Iran in photos: June 22-28

IAIO delivers 3 Kosar jets to Army

In a ceremony on Thursday morning, Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) delivered three Kosar jets to the Iranian Army.


Big drug trafficking gang dismantled in Tehran

Anti-narcotics police forces of Tehran have dismantled one of the biggest band of manufacturing and distribution of illicit drugs in Tehran, seizing 2,700 tons of drugs.


Friday prayers held in Qom after four-month hiatus

اقامه نماز جمعه قم پس از چهار ماه تعطیلی

Friday prayers was held in Qom, led by Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Saeidi, after four-month hiatus due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, by fully observing health protocols and guidelines.


Iran reports explosion at gas-storage tank near sensitive military site

Iran’s Defense Ministry says there has been an explosion at an Iranian gas-storage facility in an area with a sensitive military site to the east of Tehran. The explosion took place in the “public area” of Parchin rather than the military site, Defense Ministry spokesman Davoud Abdi told Iranian state TV on June 26.


IRGC Chief pays visit to body’s Gorund Forces expo

بازدید سرلشکر سلامی از دستاوردهای نیروی زمینی سپاه

Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami, on Saturday, paid a visit to the exhibition held by Ground Forces of the IRGC (acronymed as NEZSA in Persian).


Unveiling ceremony of 40 Achaemenid tablets in Qazvin

نمایش گور بانوی سه هزار ساله سگزآباد در موزه شهر قزوین

The unveiling ceremony of 40 Achaemenid tablets that were returned from the Chicago Oriental Institute was held in Qazvin Museum.


Leader holds video conf. meeting with Judiciary officials

On the occasion of the National Judiciary Week Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei held a meeting via videoconference with a number of Judiciary officials on Saturday.

Conf. on passive defense against chemical weapons

همایش ملی پدافند شیمیایی

The National Conference on Passive Defense against Chemical Weapons was held in Tehran on Sunday, on the 33rd anniversary of the chemical bombardment of the Iranian city of Sardasht by former Saddam’s regime.


Commemoration ceremony of National Day of “Shah Cheragh” in Shiraz

The commemoration ceremony of the National Day of Hazrat Ahmad Ibn Musa Al-Kadhim [PBUH] [Shah Cheragh] was held in the holy shrine of the Imam on June 27. Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims. Shāh-é-Chérāgh is Persian for “King of the Light”.