Khoy


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Khoy,

 

Khoi

(both: khō`ē) or

Khvoy

(khvō`ē), city (1991 pop. 137,885), West Azerbaijan prov., NW Iran. It is the trade center for a fertile, irrigated farm region that produces grain, fruit, and timber. Because of its strategic location near Turkey and the Russian Empire (later the Soviet Union), control of the city has frequently been in dispute. Khoy was attacked by Russia in 1827, occupied by Turkey in 1911, and held by the Soviet Union during World War II. Nearby, in 1514, Selim I, an Ottoman sultan, defeated Shah Ismail of Persia at the battle of Chaldiran.
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Some 6,000 tons of products worth $9 million were exported through the customs of Khoy county of Iran's West Azerbaijan province during first four months of this Iranian year (started on March 21, 2019), Asgar Chavushi, Director of the Customs Administration of Khoy county, told reporters,Trendreports.
Anany perambulated Khoy tomb accompanied by 54 foreign ambassadors and representatives.
Poet, satirist and Telegram channel administrator Mohammad-Hossein Sodagar received 74 lashes in public December 24, after being convicted of "dissemination of false information." The verdict followed a complaint from a Khoy city council member, Majid Moqaddam.
Ethnic minorities in Khoy, Rasht, Ham, Kermanshah, Abadan, and Zahedan used chants such as "if one embezzlement ends, then our problem will be solved." Protesters also accused the government of supporting "the house of thieves" that Iran has become.
"Even, sometimes they give wrong reports to this gentleman (Trump) and he claims that no city in Iran is tranquil and everywhere is in chaos and all Iranian people are hungry," President Rouhani said, addressing a large gathering of people in the town of Khoy in West Azarbaijan province.
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Khoy Sreng, a villager from Pou Thom village in the district's Arey Ksat commune, said six teachers had colluded to sell the land, which is in the care of the Sarika Keo pagoda chief monk, without informing the authorities, the local community or the monks.
The research was conducted with adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus referred to the Madani Hospital diabetes clinic, Khoy, Iran.
16 July 2016 - 13:07 Iran Borders to Turkey are Closed Following the Military Coup against Erdigan Bazargan Border in North, Razi in Khoy and Sarv in Orumyieh which are the official berders of Iran with Turkey are closed According to unofficial local resources, three border crossings namely Bazargan Border in North, Razi in Khoy and Sarv in Orumyieh which are official borders between Iran and Turkey were closed on Saturday.
The photographs of a Cargotec-branded crane being used for an execution in the city of Khoy were first published by Iranian websites in November and have prompted criticism from groups such as United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI) campaigning to stop the provision of such equipment to Iran.