Iran in photos: July 10-16

July 16, The Iran Project – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Oman’s foreign minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Russia 5th Peace and Friendship Fleet entering Anzali Port and holding joint naval drill with Iranian navy forces, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travel to New York for high-level UN forums, marking two-year anniversary of Iran’s nuclear deal, Special envoy of Russian President for Syria Affairs Alexander Lavrentiev trip to the country and Iranian Math genius Mirzakhani passing away dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (July 10–July 16).



Interpol holds regional meeting in Tehran

The 13th working group meeting of the International Police Organization (INTERPOL) under the framework of Project Kalkan kicked off in Tehran on Monday morning, focusing on tactics to fight off terrorism.


Deputy Min. addresses 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul

Deputy Petroleum Minister for International Affairs and Trading Amir Hossein Zamaninia addressed the 22nd World Petroleum Congress on July 11.


Araghchi, Ryabkov meet in Tehran

Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi meet and conferred with his Russian counterpart Sergei Ryabkov in Tehran on Monday.


President Rouhani, Omani FM meet in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Oman’s foreign minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah here on Wednesday.

Iran, Oman FMs meet in Tehran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah in Iranian capital on Wednesday.


Iran FM in New York for high-level UN forums

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his deputies have arrived in New York City’s John F. Kennedy Airport Thursday afternoon (local time). FM Zarif, along with his deputies Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-Ravanchi, arrived in New York to attend a series of international meetings and press conferences of the United Nations.


Russia 5th Peace and Friendship Fleet enters Anzali Port

The Iranian Navy has welcomed on Wednesday morning Russian navy vessels that docked at Anzali Port in north of the country, carrying the message of peace and friendship.


Rally Championship in Sari

Iran’s car racing championship took place on Friday in Sari, Mazandaran province.


Magnificent Iranian math genius’ light turns off

The Iranian winner of Fields Medal, also known as the Nobel Prize of mathematics, and Stanford University professor, Maryam Mirzakhani, passed away at 40.


Iran’s top security official, Russian envoy discuss Syrian crisis

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and Russian President Special Envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev, exchanged views about the latest efforts to resolve the prolonged Syrian crisis.


Russian envoy meets with Dy FM

Russian President V. Putin’s special envoy for Syrian Affairs Alexander Lavrentiev discussed issues of mutual interest with Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari here on Saturday.


Iranian woman elected as best sailor of year

Raheleh Tahmasebi Sarvestani is an Iranian seawoman who says is in love with sailing even though you rarely see a woman on a ship as a sailor. She has been elected as the Best Sailor of the Year (2016-2017) in Hormozgan Province in southern Iran.


Iran’s 1st VP meets with Vietnamese min.

First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri met with Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Novin Son Kong on Saturday.


Iran Air intoduces new CEO

Iran’s national flag carrier airline, Iran Air (HOMA), held ceremony on Sunday to say farewell to former CEO Farhad Parvaresh and introduce new CEO Farzaneh Sharafbafi attended by Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi.