Iran in photos: Aug. 28- Sept. 3

September 3, The Iran Project – United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Iran unveiling new air defense gear, Iran marking 36th anniversary of PM office bombing, Iranians observing Hajj rituals in Mecca and Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa trip to Iran dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Aug 28–Sep 03).

 

 

Iran volleyball team claims title in FIVB U19 World Championship

The Iran men’s national under-19 volleyball team has exhibited an impressive performance in the final showdown of the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship in Bahrain, lifting the trophy at the end of the high-status event.

 

Iran’s Leader receives students of Tehran theological schools

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met on Monday with a group of students from theological schools of the Iranian capital.

 

Iran, UN officials meet on Syria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs met United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the Iranian capital on Monday and the two discussed recent developments in Syria.

 

Iran unveils new air defense gear

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Four new air navigation systems dubbed ‘Negah’, ‘Sami’, ‘Sama’ and ‘Basir’ were inaugurated Monday morning at presence of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base commander. The four new systems were unveiled at a ceremony to mark anniversary of establishment of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.

 

Iran FM meets UN Special Envoy for Syria

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the Iranian capital on Monday and the two discussed recent developments in Syria.

 

Iran marks 36th anniversary of PM office bombing

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Iran marks the anniversary of the 1981 assassination of former President Mohammad Ali Rajaei and then Prime Minister Mohammad Javad Bahonar in a massive bombing in Tehran. The attack was orchestrated by the MKO terror organization. Our correspondent reports.

 

Iranians observe Hajj rituals in Mecca

Iranian pilgrims observe Hajj rituals in Mecca.

 

Iranians mark Arafat Day

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Iranian people mark Arafat Day. The Day of Arafat falls on Dhu al-Hijjah 9, the final month in the Islamic calendar. It comes one day before Eid al-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice).

 

Eid al-Adha prayers in Tehran

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Eid al-Adha prayers was held by leadership of Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani at Imam Khomeini mausoleum.

 

Iranian president meets South African speaker

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani meets Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa, in the capital Tehran on Saturday.

 

Iranian flotilla returns home after overseas mission

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The Iranian Navy’s 47th flotilla came back to the country on Saturday after a mission that took more than two months.

 

Iran observes day of mourning after tragic bus crash

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People in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran, observed a day of mourning on Saturday after their fellow citizens lost their lives in a bus crash. At least seven female junior high-school students and two others were killed and dozens severely wounded after their bus overturned in southern Iran.

 

Army Chief visits defense achievements expo.

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Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri visited an exhibition showcasing latest achievements and capabilities of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base on Sat.