Iran in photos: May 7-13

23rd Iran intl. petrochemical expo kicks off in Tehran

The 23rd Iran International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition kicked off its work today morning in the presence of 1,053 domestic companies and also 600 foreign companies from 38 world countries.


Supreme Leader receives families of martyred police forces

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday received families of two martyred police officers.


Zarif meets Sweden deputy FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate meetings with Sweden’s State Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Annika Söder in Tehran on Sunday.


Omani commander tours Iran Supreme National Defense University

Brigadier Hamad bin Rashid al Balushi, Assistant SAF Chief of Staff for Operations and Planning of Oman visited Supreme National Defense University.


Iran, Oman military officials meet in Tehran

Commander of Iran’s Border Guards Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei has met Deputy Head of Oman Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces for operation and planning affairs Brigadier General al-Balushi in the capital Tehran on Sunday.


FM Zarif goes to parliament to convince MPs

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was questioned on Sunday by Iranian law-makers on the water right of Iran from the Hirmand River and the issue of reciprocal visa wavering with the Republic of Azerbaijan.


Mashhad metro line 1-2 link project officially start operation

The project of linking Line 1 and 2 of Mashhad Metro officially started operation on Monday in Dr Rouhani’s presence.


Tehran hosts international flower show

The 16th edition of Tehran’s International Exhibition of Flowers and Plants kicked off on Saturday. The exhibition also hosts manufacturers producing equipment and accessories for parks.


President Rouhani tours Iran int’l oil show

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday visited the 23rd Iran int’l oil show which is underway in Tehran.


Trump announces withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

U.S. President Donald Trump displays a presidential memorandum after announcing his intent to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


Iranian lawmakers set fire on JCPOA, US flag after Trump’s exit from Iran deal

A number of Iranian lawmakers set fire to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the parliament on Wednesday in a symbolic gesture of protest against the US president’s decision to pull his country out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Leader visits Farhangian University in Tehran

Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei paid a visit to Farhangiaan University in Tehran on Wednesday and talked with the university professors, teachers as well as students.


Tehran students hold rally in protest at US JCPOA move

Iranian university students stage a rally in the capital in protest at the US government’s unilateral move to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran’s Leader visits Tehran Intl. Book Fair

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei visited Tehran International Book Fair early on Friday. The event is scheduled to wrap up on Saturday after running for 10 days at Imam Khomeini Grand Mosalla of Tehran.


Friday prayers followed by anti-US protests

All around Iran, Friday prayers rituals of this week was followed by angry protesters who rallied with anti-US chants and set the American flag on fire to show their anger with recent decision of US President Trump who unilaterally pull out from the nuclear agreement of July 14, 2015.


Leader receives members of Int’l Shia Confab

The participants in the International Congress on the Role of the Shia School in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Sciences visited Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday.


President Rouhani meets Turkmenistan FM in Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani met with the foreign minister of Turkmenistan Raşit Meredow in Tehran on Saturday.

Iran, Turkmenistan FMs meet in Tehran

Foreign Ministers of Iran and Turkmenistan met and conferred about bilateral, regional and international issues in the Iranian capital on Saturday.


Iran, Bolivia discuss defense ties

Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Bolivia Admiral Yamil Octavio Borda Sosa, who arrived in Tehran on Friday, met with Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri Saturday morning.

Iran’s Defense Minister meets Afghan counterpart in Tehran

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami meets Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami in Tehran on Saturday.


Iran’s women futsal team crowned Asian Champions again

The reigning champion Iran defeated Japan 5-2 to claim gold medal in the 2018 AFC Women’s Futsal Championship on Saturday.


President Rouhani officially welcomes Sri Lankan counterpart

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena at Saadabad Cultural and Historical Complex in Tehran on Sunday.


Iran’s women karate team claims Asian title

The Iranian U-21 women karate team has claimed the Asian championships title with 2 gold, one silver and one bronze medals.