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2014-05-16 20:20:05

Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee to Speak at Gathering May 19, Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., to mark Hekmati's 1,000th day in Iran's Evin Prison WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-06 16:30:49

In nuclear talks, the regime should be pressed to accept NPT's additional protocol and to completely halt its enrichment and missile programs PARIS, May

2014-04-29 20:27:11

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-12 12:20:03

PARIS, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the

2014-04-09 08:25:22

BRUSSELS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi urged the international community and the EU to put human rights front

2014-03-10 20:21:48

-- New Lockerbie evidence points to Iran NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera America today announced that the channel will air a new documentary, "Lockerbie:

2014-02-27 23:36:00

Groundbreaking research could help solve the kidney shortage.

2014-02-27 16:22:52

DUBLIN, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzprmm/agrochemicals_and) has announced the addition

2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries


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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.