Iran in photos: June 29_ July 5

19 killed in gas explosion at clinic in Iranian capital

انفجار و آتش‌سوزی مرکز درمانی سینا

A powerful explosion at a clinic in northern Tehran killed at least 19 people on Tuesday. The blast at Sina At’har health center caused damage to buildings in the vicinity and sent a plume of thick black smoke into the night sky, state television reported.



Zarif urges UNSC not to surrender to ‘Law of Jungle’ by backing US arms embargo proposal

ترسیم ظریف از «تفاهم سخت» پیش روی جهان

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif joins the session of the UN Security Council on June 30 devoted to the implementation of Resolution 2231, which endorses the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iranian nuclear deal.


Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran hold online Astana summit

The 6th Tripartite Astana Summit was held on July 1 via videoconference with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Russian President Vladimir Putin due to COVID-19 pandemic measures.


Birthday anniv. of Imam Reza (PBUH) marked in Mashhad

حال و هوای حرم مطهر رضوی در شب میلاد امام رضا (ع)

The auspicious birthday anniversary of the Eight Infallible Imam of Household of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S), Imam Reza (BPUH) was observed in Mashhad.


Funeral ceremony for veteran Iranian actor Sirus Gorjestani

A funeral ceremony was held on Saturday for the veteran Iranian film and theater actor Sirus Gorjestani. Sirus Gorjestani, who is most famous for his roles in the comic series and movies such as “The Suspect Ran Away” and “Sperm Whale 2”, died from a heart attack in a Tehran hospital on Thursday. He was 76.


Zarif addresses Majlis (Parliament) formal session on Sunday

محمدجواد ظریف وزیر امورخارجه در جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the US has targeted Iran’s interests in the region and taken measure to put pressure on Iran’s regional friends. United States has targeted Iran’s interests in the region, Zarif said in his address to Majlis (Parliament) formal session this morning.