Iran in photos: Dec. 4-10

December 10, The Iran Project – Azeri Border Guards’ Commander Lieutenant General Ilchin Qolyev trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials; Holding Int’l Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran; Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attendance in Ministerial meeting of Caspian states in Moscow; Iranians holding nationwide protests against US al-Quds decision; British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Turkey Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu visit to Iran dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Dec 04–Dec 10).



Leader receives winners of Malik Ashtar Festival

Iranian Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received the best picked at the Festival of Iranian Armed Forces, Malik Ashtar Festival in Tehran on Sunday.


Iranian, Azeri military officials meet

Iran’s Brigadier General Qassem Rezayee has met the Azeri Border Guards’ Commander Lieutenant General Ilchin Qolyev here on Sunday.


Iranian FM Zarif arrives in Moscow

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heading a delegation arrived in Moscow, Russia, on Monday to participate in the meeting of the Caspian Sea littoral states.


Int’l Islamic Unity Conference kicks off in Tehran

The 31st International Islamic Unity Conference started here on Tuesday with a speech delivered by President Hassan Rouhani.


New corvette joins Iran’s Caspian fleet

Iran’s naval fleet in the Caspian Sea received a new missile-launching corvette on Tuesday, dubbed Separ (shield). The new homegrown vessel officially joined the Iranian Navy at a ceremony in the northern port city of Anzali on Tuesday morning, attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami.


Ministerial meeting of Caspian states in Moscow

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends the seventh ministerial meeting of Caspian states in Moscow on Tuesday.


Govt officials and participants in Islamic Unity Conference met with Ayatollah Khamenei

On the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (saw), the heads of government branches, a group of government officials, ambassadors of Islamic countries and participants in the 31st International Conference on Islamic Unity met with the Leader of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, this morning December 6, 2017.


Iranian protestors condemn US, Israeli plot against Al-Quds

People in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad formed a human chain around the al-Quds memorial in the holy shrine of the eighth Shiite imam, Imam Reza (AS), in condemnation of the US president’s measure to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the new capital of the Zionist regime.


Iran, Turkey discuss security cooperation

Senior Iranian and Turkish officials in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday discussed mutual cooperation to reinforce the two countries’ security cooperation. During the meeting in the Iranian capital today, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaqari and Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating security cooperation.


Zarif receives UK delegation in Tehran

British Seretary of State Boris Johnson met with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday.


FM Zarif asks British female diplomat to observe the Islamic dress code


British foreign secretary, Iran parliament speaker meet in Tehran

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met and conferred in the Iranian capital on Saturday.


UK Foreign Sec. Johnson received by Shamkhani

Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, a senior Aide of Iranian Leader, and the Secretary of Iranian Supreme National Security Council received UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday in Tehran. Johnson is visiting Tehran in a two day stay packed with meetings with Iranian senior officials.


Iran president submits budget blueprint to parliament

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday submitted the budget bill for the next Iranian fiscal year to the parliament, which maintains a cap on monthly subsidy payments to public and allocates part of the Subsidy Reform spending to health care and reduction of poverty.


President Rouhani meets British foreign secretary

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani meets UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran on Sunday.