Iran in photos: Jan. 22-28

Iran, Belarus business forum kicks off in Tehran

The 14th economic commission session is underway with the attendance of Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari, Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Mojtaba Khosrowtaj and Belarusian Industry Minister at Tehran’s International Fairground.


Army launches war game Southeast of Iran

Iran’s Army staged massive military exercises in the country’s south and southeastern areas on Monday morning, involving all military units.


11th Int’l tourism, related industries exhibition underway in Tehran

The eleventh international Exhibition of Tourism, Hospitality and Related Industries kicked off in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Tuesday. The three-day international exhibition got underway in Tehran International permanent fairground on Tuesday, enjoying the participation of representatives from over 21 countries.


Iran Army conducts 2nd day of military exercises in southern regions

The Iranian Army has begun the second and final day of annual military drills involving ground, naval, and aerial forces in the country’s southern regions.


5 killed, wounded in Iran bitumen warehouse fire

A huge fire at a bitumen warehouse in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas has left at least three people killed and two others severely injured.


Iranian Army wraps up war game in southeastern waters

The Iranian Army concluded massive military exercises in southeastern parts of the country on Wednesday. In the third and last day of the large-scale war game, code-named “Muhammad Rasulullah-5 (Muhammad, the Messenger of God)”, the Navy’s vessels staged a parade in front of high-ranking officials, including Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi.


Iran builds thermal imaging infrared cameras

Domestic experts at Iran’s defense industry have managed to design and manufacture thermal imaging infrared cameras to be used for a range of anti-armor guided missile systems.


Iranian MP confers with senior Belgian officials in Brussels

Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi is currently in Brussels at the invitation of Head of European Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee David McAllister.


Latest developments discussed in Assad, Iranian Deputy FM meeting

President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that Syria is bent on pushing ahead with counter-terrorism aided by friendly countries, namely Iran and Russia that sets the stage for a peaceful solution.

Heavy snowfall blanketed much of Iran on Sunday, closing schools and airports while trapping cars in major intercity highways. The storm touched more than 20 provinces and over two-thirds of the population, delivering its heaviest punch to the north where it dumped more than 80 centimeters of snow in the altitudes.