As the sizzling hot days of the summer in Iran are drawing to a close, farmers in the southern city of Abadan are preparing to harvest dates in tree farms. Below you can find some of the pictures of the harvesting which starts every year around mid-September.
Pilgrims of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, get rest for a few hours on their way at Shalamcheh terminal, on Iran-Iraq border, before continuing with their journey towards the holy shrine city of Karbala.
As the Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, is approaching, a massive number of pilgrims from Iran brave the sizzling hot weather to cross the Shalamcheh border to Iraq every day.
Pleasant spring weather makes Rasht’s market a tourist spot in the northern Iranian province of Gilan. While some may think twice before visiting the place, given the rain, many other visitors venture into the site, which has colorful umbrellas to protect from the downpours.
The people of Ab Ask Village on the outskirts of the city of Amol, northern Iran, have an ancient tradition named Vurf Chaal. As per the tradition, they separate pieces of snow in the "Ask Vash" area and carry them about a kilometer and dump them in a pit which is nearly 10 meters deep, thus filling the pit.
National endurance horseback riding races with lengths of 80 and 100 kilometers were held in Khorramabad the provincial capital of Lorestan, western Iran. Over 30 horseback riders from five different provinces and in the two categories of men and women participated in the races.
The spring migration of the nomadic tribes of Iran’s Fars Province has started. The tribes are moving from Kishlak (rural settlements) to Yaylak (summer highland pasture). Fars Province in southern Iran has more than 27,000 mobile nomadic families. There are also eight independent clans that migrate in spring.
The Army Day Parade was held in Tehran on Tuesday, April 18, in the presence of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and commanders of the armed forces. While the parade of the Army infantry was ongoing, airborne paratroopers passed over the area where the event happened.
Thick fog has significantly reduced visibility in the cities of the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, especially the capital Ahvaz.
The rice harvest season has started in the western Iranian province of Lorestan despite a drop in precipitation this year.
Sunflower farms create spectacular scenes across Iran’s northern province of Golestan.
Najafi residents of Iran hold a torch light vigil to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussein (PBUH) on the 8th, 7th and 10th day of the month of Muharram. The picture shows the Najafis، people originally from Najaf, Iraq but living in the Iranian city of Qom، in southern Tehran , holding the ceremony.
Iranian officials have raised the alarm over extravagant use of water by households in the populous capital city of Tehran, calling on the public to join efforts to protect the country’s water resources through adherence to conservation methods.
Parts of Metropol Building on Abadan’s Amiri Street tumbled down on Monday.