• Iran's women track cycling competitions

    Iran's women track cycling competitions

    The final race of the women track cycling competitions was held in Azadi Sports Complex on Sunday. September 20, 2021. Tehran. IRNA/Marzieh Soleimani.

  • Art of shawl weaving in Iran's Kordestan

    Art of shawl weaving in Iran's Kordestan

    Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the most ancient handicrafts in Iran's Kordestan Province, western Iran, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat. Sanandaj, Iran. September 19, 2021. IRNA/Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Leader receives Olympics, Paralympics athletes

    Leader receives Olympics, Paralympics athletes

    Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday received the Iranian athletes who participated in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games. Tehran, Iran. September 18, 2021. IRNA.

  • Iranian women's athletics championships

    Iranian women's athletics championships

    The first day of the second stage of the 25th round of Iran's track and field championships was held in Tehran, Iran. September 17, 2021. IRNA/Marzieh Mousavi.

  • Iranian President meets with Iranians residing in Tajikistan

    Iranian President meets with Iranians residing in Tajikistan

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, during his visit to Tajikistan to take part in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, had a meeting on Thursday night with Iranians residing in Tajikistan. September 17, 2021. IRNA.

  • Iran, Belarus presidents meet on sidelines of SCO summit

    Iran, Belarus presidents meet on sidelines of SCO summit

    The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi met and held talks with his Belarus counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in the Tajik capital on Thursday. September 16, 2021. IRNA

  • President Raisi leaves for Tajikistan

    President Raisi leaves for Tajikistan

    Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi left Tehran for Dushanbe, Tajikistan on Thursday to take part in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit. President Raisi has been invited by Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon to participate and deliver speech in the SCO summit. Tehran, Iran, September 16, 2021. IRNA/ Amin Jalili

  • Feast of the Cross ceremony in Tehran

    Feast of the Cross ceremony in Tehran

    Tehran's Saint Sarkis Cathedral hosted the Feast of the Cross ceremony. Saint Sarkis Cathedral was built by one of the Armenians of Tehran in 1970 near Valiasr square in Karimkhan street downtown Tehran. The church is now the main center of the gathering of Armenians in Tehran. Saint Sarkislived in the 4th century and fought the Romans for Christianity. September 14, 2021. IRNA/Jeana and Juana Abadian.

  • Iraqi PM's visit to Imam Reza Holy Shrine

    Iraqi PM's visit to Imam Reza Holy Shrine

    Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday visited Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine in the city of Mashad, Razavi Khorasan Province. September 13, 2021. IRNA/Mohsen Bakhshandeh Zahmati.

  • Iran Men's Club Track & Field Competitions

    Iran Men's Club Track & Field Competitions

    The second round of Iran Men's Club Track and Field Competitions is held on Sunday in Aftab Sport Complex in Tehran. Tehran, September 12, 2021.IRNA/Ahmad Moeini Jam.

  • President Raisi officially welcomes Iraqi PM in Tehran

    President Raisi officially welcomes Iraqi PM in Tehran

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi officially welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi here in Tehran on Sunday. The two officials then started bilateral talks. Tehran, September 12, 2021. IRNA/Mohammad Babaei.

  • Army comdr. welcomes Iran’s Navy’s Flotilla 75

    Army comdr. welcomes Iran’s Navy’s Flotilla 75

    Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdul-Rahim Mousavi welcomed the 75th Flotilla of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Navy returning from Atlantic Ocean voyage in a ceremony held in the presence of the governor of Hormuzgan Province and local officials. Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan Province. September 12. IRNA/Nader Naseri.

  • Date harvesting in Shushtar

    Date harvesting in Shushtar

    Date harvesting started on 463 hectares of farms in Shushtar, Southwestern Iran. It is predicted to harvest 1,700 tons dates. Ahvaz. September 11, 2021. IRNA/Iman Sadeghi Hassanvand

  • Foreign Ministers of Iran, Qatar meet in Tehran

    Foreign Ministers of Iran, Qatar meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian received his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in Tehran, Iran September 9, 2021.

  • Afghan protestors in front of Pakistan’s Embassy in Tehran

    Afghan protestors in front of Pakistan’s Embassy in Tehran

    A group of Afghans residing in Tehran have gathered in front of Pakistan’s Embassy to protest against that country’s interference in Afghanistan’s internal affairs, Tehran, Iran, September 11, 2021. IRNA/Hassan Shirvani

  • Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh rituals in Iran

    Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh rituals in Iran

    Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh rituals are traditions that carry a rich ethical culture within. The name has been inscribed by UNESCO for ‘varzesh-e pahlavani’ 'heroic sport' or ‘varzesh-e bastani’ 'ancient sport' which refers to traditional wrestling or a system of athletics originally used to train Iranian warriors in Persia and the adjacent lands since the Achaemenid Empire (550 BC-330 BC). It combines martial arts, calisthenics, strength training, and music and pursues a state of spiritual peace and self-control in the human body and mind. September 4, 2021/Meysam Allaghemandan

  • Iran plays Syria in World Cup qualifiers

    Iran plays Syria in World Cup qualifiers

    As a part of the third round of World Cup Qualifiers, Iran’s Team Melli played Syria in Azadi Stadium, western Tehran, on September 2 and won the game 1-0. September 3, 2021. IRNA/Ahmad Moineijam

  • Int'l army games in Iran

    Int'l army games in Iran

    As the photos show, the 5th stage of the international army games aka “Gunsmith Masters” is held with the participation of Iran and Uzbekistan teams in Isfahan, Iran. September 1. 2021/Rasoul Shojaei

  • Borhan system, Alborz 3-D radar unveiled

    Borhan system, Alborz 3-D radar unveiled

    Borhan system and Alborz 3-D radar were unveiled in the presence of Air Defense Force Commander Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi on September 1. September 1, 2021. IRNA/Ahmad Moeinijam.

  • Historical Ice House in Iran

    Historical Ice House in Iran

    Historical Ice House of German Village in Bastam, near Kharqan, and 2 km far from Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani tomb has been registered in Iran national heritage list. Semnan. August 31. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • Anniversary of 1981 Iran Prime Minister's office bombing

    Anniversary of 1981 Iran Prime Minister's office bombing

    The office of Mohammad Javad Bahonar, Iran's then Prime Minister, was bombed on August 30, 1981 by the People's Mujahedin (MEK), better known as Monafeqeen (hypocrats) in Iran . The bombing led to the death of the Prime Minister and Mohammad Ali Rajaei, the then President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as well as six other government officials. The week ending in the anniversary of the bombing has been named Government Week in Iranian calendar. The following pictures have been picked from IRNA's archive. August 30, 2021. IRNA.

  • Supreme Leader receives President Raisi, cabinet

    Supreme Leader receives President Raisi, cabinet

    President Ebrahim Raisi and his cabinet members were received by Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday morning. August 28, 2021. IRNA.

  • Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani tomb

    Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani tomb

    Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani tomb is located in Qaleh Now-e Kharaqan, 18 km of Bastam. He was born in was born in 963 and died at the age of 73. He was one of the students of Bayazid Bastami and was Abu Isma'il Al-Harawee teacher. August 25, 2021. Semnan. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • Crocus plant in northwestern Iran

    Crocus plant in northwestern Iran

    Ardebil Province, including Khalkhal County, northwestern Iran, is one of the promising areas for medicinal plants, including crocus. Ardebil, Iran. August 25, 2021. IRNA/Bahram Naghizadeh.

  • Latest situation of Lake Urmia in northwest Iran

    Latest situation of Lake Urmia in northwest Iran

    Despite decrease in rainfall in recent months and increase in density of salt, the Lake Urmia is experiencing a stable situation. Lake Urmia began shrinking in the mid-2000s due to decades of longstanding drought spells and elevated hot summer temperatures. To save the lake, Iran started a joint project with the UN Development Program (UNDP) funded jointly by the Iranian and the Japanese governments in 2013. The revival efforts focused on redirecting rivers to irrigate farmland, thus avoiding use of water from the lake and the promotion of more sustainable farming methods. West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, August 24, 2021. IRNA/Taha Asgharkhani

  • Sunflower farm in Western Iran

    Sunflower farm in Western Iran

    Sunflower is an annual and perennial flowering plant that grows to about three meters high. It has a big and beautiful flower with a diameter of 35 cm. Mahabad, Iran. August 23, 2021. IRNA

  • Massive fire extinguished on Piranshahr border

    Massive fire extinguished on Piranshahr border

    The photo album depicts a massive fire on the Piranshahr border advancing from Iraq which is contained by border guards. Mahabad, Iran. August 23, 2021. IRNA

  • Ali-Sadr Cave; hidden paradise in Iran

    Ali-Sadr Cave; hidden paradise in Iran

    Located in the west-central province of Hamedan, Ali Sadr water cave is a tourist attraction for both domestic and foreign sightseers, researchers, history buffs, and day-trippers. Ali Sadr has the longest cave boating route in the world. Hamedan, Iran. August 23, 2021. IRNA/Adel Bakhoda.

  • Int’l Sea Cup and World Army Deep Diving Tournament in Konarak

    Int’l Sea Cup and World Army Deep Diving Tournament in Konarak

    The 6th round of the International Sea Cup and World Army Deep Diving Tournament kicks off with participation of 100 athletes from six countries in Konarak, Chabahar and will be underway until September 2. August 23, 2021. IRNA/Rostam Kariminezhad.

  • Int'l army games kick off in Isfahan

    Int'l army games kick off in Isfahan

    The sixth edition of international army games begin on Sunday with four teams from Iran, Russia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam in Shahin Shahr, Isfahan Province, Iran. August 22, 2021. IRNA/ Rasoul Shojaei