Iran in photos: Nov. 5-11

Shamkhani meets with Putin’s special envoy to Syria

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani met with Russian President’s Special Envoy to Syria Alexander Lavrentiev on Monday.


Members of Congress in Commemoration of Qazvin’s martyrs met with Ayatollah Khamenei

Members of the Congress in Commemoration of the Martyrs of Qazvin Province met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution– Ayatollah Khamenei–on Monday, November 5, 2018.


Zarif attends Parliament’s open session to answer lawmakers’ questions

Iran Foreign Minister Mohamamd Javad Zarif attends a Parliament’s open session to answer lawmakers’ questions on foreign policy issues on Monday.

Iranian air forces maneuver kicks off

Iranian air defense forces held a press conference attended by Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi-Fard, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base before launching a joint two-day maneuver on Monday.


Shalamcheh missiles successfully launched at military drills

Iranian air defense forces successfully test-launched the home-made Shalamcheh surface-to-air missiles from the indigenous air defense system.


Successful test fire of domestic ‘Mersad’ air defense system

The advanced surface-to-air missile system ‘Mersad’ was successfully test-fired during the Modafean-e-Aseman-e-Velayat 97 air defense drills, which was held by Iranian air forces over an area nearly half a million sq. km in the northern, eastern, western and central Iran on Monday and Tuesday.



Iran FM Zarif meets chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council in Tehran

دیدار رئیس شورای عالی صلح افغانستان با ظریف

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, Karim Khalili in Tehran.



Iran’s National Orchestra commemorates Ashura

Iran’s staged a performance Mon. night at Vahdat Hall in downtown Tehran, in commemoration of Ashura.


Martyrdom anniv. of 8th Shia Imam in Mashhad

Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Azerbaijan and several other countries have flocked to the holy city of Mashhad in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (PBUH) at his mausoleum.


Iran’s heads of three branches meet

Joint meeting of the three branches of government was held on Saturday.


Iran's Persepolis, Japan’s Kashima Antlers Compete in AFC Final

Iran’s Persepolis played out a goalless draw against Kashima Antlers of Japan in the second leg of the AFC Champions League final at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Saturday.



Iran women attend Asian Champions League football final

Hundreds of Iranian women have been allowed to attend the Asia Champions League final in Tehran, Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency reports.