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Iran in photos: Feb. 20-26

February 26, The Iran Project – IRGC Ground Forces starting military drills in central Iran, holding 6th international Conference On Palestinian Intifada in Tehran, Pakistan Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials,President Rouhani visit to Khuzestan province, Iran-Saudi Arabia delegations discussing upcoming Hajj pilgrimage, holding 16th Iran International Environment Exhibition and start of Massive naval drill in North Indian Ocean dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Feb 20 – Feb 26).



Larijani meets with N Korean official

Chairman of Supreme People’s Assembly of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Choe Thae-bok met with Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday.


IRGC Ground Forces start military drills in central Iran

The Ground Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) have started military maneuvers in Dasht-e Kavir, the country’s sprawling central desert.


6th Intl. Conference underway in Tehran


The 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada opened in Tehran on Tuesday, with Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei giving speeches to the audiences.


First VP meets Russia’s First deputy PM


Iran’s First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri held talks with Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov in Tehran on Tuesday.


Iran defense Min. meets Pakistani adviser to prime minister on foreign affairs in Tehran


Iran’s Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan meets Pakistani Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz in Tehran on Tuesday.


International conference on Palestine enters second day in Iranian capital


The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting the second day of an international forum in support of the Palestinian cause, with hundreds of foreign guests, including senior Palestinian leaders and officials of Muslim nations, in attendance.


President Rouhani meetings on the sidelines of International conference on Palestine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 6th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada.


President Hassan Rouhani meets Parliament Speaker of the People’s Assembly of the Syrian Arab Republic Ms. Hadiyeh Khalaf Abbas on the sidelines of the 6th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada.


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Chairman of the Palestinian National Council Salim Zanoun on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 6th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada that is currently underway in Tehran with representatives of 80 countries in attendance.


President Hassan Rouhani meets Ugandan Parliament Speaker Rebecca Alitwala on Wednesday.

President Hassan Rouhani meets Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Malaysia, Amin Mulia in Tehran on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada.



IRGC war game enters final stage


The last phase of a massive military drill the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has held in eastern Iran began on Wednesday, with commandos from the elite forces, known as Saberin Brigade, taking the lead in combat operations. The final day of the war game, codenamed “Payambar-e Azam 11 (The Great Prophet)”, began in eastern parts of Iran with a broad operation by the Saberin Special Forces.


Tehran International conference on Palestine wrapped up

The international conference held in solidarity with the people of Palestine has been wrapped up in the Iranian capital, Tehran.


IRCS workers provide humanitarian aid for flood-hit areas in southern Iran


People in the regions hit by heavy rain and floods in the southern province of Hormozgan received relief aid by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).


President Rouhani visits Khuzestan province

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani visits the southwestern province of Khuzestan on February 23, 2017.


President visits soil stabilisation programme, desert greening in Khuzestan

President Rouhani visited soil stabilisation programme on Thursday during his visit to Khuzestan province.


Iranian, Saudi delegations discuss upcoming Hajj pilgrimage

Iran-Saudi Arabia Hajj discussion

Delegations from Tehran and Riyadh held the first round of talks about conditions for the dispatch of Iranian nationals to Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage later this year. The meeting co-chaired by Caretaker of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi and Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Bentin was held in Jeddah on Thursday evening.


Leader receives religious poets


Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei met with a number of religious poets on Thursday on the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatimah Zahra (SA), the beloved daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).


16th Iran International Environment Exhibition kicks off in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Vice President and Chief of Iran’s Department of the Environment, Massoumeh Ebtekar attend the inaugural ceremony of the 16th Iran International Environment Exhibition in Tehran on February 24, 2017.


Commemoration of martyrs of Foreign Ministry


The commemoration ceremony in honor of martyrs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was held Sat. morning at the Ministry with Mohammad Javad Zarif and a number of other senior officials in attendance.


Rouhani attends congress on 2017 Presidential Elections

President Hassan Rouhani attended a congress on Iran’s 2017 Presidential Elections on Saturday, which was attended by officials in charge of the event.


Iranian Armed Forces practice urban warfare drills


The Iranian armed forces are practicing defending residential areas during simulated urban warfare in the central province of Qom.


Massive naval drill kicks off

Iran’s Navy has begun the biggest naval drill codenamed ‘Velayat 95’ which is staged in North Indian Ocean to the 10° latitude.