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Iran Denies Involvement With US Bank Hacking
2012-09-24 05:44:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Officials with the Iranian government are denying reports that they are responsible for a series of attacks on a trio of US banks over the past year. On Friday, Reuters reporters Jim Finkle and Rick Rothacker said that sources familiar with the attacks told them that Iranian hackers had "repeatedly" targeted Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup websites since late last year. "The attacks, which began in late 2011 and...

2008-09-28 09:00:22

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Deputy of production and gas transfer affairs of South Pars Gas Complex has said: Suring the first six months of the year [Iranian year started 20 March 2008] 21,992,000,000 cubic metre of sour gas has been extracted from South Pars reservoirs. According to Fars News Agency from Bushehr, in a press gathering, Mohammad Reza Jula'i said: From this amount of extracted gas, more than 20bn cubic metre of sweet gas...

2008-09-18 12:00:31

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Experts and engineers of Zagros Petrochemical Company, located at Pars Special Economic Energy Zone [PSEEZ], have succeeded through serious efforts, day and night to achieve an unprecedented production capacity of 2m tonnes of methanol in the past 18 months. According to Fars News Agency, quoting the public relations office of Zagros Petrochemical Company, the progressive production rate of this complex as...

2008-09-15 12:00:12

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA] [Ali Asghar Soltaniyeh] has said: The IAEA director-general's report on Iran has once again confirmed the peaceful nature of Iran's [nuclear] activities. Speaking to Fars, Soltaniyeh offered his analysis of IAEA Director-General Muhammad Al-Baradi'i's report on Iran's nuclear activities and said: In this report, the director-general has announced...

2008-09-14 18:00:21

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 14 September: According to a report by the political correspondent of Fars, on the sidelines of the cabinet meeting today, the oil minister Gholamhoseyn Nowzari, talked to reporters and in response to a question regarding the Crescent [gas deal between Iran and the UAE-based Crescent Company] deal, he said: The purpose behind the new negotiations is to amend the contract with regards to the price of gas...

2008-09-08 09:00:44

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website More than 1,383,000 barrels of gas condensates were produced from 50 active wells which are under the process of exploitation in Phase 1 to 5 of South Pars gas fields last week. According to Fars News Agency from Asaluyeh, quoting the public relations office of Pars Oil and Gas Company, since the beginning of the exploitation of these phases, so far more than 315m barrels of gas condensates have been...

2008-09-04 12:00:28

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Fars News Agency: Managing director of Karun Oil and Gas Exploitation Company has said: Through professional works and technical studies, the daily oil production of the Karun Oil and Gas Exploitation Company is predicted to increase to 64,500 barrels this year [Iranian year started 20 March 2008]. According to Fars News Agency in Ahvaz, quoting the public relations office of the National Iranian South Oil...

2008-08-26 12:01:11

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 26 August: The governor of [Kurdistan's] Halabjah in Iraq has said that "we will not allow a military airport to be constructed in our city", adding: Halabjah is a war-torn city and is a victim of the war. How can we allow it to become a victim of war again? Fu'ad Salih, who was speaking to the Fars correspondent in Kurdistan, Iraq, on the most recent developments regarding the construction of an...

2008-08-20 12:00:46

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 20 August: [Head of Iran's Aerospace Organization Reza] Taqipur has said: Extensive studies are being conducted on sending astronauts to the space and the issue is one of the 10-year objectives of the country. According to Fars News Agency, Taqipur said that Iran intends to pave the way for sending its first astronaut to the space within the next 10 years. He said: The exact time of the implementation...

2008-08-18 15:00:55

According to Fars News Agency, Defence Minister Brig Gen Mostafa Mohammad Najjar has referred to the successful launch of Safir-e Omid satellite carrier and said: "With the successful test of all remote-controlled communication systems and the launch of Sarfir-e Omid satellite carrier, our countries' experts will be able to put our national satellite in the orbit in the not too distant future." Originally published by Fars News Agency website, Tehran, in Persian 0856 18 Aug 08. (c) 2008...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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