Iran in photos: June 4-10

People in Tehran observe Night of Decree

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Tehrani people observed Night of Decree in the 19th night of Holy Month of Ramadan.

 

29th demise anniversary of Imam Khomeini (RA) observed in Tehran

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The 29th death anniversary of the founding father of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA) was held today evening in the Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in the presence of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei.

 

Mourning ceremony held at Imam Khomeini Hussayniyeh on martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali

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On the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali as), thousands gathered at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini (ra)— today June 6, 2018– to mourn the martyrdom of the Commander of the Faithful, with Ayatollah Khamenei in attendance.

 

Iran first World Cup team to arrive in Russia

Iran became the first team Tuesday to arrive in Russia for the World Cup, a month-long celebration of football that kicks off in Moscow’s historic Luzhniki Stadium on June 14.

 

 JCPOA parties convene in Tehran

Diplomatic delegations from Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal (Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany) gathered in Tehran on Thursday for an expert meeting. The gathering of experts, held at the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Institute for Political and International Studies, is the first session of the joint commission of the JCPOA parties in Iran ever since the nuclear agreement was struck in 2015.

 

4 Iranian fishermen taken captive by pirates near Somalia released

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Four Iranian fishermen taken captive by pirates in international waters near Somalia have been released by Iran’s intelligence forces.

 

Iranian Muslims attend religious ceremonies to mark Laylat Al-Qadr

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Millions of Muslims participated in religious ceremonies across Iran on Thursday night to mark Laylat al-Qadr, one of the most significant hallmarks of the holy month of Ramadan, also known as the Night of Destiny, Night of Measure or Night of Value.

Iranian officials take part at huge Al-Quds rally

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Hojjatoleslam Sayyed Mojtaba Khamenei, the son of Iran’s Supreme Leader, took part in Tehran Quds Day rally.

 

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Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani took part in Tehran Quds Day rally.

 

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri attended the nationwide ‘Quds Day’ rallies in Tehran on Friday.

 

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Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee attended the nationwide ‘Quds Day’ rallies in Tehran on Friday.

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Former minister of defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan attended the nationwide ‘Quds Day’ rallies in Tehran on Friday.

 

Iranians observe Int’l Quds Day with rallies

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People in large groups of tens of thousands in Tehran held rallies on the International Quds Day to condemn Israeli occupation and its recent massacre of Palestinian demonstrators in the Great March of Return.

 

President Rouhani arrives in China

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in coastal city of Qingdao in China’s eastern province of Shandong late on Friday to take part at the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at the official invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

 

President Rouhani meets Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of SCO summit

President Hassan Rouhani meets Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain on the sidelines of SCO summit.

 

President Rouhani meets Russian counterpart on the sidelines of SCO summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the Chinese port city of Qingdao on Saturday.

 

President Rouhani meets Afghan counterpart on the sidelines of SCO summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Afghan counterpart, Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of SCO summit in China on Saturday.

 

President Rouhani meets Belarusian counterpart on the sidelines of SCO summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of SCO summit in China on Saturday.

 

Iran’s army holds Zolfaghar 97 war game in Tehran

The public relations department of Iran’s army announced on Saturday that AJA University of Command and Staff held an on map tactic war-game.

 

President Rouhani attends SCO Summit in China

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit started with the attendance of Iran President Hassan Rouhani in China on Sunday.