• Migratory swans in northern Iranian wetland

    Migratory swans in northern Iranian wetland

    Sorkhrud Wetland annually hosts migratory swans which come back homes from here when the weather gets warm, vicinity of Fereydoonkenar County, Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, January 25, 2020. IRNA/Ehsan Fazli-Osanlou

  • Iran's Persepolis covered by winter snow

    Iran's Persepolis covered by winter snow

    Photos show Persepolis or Takht-e Jamshid in winter, 2020. Persepolis, founded by Darius The Great- the fourth King of Iran- in 518 BC, has been the capital of Achaemenid empire. Takht-e Jamshid or throne of Jamshid, a mythical Iranian ruler, was put on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. Persepolis is well-known worldwide for its unique architecture and located in an area 63 km of Shiraz, Fars Province, southern Iran, January 25, 2020. IRNA/Reza Qaderi

  • Mitra Kotte plays piano in Tehran

    Mitra Kotte plays piano in Tehran

    Mitra Kotte, a 25-year-old Iranian-Austrian pianist who studies at Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien with Martin Hughes since 2012, is playing piano at Roudaki Hall in Tehran, Iran, January 24, 2020. IRNA/Nazanin Kazemi-Nava

  • Iran becomes champion at Takhti int'l cup

    Iran becomes champion at Takhti int'l cup

    Iranian team is crowned champion at the 40th International Takhti Greco-Roman Cup with participation of 116 Iranian and foreign wrestlers in Shiraz, southern Iran, January 24, 2020. IRNA/Reza Qaderi

  • Snowfall brings joy to Iranians

    Snowfall brings joy to Iranians

    Snowfall has brought joy to the residents of Shiraz, Iran, with some citizens amusing themselves with snowball exchanges targeting one another and taking selfies in the snow. Fars Province, Iran, on January 23, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi

  • Fereydounshahr ski resort in Isfahan

    Fereydounshahr ski resort in Isfahan

    The families are enjoying skiing and snow tubing at the Fereydounshahr Ski resort that is located in Isfahan Province of Iran. Isfahan, Iran, January 22, 2020. IRNA/ Rasoul Shojaei

  • Mousavieh School, Qajar monument in North Central Iran

    Mousavieh School, Qajar monument in North Central Iran

    Mousavieh School dating back to Qajar era (about 200 years ago), also known as the School of Agha or the Seminary of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS) in Damghan City North Central Iran, with registration No. 2749 with the National Register of Iran Cultural Heritage. Semnan, Iran, January 22, 2020. IRNA/Meisam Esmaeili.

  • Baklava; Iranian pastry

    Baklava; Iranian pastry

    Baklava is a kind of pastry that cooked in Iran. Baklava has different shapes in Iran such as rhombus, square and tubular. This delicious pastry is in a variety of flavors such as pistachio, walnut, almond, coconut, and caramel. This pastry is popular as a delicious dessert especially with tea. Tabriz, Iran, January 22, 2020. IRNA/Kazem Yousefi.

  • Iranian president meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister

    Iranian president meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday had a meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza. President Rouhani said that Iran and Venezuela enjoy longstanding friendship, adding that Tehran is ready to develop cooperation with Caracas.Tehran, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Marzieh Mousavi

  • Women at rugby contests across Iran

    Women at rugby contests across Iran

    Women from different Iranian cities hold contest of beach rugby, in commemoration of martyrdom of Lt General Qasem Soleimani, in southern Iranian Island of Kish, January 19, 2020. IRNA

  • Takht-e Foulad, historical cemetery in Isfahan

    Takht-e Foulad, historical cemetery in Isfahan

    Takht-e Foulad is a historical cemetery built with unique architecture identified in world community. The cemetery got unique status in light of outstanding figures buried there about 800 years ago, Isfahan, central Iran, January 20, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Al-e Mo'men

  • Zurkhaneh Sports & Koshti Pahlavani World Cup in Iran

    Zurkhaneh Sports & Koshti Pahlavani World Cup in Iran

    Zurkhaneh Sports and Koshti Pahlavani World Cup with participation of 100 athletes from 21 world countries in Bojnourd, North Khorasan Province, January 20, 2020. IRNA/Vahid Khademi

  • Motamedi (Mollabashi) historical house in Isfahan

    Motamedi (Mollabashi) historical house in Isfahan

    Mollabashi Historical House is registered on the National World Heritage list. This house is placed in the cultural-context near the other Isfahan Historical Houses.Stained glass windows and mirrored walls are part of the outstanding architecture of this house. The remarkable stucco decoration among the colorful tiles decorating the ceiling gives the House a marvelous look.Isfahan, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Iran-Austria Symphony Orchestra performance

    Iran-Austria Symphony Orchestra performance

    Iran-Austria Symphony Orchestra led by Abdolreza Amirkhani staged performance on Monday night at Tehran's Rudaki Hall.Tehran, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Mojtaba Mohammadlu.

  • Hindu Temple in Bandar Abbas, Southern Iran

    Hindu Temple in Bandar Abbas, Southern Iran

    Hindu Temple is one of the remarkable historical monuments in Bandar Abbas. The building was constructed in 1310 AH (1892 AD) during the reign of Mohammad Hassan Khan Sa'd-ol-Malek, the then ruler of Bandar Abbas, through the offers of Hindus collected by Indian merchants. The building is mainly a central square room on which there is a dome. The architectural style of this dome is unique and independent of Iranian prototypical architecture. The design of this monument is completely inspired by Indian architecture. Bandar Abbas, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Semirom waterfal in winter; beautiful tourist attraction in Iran

    Semirom waterfal in winter; beautiful tourist attraction in Iran

    Semirom waterfall is one of the most famous natural tourist attractions in the central Iran province of Isfahan. This 35-meter-high natural attraction, as the 91st natural effect, is listed on the Iranian Heritage List on February 20, 2010, by the Cultural Heritage Organization. This beautiful waterfall with green nature and the surrounding mountain environment is located in a very cold climate where even in hot summer it attracts many tourists and is a fun haven for travelers. Isfahan, Iran, January 20, 2020. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Snowy day in Tehran

    Snowy day in Tehran

    Snow cover in different parts of the Iranian capital creates beautiful scenes, brings clean air and makes people feel happy despite the problems created by weather conditions, Tehran, Iran, January 19, 2020. IRNA/Asghar Khamseh

  • Unveiling ceremony of Zafar 1 and 2 satellites

    Unveiling ceremony of Zafar 1 and 2 satellites

    Unveiling and delivery ceremony of Zafar 1 and 2 satellites is held in Tehran. Zafar carries S&F consignment which provides features such as broadcasting a single message to all users, establishing one-way voice communication between two users, and sending a message to 256 direct users, Tehran, Iran, January 19, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Babaei

  • Kamjan Marshland in southern Iran

    Kamjan Marshland in southern Iran

    Kamjan Marshland has become a beautiful wetland as it survived drought over the past several years thanks to channeling water of precipitations by local people and God's favor. Kamjan Marshland is on the List of Wetlands of International Recognition - the Ramsar Convention, Shiraz, Fars Province, southern Iran, January 19, 2020. IRNA/Shiva Sadat Attaran

  • Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Reza Abbasi Museum opened in Tehran in 1977 and was named Reza Abbasi in memory of the famous painter from the city of Kashan. Reza Abbasi Museum can be considered as one of the richest historical-cultural collections in Iran so that it was, in fact, a small sample of National Museum of Iran. The treasure-trove of collections from the second millennium B.C. to the beginning of the 20th century and Qajar era. Approximately 50,000 items are kept in this museum. The building has three stories that the visitor movement has been planned to start from the third floor downward. Tehran, Iran, January 18, 2020. IRNA/Asghar Khamseh.

  • Supreme Leader leads Tehran Friday prayers

    Supreme Leader leads Tehran Friday prayers

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei leads Friday prayers in Imam Khomeini Mosalla (praying ground) in Tehran on Friday, January 17, 2020. IRNA

  • Syrian journalists visit IRNA

    Syrian journalists visit IRNA

    A number of Syrian journalists visited the premises of the Islamic Republic News Agency in the capital city of Tehran on January 15, 2020, and held talks with the Managing Director of IRNA, Zia Hashemi. IRNA/Marzieh Noorali

  • Carpet weaving by hands in Iran

    Carpet weaving by hands in Iran

    Photos show members of an Iranian family that are weaving carpet by their hands. Iranian hand-made carpets and rugs are well-known and popular to the world due to their beauty, quality and daintiness , Oshnaviyeh, West Azarbaijan Province, northwest Iran, January 15, 2020. IRNA/Sara Ma'roofi

  • MIDEX expo in Tehran

    MIDEX expo in Tehran

    Domestic companies and foreign firms from Germany, South Korea, Italy, Belgium, France and China attend the 10th International Exhibition of Architecture, Interior Design, and Modern House (MIDEX) in Tehran, Iran, January 14, 2020. IRNA/Marziyeh Mousavi

  • Iranian President, Syrian PM meet in Tehran

    Iranian President, Syrian PM meet in Tehran

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis are holding talks, Tehran, Iran, January 14, 2020. IRNA/Abdollah Heydari

  • Syrian defense minister in Tehran for talks with Iranian Def Min

    Syrian defense minister in Tehran for talks with Iranian Def Min

    Syrian Defense Minister Ali Abdullah Ayyoub on Monday heading a Syrian delegation, held a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami. Syria conferred top championship emblem on Martyr Soleimani. Tehran, Iran, January 14, 2019. IRNA/Defence Ministry.

  • Iran's National Orchestra practicing for upcoming performance

    Iran's National Orchestra practicing for upcoming performance

    Iranian National Orchestra is practicing for a concert that is to be held in the capital city of Tehran, Iran on January 16, 2020. IRNA/ Davoud Ghahrdar

  • Top Iranian, Syrian officials meet in Tehran

    Top Iranian, Syrian officials meet in Tehran

    Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani holds talks with Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis in Tehran, Iran, January 13, 2019. IRNA/Ehsan Naderipour

  • Iran VP welcomes Syria PM in Tehran

    Iran VP welcomes Syria PM in Tehran

    First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri welcomes Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis at Sa'dabad cultural complex in north Tehran, Iran, January 13, 2020. IRNA/Marziyeh Soleimani

  • Supreme Leader receives Emir of Qatar in Tehran

    Supreme Leader receives Emir of Qatar in Tehran

    Photos show a meeting between Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Tehran, Iran, January 13, 2020.