Iran in photos: June 11-17

Iran, China sign 4 MoUs to expand bilateral coop.

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the People’s Republic of China signed four cooperation documents on Sunday evening. In the ceremony that was held in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and President Xi Jinping of China, the high-ranking officials of the two countries signed the documents.


Leader receives academics, elites

A group of university professors, elites and researchers met with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday evening. During the meeting, a number of university professors expressed their views before the start of Leader’s lecture.


Iranian FM met with top S. African officials in Pretoria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is here at the head of a high ranking politico-economic delegation held talks with his South African counterpart Lindiwe Sisulu on issues of mutual interest Tuesday Night.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa here on Wednesday afternoon and discussed Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and economic issues with him.


Supreme Leader performs Eid al-Fitr prayers

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei led Eid al-Fitr congregational prayers in Tehran’s Grand Musalla (prayers ground) on Friday.


Leader receives officials on Eid al-Fitr

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of officials, Islamic countries’ ambassadors and people from different walks of life on Friday.


Iran’s Team Melli kicks off World Cup campaign with 1-0 win over Morocco

The Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has started its campaign at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia with a remarkable victory over Morocco.


Iranians pour into streets to celebrate World Cup win

Iranian people from all walks of life took to streets on Friday to celebrate the Team Melli’s 1-0 victory over Morocco in their first FIFA World Cup match. A late own goal by Morocco substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz helped Iran win its first match at a World Cup finals since 1998.


Iranian people respond to Nike’s World Cup shoes snub

In response to Nike’s last-minute decision not to provide shoes to Iran’s National Football Team due to US sanctions, Iranian users have been reacting to the move by posting a picture, blaming the sportswear brand over World Cup shoes snub.