Iran in photos: Apr. 15-22

Meeting of participants of intl. Quran competitions with Iran’s Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a host of reciters and memorizers from 84 countries, who took part in the 36th International Quran Competitions in Tehran from April 8 to 14.


‘Silent City’ concert staged at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall

The acclaimed Iranian musician and Kamancheh player, Kayhan Kalhor, and the Miniature Quartet performed tracks of Kalhor’s album dubbed “Silent City” at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Saturday night. The concert, which started on April 10, will be staged every night through April 18.


Iranian Red Crescent sending food, basic supplies to impacted areas of flood

In the wake of the recent devastating flood in Khuzestan province, all sub- and main roads in Khuzestan province are damaged or under water as relief and rescue Red Crescent teams are making their utmost effort to solve problems.


Zarif Syria visit

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad officially receives Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who took a trip to Syria on Tuesday as part of Tehran’s regular political talks with Damascus.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem in Damascus on Tuesday.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Tuesday.


IRIAF fighter jets preparing for Army day’s parade

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force staff conducted training today in Tehran as a preparation for the parade which will take place on Thu. on the occasion of National Army Day. A host of different warplanes, including the home-grown Kosar fighter jet, were present in today’s training.


Zarif, Cavusoglu hold joint presser in Ankara

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turk counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu held joint presser in Ankara on Wednesday.


FM Zarif, Erdogan discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on broadening of mutual cooperation and regional developments in Ankara on Wednesday.


Leader receives Iran Army commanders on threshold of Army Day

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a number of commanders of the Iranian Army on Wednesday.


Iran commemorates 41th National Army Day

مراسم رژه روز ارتش در تهران

Iran commemorated the 40th National Army Day on Thursday.



Iran displays latest weaponry, hardware in annual parades

مراسم رژه روز ارتش در تهران

The latest military and defense achievements made by Iranian experts went on display at the annual military parades on Thursday morning.


Fajr International Film Festival kicks off in Tehran

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival got underway in Tehran, featuring 160 motion pictures from around the world.


President Hassan Rouhani speaks to locals in Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan Province, April 20, 2019. (Photo by IRNA)

President Hassan Rouhani speaks to locals in Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan Province, April 20, 2019.


Iran Army unveils new achievements

اخلالگر شاهد 97کوله‌ای

The Iranian Army Ground Force on Saturday unveiled a series of new military achievements, including advanced bomber-carrying drones.


Hundreds of thousands mark eve of Imam Mahdi birthday at Jamkaran Mosque in Iran’s Qom

مسجد جمکران در شب نیمه شعبان

Hundreds of thousands of worshipers marked Saturday night the eve of Imam Al-Mahdi (P) Birthday (Shaaban 15) at Jamkaran mosque in the Iranian city of Qom.


Iranians commemorate National Day of Sa’di

Every year on April 21, Iranians commemorate the National Day of Sa’di of Shiraz, a highly revered 13th-century poet, who is known both in and outside Iran for his enticing choice of word, ethical and social teachings and deep expressive poetry. Sa’di of Shiraz (1210-1292) is widely recognized as one of the greatest masters of the classical literary tradition. He is also known as ‘the master orator’.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan started a visit to Iran on Sunday to hold talks with senior officials of the country about a host of issues, including ways to deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors in diverse fields.


Pak PM visits Imam Reza Holy Shrine

The Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine in his first trip to Iran.

President Hassan Rouhani has received Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, who arrived in Tehran in the early hours of Monday to hold talks with senior Iranian figures. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Khan began his official two-day visit to Iran, the first since he took office last year, with a stop in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad on Sunday.


Meeting of Iranian and Pakistani delegations

With the attendance of the presidents of the two countries, a joint meeting between Iran and Pakistan was held in the capital Tehran on Monday.


President Rouhani, Pakistani PM hold joint presser in Tehran

Speaking in a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, President Hassan Rouhani stressed that a new step has been taken for deepening relations between the two countries.