Iran in photos: Oct. 23-29

October 29, The Iran Project – Ayatollah Khamenei participation in cadets graduation ceremony; Iraqi Prime Minister Heidar al-Abadi trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials; Zarif three-leg African tour and IAEA chief Amano in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct 23–Oct 29).



Closing ceremony of 34th Tehran intl. Short Film Festival

The 34th Tehran International Short Film Festival wrapped up on Sun. during which the winners received awards in various sections.

Iran, South Africa hold 13th Joint Commission in Pretoria

The 13th meeting of Iran-South Africa Joint Commission was held in the African state’s administrative capital of Pretoria on Monday, October 23.


International Conference on Iran and neighboring regions

A three-day international conference on “Iran and its peripheral regions” opened in Tehran on Monday with some foreign officials, ambassadors, and thinkers in attendance.


Zarif meets with South African President

Iran’s foreign minister, who is on visit to Republic of South Africa (RSA), met and talked with the African country’s President, Jacob Zuma, on Monday evening.


Iran dispatches medical convoy to Iraq for Arbaeen

Iran dispatched a large convoy of medical staff to Iraq to provide services to the pilgrims who travel to the holy city of Karbala on Arbaeen, the 40th day after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite imam.


Chief commander of armed forces attends, talks at army cadets graduation ceremony

The joint graduation, inauguration, and epaulet granting ceremony, for cadets of Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army Academies, was held this morning (Wednesday) with Ayatollah Khamenei–the Commander-in-Chief of armed forces— in attendance, at Imam Ali Officers’ Academy.


 Iranian former Foreign Minister meets Afghan former president

Iranian former Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi told Afghan former president Hamid Karzai on Tuesday.


Iran-Uganda business forum begins in Kampala

Iran Keen to Expand Business Ties with Uganda: FM

Iran-Uganda business forum kicked off here on Wednesday with participation of the two countries’ foreign ministers. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Ugandan counterpart Sam Kutesa attended the business forum in which the economic delegations of the two sides partook.


Iran Supreme Leader receives Iraqi PM in Tehran

Iraqi PM

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received the visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Heidar al-Abadi in Tehran on Thursday.


President Rouhani meets Iraqi PM in Tehran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi have discussed issues of mutual interest in a Thursday meeting in Tehran.


Iran FM Zarif meets Nigeria President

Iran’s Foregin Minister and the President of Niger emphasized the necessity of boosting political relations and cooperation between Iran and Niger on fighting terrorism. Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is visiting the western African country, Niger, met President Mahamadou Issoufou on Thursday evening.


Iran Parliament Speaker meets Iraqi PM in Tehran

دیدار نخست وزیر عراق با دکتر لاریجانی

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani meets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Tehran on Thursday.


Persepolis defeats arch-rival Esteghlal 1-0 in Tehran Derby

Persepolis football team earned a 1-0 victory over bitter-rival Esteghlal in Tehran derby held at Azadi stadium on Thursday.


Tehran hosts press, news agencies exhibition

Known as one of Iran’s major cultural events, the 23rdd edition of the Press and News Agencies Exhibition kicked off in Tehran on Friday. Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri officially inaugurated the fair in an official ceremony on Saturday morning.


Iran president in Majlis to defend his picks for energy, science ministers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended the Majlis (Parliament) session here on Sunday to defend two proposed ministers for his cabinet.


IAEA chief, Iran top nuclear official meet in Tehran

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano met and held talks in the Iranian capital on Sunday.


President Rouhani meets IAEA chief in Tehran

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani meets Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano in the Iranian capital on Sunday.