Iran in photos: June 15-21

Funeral ceremony for veteran Iranian actor Keshavarz

تشییع پیکر زنده‌یاد محمدعلی کشاورز - قطعه هنرمندان بهشت زهرا(س)

A funeral ceremony was held at Behesht Zahra this morning for the veteran Iranian film and theater actor Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, who passed away on June 14 at the age of 90, after battling with a lengthy illness.


Martyrdom anniversary of Imam Jafar Sadiq (PBUH) in Qom

عزاداری شهادت امام صادق(ع) در قم

The mourning ceremony of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Jafar Sadiq (PBUH), the sixth Imam of Shi’ite world, was held in Qom.


Tehran hosts happy snowmen festival as summer arrives

Happy Snowmen Festival 1

The first festival of happy snowmen was held a few days ago in Tochal complex, in the heights of northern Tehran.


Iran test fires cruise missiles in naval drill

Iran test fired cruise missiles in a naval exercise in the Gulf of Oman and northern Indian Ocean, state media reported Thursday.


Iranian ex-judge dies in Romania, falls from hotel window

A former Iranian judge sought by his country to face corruption charges died Friday after a fall in a hotel in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, the head of the Iranian police’s international department said.


Iran observes last solar eclipse of century

The last annular solar eclipse of the 14th century happened in Iran on Sunday, June 21, 2020.


Iran’s Zarif, Afghanistan’s Atmar hold meeting in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan’s Foreign Affairs in Tehran.