October 8, The Iran Project – Chairman of the Senate of Ireland, Denis O’Donovan trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travel to Qatar and Oman, Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi trip to Syria, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visit to Iran, Oil Minister participating in Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Russia and FM Zarif attendance in ex-Iraqi president funeral ceremony dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct 02–Oct 08).
Mourners perform Ta’ziyeh North of Iran
People in the village of Ganjeh in Iran’s northern province of Gilan performed Ta’ziyeh, a type of traditional religious passion play, on Sunday to commemorate Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein (AS).
Iran Team Melli gearing up for friendly with Russia
Team Melli (the Iranian national football team) will play a friendly match with 2018 World Cup host Russia.
Iran SNSC secretary meets Turkish Chief of the General Staff
Iran’s SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani meets Turkish Chief of the General Staff, General Hulusi Akar in Tehran late on Monday.
President Rouhani meets Turkish chief of general staff
President Hassan Rouhani has met Turkish Army Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar in Tehran on Monday.
Leader receives Hajj officials
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met with Hajj officials on Tuesday morning.
Iran, Oman FMs hold talks in Muscat
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi have met in Muscat on Monday.
Leader receives family of Martyr Hojaji
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, received the family of martyr Mohsen Hojaji, the Iranian military adviser who was beheaded by the Takfiri ISIL terror group in Syria last month. The meeting took place on Tuesday.
FM Zarif holds talks with Sultan of Oman
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Sultran Qaboos bin Said al Said on Monday evening.
Iran FM, Emir of Qatar hold talks in Doha
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his one-day visit to Doha.
Iran’s oil Min. attends 19th Ministerial Meeting of GECF
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh attends the 19th Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Moscow on Tuesday.
Larijani receives Irish top senator in Tehran
Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani received the Chairman of the Senate of Ireland, Denis O’Donovan in Tehran on Tuesday, during which the two sides discussed regional developments, parliamentarian ties, and issues of mutual interest.
President Rouhani meets Chairman of the Senate of Ireland
Iran President Hassan Rouhani meets Chairman of the Senate of Ireland, Denis O’Donovan in Tehran on Tuesday.
Winfried Schäfer signs Esteghlal FC contract
Signing a six month contract with Esteghlal of Tehran, the German manager will coach the blue giants of Tehran for the next six months. The former Cameroon and Thailand head coach is succeeding Alireza Mansourian.
Iran’s MoD receives Turkey’s military chief of staff
Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support Brigadier General Amir Hatami met with Turkey’s Military Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar on Tuesday.
President Rouhani officially welcomes Turkish counterpart
President Rouhani officially welcomed the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday at Sa’dabad Cultural-Historical Complex in Tehran.
Iran, Turkey sign 4 cooperation pacts
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey signed four Memorandums of Understanding to deepen their relations. The documents and Memoranda of Understanding were signed by high-ranking officials of the two countries in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey on Wednesday in Tehran.
Iran’s Supreme Leader receives Turkish president
Visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan conferred on Wednesday with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on issues of mutual interests along with regional developments.
Iranian FM pays tribute to late Talabani
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif threw petals on the coffin of the late former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani and paid homage to the anti-Baath outstanding combatant figure. A special ceremony was held on Thursday with the participation of the leading Iraqi and international political figures, including the Iranian foreign minister, to pay tribute to the body of the late Talabani at the Sulaymaniyah Airport, northern Iraq.
Boroujerdi meets Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi meets Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Thursday.
Bodies of Iranian martyrs repatriated from Iraq
Remains of 119 Iranian troops recently unearthed some 30 years after the end of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s were repatriated from Iraq via a southwestern border crossing on Thursday.