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Seyedeh Maryam Hosseini Lahijani

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Hedieh Lahiji is an Iranian journalist who mainly reports the latest developments in science and technology. Her work in the IFP is mainly focused on the coverage of Iranian knowledge-based companies and their scientific achievements.

Official: Plans underway to facilitate Iranian singer Moein’s return to country

During the past few months there have been reports and denials that the Iranian pop singer Nasrollah Moein who lives in self-exile in the US will be given the green light to return to the country.

Fajr Music Festival enjoys martial band’s performance

The 39th Fajr Music Festival heard the performance of the Razm Navazan martial band on Wednesday, the third day of the event.

Iran’s candidate in Oscars bowed out of cinematic event

The feature-length movie The Night Guardian which was selected to represent Iran for the 2024 Oscars was not included among the shortlisted candidates for the next round of the cinematic ceremony released on Friday.

Iranians, Persian-speaking communities celebrating Yalda or Shab-e Chelleh, welcome winter

Iranians are preparing to celebrate the last night of the fall and the longest of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, known as Yalda or Shab-e Chelleh, with a host of traditions until midnight.

Lily Afshar, renowned Iranian guitar virtuoso dies, aged 63

The world of music is mourning the loss of a true luminary as Professor Lily Afshar, a trailblazing Iranian guitarist and the first woman in the world to earn a doctorate in guitar, has passed away at the age of 63 after a long battle with illness. Her death comes as a poignant moment, just as one of her recent works was published in Iran.

400 pieces of 10 million-year-old fossils unearthed in Iran’s northwest

Some 400 pieces of fossils dating back to 10 million years ago have been discovered near Iran’s northwestern city of Maragheh, the director general of the Environmental Protection Office of East Azarbaijan Province revealed on Tuesday.

Artistic tapestry of felting: Mahmoud Hallajian’s legacy in Iran’s Ramsar

In the picturesque city of Ramsar in the Mazandaran province, a tale of artistry and heritage was woven into the fibers of felt.

The Dozaleh or Donay, Iranian Kurdish musical instrument

The Dozaleh is one of the most important musical instruments in the Zagros region located in the west of Iran. The instrument has two sound tubes that are placed and tied together. The Dozaleh is played along with the Tombak or the Daf in wedding ceremonies and celebrations.

Ali Qapu; Unique Historical Palace in Heart of Iran

The historical palace of Ali Qapu in Iran’s Isfahan province dates back to the beginning of the eleventh century AH and is unique in its architectural and decorative arts.

The Oud, a quintessentially Iranian musical instrument

The oud is an originally Iranian musical instrument and is as old as the Sumer Civilization. The Oud is highly popular in the Middle East, especially in Iran. Today, this instrument has its own fans in Western countries and in East Africa as well as in the east.

Renowned Iranian singer Chavoshi reacts to desecration of Holy Qur’an in Sweden

Popular Iranian musician and singer Mohsen Chavoshi slams the burning of the Holy Qur’an in Sweden, saying the sacrilegious move is rooted in a failure to distort the divine book of Muslims.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Historical sites in Iran’s Birjand attracts many Nowruz tourists

The northeastern city of Birjand, situated in Iran’s South Khorasan Province, has been hosting many tourists during New Year holidays thanks to its many historical monuments and natural attractions.

History of Martial Music in Iran

It is said that the martial music in Iran dates back to Achaemenid period. Since then, military songs have been used to muster courage in the soldiers fighting in the battlefield to gain further victories against enemies.

Iran tourism: Qazaq Khaneh building in Tehran

In the vicinity of the Shahrbani Palace in the heart of Tehran sits the Qazaq Khaneh building, an old monument with a minimal architecture. It can be described as one of the first-ever buildings serving military and administrative purposes in the capital which lives to this day.

Iran Tourism: Nations Art Museum

If you happen to be in the Iranian capital and like to enjoy seeing paintings dating back to more than 50 years ago, make sure to visit Mellat Palace Museum in northern Tehran.

Mealworm beetles, a nutritious food source for livestock, poultry and aquatic animals

A group of Iranian researchers have developed a nutritious food product to serve as livestock inputs through the semi-industrial breeding of yellow mealworm beetles. According to them, mealworm beetles were authorized for consumption by the European Food Safety Authority back in 2003 due to the rich levels of protein and unsaturated fat in them.

Iran, Russia expanding ICT ties

The Iranian minister of information and communications technology says Iran and Russia are set to take the cooperation between their knowledge-based ICT companies to a whole new level.

Iranian-made kits enable visual detection of impurity in liquid medicines

An Iranian knowledge-based firm has designed and developed a kit that enables the visual detection of impurity in liquid medicines, in an achievement that rids the country of the need to import the product.

Iran tourism: Gorgeous sunflower fields of North Khorasan Province

Sunflower fields are among the tourist attractions that catch the eyes of any visitor to the North Khorasan Province.

Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology inaugurated in Sulaymaniyah

 Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology was launched in Sulaymaniyah before noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in a ceremony attended by Iranian and Iraqi Kurdish officials as well as representatives of the private sectors of the two sides.

Iranian knowledge-based company produces medicine countering respiratory infection

A knowledge-based Iranian company has produced a new medicine that reduces respiratory infection.

Iran museum invention wins international innovation standard award

A museum invention by an Iranian group has won the country a type B Innovation Standard certificate of the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations.

Iran to open 5th (IHIT) House of Innovation & Technology in Turkey

Iran is set to open a new House of Innovation and Technology (IHIT) in the Turkish economic hub, Istanbul, in line with the agenda to promote exports of creative and knowledge-based products made in Iran.

Uzbek officials visit Iranian technology exhibition in Tehran

Sardar Omar Zaghev, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, along with several other Uzbek ministers and deputy ministers, have visited the exhibition of Iranian export-and knowledge-based products, known as the i-Hit in Tehran.

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