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2013-08-14 08:28:00

3,000-year-old solid ruby Persian artifact is featured in book described as "The Da Vinci Code meets Syriana" NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Undercover sources say thousands of readers and experts from Iran, Israel, the US and other nations are frantically searching for an ancient $1 billion treasure hidden in THE LAST MESSIAH by V.S. Marlowe - and its connection to new Middle East war threats and turmoil. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/PH63711) But as...

2013-08-09 12:21:43

PARIS, August 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iran National Television (INTV) - also known as Simaye Azadi - will hold its sixteenth fund-raising event entitled 'Solidarity' from 9th to 11th of August, the latest reports have revealed. Previous INTV (http://www.iranntv.com) fund-raising programs have all attracted widespread support from tens of thousands of Iranians inside Iran and overseas. Over the 28 years, INTV has exposed the human rights violations, terrorism and...

2013-08-07 16:24:41

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-five years have passed since the summer 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran. To mark the occasion and highlight this manifest case of crime against humanity, Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC), its network of Iranian exile communities, and Members of Congress sponsored an exhibition in the United States House of Representatives. The regime's Supreme Leader at the time Ruhollah...

Endemic Species Of Remarkable Fulgoromorpha In Iran
2013-08-01 10:51:00

Pensoft Publishers In terms of biodiversity richness, Iran is considered as an extremely complex area with wide ranges in the extremes of altitude, climate and temperature. The high biodiversity of the Iranian fauna is also the result of its location and the influences of four ecozones from North, South and South East. The rather high number of recorded endemic species of Fulgoromorpha in Iran indicates a high potential for speciation in some areas. More than 200 species of...

2013-07-24 04:22:10

Strong opportunities exist for private investment, especially in medical devices and specialized medicines LONDON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iran's healthcare industry is set for a bright future. The country is ranked 15(th) among Middle East and Africa (MEA) countries in terms of long-term investment potential. With a population of 75 million people - more than 50% of which is under the age of 35 - and an enormous amount of wealth coming in from its oil & gas reservoirs,...

New Anagnorisma Moth Species Discovered On Binaloud Mountain In Iran
2013-07-17 12:43:59

Pensoft Publishers Researchers described a new species of Noctuidae moth from Iran which is the fifth described species of the genus Anagnorisma. The new species A. chamrani has its name in honor of Dr. Mostafa Chamran (1932–1981), an Iranian scientist and defense minister. The study was published in the open access journal Zookeys. During an expedition at high altitude of above 2500 m of north-eastern Iran on a cold night in late summer 2012, a couple of undescribed...

2013-07-17 12:24:36

NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC remembers the Israeli and Bulgarian victims of the Hezbollah terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. On the morning of July 18, 2012, a bus carrying Israeli tourists who had just arrived at the Burgas airport, was deliberately targeted. Five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus driver perished, and another 32 people, including an 11-year-old child, were wounded. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Remembering...

Origins Of Farming In The Fertile Crescent
2013-07-06 05:04:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previously established theories have stated that Mesopotamia, or the "cradle of civilization," was the place where humans began to transition from hunter-gatherers to farmers. However, a new study from archeologists at the University of Tubingen in Germany indicates that prehistoric people living just outside Mesopotamia, but still within the Fertile Crescent, in modern-day Iran cultivated cereal grains between 12,000 and 9,800 years ago....

2013-07-02 23:04:35

The CA-based, non-profit ISCC begins a membership campaign to induct new members and increase donations locally for children who suffer from cancer in Iran at the premier MAHAK medical facility. Donations provide extensive services in the process. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Helping children with cancer is no easy task, but with its new 2013 membership campaign, The International Society for Children with Cancer, in Irvine, California, has figured new ways for inducted donor members...

2013-06-24 12:23:38

LONDON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IT Researches sponsors a lifestyle book from Ahlulbayt ltd IT Researches ltd is a computer research company offering Innovative IT Services worldwide IT Researches sponsors a non-profit book release from shia [http://shia.es ].es (Ahlulbayt ltd). IT Researches ltd is an information technology and computer research company offering a wide variety of services for companies, researchers, developers and individuals .It...


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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