Iran in photos: Sept. 4-10

September 10, The Iran Project – Iran unveiling drone base with warning to enemies, Special envoy of Russian President for Syria Affairs Alexander Lavrentiev, Japanese prime minister’s special envoy Masahiko Komura and Vatican Minister of Foreign Affairs Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Iranians celebrating Eid al-Ghadeer and President Hassan Rouhani attendance in OIC in Astana dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Sep 04–Sep 10).

 

Iran unveils drone base with warning to enemies

Iran has unveiled an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) base for its fleet of drones which have given the country a remarkable capability in the fight against terrorists and protecting its borders.

 

Iran SNSC secretary meets Russian president’s special envoy in Tehran

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Iran’s SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani meets Special envoy of Russian President for Syria Affairs Alexander Lavrentiev in Tehran on Tuesday.

 

Syria draw with Iran in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match

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The Iranian national football team was held to a 2-2 draw by Syria in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

 

President meets special envoy of Japan’s PM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Japanese prime minister’s special envoy, Masahiko Komura, in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

Iran FM meets special envoy of Japan’s PM

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Japanese prime minister’s special envoy, Masahiko Komura, in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

Iran’s Zarif meets Vatican FM

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Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Vatican Minister of Foreign Affairs Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

1st group of Hajj pilgrims return home

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The first group of Hajj pilgrims from the Iranian province of Isfahan returned to Iran after performing the rituals in Saudi Arabia. The pilgrims of the province were welcomed at Shahid Beheshti Airport.

 

Tehrani worshipers protest atrocities on Myanmar Muslims

Worshipers staged a demonstration in Tehran on Friday to express their outrage at the horrible crimes committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

 

Ghadir Khumm enacted in Tehran

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The historic event of Ghadir Khumm was enacted in Tehran. Around 1385 years ago, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) delivered a speech at Ghadir Khumm pond, which is located on road to Mecca near the city of al-Juhfah in Saudi Arabia, and the event is commemorated annually by Shia Muslims around the world.

 

Rouhani, Erdogan meet in Astana ahead of OIC summit

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have called for closer cooperation between Tehran and Ankara.

 

OIC meeting on Science, Technology kicks off in Astana

The first Summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperations (OIC) on Sience and Technology started in Astana, Kazakhstan on Sunday.

 

President Rouhani meets Venezuelan counterpart

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on the sidelines of OIC summit in Kazakh capital Astana.