The Iran Project

Iran in photos: July 4-10

Tehran, July 10, The Iran Project – Iranians celebrating  Eid al-Fitr, Chinese, Iranian FMs discussing implementation of Iran nuclear program, blazing at a petrochemical plant in southwest of Iran and Tehran holding funeral ceremony for award-winning film director dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (July 04–July 10).



Iran crushes Argentina at FIVB World League

Iranian national volleyball team beat Argentina 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 21-25, 25-22, 16-14) at the 2016 FIVB World League in Tehran’s Azadi Hall on Sunday evening.


Rouhani meets with MPs at Iftar banquet

President Rouhani attended an Iftar banquet meeting with the members of the 10th Parliament on Sunday.


Acclaimed director Abbas Kiarostami dies at 76

Abbas Kiarostami, award-winning Iranian filmmaker, died at 76 in Paris on Monday.


Iranians pay homage to acclaimed filmmaker Kiarostami

Iranians have paid respect to award-winning Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami at Cinema Museum in Tehran on Tuesday night. Kiarostami was highly acclaimed figure in world cinema, who passed away at 76 on Monday.

Supreme Leader leads Tehran Eid al-Fitr prayers

Photo shows Eid al-Fitr prayers began in the Iranian capital led by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday, July 6.


Supreme Leader receives Iranian officials, Muslim ambassadors

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei received Iranian government officials and ambassadors of Islamic countries on Wednesday, after the Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Fire at Bu Ali Sina Petrochemical Complex contained

A fire which broke out at Bu Ali Sina petrochemical complex in Imam Khomeini Port of Khouzestan province on Wednesday, was finally contained in early hours of Saturday.

Funeral held for acclaimed filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami

The funeral procession of highly acclaimed figure in world cinema Abbas Kiarostami is currently being held in Tehran amid a massive crowd of film directors, actors, actresses, other artists and devoted fans. Kiarostami, while battling gastrointestinal cancer, died at 76 Monday, July 4, at his home in Paris.

Iran SNSC secretary meets ISCI head in Tehran

Secretary of Iran’ Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani meets Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim in Tehran on Sunday.

Zarif, ISCI head meet in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar al-Hakim here on Sunday.

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