• Iran, Japan FMs meet in Tehran

    Iran, Japan FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu in Tehran on Sunday. Tehran, Iran. August 22, 2021. IRNA/ Marziyeh Mousavi

  • Ashura rituals observed across Iran

    Ashura rituals observed across Iran

    Iranian people across the country commemorate the mourning day of Ashura marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the third Shia Imam on August 19, 2021.

  • Mourning ritual on Ashura at Imamzadeh Saleh shrine, Tehran

    Mourning ritual on Ashura at Imamzadeh Saleh shrine, Tehran

    Shia Muslims held mourning ceremony a night before Ashura (10th of Muharram) at Imamzadeh Saleh shrine in Tehran, commemorating  the Battle of Karbala, where Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his entourage were martyred on October 10, 680. The Iranian mourners observed health protocols amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. August 19, 2021. Tehran, Iran./IRNA 

  • Supreme Leader attends Ashura eve mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (pbuh)

    Supreme Leader attends Ashura eve mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (pbuh)

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the Ashura eve mourning ceremonies of Muharram 2021.

  • Supreme Leader attends Tasua eve mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (pbuh)

    Supreme Leader attends Tasua eve mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (pbuh)

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the Tasua eve mourning ceremonies of Muharram 2021.

  • Supreme Leader observes 2nd night of mourning for Imam Hussian (AS)

    Supreme Leader observes 2nd night of mourning for Imam Hussian (AS)

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the second night of mourning ceremonies of Muharram 2021.

  • Supreme Leader observes 1st night of mourning for Imam Hossein  (AS)

    Supreme Leader observes 1st night of mourning for Imam Hossein (AS)

    Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the first night of mourning ceremonies, for the Master of Martyrs, Imam Hossein (pbuh) and his companions, on Sunday, August 15 in the Hosseineh of Imam Khomeini. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this year's mourning ceremonies are not being held publicly. Tehran, Iran./ IRNA

  • Perseids Meteor Shower in southwestern Iran

    Perseids Meteor Shower in southwestern Iran

    The Perseid meteor shower peaks every year in mid-August. It was first observed over 2,000 years ago. The best time to view the shower is August 12, with rates of more than 50 visible meteors per hour. Photos were taken in Sabzkouh Mountains, Boroujen County, Chaharmaha Va Bakhtiari Province, Southwestern Iran. August 15, 2021. Shahrekord, Iran. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Sunflower farm in Western Iran

    Sunflower farm in Western Iran

    Sunflower is an annual and perennial flowering plant which grows to about three meters high. It has a big and beautiful flower with a diameter of 35 cm. August 15, 2021. Sanandaj, Kordestan Province. IRNA/Mosleh Pir-Khezrian.

  • Hassan Khan Ardalan Mansion; Iran's tourist attraction

    Hassan Khan Ardalan Mansion; Iran's tourist attraction

    Hassan Khan Ardalan Mansion, as a beautiful tourist attraction, is located in Tuyserkan city, Ashtran village, Hamedan Province, western Iran. Tehran, Iran. August 14, 2021. IRNA/ Marzieh Bakhtiari.

  • Iran, Iraq FMs meet in Tehran

    Iran, Iraq FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein in Tehran on Tuesday. Tehran, Iran. August 10, 2021. IRNA/ Nazanin Kazemi Nava

  • Muharram mourning flag hoisted in Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine

    Muharram mourning flag hoisted in Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine

    The traditional ceremony of hoisting black morning flag carried out in Imam Reza Holy Shrine to mark beginning of Muharram. Mashad, Razavi Khorasan Province. August 10, 2021. Mohsen Bakhshandeh Zahmati/IRNA

  • Foolad F.C. wins Iranian knockout cup

    Foolad F.C. wins Iranian knockout cup

    Foolad F.C. defeated Esteghlal F.C. in penalties on Sunday night and won Iranian Hazfi Cup (Knockout Cup). August 9, 2021. Isfahan. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Iran’s Garaei welcomed on return from Olympics

    Iran’s Garaei welcomed on return from Olympics

    Mohammadreza Garaei, the gold medal holder, and his brother Mohammadali Garaei, another Greco-Roman wrestler who attended the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, arrived in Shiraz on Saturday with the welcome of the people and officials. Shiraz, Iran, August 8, 2021. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi

  • Iran, Nicaragua FMs meet in Tehran

    Iran, Nicaragua FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, meets in Tehran on Saturday with his Nicaraguan counterpart Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindres, and the two sides discuss bilateral ties. Tehran, Iran. August 7, 2021. IRNA/

  • Hamedan Flowers Garden in western Iran

    Hamedan Flowers Garden in western Iran

    Flowers Garden in Hamedan that is known as the City of Petunias, located in western Iran, is an area of ​​20,000 square meters and a nice place with a pleasant climate for nature lovers. Hamedan, Iran. August 7, 2021. IRNA.

  • Ebrahim Raisi takes oath of office as new Iranian president

    Ebrahim Raisi takes oath of office as new Iranian president

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi took the oath of office before parliament in the presence of the Judiciary chief and members of the Expediency Council and foreign guests in Tehran on Thursday. The swearing-in of the president in Iran is based on Article 121 of the constitution. According to the constitution, in the swearing-in ceremony, the Judiciary chief and members of the Expediency Council should be present in the parliament. Tehran, Iran. August 5, 2021. IRNA/Marzieh Soleimani.

  • Venezuelan Vice President meeting with Iranian Defense Minister

    Venezuelan Vice President meeting with Iranian Defense Minister

    Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami in the meeting of Venezuelan Vice President Ricardo Menendez Prieto, conferred on bilateral ties of Iran and Venezuela. Tehran, Iran. August 5, 2021. IRNA/

  • Iran, Kuwait FMs meet in Tehran

    Iran, Kuwait FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets in Tehran with his Kuwaiti counterpart, and the two sides discuss bilateral ties. Tehran, Iran. August 5, 2021. IRNA/Marzieh Mousavi.

  • Swearing-in ceremonies of all Iranian presidents

    Swearing-in ceremonies of all Iranian presidents

    The file photos depict the swearing-in ceremonies of all Iranian presidents after the Islamic Revolution up to now. Today, Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the parliament at 17:00 local time. Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has endorsed the decree of Ebrahim Raisi as the 13th President of Iran. August 5, 2021. IRNA.

  • Hand picking nectarines in Iran

    Hand picking nectarines in Iran

    Maragheh County is regarded as one of the hubs of nectarine production in East Azerbaijan, Iran. The product is exported to Russia, Uzbekistan, Iraq as well as Pakistan.

  • Foreign officials in Tehran to attend President Raisi inauguration

    Foreign officials in Tehran to attend President Raisi inauguration

    Representative of Pope Francis Christophe Zakhia El-Kassis, South Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister Choi Jong Kan and Bangladesh State Minister of Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to attend President Ebrahim Raisi inauguration ceremony which is slated to be held on Thursday. August 4, 2021. Davoud Ghahrdar/IRNA.

  • File photos: All Iranian presidents

    File photos: All Iranian presidents

    The file photos show all Iranian presidents after the Islamic Revolution up to now. Today Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed the decree of Ebrahim Raisi as the 13th President of Iran. August 3, 2021. IRNA.

  • Iran, Oman FMs meet in Tehran

    Iran, Oman FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Busaidi meet in Tehran, Iran on August 3, 2021.

  • Supreme Leader endorsing President-elect Ebrahim Raisi's decree

    Supreme Leader endorsing President-elect Ebrahim Raisi's decree

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed the decree of Ebrahim Raisi as the 13th President of Iran. Based on article 110 of the Iranian constitution, the endorsement of the presidents' decrees is among Supreme Leader duties. Tehran, Iran. August 3, 2021. IRNA.

  • President Rouhani's last cabinet meeting

    President Rouhani's last cabinet meeting

    The last cabinet session of the 12th government in Iran headed by President Hassan Rouhani was held on Sunday. The endorsement ceremony of President-elect Ebrahim Raisi is to be held on August 3 in the presence of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

  • Beach soccer matches in Iran

    Beach soccer matches in Iran

    The series of photos depict beach soccer matches between two Iranian teams in the city of Semnan, northern Iran. August 1, 2021. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors

    ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors

    The final match the ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors was held between two Iranian athletes in 22 Bahman Stadium, Isfahan Province. Top players were granted a cup in the closing ceremony. August 1, 2021. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei

  • Esteghlal F.C. vs Sepahan in Iran Pro League

    Esteghlal F.C. vs Sepahan in Iran Pro League

    As photos show Sepahan football team beats Esteghlal F.C. 2-1 in the 2020/21 Iran Professional League (IPL) season. Also, Persepolis football team defeats Paykan 2-0 to win IPL for the fifth consecutive season. July 31, 2021. IRNA/Ehsan Nederipour

  • Hand-carved caves in Honameh

    Hand-carved caves in Honameh

    Hand-carved caves in Honameh, Shirvan, northeastern Iran, dating back to 4th and 5th centuries (AH), have been built on three floors inside a mountain 18 km from Shirvan. July 31, 2021. IRNA/Vahid Khademi