Iran, Croatia ink 2 MoUs to expand trade relations

Iran in photos: May 16-22

Tehran, May 23, The Iran Project – FM Zarif meeting with Kerry, Hammond, Bishop and Mogherini on implementation of JCPOA in Vienna, Croatian president Grabar-Kitarović trip to Iran, President Rouhani visiting senior clerics in Qom during a rare trip and New Zealand FM McCully visiting Iran dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 17– May 22).


Iran builds specialized hospital in Iraq’s Karbala

Iranian Kowthar Foundation in cooperation with Iraqi authorities finished the construction of Imam Zainul Abedeen Specialized Hospital in Karbala.


Iran RAILEXPO 2016 opens

The 4th International Exhibition of Rail Transportation, Related Industries and Equipment of Iran, dubbed RAILEXPO 2016, inaugurates in Tehran in a ceremony attended by Minister of Industry,Trade and Mine Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi on May 15.

Tehran holds Shahrzad series closing ceremony

The closing ceremony of Iranian political romance series of Shahrzad was held in Tehran’s Milad Tower on Sunday.


Sanat Naft fans celebrate promotion to Iran Professional League

Sanat Naft Abadan fans took to the streets on Monday evening to celebrate their football team’s return to Iran Professional League after three years of absence.

Iran Foreign Minister arrives in Austrian capital

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Vienna Monday evening to attend the Vienna talks on Syria.


Ceremonies mark National Khayyam Day

Several organizations in Khorasan Razavi Province will commemorate the birth anniversary of the great Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet Omar Khayyam on May 17 which is observed as National Khayyam Day.

ISSG meets in Vienna with participation of 20 states, organizations

Meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) started on Tuesday in Vienna with the participation of 20 states and organizations.

Zarif, Kerry meet in Vienna, discuss JCPOA implementation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his US counterpart John Kerry met in the Austrian capital on Tuesday where they discussed the obstacles on the way of the implementation of Iran nuclear deal – known as the JCPOA.

Croatian president officially welcomed in Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani here Wednesday officially welcomed his visiting Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.

Leader receives outstanding reciters, memorizers of Holy Quran

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with instructors, reciters and memorizers of the holy Quran.

Iran, Croatia ink 2 cooperation documents

Members of Iranian and Croatian delegations signed two cooperation documents Wednesday in the presence of the two countries’ presidents.

 Fifth stage of int’l cycling tour of Azarbaijan

The fifth stage of the 31st International Tour of Azarbaijan UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), Asia 2.1 Road Race begins in northwestern Iran on May 17. After cycling from 180 km from Sarein to Sahand course in West Azarbaijan Province, Iranian cyclist Qader Mizbani ranked first in the competition.

Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup in Shiraz

World Cup of Greco-Roman wrestling is undergoing in Shiraz, in southern Iran.

Larijani, Grabar-Kitarović meet

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has met with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović who is visiting Tehran, Wednesday evening.

Iran holds 12th int’l conference on Mahdism Doctrine

Iran holds The 12th edition of the International Conference on Mahdism Doctrine in the Iranian holy city of Qom.

Pres. Rouhani meets senior clerics in Qom

President Hassan Rouhani met with senior clerics in the holy city of Qom on Friday.


Iran President makes pilgrimage to Fatima Masumeh’s holy shrine in Qom

President Rouhani made pilgrimage to Her Holiness Fatima Masumeh’s holy shrine on Friday in Qom.

Intl. Conference on Mahdaviat Doctorine wraps up

12th International Conference on Mahdavit Doctrine closed on Friday morning at Imam Kazem School of Qom.

Iran wins 2016 Greco-Roman World Cup

Iran won the title of the 2016 Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup on Friday.


Green intl. filmfest. wraps up

Closing ceremony of 5th Green International Film Festival was held on Friday evening having Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar in attendance.


Zarif, NZ counterpart meet in Tehran

Iran’s Javad Zarif has paid warm welcome to his New Zealand counterpart Mr. Murray McCully who heads a delegation to Tehran.


Jamkaran Mosque hosts pilgrims on 15 Sha’ban

Holy Jamkaran Mosque in Qom, historically believed to be established by direct order of the Twelfth Imam (as), has been hosting large crowds of pilgrims coming from around the country.


First stage of Beit-ul-Muqaddas 28 drill

First stage of Beit-ul-Muqaddas 28 military drill was held today by Iranian Army’s Ground Forces in Maranjab of central Iran by test-firing several rockets and missiles.

Iran Volleyball team edges China in friendly

Iran volleyball team defeated China 3-2 (25-18, 23-25, 30-28, 17-25, 15-9) in a friendly match on Sunday.


India PM in Tehran to strike agreement on Chabahar Port development

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (CR) is welcomed by Iran’s Economy Minister Ali Tayebnia (CL) as he arrived in Tehran on May 22, 2016.