May 14, The Iran Project – President Rouhani inaugurating Crucial rail link between Tehran and Hamedan, Secretary General of the APA Mohammad Reza Majidi and Norwegian State Secretary Wegger Christian Strømmen visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attendance in cadets graduation ceremony, Iranians marking the birth anniversary of the twelfth Shia Imam and Iran 2017 presidential candidates holding final blistering live debate dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 08–May14).
Hamedan-Tehran railway starts operation
President Rouhani ordered Hamedan-Tehran railway to start operation, a 276km project that has been completed with $258m credit.
Rouhani visits Oroumiyeh in campaign trail
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who is running for a second term delivered a speech to his supporters at a mass meeting in the northwestern city of Oroumiyeh on Sunday.
Fifth Day of the Int’l Book Fair
People visiting the 30th Tehran International Book Fair on May 7, 2017. The 10-day fair is held from early to mid-May every year.
Iran presidential candidate Mirsalim speaks at Tehran University
Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, one of the six candidates racing for Iran’s presidency, gave a campaign speech at the University of Tehran on Sunday.
Top Commander: Iran to give swift, crushing response to enemy aggression
The Iranian Armed Forces will show a swift and crushing reaction to any aggression by the enemies, Chief of Staff of the Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said, addressing a graduation ceremony of Police cadets in Tehran on Monday.
Intl. partners sign MoUs with Iran Khodro
Octalateral international agreements and MoUs were signed in a ceremony for design and production of platforms for new products of Iran Khodro, attended by Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi on Tuesday.
Qalibaf holds campaign meeting in Lorestan
Iranian presidential candidate Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf travelled to the western province of Lorestan on Tuesday to meet his supporters with less than two weeks before the election.
Tribal communities attend festival in Iran
Kaleybar area, located in Iran’s northeastern province of East Azerbaijan, played host to a cultural and sports festival of the country’s nomadic tribal communities.
Zarif meets APA SG, Norwegian official
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Secretary General of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Mohammad Reza Majidi on Monday in Tehran.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad visiting Wegger Strømmen, Secretary-General of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on May 8, 2017.
6th day of Tehran Intl. Book Fair
The 30th Tehran International Book Fair came to the 5th day, attended by many book lovers at Shahr-e Aftab International Exhibition Complex.
People greet presidential candidate Raisi in Ahwaz
Ebrahim Raisi, one of the six candidates racing for Iran’s presidency, received a big welcome in the capital of the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Tuesday, as the candidates are touring the country just days ahead of the election.
Seven more bodies of Iranian trapped miners found
Rescue workers retrieved bodies of seven more miners trapped under the rubble caused by a deadly explosion in a coal mine in Azadshahr, an Iranian northern city on May 9, 2017.
Rouhani attends gathering of his female supporters in Tehran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed a gathering of women at Tehran’s Shahid Shiroudi Stadium as part of his campaign for the country’s forthcoming presidential election.
Tehran Hosts 15th International Flowers Exhibition
Tehran’s 15th international flowers and plants exhibition is currently underway in the Iranian capital. The exhibition kicked off on Saturday and will run until Friday.
Presidential candidate Raisi addresses campaign rallies near Tehran
Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, one of the six candidates running for Iran’s presidency, on Wednesday continued his election campaign with addresses to gatherings of supporters in Shahriar and Baharestan, two towns located southwest of the capital, Tehran.
Iran wins title in Asian U-23 Volleyball Championship
Iran defeats Japan in three straight sets to win the title in Asian U-32 Volleyball Championship hosted by Iran’s northwestern city of Ardebil on May 9,2017.
Milad Tower hosting 8th Int’l Tehran Sculpture Symposium
The 8th International Tehran Sculpture Symposium is underway at the Iranian capital city’s Milad Tower with the participation of sculptors from Iran and several other countries.
Imam Mahdi (AS) birth anniversary celebration held in Jamkaran Mosque
Hundreds of pilgrims gathered in Jamkaran Mosque of Qom to celebrate 15 Sha’ban, the birthday anniversary of Twelfth Imam of Shia Muslims.
Iran presidential candidates begin final live TV debate
The six candidates contesting Iran’s 12th presidential election face off in their third and final live televised debate.
Naft Tehran beats Tractor Sazi to win Iran’s Hazfi Cup
Naft Tehran football team, headed by Ali Daei, edged past Tractor Sazi 1-0 in Khorramshahr’s Naftogaz Arvandan Stadium on Thursday evening.
Tehran Intl. Book Fair wraps up
The 30th Tehran International Book Fair wrapped up on Sunday (May 13) in a ceremony attended by Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri.