Iran in photos: June 25- July 1

Portugal held to 1-1 draw by Iran at World Cup match in Saransk

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Portugal has managed to take a lead, after midfielder Ricardo Quaresma scored the first goal. Later, however, Iran managed to equalize, with Karim Ansarifard scoring penalty.

 

In Tehran, economic protests flare as Iran’s currency plunges

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Iran’s capital has been racked by protests this week over a plunge in the value of the country’s currency, the rial. Crowds at one point shut down Tehran’s sprawling Grand Bazaar.

 

Iran-Portugal draw brings crowds to Tehran streets

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Iranians celebrate in the streets of Tehran following Iran’s draw with Portugal at the 2018 World Cup.

 

Iranian women watch Iran-Portugal match at Azadi Stadium

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Some Iranian football fans, both women and men, watched Iran-Portugal match at Tehran’s Azadi stadium. This was the second time in last 40 years that women have been allowed to enter stadiums.

 

Zarif meets Secretary of the National Security Council of Uzbekistan in Tehran

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Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Secretary of the National Security Council of Uzbekistan Viktor Makhmudov in Tehran on Tuesday.

 

Team Melli warmly welcomed by fans at Tehran airport

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Warmly welcomed by hundreds of Iranian fans at Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran national football team also known as Team Melli returned home from Russia early on Wednesday.

 

Iran Leader receives judiciary chief, officials

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Iran Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani and officials with the power branch in the country, met with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday.

 

Iranians mark 1987 chemical attack on Sardasht

Iranians in Western Azerbaijan remembered the chemical weapons attack by Iraq’s Ba’ath regime on Sardasht in 1987, which martyred and wounded thousands of civilians. Those injured in the attack experienced lifelong pain and health problems.

 

President Rouhani inaugurates phase 2 of Persian Gulf Star Refinery

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The second phase of Iran’s Persian Gulf Star Refinery, known as the world’s largest gas condensate refinery, was launched in a ceremony in the country’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday.

Supreme Leader attends cadets’ graduation ceremony

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the graduation ceremony held for the military cadets at Imam Hossein University on Saturday.