Iran in photos: Apr. 22-28

Leader grants rank of Major-General to new IRGC chief commander

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The Commander-in-Chief of Iran’s Armed Forces Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami as the new Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps and promoted him to the rank of major general. In a ceremony held today April 22, 2019 attended by senior military and police commanders. Ayatollah Khamenei granted him the major general rank. During the ceremony, the Leader expressed hope that Major-General Salami will succeed in his new post by employing creativity as well as high morale and spirit.

 

Leader’s meeting with Pakistani PM

Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, and his entourage met with Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Monday afternoon April 22, 2019.

32nd Tehran Intl. Book Fair kicks off

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The 32nd Tehran International book Fair (TIBF) has kicked off at Tehran’s Musalla in the presence of Minister of Culture Abbas Salehi on behalf of President Rouhani who is ritually in charge of inaugurating the event.

 

Leader receives laborers on occasion of Labor Week

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday received a number of Iranian laborers from across the country. The meeting of laborers and the supreme leader is taking place on the occasion of national Labor and Laborer Week.

 

Iranian envoy presents credentials to UN Secretary General

Iran’s newly-appointed Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi presents credentials to Secretary General Antonio Guterres April 24, 2019.

 

Iran defense min. attends Moscow security conf.

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami attended and addressed the eighth Conference on International Security (MCIS) in Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday.

 

32nd International Book Fair Underway in Tehran

The 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair was opened to public on Wednesday at the Mosalla exhibition center in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

 

Zarif, UNGA chief meet in New York

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with the Head of United Nations General Assembly María Fernanda Espinosa in New York on Wednesday.

 

Zarif, Guterres hold talks in NY

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister addressed the High Level Meeting of the General Assembly

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed the High Level Meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate and promote the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace at UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

 

Closing ceremony of 37th FIFF

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The 37th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) wrapped up its work at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall late on Thursday with introducing winners in different sections.

 

Persepolis 0-0 Sepahan: IPL

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Iran Professional League leaders Persepolis faced Sepahan at the Azadi Stadium on Friday. The Reds, who could move an inch closer to the title for the third successive year with a win over Sepahan, were held to a 0-0 draw in a hectic match, during which the fans scrapped with each other in the stands.

 

Flood-stricken Aqqala, northern Iran 

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Aqqala was one of the first towns in Iran which was nearly drowned in the heavy floods across the country late in March. New showers had raised concerns that the town will be flood-stricken again, but officials said on Saturday that no danger is threatening the town.