Photos of the week

August 9 – 16, 2015

 

Son of Iran’s ex-president heads to Evin prison

 

Japan defeats Iran in Asian volleyball championship final

Iran lost to Japan 3-1 (17–25, 22–25, 25–18, 22–25) in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship final match held in Tehran on Saturday.

 

 

Jason Rezaian’s mother and wife at his court

95 Iranian prisoners extradited from Iraqi Kurdistan

۹۵ Iranian prisoners, who were serving their terms in Iraqi Kurdistan’s prisons mostly on charge of illicit drug trafficking, were expatriated on Sunday afternoon through Iran-Iraq border in Piranshahr, a city in northwest of Iran.

 

Iranian people attend nationwide funerals for martyrs of Iraqi imposed war

 People in different cities of Iran took part in the funeral ceremonies held for hundreds of martyrs killed during the Iraqi imposed war on Iran. The bodies of martyrs, including 175 military divers, were recently expatriated almost 30 years after the war.

Russian naval fleet dock at Iranian port

A Russian naval fleet on Sunday berthed at a harbor in the port city of Bandar Anzali in the Caspian Sea as part of routine military interactions between Tehran and Moscow.

Zarif in Beirut

On his second regional tour, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Beirut on Tuesday to discuss and meet with different Lebanese authorities.

Zarif meets Lebanese officials

 Iran’s Zarif held meetings with several Lebanese authorities in on his one-day visit to Beirut including Lebanese defense minister and parliament speaker.

 

Iran’s first VP hold meeting with ICRC chief in Tehran

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Wednesday held a meeting with Peter Maurer, the chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross, in the capital city of Tehran.

 

Iran’s FM Zarif meets Syria’s President In Damascus

 

Iran’s FM Zarif meets Pakistani officials in Islamabad

 

Sepahan defeats Persepolis in Iran Football League in Isfahan

Last season’s champion of Iran Professional League (IPL) Sepahan of Isfahan defeated Tehran’s popular team Persepolis 4-2 in a match held in the country’s central city of Isfahan on Thursday.

 

 Esteghlal loses to Zob Ahan in Iran Professional Football League in Tehran

The popular Tehran-based team Esteghlal was defeated by Zob Ahan of Isfahan 2-0 on Friday in the most recent fixture of Iran Professional League (IPL) where the other team of Isfahan, Sepahan, had also crushed the other Tehran giant, Persepolis, on Thursday.

 

All Indian meetings of Zarif

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hold meetings with different Indian officials during his one-day visit to the Asian country.

 

Tehran hosts 6th World Ahl-ul-Bayt Assembly summit

The 6th General Assembly of World Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) Assembly kicked off in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Saturday with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and hundreds of senior Shiite clerics and officials from 130 countries in attendance.

Iranian, Chinese orchestras hold joint concert in Tehran

The philharmonic orchestra of China and Iran’s symphonic orchestra held a joint concert on Friday in Tehran with Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and President Hassan Rouhani’s brother and Special Aide Hossein Fereydoun in attendance.

 

 

A group of Iranian students gather in front of Majlis to protest against JCPOA