Iran in photos: Oct. 10-16

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

دومین شب مراسم عزاداری حضرت اباعبدالله الحسین علیه‌السلام

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.

President Rouhani meets Sri Lankan counterpart

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena in a meeting in Bangkok on Monday discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between the two countries.

Muharram mourning ceremonies in Iran’s Qom

Shia Muslims in Iran’s central city of Qom attend Muharram mourning ceremonies which commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions in the Battle of Karbala in the year 680 A.D.

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.