Heavy snowfall has been occurring in Ardabil, in northwestern Iran, for the past few days, causing disruptions to traffic in the city. The snow in Ardebil has reached a height of over 25 cm, hampering snow removal efforts on roads and internal passages. However, on urban roads, particularly after the winter snowfall, people, especially the youth, engaged in playful activities in the snow.
Tens of thousands of people took part in a funeral held in the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman for victims of twin terrorist explosions which struck a rally there on Wednesday January 3.
Two male and female 7-month-old white lions coming to Iran from South Africa have been transferred to the Eram Zoo west of the Iranian capital, Tehran.
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.