On the same day that the US government labelled Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps a terrorist organisation, many reformist figures condemned the Trump administration’s move unanimously, despite their political disagreements with the IRGC.
A Sunni clergyman says the devastating floods that hit much of Iran recently was also a blessing as it strengthened unity between Shiites and Sunnis.
A number of renowned cinema professionals, including American screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Joseph Schrader, are going to attend the 37th International Fajr Festival in Tehran despite the discouraging impact of Trump’s sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is prepared to work with Pakistan in fight against terrorism, amid the recent terror attack in south-western Pakistan, which killed 14 members of the country’s armed forces.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited flood-hit areas in Lorestan and Khuzestan provinces in western and south-western Iran, vowing to compensate for the damages as soon as possible.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, April 20, 2019, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Artists from 12 Iranian provinces have put on show their salt statues in a national festival held in a marsh in South Khorasan, eastern Iran.
A group of Iranian researchers has managed to produce livestock embryo in laboratory in order to get better results from cattle breeding and freezing them for use in the required conditions.
An Iranian couple in Khuzestan province, south-west of the country, has held their marriage ceremony on flood waters.
A festival of tulip and daffodil flowers is being held in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashhad, giving a scenic beauty to the holy city.
Italy’s former ambassador to Iraq says American officials are fully aware of the role played by Iran’s senior military commander Major General Qassem Soleimani in preventing Baghdad from falling into ISIS terrorists.
Avvenire, an Italian newspaper affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, has run an advertisement of cultural and religious tours of Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has strongly denounced the recent terrorist operation in Pakistan's Ormara-Gwadar road, which resulted in the deaths of 14 members of the Pakistani armed forces.