Several Iranian artists and politicians gathered in a ceremony to raise money for the release of female prisoners jailed for unintentional crimes.
The Takieh of Mo’aven ol-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his condolences over the deaths of Iranian border guards killed in a clash with outlaws near the Pakistani border, and promised to pursue the punishment of the terrorists.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has admitted the importance of the Astana talks brokered by Iran, Russia, and Turkey in restoring peace to Syria.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a sarcastic message questioned the US Navy’s presence in the Persian Gulf, 7,500 miles away from the US territory.
Preliminary reports show that the Israeli regime’s jet fighters have targeted Damascus International Airport or its perimeters.
Official figures indicate that the number of foreign tourists visiting Iran has witnessed a remarkable increase during President Hassan Rouhani’s four-year term, reaching its peak after the implementation of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in 2016.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the recent move by Turkey to bomb areas near the Iraqi city of Sinjar is a violation of the Arab country’s national sovereignty, and that Tehran supports Baghdad’s position in this case.
France’s Louvre Museum plans to hold an exhibition of its antiquities and artefacts titled “Louvre in Tehran” in the Iranian capital for the first time in its history, an Iranian cultural heritage official said.
The representative of Iraqi Kurdistan in Tehran has strongly criticized Turkey’s unfriendly policies, and termed Iran an all-time supporter of Kurds.