• Iran's Leader partake in Qur’an Recitation Ceremony

    Iran's Leader partake in Qur’an Recitation Ceremony

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei took part in the Qur’an Recitation Ceremony that was held in the Imam Khomeini Musallah in Tehran on the first day of the month of Ramadan. The religious event was broadcast live on radio and television channels. The ceremony took place via a videoconference with the presence of a number of celebrated reciters of the Holy Qur’an. April 26, IRNA

  • Iranians baking 'Jalebi and Tulumba' in Ramadan

    Iranians baking 'Jalebi and Tulumba' in Ramadan

    Iranians bake a traditional sweet called 'Jalebi and Tulumba' (known as Zolbiya-Bamiyeh in Persian) in the blessed month of Ramadan. Mahabad, West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, April 26, IRNA/ Jamil Azadmanesh

  • Migratory storks in Iranian wetland

    Migratory storks in Iranian wetland

    The photo album depicts the migratory storks in the Zaribar wetland of the Iranian Kordestan Province. April 26, IRNA/ Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezranian

  • Spring time in Sekonj village in Kerman Southern Iran

    Spring time in Sekonj village in Kerman Southern Iran

    Sekonj is a village in Mahan Rural District, Kerman Province, Southern Iran. Nowadays in Springtime, its weather is great. Kerman, Iran. April 25, 2020, IRNA/Abouzar Ahmadizadeh.

  • Paradox of snowfall and  Spring blossoms in Ardebil

    Paradox of snowfall and Spring blossoms in Ardebil

    Paradox of snowfall and blossoms on trees of gardens, April 25, in Ardebil, Northwestern Iran. April 25, 2020. IRNA/Bahram Nagizadeh.

  • Tehran's Armenians observe 105th anniversary of Armenian Genocide

    Tehran's Armenians observe 105th anniversary of Armenian Genocide

    The 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide ceremony was held in Tehran in the presence of Archbishop Sibouh Sarkisian at St. Sarkis Church. Tehran, Iran, April 24, 2020. IRNA/Geina Abadian.

  • Snowy Springtime in north western Iran; Khalkhal City

    Snowy Springtime in north western Iran; Khalkhal City

    On the 24th day of April, thick snow covers Khalkhal city in Northwestern Iran and its suburbs. Khalkhal is a county in Ardebil Province in Iran. Khalkhal, Northwestern Iran, April 24, 2020. IRNA/Bahram Nagizadeh.

  • Spring nature in west Iran

    Spring nature in west Iran

    By the arrival of spring, nature revives and flaunts its beauties as the trees are green and in full blossoms, Hamedan, western Iran, April 22, 2020. IRNA

  • Pistachio gardens in southeastern Iran

    Pistachio gardens in southeastern Iran

    Photos show trees with pistachio- a dried fruit- export of which has turned Iran into the world's top pistachio exporter, Zahedan, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, April 22, 2020. IRNA

  • Showy flowers in northeastern Iran enliven nature

    Showy flowers in northeastern Iran enliven nature

    Fragrant colorful flowers show off their beauty these days as spring has come to enliven the nature, Bojnourd, North Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, April 22, 2020. IRNA/Vahid Khademi.

  • Beauty of damask roses in Iran

    Beauty of damask roses in Iran

    The photo album depicts an eye-catching damask rose farm that is located in Khur and Biabanak County in Iran's Province of Esfahan. Making homemade rosewater as well as herbal drinks from damask roses is of prime importance in the Iranian culture. Every year a number of festivals are held in Iran to introduce benefits of rosewater as a drink or an additive in Iranian meals for health. Rosewater is also an anti-depressant and recommended to be mixed with drinking water. Damask rose is locally called Gol-e Mohammadi or Gol-e Sorkh. April 23, 2020. IRNA/ Mohsen Firouzi

  • Tulip Festival in Arak

    Tulip Festival in Arak

    The 3rd tulip festival started in the Industrial Capital of Iran; Arak and will be held for four weeks, depending on the weather. About 120,000 tulip bulbs were planted last Fall in this 10,000-square-meter green area. Arak, Markazi Province, April 21, 2020. IRNA/Ali Karimi.

  • Beauties of spring in western Iran on the slopes of Mount Shaho

    Beauties of spring in western Iran on the slopes of Mount Shaho

    Kordestan Province with an average altitude of two thousand meters above sea level is one of the highest provinces in Iran.Shaho is a mountain of the central Zagros Mountains range. It is located between cities of Kamyaran, Sarv Abad, Marivan, Nodeshe, Nawsoud, Paveh, Javanroud, Rawansar in Kordestan province and Kermanshah Province, western Iran.. April 21, 2020. IRNA/Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Renowned classical Persian poet Sa’adi Shirazi

    Renowned classical Persian poet Sa’adi Shirazi

    The photo album depicts the tomb of Sheikh Musleheddin Sa’adi Shirazi in the Iranian city of Shiraz. Sa’adi was one of the major Persian poets from the medieval period. Still widely quoted and recited by Iranians, he is recognized not only for the quality of his writing, but also for the depth of his social thoughts. ‘Boustan’ (Orchard) and ‘Golestan’ (Flower Garden) are his masterpieces. April 20 has been named as the day of Sa’adi. April 20, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi

  • Iranian artists help combat COVID-19

    Iranian artists help combat COVID-19

    The photo album depicts a number of Iranians who help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic through making face masks in Tehran. The artists who are skilled at performing arts have been assisting the Iranians that are in the battle against the deadly virus. April 20, 2020. IRNA/ Marzieh Soleimani

  • Shipment delivery of COVID19 medical equipment worth $4m

    Shipment delivery of COVID19 medical equipment worth $4m

    A $4 million consignment of medical equipment to cure coronavirus was delivered by the World Food Programme (WFP) on Sunday in the presence of The Head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society's Rescue and Relief Organization,Tehran, Iran. April 18, 2020. IRNA/Abdollah Heidari.

  • UAVs join Iran's Army

    UAVs join Iran's Army

    Multirole combat unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were delivered to the Iranian Army. April 18, 2020. IRNA

  • Picking red feathers in Iran

    Picking red feathers in Iran

    The photo album depicts farmers who are picking echium amoenum, aka red feathers, in Azadshahr County, in Iranian Golestan Province. The plant plays a role in Iranian traditional medicine. April 18, 2020. IRNA/ Ali Asghar Ghezelsafloo

  • 'Service Parade' held in Iranian capital city

    'Service Parade' held in Iranian capital city

    The Iranian army went on a 'Service Parade' with the slogan of 'Homeland Defenders, Health Assistants' in Tehran on April 17, coinciding with Army Day. The parade was held aiming to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). April 18, 2020. IRNA/ Mohammad Babaei

  • Iran celebrates National Army Day with the "Parades of Services"

    Iran celebrates National Army Day with the "Parades of Services"

    Instead of holding military parades to celebrate the Army Day and the Ground Force Day, the Iranian military units held health parades themed "Parades of Services" across the country on Friday to express readiness to assist the medical society in the battle with the novel Coronavirus. April 17, 2020, IRNA/

  • Shahid Rajaei dam in northern Iran overflows

    Shahid Rajaei dam in northern Iran overflows

    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 generation, flood control and to provide water for industrial and agricultural use.Sari, Mazandaran Province. April 17, 2020, IRNA/

  • Tehran’s Azadi Tower goes red on Hemophilia Day

    Tehran’s Azadi Tower goes red on Hemophilia Day

    Azadi Tower of Tehran was lit up red, on Thursday evening on the occasion of the World Hemophilia Day.April 17, 2020, IRNA/ Davoud Ghahrdar.

  • Fishing in northwestern Iran

    Fishing in northwestern Iran

    In these beautiful spring days, people come to visit Mahabad Dam and go fishing beside the dam, Mahabad, West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, April 15, 2020. IRNA/Abdollah Rahmani

  • Isfahan's Naqsh-e Jahan Square in time of Coronavirus

    Isfahan's Naqsh-e Jahan Square in time of Coronavirus

    Naqsh-e Jahan Square Known as Imam Square, this place as the most famous attraction of Isfahan city is placed at the center of Isfahan, Iran. It is an important historical place and one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.People this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, stay in their homes .Isfahan, Iran. April 14, 2020. IRNA/ Zahra Baghban.

  • Beauties of Spring in Sistan-Balouchestan in Southwestern Iran

    Beauties of Spring in Sistan-Balouchestan in Southwestern Iran

    The entry of floods (Dashtmal) out of Afghanistan's control through the Helmand River into the northern cities of Sistan and Baluchestan, made people of this region very happy, especially Sistani farmers, and they allocated a lot of land for wheat and barley cultivation. Zahedan, Iran. April 14, 2020. IRNA/ Hamed Gholami

  • Social Distancing in practice in Iran

    Social Distancing in practice in Iran

    The photo album depicts Social Distancing in practice in Iran to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus aka COVID-19. April 13, 2020. IRNA/ Seyed Hassan Miri

  • Birthday ceremony of great Persian poet of Attar Neyshaburi called off this year

    Birthday ceremony of great Persian poet of Attar Neyshaburi called off this year

    Birthday ceremony of Abu Hamid bin Abu Bakr Ibrahim, known as Farīd ud-Dīn or Attar (c. 1145 – c. 1221), who is the famous Persian poet from Neyshabur and has had great influence on the Persian Sufism, is called off this year due to the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Photo of Attar Neyshaburi mausoleum, Neyshabur, Khorasan Razavi Province, northeastern Iran, April 13, 2020. IRNA/Morteza Aminolroayaei

  • Trees blossom out heralding spring season in Iran

    Trees blossom out heralding spring season in Iran

    Springtime manifest itself by blossoming out of almond trees in Sanandaj County of Kordestan Province in Iran. April 13, 2020. IRNA/ Mosleh Pirkhazranian

  • Bony fishing season ends in Caspian Sea

    Bony fishing season ends in Caspian Sea

    The photo album depicts a number of fishermen who are catching bony fishes (Osteichthyes) in Caspian Sea in northern part of Iran. The fishing kicked off on October 12, 2019 and wrapped up today. April 13, 2020. IRNA/ Mojtaba Mohammadi

  • Spring brings more beauty to Eram Garden in south Iran

    Spring brings more beauty to Eram Garden in south Iran

    Photos show Eram Garden, which along with eight other Iranian gardens named as Persian Gardens was put on UNESCO World Heritage List at the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2011, in Shiraz, Fars Province, southern Iran, April 12, 2020. IRNA/Reza Qaderi