Monday, January 30, 2023

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Ahvaz in fog amid air pollution in Iranian megacities

Thick fog has significantly reduced visibility in the cities of the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, especially the capital Ahvaz.

Air pollution reaches alarming level in Tehran

Officials say Tehran has had only two clean days over the past nine months

Iranians voicing support for National soccer team

Fans of Iran’s Team Melli cheer and support the country’s soccer squad on the streets of Doha, Qatar, which is hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Rice harvest in Iran’s Lorestan Province despite drop in rainfall

The rice harvest season has started in the western Iranian province of Lorestan despite a drop in precipitation this year.

Sunflowers shining in daylight across Golestan Province farms

Sunflower farms create spectacular scenes across Iran’s northern province of Golestan.

Bolivia independence marked in Tehran

A ceremony marking the 197th anniversary of Bolivia’s independence was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 in Tehran with Bolivian Ambassador to the Islamic republic Romina Guadalupe and some other foreign envoys and diplomats in attendance.

Feast of the Assumption of Mary held in Tehran

The feast of the Assumption of Mary and the Blessing of Grapes was held on Sunday noon at Holy Mary Church of Tehran in the presence of Archbishop Sebo Sarkisian and a group of Armenian citizens.

Iran Professional League kick starts

Sepahan football team defeats titleholder Esteghlal, putting an end to the invincibility of the blues from the capital.

Iranians mourning 3rd Shia Imam’s martyrdom

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.

Alarm sounded over looming water crisis in Iranian capital

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.

Partial collapse of 11-story building in Abadan, Iran

Parts of Metropol Building on Abadan’s Amiri Street tumbled down on Monday.

Karkheh Dam: Drier than ever

The level of water in Iran’s Karkheh Dam is nearly 179 meters and the volume of its reservoir is 1 billion and 41 million cubic meters.

Iran marks National Persian Gulf Day

The National Persian Gulf Day is an auspicious innovation meant to honor the Persian Gulf’s history and civilization and the historical names of waters...

Table of iftar on the Nature Bridge

The Nature Bridge in Tehran hosted over 2,000 fasting people on the birthday anniversary of Imam Hassan Mojtaba (PBUH), the second Shia Imam, with a table stretching for over 270 meters to receive them for iftar.

Along Karoun

Karoun is the longest and largest rive in Iran and a large proportion of it flows through the southwestern province of Khouzestan.

Iranians getting ready to welcome Nowruz

Iranians on shopping sprees as countdown to Persian New Year begins.

Iranians preparing to welcome the New Year

Nowruz is around the corner, with Iranians busy with shopping to welcome the New Year.

Rouhani appears in public after months of absence

Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was not seen in public over the seven months since he left office, has attended the 9th official meeting of the current Assembly of Experts.

Wives of foreign ambassadors in tree planting day ceremony

The tree planting day ceremony was held on Sunday at the Center for Political and International Studies of Iran’s Foreign Ministry. The Iranian foreign minister’s wife, the families of the Foreign Ministry’s martyrs and the wives of foreign ambassadors residing in Tehran attended the event.

Oil slicks mar coasts in southern Iran

Oil slicks floating in waters off the coast of Khark Island in southern Iran, have come ashore in the city of Bushehr, contaminating the coastline in several locations.

Zayandeh Rud: The last reflection

The reflection of water is the reflection of life in Zayandeh Rud in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

Winter in Kish Island, southern Iran

Photo by Maral Shirinkhan

Iran marks 43rd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

Motorcyclists of the armed forces and Basij hold a parade to mark the beginning of the festivities commemorating the anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

Plains and mountains of Kermanshah province blanketed by snow

Plains and mountains of Kermanshah province blanketed by snow

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