Iran in photos: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Shamkhani meets with PIJ secretary general in Tehran

دیدار زیاد النخاله دبیر کل جنبش جهاد اسلامی فلسطین با علی شمخانی دبیر شورای عالی امنیت ملی

Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani met and held talks with visiting Secretary General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ) Ziyad Rashid al-Nakhalah on Sunday.


Leader receives secretary general of PIJ

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei received Secretary General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement Ziad al-Nakhala and his accompanying delegation in Tehran on Monday. During the meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei said Palestine will remain strong and its ultimate victory will be realized in the “not too distant future.”


President Rouhani meets Christian family

The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani paid a visit to the family of Iranian Christian martyr Alfred Gabry on the new year eve and wished them a happy new year.


Iranian Christians celebrate new year in Tehran

Iranian Armenian people held the New Year religious ceremony in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran on Jan 1, 2018.


Court hearing session of forex misusers held in Tehran

The first session of the court hearing for six misusers of forex market fluctuations was held here on Tuesday.


President Rouhani meets with PIJ secretary general

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met and held talks with visiting Secretary General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ) Ziyad Rashid al-Nakhalah in the capital Tehran on Tuesday.


PIJ Sec. Gen. meets with Iranian Parl. Speaker

Secretary General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Resistance Movement (PIJ) Ziad al-Nakhala and his accompanying delegation met and held talks with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani this morning on Jan. 2.


Snow storm hit 17 Iranian provinces

Seventeen provinces of Iran have been stricken by heavy snow storm over the past 24 hours, Rescue and Relief Organization head Morteza Salimi has said. Snow swept across 17 provinces namely West Azarbaijan, Ardebil, Isfahan, Alborz, Tehran, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, North Khorasan, Fars, Semnan, Zanjan, Qazvin, Qom, Kordestan, Gilan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, and Markazi, Tasnim news agency quoted Salimi as saying on Friday.


37th Fajr Film Festival press conference

A press conference was held Thu. for 37th edition of Fajr Film Festival, during which the poster was unveiled and the lineup for competition and non-competition sections was announced. Fajr Film Festival, as Iran’s most credible and anticipated film event, will run for the 37th year from 30 Jan. to 11 Feb. 2019.


Expediency Council holds 1st session with Ayatollah Amoli as chairman

Iran’s Expediency Council held a session on Sat. in Tehran. This is the first session of the body after the Leader of the Islamic Revolution appointed the Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Amoli Larijani as its new head on Dec. 30, replacing the late Ayatollah Hashemi-Shahroudi who passed away on Dec. 4 after a long struggle with cancer.


Venezuela’s new amb. submits credentials to FM Zarif

دیدار کارلوس آنتونیو الکالا کوردونس سفیر جدید ونزوئلا با محمدجواد ظریف وزیر امور خارجه

Venezuela’s new ambassador to Iran, Carlos Antonio Alcalá Cordones, submitted a copy of his credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.


Araqchi Afghanistan visit

The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Araqchi met and held talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a Saturday visit to Kabul.


Deputy Foreign Minister for political affairs Abbas Araqchi conferred on Saturday with Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah on continued cooperation between the two countries.


5th Musicema Awards in Tehran

پنجمین جشن موسیقی سالانه موسیقی ما

The 5th edition of Musicema Awards was held on Saturday night at the Milad Tower. Founded in 2013, the annual event hands out awards to best works of Iranian music in different genres.