• Isfahan's Flower and Plant Market in the time of Coronavirus

    Isfahan's Flower and Plant Market in the time of Coronavirus

    Coronavirus outbreak (Covid - 19) has also affected Isfahan's flower and plant market these days. The photos reflecting flower breeding centers in Isfahan nowadays, Isfahan, Iran. April 5, 2020. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Northern Iran's beauties; Shahid Rajaee Dam

    Northern Iran's beauties; Shahid Rajaee Dam

    Shahid Rajae Dam, also known as Soleiman Tangeh Dam, is 45 kilometers southwest of Sari, located in Dodangeh District, near the village of Afrachal. The dam was built for hydroelectric power production, flood control and to provide water for industrial and agricultural use. April 5, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli.

  • Iran to transfer two cheetahs to natural habitat

    Iran to transfer two cheetahs to natural habitat

    Tehran, April 5, IRNA – The head of the wildlife office of Department of Environment of Iran said on Sunday that the two cheetahs that were kept in Tehran with the purpose of breeding are to be sent to their natural habitat.

  • Gando; Rare Iranian crocodile habitat

    Gando; Rare Iranian crocodile habitat

    Chabahar, April 4, IRNA –According to research, 192 species of birds, 28 species of mammals, 71 species of reptiles and 150 species of plants reside in Bahu Kalat a village close to Chabahar in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, in southeastern Iran.

  • Tehran in time of Coronavirus

    Tehran in time of Coronavirus

    Because of Coronavirus Outbreak, most of those living in Tehran stayed home and did not travel. Photos show the light traffic of the people of Tehran in these days, while Ministry of Health officials strongly recommend that people stay at home.Tehran, Iran, April 1, 2020. IRNA/Ahmad Moeini Jam.

  • Closure of Tabriz tourist attractions in Tabriz due to coronavirus

    Closure of Tabriz tourist attractions in Tabriz due to coronavirus

    Tourist attractions of Tabriz in northeastern Iran have been temporarily closed in a bid to join the public campaign of Social Distancing to contain coronavirus.Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, March 31, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Stay at Home to Save Lives Campaign in Iran

    Stay at Home to Save Lives Campaign in Iran

    Stay at Home to Save Lives Campaign gains momentum. The campaign "Stay at Home" is being publicized by social network messaging to persuade people from all walks of life across Iran to stay home to contain coronavirus. March 31, 2020. IRNA/

  • Veep says government committed to safety of people

    Veep says government committed to safety of people

    Tehran, March 30, IRNA – First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on monday that the Government is committed to safety of the people and therefore has shut down major community centers since early days of the outbreak.

  • Sultan Yaghoub Green Valley in western Iran

    Sultan Yaghoub Green Valley in western Iran

    Naghadeh is a town in West Azerbaijan Province, Sultan Yaghoub Green Valley is 5 kilometers from Naghadeh city. There are many mineral springs in the highlands of this valley that are very therapeutically useful, This lush mountain is a resort to climbers from all over Iran every year. West Azerbaijan Province, March 29, 2020. IRNA/ Mehdi Rahnavard.

  • Closure of tourist attractions of Sanandaj in western Iran during coronavirus epidemic

    Closure of tourist attractions of Sanandaj in western Iran during coronavirus epidemic

    Historic and tourist attractions of Sanandaj - in western Iran-, at the time of coronavirus outbreak, have been closed to prevent the disease outbreak. Sanandaj, Kurdestan Province, March 27, 2020, IRNA/ Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezrnian.

  • Tourist attraction 'Tepe Hasanlu' in Iran

    Tourist attraction 'Tepe Hasanlu' in Iran

    The photo album depicts a millennia-old archeological site called Tepe Hasanlu in Naghadeh County of West Azarbaijan Province in Iran. March 25, 2020. IRNA/ Mehdi Rahnavard

  • Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    The Grand Bazaar is a historical market located in Isfahan, Iran, also known as the Qeysarriyeh Bazaar, Qeysarie bazaar or Soltani bazaar. The main commercial activities in the Qeysarieh bazaar are carpet and kilim selling. The bazaar was one of the greatest and luxurious trading centers in the Safavid era. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, March 25, 2020, IRNA/ Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Silybum Marianum heralds Spring in southern Iran

    Silybum Marianum heralds Spring in southern Iran

    Silybum marianum has blossomed out with approach of spring. It is well-researched plant in the treatment of liver disease. The active complex of MT is a lipophilic extract from the seeds of the plant and is composed of three isomer flavonolignans (silybin, silydianin, and silychristine), collectively known as silymarin. Bushehri people in southern Iran call it "Kangar".Bushehr, Bushehr Province, Southern Iran, March 25, 2020. IRNA/

  • Iranian New Year;  Nowruz  symbols in Iran's  Semnan City

    Iranian New Year; Nowruz symbols in Iran's Semnan City

    At the beginning of the Iranian New Year, with the support and call of municipalities, urban symbols are designed and displayed by artists in Semnan. Semnan is a city situated on the alluvial fan of the Golrudbar creek in north-central Iran, 216 km east of Tehran and 640 km west of Mashhad. Semnan, March 23, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi

  • Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Chahar Bagh Boulevard is a historical avenue in Isfahan constructed in the Safavid era of Iran. The avenue, historically, is the most famous in all of Persia. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, Iran, March 23, 2020, IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • PBO grants Euro 780m  to Iran's Health Ministry to fight coronavirus outbreak

    PBO grants Euro 780m to Iran's Health Ministry to fight coronavirus outbreak

    Tehran, March 22, IRNA – Plan and Budget Organization of Iran granted Euro 780 million to Health and Medical Education and Universities of Medical Sciences for the prevention and cotracting the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Iran's hospital beds have doubled in past six years: Rouhani

    Iran's hospital beds have doubled in past six years: Rouhani

    Tehran, March 21, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a message on twitter that hospital beds have doubled in Iran over the past six years due to the Government's strategy to develop health sector allocating extra funds as priority of his government.

  • Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen or seven Ss, is, in fact, the tradition of putting seven materials whose names begin with S. In the past, people used to put all of these items on a mantel or a designed fabric similar to a tablecloth, which they call it “Sofreh”. That’s also called “Sofreh Haftseen”. March 21, 2020, IRNA/Bahram Nagizadeh.

  • Semnani historical House in north-central Iran

    Semnani historical House in north-central Iran

    Semnani Historical House belongs to the Qajar dynasty and is the tallest adobe brick in Semnan.Semnan is a city situated on the alluvial fan of the Golrudbar creek in north-central Iran, 216 km east of Tehran and 640 km west of Mashhad. Semnan, March 20, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • Coronavirus death toll hits 1,433 in Iran

    Coronavirus death toll hits 1,433 in Iran

    Tehran, March 20, IRNA – Iran's Deputy Health Minister Ali-Reza Raeesi said on Friday that the cases of COVID-19 infection reached 19,644 with death toll having mounted to 1,433 in the country.

  • President Rouhani felicitates Supreme Leader on New Year

    President Rouhani felicitates Supreme Leader on New Year

    Tehran, March 20, IRNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call, congratulated the Supreme leader of the Islamic Revolution on the Iranian New Year.

  • Iran's Supreme Leader congratulates Iranians on Nowruz

    Iran's Supreme Leader congratulates Iranians on Nowruz

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a message on Friday morning congratulated the Iranian nation on the New Year and appreciated the work of the Iranian medical staff who are bravely fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the country.Tehran, March 20, 2020. IRNA/

  • Scent of Spring in Boroujerd Western Iran

    Scent of Spring in Boroujerd Western Iran

    Iranians celebrate traditional Nowruz festival on March 20, Despite coronavirus spread, the sound of spring is heard as it covers the nature with pink and white blossosms. Borujerd, Lorestan Province, West Iran, March 18, 2020. IRNA/

  • Historical Buildings of Neyshabur in North-Eastern Iran

    Historical Buildings of Neyshabur in North-Eastern Iran

    Neyshabur is one of the major cities of Iran's Khorasan Razavi province in the northeast of the country which hosts lots of tourist attractions like the tomb of the world-renown poet Omar Khayyam and also the grave of Attar Neyshaburi (a Persian poet, mystic, and scholar). Neyshabur, Khorasan Razavi Province,North-Eastern Iran, March 18, 2020. IRNA/Morteza Aminorroayaei.

  • Kuwait sends aid to Iran to fight coronavirus

    Kuwait sends aid to Iran to fight coronavirus

    Tehran, March 17, IRNA – Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah announced that $10 million in humanitarian aid to Iran to contract coronavirus.

  • Iranian actress advises people to stay at home to contain coronavirus outbreak

    My share in fighting coronavirus epidemic

    Iranian actress advises people to stay at home to contain coronavirus outbreak

    Tehran, March 17, IRNA – Marzieh Boroomand Iranian actress, puppeteer, screenwriter and director of TV series and films said that some of Iranian artists, set up "Iranian Therapeutic Assistance Foundation" to help contain coronavirus outbreak, advising the people to stay at home and not to travel.

  • Iran; Manufacturer of diabetes medicine

    Iran; Manufacturer of diabetes medicine

    Tehran, March 15, IRNA – An active knowledge-based company in the field of medicine based at Pardis Technology Park succeeded in producing an exclusive "Exenatide" for the treatment of diabetic patients.

  • Iran not supposed to answer IAEA non-professional questions: Mousavi

    Iran not supposed to answer IAEA non-professional questions: Mousavi

    Tehran, March 11, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Wednesday that Iran is not supposed to answer any non-professional and political questions of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

  • Felt-making; Very old industry in Iran

    Felt-making; Very old industry in Iran

    Felt-making is a very old industry that nobody knows about the date and place of its emergence, but the oldest examples found in Pazyryk Valley belong to the Achaemenid period.Felt is the simplest type of flooring and its production does not require any special device.Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing animal hairs together.The main material used in felt is the white, brown, or black sheep wool. However, sometimes a combination of them or some painted wool is used for the background of the textile.The production of a piece of felt usually takes one day, and the felt-workers often work in double-person teams. Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari Province, Western Iran, March 7, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Jameh Mosque of Saveh in Southwest Tehran

    Jameh Mosque of Saveh in Southwest Tehran

    Jameh Mosque of Saveh in central Iranhas continuously been a busy place for worship, yet has underwent restoration projects since the time it was completed in 12th century onwards. Some say the mudbrick mosque is a museum of Islamic architecture because it bears elements from different ages.The exterior facade and minaret are eye-catching and many parts of the interior are embellished with detailed stuccowork. Markazi Province, Southwest Tehran Iran, March 7, 2020. IRNA/Amin Rahmani.