Iran in photos: June 8-14

Iran doctor freed in swap for Navy veteran returns to Tehran

دیدار مجید طاهری پزشک ایرانی با فرزندانش در VIP فرودگاه امام خمینی(ره) پس از آزادی از زندان آمریکا

An Iranian doctor based in Florida returned to his homeland Monday after being part of a swap that saw a U.S. Navy veteran held by Iran return to America.


Final exams in Tabriz amid pandemic

The end-of-year exams in Tabriz schools are currently being held while social distancing and health protocols are in place.


Protests in front of Armenian Embassy in Tehran

A public rally to protest the establishment of the Israeli embassy in Yerevan was held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in front of the Armenian Embassy in Tehran.


“I Can’t Breathe” intl. cartoon exhibition opens in Tehran

The international cartoon exhibition “I Can’t Breathe”, highlighting protests against racism in the U.S., opened in the Aali Gallery of the Art Bureau in Tehran on Wednesday.



Iran President inaugurates several industrial, mineral projects

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated several major industrial and mineral projects with an overall price tag of Rls. 48 trillion.


Friday Prayer in Arak after 110 days with health protocols in place

The first Friday Prayer ceremony in Arak after the outbreak of coronavirus was held on June 12 while health protocols were in place.


Full-glass suspension bridge opened to visitors in NW Iran

Full-Glass Suspension Bridge 4

A full-glass suspension bridge has become operational in northwestern Iran. The bridge which is part of a tourist resort in the city of Hir, Ardabil province, is built on a river and comes as a major attraction to visitors.


Iran unveils its first capsule hotel

رونمایی از نخستین هتل کپسولی ایران

The Iranian tourism department has unveiled a first capsule hotel in the country as authorities seek to expand tourism amenities for budget-conscious travelers.