• Solar eclipse of June 21, 2020 in Southern Iran

    Solar eclipse of June 21, 2020 in Southern Iran

    An annular solar eclipse occoured on June 21, 2020. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. Photos show eclipses in the cities of Chabahar, Dashtiari, and Konarak in Southern Iran, Sistan and Balouchestan Province, Iran, June 21, 2020. IRNA/ Rostam Karimi Nejad

  • Good days of Urmia Lake; Northwestern Iran

    Good days of Urmia Lake; Northwestern Iran

    The level of Urmia Lake is still on the rise, the level of the lake is now 5,019,000,000 cubic meters. Urmia, Iran, June 20, 2020. IRNA/Taha Asgharkhani.

  • Jameh Mosque of Darab Southern Iran

    Jameh Mosque of Darab Southern Iran

    The Jameh Mosque of Darab is related to the Seljuq dynasty and is located in Darab city. It is the only mosque in the world with four minarets. Shiraz, Fars Province. Iran. June 19, 2020. IRNA/ Shiva Sadat Attaran.

  • Adventure and Nature Tourism in Southwestern Iran

    Adventure and Nature Tourism in Southwestern Iran

    Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with a certain degree of risk, and which may require special skills and physical exertion, Do Polan is a village in Mashayekh Rural District, Naghan District, Kiar County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province. Iran. June 15, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath is one of the historical monuments of Someh Sara, which belongs to the Qajar Dynasty and is located in the central part of Kasma village. It is registered as one of the national monuments of Iran. The bath has two Howz of hot and cold water, (In traditional Persian architecture, a howz is a centrally positioned symmetrical axis pool. If in a traditional house or private courtyard, it is used for bathing, aesthetics or both). Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran. June 15, 2020. IRNA/ Farzad Hassanpour.

  • Stunning nature of Sahand slopes in Iran

    Stunning nature of Sahand slopes in Iran

    Sahand mountain range is known as "the bride of Iran's mountains" because of its dense vegetation, meadows, and grasslands. The mountain is covered with plants. Buttercups, rare species of Fritillaria and corn roses growing in the mountainside create a gorgeous landscape for tourists and visitors. East Azarbaijan Province, Iran. June 14, 2020. IRNA/ Sajjad Abdi

  • Kani Barazan international wetland in Iran

    Kani Barazan international wetland in Iran

    Kani Barazan Wetland is an International mineral wetland located in Mahabad county in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan. It is with an area of 910 hectares which is regarded as Iranian bird watching site. The wetland is home to various bird species including flamingo, little cormorant, great white pelican, stilt, heron, great crested grebe, graylag goose, lesser white-fronted goose, sternidae , common shelduck. June 13, 2020. IRNA/ Abdollah Rahmani

  • Colorful Saturday market buildings in Anzali

    Colorful Saturday market buildings in Anzali

    The photo album depicts new tourist attraction by the painting of Saturday market buildings in Anzali, Gilan Province, northern Iran. June 11, 2020. IRNA/Reza Akbari Katamjani

  • Qamishlou National Park, wildlife shelter in Isfahan

    Qamishlou National Park, wildlife shelter in Isfahan

    Qamishlou National Park is located 45 kilometers southwest of Isfahan city. The park is believed to be the oldest protected area in the world. It is home to the Persian Gazelle and Isfahan Mouflon. It is important because of its special habitat value and the existence of castles and historical monuments related to the Qajar era. Isfahan, June 11, 2020. IRNA

  • Iran: opening of all-glass suspension bridge in NW

    Iran: opening of all-glass suspension bridge in NW

    The Hir glass suspension bridge tourism complex located on the main road of Sarcham to Ardebil. It has been built on the Hirchai River and has facilities such as a zip line, bungee jumping, and children's playground. Ardebil, June 11, 2020. IRNA/Reza Zare

  • Tehran Circus in the time of Coronavirus

    Tehran Circus in the time of Coronavirus

    The sound of laughter and applause from all sides of the hall thrilled the circus artists, and with the encouragement of the audience, they became fresh. Although the circus had just started, the seats were full of spectators every night. The circus has been closed for four months now, and its staff members are working alone to return to prosperous days for vacant seats and program salaries. The coronavirus was a full-fledged enemy that spread its many-month-long efforts to eradicate them. Tehran, June 9, 2020. IRNA/Hassan Shirvani.

  • Making traditional shoes “Giveh” in Iran

    Making traditional shoes “Giveh” in Iran

    In Iran, craftspeople are making traditional handwoven shoes that are called “Giveh”. The shoes are made of cotton, silk, as well as threads. Tehran, June 9, 2020. IRNA/ Shiva Attaran

  • World Handicrafts Day; Chaleshtar Carpet

    World Handicrafts Day; Chaleshtar Carpet

    June 10 is celebrated as World Handicraft Day worldwide. Chaleshtar in the central district of Shahrekord, the provincial capital of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is Iran's first carpet village. Chaleshtar in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari carpet is one of the world's leading industries due to the authenticity of Dumotox paint, which has been approved by UNESCO. Shahrekord, Iran. June 9, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Salt mines of Garmsar

    Salt mines of Garmsar

    Garmsar salt mines are one of natural resources and touristic attractions of Semnan province. Many of these mines are located in the mountains and underground. They are extended in a winding tunnel in the heart of the earth. The city has a region with 92 salt mines with the employment of about 400 people. The purity of salt in many of these mines is over 98%, and this feature distinguishes salt of Semnan province from other regions. June 8, 2020. IRNA/Amin Rahmani

  • Iran's Defense Ministry delivers 10 overhauled helicopters to armed forces

    Iran's Defense Ministry delivers 10 overhauled helicopters to armed forces

    The Iranian Helicopter Renovation and Logistics Company delivered 10 overhauled helicopters to the armed forces during an event held in presence of officials from the Air Industries Organization of the Ministry of Defense and senior commanders of the armed forces. June 8, 2020. IRNA

  • Rice cultivation in Iran’s North Khorasan prov

    Rice cultivation in Iran’s North Khorasan prov

    The photo album depicts rice cultivation in Bojnourd city that is located in Iran’s North Khorasan province. June 7, IRNA/ Vahid Khademi

  • New IRNA chief takes office

    New IRNA chief takes office

    The newly-appointed managing-director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Mohammad-Reza Norouzpour took office in a ceremony at IRNA headquarters in Tehran on Sunday. The introduction ceremony was attended by Government spokesman Ali Rabiei, Culture Minister Abbas Salehi, Vice-President for Political Affairs Fereidoun Vardinejad, Deputy Minister of Culture Mohammad Khoddadi and Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi. Norouzpour replaces Zia Hashemi who served as IRNA chief for 30 months. June 7, 2020. IRNA/Mojtaba Mohammadloo

  • Isfahan's flower and plantation market reopens

    Isfahan's flower and plantation market reopens

    Isfahan's flower and plant market, which was closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus, has reopened and been welcomed by the people. June 7, 2020. IRNA/ Zahra Baghban

  • Migratory Storks lay eggs in western Iran, Zrebar Lake

    Migratory Storks lay eggs in western Iran, Zrebar Lake

    Zrebar Lake is situated in the Iranian province of Kordestan west of Marivan. It is 5 km long and a maximum of 1.6 km wide. The villages around this lake in Marivan are a safe and calm place for migratory storks to lay eggs. Sanandaj, Iran, June 6, 2020. IRNA/ Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Jameh Atigh Mosque; Tourist attraction in Shiraz

    Jameh Atigh Mosque; Tourist attraction in Shiraz

    Jameh Atigh Mosque or Jumu'ah Mosque or Adineh Mosque is one of the most ancient mosques in Shiraz, which is located in the east of Shahcheragh Shrine. This mosque built on order of Amrolith Saffari. The mosque, which is the first historical core of Shiraz, consists of a tall building that has several rooms and naves, and some parts of it have two floors.Shiraz, Iran, June 6, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi.

  • Kaboud-val waterfall in Iran

    Kaboud-val waterfall in Iran

    The photo album shows Kaboud-val waterfall located in Golestan Province, Iran. It is near the Aliabad-e katul city about 5 kilometers to the southeast. Kaboud-val is the largest full-moss waterfall in Iran and is one of the prominent places in Golestan province. Its height is about six meters and its water is cool and potable. June 6, 2020. IRNA/ Amin Rahmani

  • Tuskestan, another fabulous natural attraction in northern Iran

    Tuskestan, another fabulous natural attraction in northern Iran

    In Tuskestan region in the Iranian city of Gorgan, in north of Iran, an ocean cover of clouds that covers the entire region can be seen. The area has attracted the attention of the tourists nationwide. June 5, 2020. IRNA/ Amin Rahmani

  • To care for humanity, we must care for nature, UN Sec-Gen Guterres says

    To care for humanity, we must care for nature, UN Sec-Gen Guterres says

    Tehran, June 5, IRNA – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, said “we must care for nature if we care for humanity.”

  • Nature attraction in Iran

    Nature attraction in Iran

    Neishabour is one of the significant cities of Khorasan Razavi province, which is located on the Silk Road and enjoys very high fertility. Neishabour is known as one of the exemplary tourist areas of Iran. June 5, 2020. IRNA/ Morteza Aminoroayayi

  • Yellow deer breeding center in Iran

    Yellow deer breeding center in Iran

    Dashte-Naz protected zone in the north of Iran is a significant place for the conservation of Persian fallow deer (Iranian Yellow deer) species. June 2, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli Osanlou

  • Firefighters race against clock to extinguish forest fire

    Firefighters race against clock to extinguish forest fire

    The photo album depicts Khaeez Mountains in Tang Sheikh Area of Behbahan city. Despite of the round-the-clock efforts taken by firefighters, people, officials and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army forces, the wildfire has not been contained yet. So, many forces are still at the scene. Khaeez with an area of 33,000 hectares was named as a protected place over two decades ago. Khaeez protected area is a unique habitat for wildlife including wild goats to live. June 2, 2020. IRNA/Ali Moaref.

  • Persian fallow deer breeding center in Iran

    Persian fallow deer breeding center in Iran

    Dasht-e Naz Wildlife Habitat is located 29 kilometers on the suburb of Sari in Mazandaran Province.The Habitat is 55 hectares and includes about 447 species of plants. The most significant animal species in the area are Persian fallow deer, red deer, roe deer, jungle cat, and Ring-necked pheasant. Dasht-e Naz Wildlife Habitat is selected for breeding Persian fallow deer. The birth of 10 Persian fallow deer brought the number of these deer in the habitat to 53.June 2, 2020. IRNA. Ehsan Fazli Osanlou

  • Iranian officials partake in cabinet session

    Iranian officials partake in cabinet session

    A number of Iran’s high-ranking officials on Sunday took part in the cabinet session to confer on the latest national issues. June 1, 2020. IRNA

  • Springtime in Sabalan slopes of Ardebil

    Springtime in Sabalan slopes of Ardebil

    The days of May and June in the foothills of Sabalan (Ardebil Province, northwestern Iran) have stunning beauty and that the nature offers all its resources to tourists. Ardebil Province, Iran. June 1, 2020. IRNA.

  • Eye-catching mountainous nature on suburbs of Orumiyeh

    Eye-catching mountainous nature on suburbs of Orumiyeh

    The growth of spring flowers and the flow of rivers along with snowy landscapes and glaciers on the slopes of Margavar Mountains in Silvaneh district have created beautiful and unique landscapes on suburbs of Orumiyeh County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. June 1, 2020. IRNA/Taha AsgharKhani