• Iranian President visits ancient 'Persepolis'

    Iranian President visits ancient 'Persepolis'

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visited Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid) in this southern Fars Province on Thursday morning. Shiraz, Fars Province. Iran. October 14, 2021. IRNA.

  • Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship delegation's visit to Islamabad

    Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship delegation's visit to Islamabad

    A delegation of member of Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group met with Pakistan's Officials in Islamabad and conferred on bilateral ties. The delegation visited Pakistan at the invitation of Navid Qamar, the head of Pakistan’s Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group, to discuss strengthening of parliamentary relations and cooperation. October 14, 2021. IRNA/ Zeeshan Ali.

  • Commemoration of Hafez Day in Shiraz

    Commemoration of Hafez Day in Shiraz

    October 12 is celebrated as Hafez Day in Iran. The ceremony of Hafez National Day was held at the Tomb of Hafez on Wednesday night, in the presence of Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili and Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Ensieh KhazAli. Shiraz, Fars Province. Iran. October 14, 2021. IRNA/Shiva Attaran.

  • Nat'l kabaddi competitions in northern Iran

    Nat'l kabaddi competitions in northern Iran

    Iran's men's championship kabaddi competition in the adult age category is held with the participation of 27 teams in 2 regions in Gorgan, Golestan province, Iran. October 12, 2021. IRNA/ Ali Asghar Ghezelsafloo

  • Iran FM, Pres of Swiss National Council meet in Tehran

    Iran FM, Pres of Swiss National Council meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian hosts President of Swiss National Council Andreas Aebi in Tehran, Iran, October 12, 2021. IRNA/Meysam Alaqehmandan

  • Interior design & furniture exhibition in northwest Iran

    Interior design & furniture exhibition in northwest Iran

    Photos show the 19th exhibition of furniture and interior design with participation of producers from 12 Iranian provinces in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, northwest of Iran, October 12, 2021. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi

  • New IRNA chief takes office

    New IRNA chief takes office

    Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili in a decree appointed Ali Naderi as the new managing director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). Naderi replaced Mohammad Reza Norouzpour who had been the chief of IRNA since June 6, 2020. Tehran, Iran, October 11, 2021. IRNA/ Nazanin Kazemi Nava

  • 'New Perspective' painting exhibition in Marand

    'New Perspective' painting exhibition in Marand

    'New Perspective' painting exhibition in Marand will be underway until October 14. Marand, East Azarbaijan Province. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Natural beauties of Uraman in western Iran on list of world heritage sites

    Natural beauties of Uraman in western Iran on list of world heritage sites

    Uraman gives tourists whatever beauty they are looking for in nature: intact nature and historical attractions. UNESCO added Iran’s Uramanat cultural landscape to its list of world heritage sites on July 27, 2021. The area has 700 villages, 1,100 historical sites. The photo album depicts Uraman as an area in western Iran that has special traditions and architecture. Kermanshah, Iran. October 10, 2021. IRNA/ Bahman Zarei.

  • Qusheh historical bath; tourist resort in central Iran

    Qusheh historical bath; tourist resort in central Iran

    Qusheh Bathhouse is a historical bath, dating back to the Qajar dynasty (ruling Iran 1789 to 1925). This historical bathhouse along with the adjoining Caravansary are nowadays major attractions in Semnan Province. Qusheh is a village in Damghan County, Semnan Province, north-central Iran. , October 10, 2021. IRNA/ Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • 34th Intl' Film Festival for Children and Youth(ICFF)

    34th Intl' Film Festival for Children and Youth(ICFF)

    The 34th International Film Festival for Children and Youth (ICFF) started in the historical city of Isfahan. This festival will be held in memory of "Ali Landi"- the teenage hero from Izeh, southwestern Iran who lost his life to save two women from fire - from October 8 to 13, 2021 with the participation of the Iran Cinema Organization, Farabi Cinematic Foundation and Isfahan Municipality. Tehran, October 9, 2021. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • UNESCO inspects 2 caravanserais in Kerman 

    Inspectors of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) visited two caravanserais in Kerman province in order to assess the originality and antiquity of Ganjalikhan and Chahtouran Ravar complexes, which date back to Qajar and Safavid dynasties. The two caravanserais are waiting for being enlisted in the World Heritage List. October 8, 2021. IRNA/Abouzar Ahmadizadeh

  • Martyrdom Anniv of Imam Reza

    Martyrdom Anniv of Imam Reza

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the ceremony for martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (AS) - the eighth Imam of Shia Muslims - on Thursday. Tehran, October 7, 2021. IRNA.

  • Timurid 4-arched tomb in northeastern Iran

    Timurid 4-arched tomb in northeastern Iran

    Char-taghi Arch (the four-arched) tomb dating back to the Timurid period (1370–1507) is located in the village of Ziarat in Shirvan city, North Khorasan Province, Iran. This monument was registered as one of Iran's national monuments on March 10, 2002. Shirvan, October 6, 2021. IRNA/Vahid Khademi.

  • Cadets' virtual graduation ceremony

    Cadets' virtual graduation ceremony

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei virtually participated in the graduation ceremony of Iranian cadets of Imam Ali Officers' Academy and Imam Hossein University on Sunday. Tehran. October 3, 2021. IRNA.

  • Nostalgic gas station in Tehran

    Nostalgic gas station in Tehran

    Number 6 gas station in Darvazeh Dowlat in downtown Tehran, which was constructed by Iran National Oil Company and UK during Pahlavi Dynasty, is considered as the significant oil industry building. October 3, 2021. IRNA.

  • Sahvalan Water Cave in western Iran

    Sahvalan Water Cave in western Iran

    Sahvalan Water Cave is a large cave in Iran and located in a village of the same name. Sahvalan means frost in Kurdish. The cave is located near Mahabad, West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran. October 3, 2021. IRNA/Manouchehr Samadi.

  • Old caravanserai from Safavid dynasty in north central Iran

    Old caravanserai from Safavid dynasty in north central Iran

    An old Caravanserai named Goosheh or Qoosheh, which dates back to Safavid dynasty (1501 to 1722), has been registered on national heritage list about half a century ago. The old building is in Goosheh Village in Damghan, Semnan Province, north central Iran. October 3, 2021. IRNA/Abed Mir-Ma'soomi

  • Iran's Army military drill in NW region

    Iran's Army military drill in NW region

    Entitled as ‘Fatehan (Conquerors) of Kheibar’, military drills of Iran’s Army Ground Forces started in northwestern Iran on Friday Morning (yesterday). These drills are being held in line with detailed planning and based on a scheduled program aimed at testing weapons, military equipment and assessing the combat readiness of the Armed Forces in the bordering areas of the country. October 2, 2021/IRNA

  • Nat’l Day of Firefighting in Iran

    Nat’l Day of Firefighting in Iran

    A drill was carried out in Tabriz city of Iran on the occasion of the National Day of Firefighting. September 29, 2021/ Maryam Yousefi

  • Iran Leader attends Arbaeen mourning ceremony

    Iran Leader attends Arbaeen mourning ceremony

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei participates in a mourning ceremony on Arbaeen Day in an online form in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2021. All other participants observed the health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. September 27, 2021/IRNA

  • 4th nati'l congress on commemoration of Mina martyrs held in Tehran

    4th nati'l congress on commemoration of Mina martyrs held in Tehran

    The 4th national congress commemorating the martyrs of the Mecca and Mina incident was held in the presence of Iranian officials and martyr's families at the National Museum of Islamic Revolution and Sacred Defense on Saturday in Tehran. Tehran, Iran. September 25, 2021. IRNA/ Ehsan Naderipour

  • Iran's president opens new academic year

    Iran's president opens new academic year

    The new academic year of Iran's schools and education centers officially began with the presence of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a school in Tehran on Saturday. Tehran, Iran. September 25, 2021. IRNA/Mohammad Babaei.

  • Kheibar Operation

    Kheibar Operation

    IRNA - The Kheibar operation which started on March 24, 1983 against the Iraqi army lasted for 20 days resulting in liberation of Majnoon Island in southwestern province of Khuzestan.

  • File photos of Iran's operation Fath-ol-Mobin

    File photos of Iran's operation Fath-ol-Mobin

    Operation Fath-ol-Mobin is another important operation of Iranian forces during the Sacred Defense, which ended with the decisive victory of Iranians despite the lack of equipment against the aggressors. This military operation prevented the fall of Dezful and resulted in the release of 2,400 square kilometers of Iran's land. Sept 22, 2021 /IRNA Archive

  • Gardaneh Rokh, paragliding site in central west Iran

    Gardaneh Rokh, paragliding site in central west Iran

    Paragliding is an amazing sport that gives a feeling to someone as if they were flying. Gardaneh Rokh (gardaneh means mountain pass,) with a height of 2,650 meters, is among Iran's best paragliding sites near Shahr-e Kord, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province, central west Iran, September 2021. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi-Dehkordi.

  • President Raisi attends ‘In Khaki’ national exhibition

    President Raisi attends ‘In Khaki’ national exhibition

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated ‘In Khaki’ national exhibition in National Museum of the Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense on Tuesday. September 21, 2021. IRNA.

  • ‘Sina Rose’ Greenhouse in Hamedan

    ‘Sina Rose’ Greenhouse in Hamedan

    ‘Sina Rose’ Greenhouse in Amzajerd, Hamedan Province, western Iran, is one of the most important production units of rose in Iran. September 21, 2021. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Apple harvesting in East Azarbaijan

    Apple harvesting in East Azarbaijan

    Some 700,000 tons of apples are harvested from about 38,000 hectares of gardens in East Azarbaijan. September 21, 2021. Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Rescue forces tower climbing challenge in Rasht, Iran

    Rescue forces tower climbing challenge in Rasht, Iran

    Rescue forces compete in the third round of tower climbing competitions between first responder agencies of Gilan Province, northern Iran. September 20, 2021. Tehran. IRNA/Mojtaba Mohammadi.