Iran in photos: Feb. 27- Mar. 5

March 05, The Iran Project – Iran’s Asghar Farhadi, absent at Oscars, pleading for empathy in win for ‘The Salesman’, President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attending ECO Summit, Indonesia’s Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Iranians mourning martyrdom anniv. of Hazrat Fatima, Iranians celebrating 2nd Oscars win for Farhadi, French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts Michel Sapin trip to the country and meeting with senior officials, Closing ceremony of 40th FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2017, Sri Lanka’s Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials and Damavand military drill successfully testing S300 air defense system dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Feb 27– Mar 05).

 

 

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman has won the 2017 Academy Award for best foreign-language film. Anousheh Ansari, the first Iranian space tourist, and Firouz Naderi, a former director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, represent Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman in the 89th Academy Awards.

Zarif meets Indonesia’s Coordinating Economic Minister

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Economics Affairs Darmin Nasution on Monday.

 

Zarif meets UNODC director

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yuri Fedotov in Tehran on Monday.

 

Tehran hosts International Conference on Cooperation against Narcotics

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Tehran International Conference on Cooperation against Illicit Drugs and Related Organized Crimes opened in the Iranian capital on Monday in a ceremony attended by Iranian Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli and UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Executive Director Yury Fedotov.

 

President Rouhani meets Indonesia’s Coordinating Economic Minister

Iran President Hassan Rouhani meets Indonesia’s Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution in Tehran on Monday.

Vaezi confers with his Indonesian counterpart

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi meets his visiting counterpart Rudiantara in Tehran on Feb 26, 2017.

Water flows again in Lake Hamoun

Water flows again in Lake Hamoun in eastern Iran’s province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

 

The first evening of mourning ceremony on martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (pbuh)

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Ayatollah seyyed Ali Khamenei attends in The first evening of the mourning ceremony on the martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (pbuh) at Hussayniyah Imam Khomeini.

 

President Rouhani visits Sistan and Balouchestan border province

President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Zahedan, provincial center of Sistan and Balouchestan on Tuesday to inaugurate projects in construction and urban planning.

Iran’s Rouhani arrives in Pakistan to attend 13th ECO Summit

President of Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday evening to attend the 13th Meeting of the ECO Heads of State/Government on 1st March 2017.

Leader attends 2nd Fatemieh mourning session

The second night of the mourning ceremony of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (SA) at Imam Khomeini’s Husseiniyeh was attended by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei.

 

13th ECO summit opens in Islamabad

The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit opened in Pakistan capital Islamabad.

 

Rouhani, Erdoğan talk bilateral ties in ECO summit

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan have sat together to discuss bilateral ties amid recent differences over Syria. ECO summit in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad was the venue for Mr. Rouhani to grasp the opportunity to meet Erdoğan. This is the highest ranking meeting between two regional rivals since the unsuccessful coup of July 2016 which sought to topple Turkish government.

 

Leader attends fourth night of mourning processions on martyrdom of Hazrat Zahra

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Mourning ceremony of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (SA) at Imam Khomeini’s Husseiniyeh was attended by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei on Thursday.

 

Iranians mourn martyrdom anniv, of Hazrat Fatima

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Many Iranians marked anniversary of martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (SA) by participating in mourning processions across the country.

 

Iranians celebrate 2nd Oscars win for Farhadi

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Hundreds of Iranians have gathered at Tehran Cinema Museum to celebrate Asghar Farhadi’s Academy Awards win for best foreign language film.

 

Third stage of Women’s World Chess Champs final match in Tehran

The third stage of Women’s World Chess Championship final match kicked off in Tehran on March 1, 2017.

Zarif meets with French finance min.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts Michel Sapin here on Saturday.

 

Iranian Women’s Premier Football League in Isfahan

Iranian Women’s Premier Football League was held in central province of Isfahan on March 3, 2017.

President honors Rio Olympics, Paralympics medalists

President Hassan Rouhani honored the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics medalists in a ceremony held here on Saturday.

 

Zarif meets Sri Lanka’s Parliament Speaker

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Sri Lanka’s Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on Saturday.

 

Iran has successfully tested the Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system, which the Islamic Republic has purchased from Russia and integrated into the defense system of the country.

 

Babolsar hosts Iran’s off-road championship series

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The sixth stage of Iran’s off-road Championship Competitions was held in the country’s northern city of Babolsar on Friday. More than 100 racers participated in the event.

 

President Ilham Aliyev officially welcomed in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev at Saadabad Cultural Complex on Sunday morning.

Pres. Rouhani plants sapling on Natl. Arbor Day

On the occasion of National Arbor Day, President Hassan Rouhani planted a sapling on Sunday in a ceremony attended by officials including Masoumeh Ebtekar, Head of Department of Environment.