carried goods in addition to 1.3 tons swapped; Bandar Abbas port and Sarakhs, located at both ends of the route, have a noteworthy contribution of about 45% and 20% respectively in moving other transit goods.
At the very first year of operation (2005), around 10 MT freight is planned to be carried and considering origin-destination distance the figure shall be 4.2 Billion ton-km.
Parts of loads are being carried from Sangan Parvadeh and Seh Chahoun mines to destination of steel mill of Neishabour, Esfahan and Bandar Abbas and the rest are domestic and transit cargoes coming from Bandar Abbas to Sarakhs and vice versa.
www.ecosecretariat.org /Directorates/Trans/2005_bafgh.htm   (713 words)

  
 house rental in Sarakhs.Reviews, Hotels Sarakhs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When looking for a accommodation in Sarakhs,you should remember that during peak periods apartments might be fully booked early in the town you intend to reserve your holiday, so it is always best to book your room in Sarakhs as soon as you know you will be needing a hotel.
There are a large number of condo booking engines for Sarakhss, so this is very helpful to get an idea of the different types of bed and breakfasts and the normal rate.
In order to assist you in finding your Sarakhs accommodation, we have developed an interface that will compare hotel booking engines simultaneously so that you can get the best price for Sarakhs.
www.frequent-traveller.biz /find/Sarakhs-48757.php   (114 words)

  
 Austrian, Belgian companies to set up power plant in Iran’s Sarakhs
Implementation of the project of silk industries which costs some Rls.6bn is also being contemplated, he added.
The managing director further stated that Sarakhs is among Iran’s strategic regions and due to this fact, the government is making huge investments in it, adding, the construction operation of the governmental market in this region has been completed.
He also asked the Majlis Economy Committee to pay due attention to the special economic zones as well as the permission for activities of the foreign banks and investors in the country.
www.mehrnews.com /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=157162   (172 words)

  
 Origins of the han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Ribat-i Mahi near Meshed on the road to Sarakhs was built by Sultan Mahmud in 1019, in memory of Firdawsi, the author of the Shahname.
Like the ribats of the Karakhanids and the Ghaznevids, they were built with 4-iwan courtyards, including special small chambers arranged around the courtyard.
The imposing Ribat-i Sharaf (1114) on the road from Meshed to Sarakhs is especially elaborate, with a double courtyard and impressive stucco decorations.
www.turkishhan.org /origins.htm   (414 words)

  
 IranExpert:Iranians to be licensed to charter cargo wagons from Central Asian republics
Hojjatinezhad said transportation of the transit goods via Sarakhs railway track last year showed a growth of 125 per cent compared to the figure in the preceding year.
Three million tons of cargoes are daily offloaded on Sarakhs border point, added the official.
He said the majority of goods imported via Sarakhs were wheat, iron wares, fertilizers, oats and fodder.
www.iranexpert.com /2002/mashhadkhorasanprovince12may.htm   (363 words)

  
 Falatsaz Construction Company .
The Khangiran / Mashhad gas supply line, parallel to the existing 36" pipeline with a distance of 18 meters starts from Khangiran refinery and after crossing Sarakhs road on 10th kilometer extends up to mountainous region and hills.
After around 30 kilometers it crosses graveled causeway of Shoorijheh village and from this point onwards.
The pipeline passes through mountations areas very hard to pass, which entailed the most difficult operations of pipeline trajectory construction and on 51 kilometer once again crosses the asphalt road of Sarakhs and continues in the mountaonus regions.In this region on some places the trajectory crosses the Sarakhs asphalt road or railway track.
www.falatsaz.com /lp2.html   (172 words)

  
 Visit to Sarakhs Special Economic Zone
Behzad Alipour Tehrani and Seyed Morteza Mirhashemi, Public Relations Officer, Arrived at the Mashhad Airport at 1245 hours, January 23, 2001, and were welcomed by the Sarakhs Special Economic Zone authorities including Mr.
Upon the arrival, the ECO Delegation were taken to Sarakhs on a three hours car trip and held meeting over there with presence of the media and TV and Radio Reporters to make the coverage.
In this Meeting the Delegation were briefed on the project through a lecture provided by Mr.
www.ecosecretariat.org /ftproot/Press_Rls/2001/01_Visit_Sarakhs_Special_Economic_Zone.doc   (178 words)

  
 iranian.com: Music, Sarakhs
This is the second album from SARAKHS called “Mordad 85” which was recorded live in "Aftab e Alamtab" studio and released on July 7th 2007.
The first album “Az Khak” (see tracks below) was recorded in BAM studio during 1999-2000 but never released officially.
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www.iranian.com /Music/Sarakhs/index.html   (119 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Friendship Dam is built on the Hariroud River in Sarakhs order town in Iran`s northeastern Khorassan province.
The project was implemented with a budget of 168 million dollars some 75 kilometers south of Sarakhs town.
Present in the ceremony to inaugurate the project, Iran`s Foreign minister Kamal Kharrazi said the dam was a symbol of the deep friendship and cordiality between Iran and Turkmenistan.
www.irannewway.com /eResult.asp?newsID=144   (355 words)

  
 [No title]
SILK ROAD REVIVES Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani yesterday inaugurated a new rail link between Iran and Central Asia which he said revived the old Silk Road as a symbol of East-West relations.
The Iranian president and 11 heads of state later flew to Sarakhs, on the border with Turkmenistan.
Turkish President Suleyman Demirel, who attended the meeting, said that the route would be tied to Turkey, thus linking Turkey with Central Asia.
www.byegm.gov.tr /YAYINLARIMIZ/CHR/ING/05/96x05x14.TXT   (1525 words)

  
 Hasheminejad Gas Refinery Sarakhs (Khorasan province) to Expand
Hasheminejad Gas Refinery Sarakhs (Khorasan province) to Expand
President Mohammad Khatami will soon inaugurate the second phase of Shahid Hasheminejad Gas Refinery, located in Sarakhs in Khorasan province.
The Oil Ministry reported on 13 April 2002 that the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has established two new refining units as well as a sulfur-recycling unit to increase gas exploitation from regional resources and meet the needs of development projects.
www.payvand.com /news/02/apr/1046.html   (217 words)

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