Iran in photos: May 29 – June 4

June 4, The Iran Project – Intl. Holy Quran Exhibition kicking off in Tehran, Larijani re-electing parliament speaker, Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi attendance in the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017), Tehran-Moscow signing coop. roadmap and Iranians commemorating 28th demise anniversary of Imam Khomeini dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 29–June 04).

 

 

Intl. Holy Quran Exhibition kicks off in Tehran

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Concurrent with Holy Ramadan, Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri opened the 25th International Holy Quran Exhibition at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla on Monday.

 

Quran recitation during holy month of Ramadan in Iran’s Qom

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A large group of Iranian Muslims recite Quran during the fasting month of Ramadan in Hazrat Fatima Masumeh shrine in the central city of Qom.

Iftar banquet at Holy Shrine of Imam Reza

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Thousands of pilgrims eat their Iftar (breaking of fast) meal at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shiite Imam, in Iran’s northeastern holy city of Mashhad.

 

Larijani re-elected parliament speaker

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Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to re-elect Ali Larijani as parliament speaker for the second year of the 10th Parliament.

 

Casualties of hypermarket blast in Shiraz

A strong explosion in a hypermarket in the southern city of Shiraz injured 37 people.

 

IRNA-Sputnik signing contract

Mohammad Khodadadi (L) and Dmitry Kiselyov (R) respectively heads of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) and Russian Sputnik news agency signing an agreement for bilateral cooperation on May 31, 2017.

 

Tehran, Moscow ink coop. roadmap

Iran and Russia signed a cooperation roadmap at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

 

Vaezi attended the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017)

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Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi meets Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia Nikolai Nikiforov in St. Petersburg Friday evening. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) which opened on Thursday in the Russian second largest city with representatives from Iran present in the opening.

 

Ceremony honors Imam Khomeini’s on his demise anniv.

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addressed a ceremony on Sunday to commemorate the 28th anniversary of demise of Imam Khomeini at his mausoleum.

 

Iranians mourning Imam Khomeini’s passing anniversary

A large number of people, officials, scholars and researchers as well as ambassadors and diplomats residing in Iran converged at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran to pay their tributes on his demise anniversary.

 

People of Qom commemorate the bloody uprising of 15 Khordad

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Thousands of people March in Qom on Monday to commemorate the bloody uprising of 15 Khordad 1342.