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Iran Opens Space Monitoring Center
2013-06-10 11:09:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Iran just got one step closer to outer space with this weekend´s announcement that they´ve set up a “Space Monitoring Center” near Tehran. The nation has said they plan to use the center to monitor satellite activity as well as perform research into space and monitor what happens in their own country. Given the long-running tension between the US and Iran, some officials are reportedly worried that this...

2013-06-06 08:27:42

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2013, JINSA will host an introductory panel discussion for its new Iran Task Force at the National Press Club from 2 PM - 3:30 PM. The panel will feature: Ambassador Dennis RossIran Task Force Co-Chairman and former special assistant to President Obama and NSC Senior Director for the Central Region Ambassador Eric EdelmanIran Task Force Co-Chairman and former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy under President George W. Bush...

2012-10-03 06:24:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new American Jewish Committee (AJC) survey of Jewish voters in the battleground state of Ohio reveals that 64 percent will choose President Obama, and 29 percent will vote for Governor Romney on Election Day. It is the third and last in a series of pre-election polls of American Jewish opinion. The others were a national survey and a separate poll in Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Each survey is...

2012-09-13 14:24:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resolution censuring Iran "is yet another strong rebuke of Tehran for defiantly ignoring the UN nuclear watchdog," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Overwhelming support for the IAEA measure demonstrates international unity on confronting Iran's nuclear program." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The IAEA Board of Governors passed the resolution today...

2012-08-31 06:22:04

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest report of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is another stark reminder that Iran is accelerating its drive for nuclear-weapons capability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "In light of this latest report, the international community must conclude the painfully obvious and redouble its efforts to bring maximum pressure on the Iranian regime," said AJC Executive Director David...

2012-08-31 02:24:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Survivors and families who lost loved ones in the 1983 Beirut bombing will sponsor ads during the Democratic National Convention, suggesting that President Obama can stop almost 30 years of injustice by ordering the Justice Department to cease working with Iranian lawyers to keep Iran from paying court ordered judgments for its role in the bombing. Beginning Monday, the ads will appear in The Washington Post, on Politico 44 and in a shared...

2012-06-20 06:22:13

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the P5+1 for standing firm in this week's talks with Iran on its nuclear program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Not surprisingly, Iran has shown no willingness to negotiate in good faith," said AJC Executive Director David Harris, after the third round of international talks on Iran's nuclear program ended in stalemate. "Within days, Iran will face harsher sanctions from an increasingly impatient and...

2012-06-19 10:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I would like to start by thanking the Russian government for hosting the talks and, especially Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for his personal involvement in this process. As in Istanbul and Baghdad, the E3+3 remain absolutely unified in seeking a swift diplomatic resolution to international concerns regarding Iran's nuclear program, based on the NPT and the full implementation by Iran of UNSC and IAEA Board of Governors Resolutions. The...

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2012-06-02 08:04:29

The rumors that the United States was involved in the Stuxnet attack on Iran are true, and were part of a large-scale cyber sabotage campaign launched against the aspiring nuclear power spearheaded by President Barack Obama, claims the author of a forthcoming book. In a June 1 New York Times article that was adapted from his book "Confront and Conceal: Obama´s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power," author David E. Sanger wrote that from Obama "secretly ordered increasingly...

2012-05-24 06:24:03

NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --AJC praised world powers for holding firm in the just-concluded talks with Iran in Baghdad. Two days of discussions between the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany and Iran ended today with no agreement other than to meet again. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Pleasantries aside, Iran has taken no action to prove its nuclear program is purely for civilian purposes, as it alleges," said AJC...