Iran in photos: July 24-30

July 30, The Iran Project – Iran, China inking contract to electrify Tehran-Mashhad railway, Iranian IRGC forces starting drills for Army Games 2017 in China, A group of lawmakers from Lebanon’s Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc visit to Iran and meeting with senior officials, IKSLC opening with test launching of Simorgh satellite carrier into space, the country starting building Mideast’s largest solar farm and Iran Majlis committee passing motion to counter US hostilities dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (July 24–July 30).



ELECOMP 2017 hosting over 800 exhibitors

Over 800 Iranian and foreign companies are participating in the 23nd Iran International Exhibition of Electronics, Computer & E-Commerce known as ELECOMP 2017 which kicked off on Friday in Tehran.


Iran unveils Android version of video game: ‘Battle in Gulf of Aden (2)’

The Iranian Army unveiled the cellphone version of its second video game production, ‘Battle in the Gulf of Aden (the 10-Degrees Latitude)’, in a ceremony in Tehran on Monday. The video game was unveiled in a ceremony held on the sidelines of ELECOMP exhibition, participated by several Army officials, including Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari.


President Rouhani meets with senior IRGC commanders, praises IRGC’s services to the country

President Rouhani met with senior commanders of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and stressed that unity among all forces and institutions is essential for the realisation of the Supreme Leader’s guidelines and serving the people.


Iran, China ink contract to electrify Tehran-Mashhad railway

A contract was inked today between Iran and China to supply necessary finance to the Tehran-Mashhad railway electrification project.


Iran’s IRGC forces start drills for Army Games 2017 in China

The Airborne Special Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force began their exercises in China to prepare themselves for an international competition due to be held later this month in the East Asian country as part of the Army Games 2017.


Iranian female swimmer breaks Guinness record

Iranian female swimmer Elham Sadat Asghari says she has set a new Guinness World Record for swimming in open waters while wearing handcuffs.


Lebanese parliamentary delegation meets with Zarif

A group of lawmakers from Lebanon’s Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday evening in Tehran.


Mosul liberation celebrated at Iraqi Embassy in Iran

Iraqi Embassy in Iran celebrated Mosul liberation on Tuesday, in the presence of ambassadors from different countries.


Iran’s Nat’l Space Center kicks off work by lunching Simorgh satellite carrier

Imam Khomeini Space Launch Center (IKSLC) officially opened with tentative launching of Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite carrier into the space.


Region’s largest Solar Farm in Kerman province

Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian attended a ceremony on Thursday, where the officials from a Swiss-German venture marked the completion of the Mokran Solar Power Complex in the Iranian southeastern province of Kerman.


Iranians hold anti-Israeli rally in support of Palestinian Muslims

Hundreds of Iranians staged an anti-Israel rally after the Friday Prayers in Tehran over stepped-up security measures against Palestinians by Israeli forces at the al-Aqsa mosque.


Iran Majlis committee passes motion to counter US hostilities

نقوی حسینی، دهقانی فیروزآبادی، بروجردی، عراقچی، قشقاوی و کریمی قدوسی در نشست کمیسیون امنیت ملی

The Iranian Parliament’s Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy has passed the general outlines of a motion to counter the terrorist and adventurous US measures in the region. All members of the key committee on Saturday voted in favor of the motion’s general outlines during an extraordinary session, which was also attended by Iranian Deputy Foreign Ministers Abbas Araqchi and Hassan Qashqavi.


Ayatollah Khamenei meets with Iranian organizers and administrators of Hajj

As the season of Hajj pilgrimage approaches, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Revolution, met with Iranian organizers and administrators of Hajj this Sunday, July 30th.