Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Iran in Pictures

Nomadic festival in Ardebil (PHOTOS)

Images of a nomadic festival featuring dance, music, sports and traditional customs in northwestern Iran.

Local sports festival in Kermanshah (PHOTOS)

Images of a festival of local sports in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah.

Kafe Namak or Salt Lake in Sirjan (Photos)

Namak Lake in Sirjan, Kerman Province, is one of the unique, beautiful faces of nature in southern Iran.

Bastam Grand Mosque in Semnan (PHOTOS)

Bastam Grand Mosque and Kashaneh Tower are two historical sites in Semnan Province, northern Iran.

Thousand-and-One-Nights train in Iran (PHOTOS)

A number of foreign tourists on board Thousand and One Nights, a train, have arrived in Zanjan in northwestern Iran.

Carpet Museum of Iran in photos

The Carpet Museum of Iran showcases priceless hand-woven carpets from urban, rural and nomadic areas across Iran.

Africa Day celebrated in Iran (PHOTOS)

Iran’s foreign minister and Tehran-based foreign ambassadors have marked Africa Day in Iran.

Takht-e Jamshid, a look at Iran’s colorful past (PHOTOS)

Takht-e Jamshid, a World Heritage Site, which is in Fars Province, is a reminder of Iran’s historical past.

Banmasity Caves of Chabahar, Southeastern Iran

These caves seem to have served as either a shelter or a place of worship. At the entrance to these caves, there is a platform that seems to have been used for religious rituals.

Alborz Symphony Orchestra observes liberation of Khorramshahr with FM in attendance (PHOTOS)

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a performance by the Alborz Symphony Orchestra to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr.

Live painting-the-music performance by Iranian artists (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of the 2nd live painting-the-music performance which brought a painter and a musician together to create improvised paintings with music as a source of inspiration.

Khorramshahr in photos 26 years after end of war

A photo gallery of Khorramshahr, a city in the south of Iran which bore the brunt of the Iran-Iraq war.

Herat painting exhibition in Tehran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of a Herat painting exhibition hosted by the Department of International and Political Studies at Iran’s Foreign Ministry.

Hiking in the Heights of Talesh (PHOTOS)

Photos of a group of hikers trekking in the heights of Talesh, a green city in the northern province of Gilan.

Shah Abbasi Caravanserai in western Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of Shah Abbasi Caravanserai in western Iran.

A pastime of the deprived which fetches money (PHOTOS)

Sports and embroidery are the only pastimes of people in a deprived village in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan.

President Rouhani arrives in Tabriz (PHOTOS)

In his 17th provincial visit, President Rouhani was warmly welcomed by officials and people in Tabriz on Wednesday.

Dressed in local costumes, students, professors attend classes (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of students and professors at Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology who went to classes dressed in their local costumes.

Tehran mathematics gathering (PHOTOS)

Photos of a fourth Meeting on Contemporary Mathematics in Tehran where French mathematician and a Fields award winner answered questions by Iranian university students.

Yazd, first adobe city in the world (PHOTOS)

Images of Yazd, a dry city in central Iran whose history goes back five millennia.

Qeshm Island’s Geo-park Museum, Prominent One in Iran

The Geo-Park Museum on Qeshm Island is home to more than 3,000 animal species.

Tehran Book Fair (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of the Tehran exhibition where up to 500,000 book titles in two local and foreign sections have gone on display.

Supreme Leader visits Tehran Book Fair (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of a visit by the Supreme Leader to the 28th Tehran International Book Fair.

Iranian official pay bedside visit to AEOI chief (PHOTOS)

A number of Iranian officials go and visit Ali Akbar Salehi at the hospital.

President Rouhani welcomes Iraqi counterpart (PHOTOS)

During a ceremony at Saadabad Palace, President Rouhani officially greeted his Iraqi opposite number.

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