Tuesday, June 6, 2023


Seyedeh Maryam Hosseini Lahijani

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.

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.

Day Three of Fajr Film Festival: A Summary

During the third day of Fajr Film Festival, underway in Tehran Milad Tower Complex, critics sat down to watch “Barf-e-Akhar” – Last Snow – directed by Amir Hossein Asgari and “Laye Haye Dorough” – Layers of Lie – directed by Ramin Sohrab as the first feature film, jointly produced by Iran and Finland.

Number of Covid cases soaring among Iran MPs

The number of Iranian MPs testing positive for Covid-19 has jumped from 30 to 45.

Iran plans to produce 17k MW of nuclear power in 20 years

The Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the country will be producing 10,000 MW of nuclear power next year and plans to increase the production to 17,000 MG in 20 years.

Iranian footballers among best AFC Champions League in 2021

Three soccer players from two Iranian football clubs, Persepolis and Tractor, were selected among the Best AFC Champions League players in 2021.

Iran says not to exceed 60% nuclear enrichment even if talks fail

Iran's atomic chief says the Islamic Republic will not enrich uranium beyond the current 60% purity even if negotiations with the P4+1 group in Vienna fail to produce an agreement, and sanctions imposed by the United States remain in place.

Europe seeking to please US in Vienna talks: Iran

An Iranian foreign ministry official says one of the major challenges during the recent talks in Vienna has been the Europeans’ willingness to act in favor of the United States’ will.

UN: Millions of Afghans starving as winter approaches

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that war and insecurity in Afghanistan have displaced 3.5 million people in the country who are on the brink of poverty as the winter season is approaching.  

Iran FM: US behavior main obstacle to talks

The Iranian foreign minister has lashed out at the US regarding Iran nuclear deal saying Washington’s contradictory behavior is one of the main obstacles in negotiations.

Raeisi: US involved in terror attacks in Afghanistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says Iran and Tajikistan have many historical, religious and cultural commonalities and they should use these capabilities to further strengthen their relations and cooperation.

Raeisi: US Afghan presence has led to nothing but bloodshed

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says the presence of the US in Afghanistan has led to nothing but misery, murder, bloodshed, and holding Afghanistan back. The President made the remarks in a meeting with Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov in Tehran on Tuesday night.

US special envoy to Afghanistan resigns

The Biden administration’s top envoy to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, is leaving his post, the US State Department has confirmed. It comes less than two months after the US messy and deadly withdrawal from the war-torn country.

Number of COVID Patients, Deaths in Iran Falling: Official

There has been a dramatic drop in the number of coronavirus fatalities as well as COVID-19 patients receiving inpatient or outpatient treatment in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

China condemns UK warship sailing off Taiwan Strait

The China's military has strongly blasted the United Kingdom's navy for transiting through the Taiwan Strait, warning such moves threaten peace and stability in the sensitive region.

Pro-Putin party wins majority in Russia election

The Kremlin-loyal United Russia party has recorded an overwhelming victory in Russia's parliamentary elections.

EU accuses US of disloyalty to allies

The EU’s top leaders accused U.S. President Joe Biden of disloyalty to the transatlantic alliance, urging him to explain why he misled France and other European partners in forging a new strategic tie-up with the U.K. and Australia in the Indo-Pacific.

New appointments at Iran’s Foreign Ministry

The Iranian foreign minister has appointed three seasoned diplomats as his new deputies, including the one dealing with talks over Iran’s nuclear program.

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