Iran in photos: Apr. 10-16

April 16, The Iran Project – Registration of presidential hopefuls starting in Iran, Iran-Russia-Syria holding tripartite talks in Moscow, Rouhani, Raisi registering to run for Iran’s Presidency and President unveiling Defense Ministry achievements dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (April 10–April 16).



Rouhani arrives in Mazandaran

President Hassan Rouhani landed in Sari Tuesday morning to inaugurate 43 civil projects and to launch the operational phase of 12 other.


Iran’s Persepolis, Qatar’s Al Rayyan share points

Persepolis football team from Iran and Qatar’s Al Rayyan played out a goalless draw in Group D of the AFC Champions League on Monday.


1st day of candidate registration for 12th Presidential Elections

Registration process for candidates of the 12th Presidential Candidates of Iran began today morning in the Presidential election headquarters in the Ministry of Interior.


Iran’s army holds joint morning rituals

Representative units from different branches of Iran’s army attended at Shahid Amani Garrison to show their readiness for the next week parade of the national day of army. General Heydari was offered salute by the marchers.


2nd day of registration for 12th Presidential Elections

Different candidates from around the country took to the election headquarters in the Ministry of Interior to register for the 12th Presidential Elections on Wednesday.


Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air has signed a much-awaited contract with the European plane manufacturer ATR to purchase 20 twin-propeller planes.


3rd day of registration for Presidential Election

For the third day, the interior ministry of Iran is open to those wishing to win candidacy in the 12th Presidential Election. At the end of the registration period the registered names would be sent to the Guardian Council to be vetted.


Russian FM Lavrov holds presser with Syrian, Iranian counterparts in Moscow


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, along with his Iranian and Russian counterparts Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sergei Lavrov, was speaking at a joint press conference in Moscow on Friday.


Rouhani, Raisi & Taleghani register to run for Iran’s Presidency

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was among figures who applied on Friday for candidacy for the May 19 presidential election in Iran.

Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raisi applied for Iran’s presidency on Friday.

Azam Taleghani, the daughter of late Grand Ayatollah, registers for presidency on Friday.


Iranian Defense Ministry showcases new technological achievements

The Iranian Defense Ministry displayed new technological achievements, including a jet designed indigenously for training purposes during an exhibition at the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) in Tehran on Saturday.


Last day of presidential election registration

Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani showed up on Saturday in the Interior Ministry to register his name for the country’s presidential election due to be held on May 19.

Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf applied for candidacy for the post of Iranian president on Saturday.

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday registered to run for Iran’s upcoming presidential elections slated for May 19.

Flooding, landslides kill 25 in northwest Iran

Torrential downpours have caused flooding and landslides in four provinces in Iran’s northwest, killing a total of 25 people.


Dehghan meets Azeri counterpart in Tehran

Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel General Zakir Hasanov was welcomed by his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan upon his arrival in Tehran on Sunday.


President inaugurates South Pars phases 17, 18

President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated here Sunday the phases 17 and 18 of the South Pars Gas Filed in Persian Gulf region.