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2014-08-28 08:24:53

LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week's impeachment of Reza Faraji-Dana as President Rouhani's science minister is a reminder as to how weak his government can be in the face of dealing with the pressure of Iran's fundamentalist political factions, as well as revealing the depth of these factions' attempts to bring back their despised police state rule. Among the many electioneering slogans that Rouhani pursued in his presidential campaign last year, "ending...

2014-08-18 04:21:04

Pre-Settlement Case Funding Firm announces Commercial Litigation Cases eligible for lawsuit funding under new focus for company. BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they have begun taking pre-settlement funding applications on the Iran Bombing Case in which US$2.6 Billion was awarded to family members in 2007. Legal-Bay recently announced an increased focus and additional funding capital for commercial...

2014-08-14 23:04:54

DKT International Branches out through Social Marketing in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar - Expanding Access to Contraception Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention. The additional offices now bring DKT services to 22 countries worldwide. With a population of 44 million, Tanzania is the 6th most populous country in Africa...

2014-08-13 12:26:19

GENEVA, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian regime must be completely evicted from Iraq to prevent repeat of past atrocities in that country Rouhani's one-year record reflects his total failure, especially in the field of human rights and freedoms in Iran Dossier on human rights abuses in Iran, especially the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners, must be referred to the UN Security Council In a conference at the United Nations European...

2014-08-02 23:02:21

PEOPLECERT (http://www.peoplecert.org), the global certification organization, and the Iranian Technical & Vocational Training Organization (TVTO) (http://www.irantvto.ir), today announced the signing of an agreement which commits the two parties to a 10-year cooperation plan for the elevation of technical skills and vocational education in Iran. Athens, Greece (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 PEOPLECERT (http://www.peoplecert.org), the global certification organization, and the Iranian...

2014-07-25 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club expressed concern Thursday over reports that a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two photojournalists have been detained in Iran. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "If these reports are accurate, we urge the Iranian authorities to promptly explain this action and to release these journalists, who are merely covering news in Iran," said NPC President Myron Belkind. A Washington Post...

2014-07-01 12:26:31

PARIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, members of the United Front Against Islamic Extremism from 17 countries in the Middle East and the World gathered at the NCRI headquarters in Auvers-sur-Oise, France to affirm their support for the group's struggle against the clerical regime in Iran. The participants also expressed their...

2014-06-26 23:12:51

Because calling makes wonders when it comes to keeping a close relationship, TamasbaVatan.com offers its customers 10% bonus on Voice Credit orders. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Ramadan is a month filled with blessings, usually shared with family and friends. To call and wish Ramadan Kareem to the loved ones back home in Iran, TamasbaVatan.com offers its Iranian customers 10% bonus on all Voice Credit orders of minimum $15. The offer is valid starting June 26th until June 28th....

2014-06-24 12:23:40

PARIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the international community unites to urge the removal of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki from power in Iraq, the Iranian regime is doing all it can to ensure their puppet stays in office, Euro MP Struan Stevenson has said. Even the US government had acknowledged that Maliki is the main cause of the current crisis in Iraq and must be replaced, he insisted. In a press release on Iran's meddling in the Iraqi crisis, Stevenson,...

2014-06-16 08:25:54

PARIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 Iranian associations from around the world are taking part in the mobilization effort of "All for Freedom," a major gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 27, the organizers said on Saturday. According to organizers, the scope of the campaign involves five continents and three generations of Iranians, and will clearly send a message shared by all Iranians: "No to the dictatorship of the mullahs in Iran and to the charm...


Latest Iran Reference Libraries

Caspian Horse
2014-04-03 12:48:12

The Caspian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Northern Iran. This breed is thought to be a descendant of high-quality horses that were used in the Persian Empire for running messages, driving purposes, and for hunting, among other purposes. Records about this horse were nonexistent after 700 AD, due to the destruction of libraries and monuments, so the breed was thought to be extinct until 1965, when it was rediscovered. In 1965, specimens of this breed were discovered by...

SAIPA
2014-01-08 08:56:37

SAIPA (Societe Anonyme Iranienne de Production Automobile) is the second largest Iranian auto manufacturing company. It was established in 1966 to assemble Citroens, the first car company to mass-produce vehicles outside the United States. Initially, SAIPA assembled vehicles for the Iranian market, but today, it concentrates on manufacturing Korean cars, developing its own engines and vehicles. The CEO of SAIPA is Nematollah Poustindouz and its subsidiaries are Saipa Diesel, Pars Khodro...

Diar (Great Wall Motors)
2014-01-06 10:33:24

Diar is an automobile company in Tehran, Iran. It was established in 2000, and manufactures automobiles licensed under Changcheng, AKA Great Wall Motor (GWM), from China. The company also produces its own line of vehicles, with their most popular one being the Safir, which is also a name of an Iranian rocket. The company began as Sazehaye Khodro Diar Manufacturing Co., producing body pressed parts. They installed six units of 500- to 2000-ton hydraulic and Heavy Stroke presses in January...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

Persian Leopard, Panthera pardus ciscaucasica
2012-12-28 15:15:05

The Persian leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica), also known as the Caucasian leopard, is a subspecies of the leopard that can be found in the Caucasus mountains, eastern Turkey southern Turkmenistan, northern Iran, and some western areas of Afghanistan. Its range in the Caucuses is now fragmented, but once encompassed all areas except those within steppe habitats. It prefers to live in many habitats, but in the Greater Caucuses, it prefers subalpine meadows, rocky ravines, and broadleaved...

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