inaugural ceremony of the Tenth Majlis

Iran in photos: May 23-29

Tehran, May 29, The Iran Project – Indian PM Modi and Afghan President visit to the country; Iran, India and Afghanistan signing Chabahar agreement, Supreme Leader receiving family of martyred Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine, 5th Assembly of Experts and 10th Majlis inaugurating and  Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius trip to Iran dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 23– May 29).



Asghar Farhadi, Shahab Hosseini awarded at Cannes Film Festival

Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini celebrates with Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after being awarded with the Best Actor prize during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 22, 2016.

Indian Prime Minister officially welcomed in Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sa’adabad Palace in Tehran on Monday.

Afghan president arrives in Tehran

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived here Monday.

Leader attends graduation ceremony of military cadets

On the occasion of the 34th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei attended the graduation ceremony of military cadets of Imam Hussein University in east of Tehran.

Iran, India sign 12 cooperation documents

Iranian and Indian officials inked 12 documents on cooperation in different fields here on Monday.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani attend a joint press conference in Tehran on May 23, 2016.


Supreme Leader receives Afghan President

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Monday received Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.


Supreme Leader receives Indian PM

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Monday received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Latest military achievements unveil

Minister of Defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, seen in this file photo, unveils latest advanced weapons, shoulder-fired missiles, and air defense ammunition in a ceremony held in Tehran.

Iran’s 9th parliament closes today

The closing of 9th Parliament of Iran was held in today’s open session, in the presence of First Vice Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabifard. The 10th Parliament of Iran is scheduled to start on May 28, 2016.

5th Assembly of Experts begins in Tehran

The opening session of the 5th Assembly of Experts was held on Tuesday morning in Tehran.

Second day of ‘Beit-ul-Moqaddas 28’ military drills

Beit-ul-Moqaddas 28′ military exercises started in two provincial regions in Central Iran on Sunday in a ceremony attended by Commander of the Iranian Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan.

Iran’s Gen. Soleimani in Fallujah operations room

Iraqi Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba media group published photos of popular forces operations room showing Iran’s Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani discussing Fallujah battle strategies with Badr commander Hadi Al-‘Amiri, Nujaba’s Akram Al-Ka’abi and another popular fighters’ commander, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis.

National Football Squad preparation session

Carlos Queiroz of Iran’s National Football Squad has supervised preparation session held in Research Institute of Petroleum Industry fields on Monday.


Members of Assembly of Experts pay homage to late Imam

A number of members of the Assembly of Experts (AE) and its presiding board renewed allegiance to the Father of the Islamic Republic in Iran the late Imam Khomeini.



Leader meets members of Assembly of Experts

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met here Thursday with members of the Assembly of Experts (AE) as well as the chairman of the body Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati.


Leader receives family of martyred Hezbollah commander

Iran’s leader, in his meeting with family of Mostafa Badreddine, gave his ring as a gift to Badreddine’s son, Ali.

Iran inaugurates new parliament on Saturday

Iran’s 10th Parliament opened here on Saturday in the presence of Iranian high-ranking officials as well as foreign ambassadors.

President Rouhani meets Lithuanian FM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on Saturday in Tehran.

Zarif meets Lithuanian counterpart in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevicius on Saturday in Tehran.


Tehran’s Auction held Friday

(تصاویر) پنجمین دوره حراج تهران

The fifth Iranian annual art auction has been held last night at Tehran’s Parsian Azadi Hotel with celebrities, collectors and businessmen in attendance.

Iran beats Australia at Olympic Qualification Tournament

Iranian national volleyball team started the first day of the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament with a 3-0 victory against Australia.

Iranian Parliament holds presiding board elections

Iran’s 10th Parliament, which opened on Saturday, held its Presiding Board Elections earlier today.

Iran, Ukraine FMs meet in Tehran

Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin in Tehran on Sunday.


Iran volleyball team wins second match at Olympic Qualification Tournament

After a straight set win over Australia, the Iranian national volleyball team on Sunday won a five set thriller against Canada on the second day of the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.