October 16, The Iran Project – Iran President Hassan Rouhani attending ACD Summit and meeting with Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena, Iranians commemorating Ashura & Tasua on the occasion of imam Hussein (PBUH) martyrdom nationwide & Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif participating in Lausanne meeting on Syria crisis dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct. 10–16).
The second Muharram mourning ceremony of 2016 held at Imam Khomeini Hussainiyeh
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended a mourning ceremony at the Husseiniyeh of Imam Khomeini on the second night of mourning for Imam Hossein-ibn-Ali and his companions (greetings be upon them) on Sunday, October 9.
President Rouhani attends ACD summit
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has attended Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) summit in Thailand, in the last leg of his Southeast Asian tour, on Monday.
Iran, S Korea match on road to world cup
Iran and South Korea lined up against each other on Tuesday here in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium where more than 80 thousands of people mourned the anniversary of Tau’a and Ashura before the match. Iran defeated South Korea with single goal pointed in 25th minute of the game.
Tasu’a mourning at Imam Reza Shrine
Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad hosted large number of mourners on Tuesday, 9th of Muharram.
Iranians mourn Ashoura of Imam Hossein (AS) across country
Iranians across the country took part in ceremonies on Wednesday to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of the prophet and the second son of Shiite Islam’s first Imam Ali Ibn-e Abitaleb (AS).
Muharram mourning in Tabriz Grand Bazaar
Shia Muslims mark anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussien (AS) in Grand Bazaar of Tabriz which is a historical market situated in the city center of Tabriz, northwest of Iran. It is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.
Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attended Ashura mourning processions held at the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim in Rey, southern Tehran, on Wednesday.
Iranians commemorate Sham-e-ghariban
Sham-e-ghariban, the night following the Ashura day, was commemorated by Iranians mourning for martyrdom of imam Hossain and tragedies that befell his family.
Leader attends Sham-e-ghariban ceremony
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei attended on Wednesday evening the ceremony to commemorate Sham-e-ghariban at Imam Khoemini Husseiniyeh.
6th night of mourning at Imam Khomeini Husseinieh
The sixth night of mourning for the anniversary of the battle of Karabala was held at Imam Khomeini Husseinia in Tehran where the officials and thousands of public attended the last night of the processions in Ayatollah Khamenei’s presence.
Lausanne round of Syrian talks
Iran’s Javad Zarif has participated in Lausanne round of Syrian talks along with his counterparts from the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iraq, Egypt, Qatar, and UNSG special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, Saturday.