Iran in photos: Jan. 1-7

January 7, The Iran Project – Holding New Year’s Eve celebration in Iran; Supreme Leader receiving a group of families of martyrs; Iranians peaceful protest to poor economic conditions and condemning violence and enemies’ plots in several major cities and UN Security Council holding emergency meeting on Iran protests dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (January 01–January 07).



Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Tehran province

Iranian authorities closed nurseries and primary schools in the Province of Tehran on Sunday as thick smog blanketed the capital despite curbs on road traffic and industrial activity.


Protests over Iranian government’s handling of economy

Protests over the Iranian government’s handling of the economy has spread to several cities including Tehran.


Iranian Christians celebrate New Year at Vank Cathedral in Isfahan

Iranian Christians gathered at Vank or Āmenāperkič (meaning the Holy Savior) cathedral in New Julfa district of the Iranian central city of Isfahan to celebrate the new Gregorian calendar year.


Iranians rally to back Islamic establishment, Leader

People in Zanjan Province, Northwestern Iran, poured to the streets in opposition to the recent riots and in a show of support for the Supreme Leader and the Islamic Establishment.

Leader receives families of martyrs

دیدار هفتگی جمعی از خانواده‌های معظم شهدا

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei received a group of families of martyrs on Tuesday evening.


Iranians hold nationwide rallies to denounce riots, back Islamic establishment

Iranians from all walks of life have taken to the streets of several cities to renew their allegiance to the Islamic establishment and condemn the recent wave of deadly violence in some areas.


Iranian capital in complete peace after nights of unrest

The Iranian capital is in complete peace and order after nights of protests over the Iranian government’s handling of the economy spread to several cities including Tehran.


People rally in central Iran to condemn riots, show unity with Gov’t

People took to the streets in Kerman on the third consecutive day of nationwide rallies to reiterate support for the Islamic establishment following scattered riots in some parts of the country.

UN Security Council’s meeting on Iran ends inconclusive

The United Nations Security Council convening on Jan 5, 2018, on Iran. The meeting was held upon US request to discuss recent unrests in Iran, It ended with no outcome wished by Washington.