Quantcast

Latest IRNA Stories

8cb44b11495260c21662b5881b5433511
2011-04-17 07:16:14

IRNA news agency reports that the Iranian officials believe the U.S. and Israel are behind the computer worm Stuxnet designed to hurt Iran's controversial nuclear program. "Investigations and studies show that the source of Stuxnet originates from America and the Zionist regime," the commander of the Iranian civil defense organization, Gholam Reza Jalali, told IRNA. Stuxnet was publicly identified last June and it reportedly wreaked havoc on computerized industrial equipment in Iran. The...

2008-09-22 12:00:15

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 22 September: An Iranian lawmaker said Monday [22 September] that alleged studies [of the International Atomic Energy Agency] were a misleading issue both in form and content. "Based on agreement reached within framework of the modality plan, Iran and the IAEA agreed that Tehran would answer their (the IAEA officials') doubts which were raised in the form of a question package and the country did so....

2008-09-10 09:00:42

Bushehr nuclear plant should be operational soon: Iranian official TEHRAN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Head of Iran's Majlis (Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Tuesday that Iran's first nuclear power plant should become operational as soon as possible, the official IRNA news agency reported. The Bushehr nuclear power plant suffers some technical problems, Boroujerdi said, adding that the political problems on the transfer of nuclear fuel had...

2008-08-29 12:01:12

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 29 August: Iran's Oil Minister here Friday [29 August] considered the Iranian oil industries' greatest challenge in recent years the provision of parts, reiterating that we turned it to an opportunity, manufacturing what we needed in Iran. Gholamhoseyn Nowzari further reiterated in an interview with IRNA Economic Desk, "During the past three years the most important goods and spare parts required by...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Bushehr nuclear power plant to be completed by end of 2008 TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian ambassador to Tehran Alexander Sadovnikov said here on Saturday that Bushehr nuclear power plant will be completed by the end of 2008, the official IRNA news agency reported. Sadovnikov said in an interview with IRNA that the power plant will initiate generating electricity by the end of this year. "Moscow is seriously committed to complete and run Bushehr power plant and is willing to do it...

2008-06-27 09:02:57

New petrochemical complex inaugurated in Iran TEHRAN, June 26 (Xinhua) -- A new petrochemical complex was officially inaugurated by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran's western province of Kermanshah on Thursday, the official IRNA news agency reported. The Kermanshah Petrochemical Complex is located at Bistoun, 30 km east of Kermanshah, the provincial capital, and is projected to produce over 660,000 tons of urea and 396,000 tons of ammonia annually, the IRNA said....

2006-05-31 18:51:48

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's official news agency IRNA said on Thursday that an offer by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to join European nations in talks with Iran if it suspends uranium enrichment was a "propaganda move." The comments were carried at the end of an IRNA despatch datelined Berlin reporting on European reaction to Rice. IRNA did not cite a source for the reaction and it was not immediately clear if this was Iran's official response. "Considering the insistence...

2006-03-31 04:24:14

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit a remote part of western Iran on Friday, killing about 50 people and devastating villages, a senior provincial official said. About 800 people were also injured, according to Mohammad Reza Mohseni-Sani, governor of Lorestan province, which contains the quake-hit Doroud and Boroujerd area, state radio reported. It said local hospitals were at full stretch. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ordered emergency relief to be sent...

2006-03-31 03:40:50

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit a remote part of western Iran on Friday, killing about 50 people and devastating villages, a senior provincial official said. About 800 people were also injured, according to Mohammad Reza Mohseni-Sani, governor of Lorestan province, which contains the quake-hit Doroud and Boroujerd area, state radio reported. It said local hospitals were at full stretch. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ordered emergency relief to be sent...

2006-03-31 00:20:00

TEHRAN (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit west Iran on Friday morning, killing at least 15 people and heavily damaging villages in the area, Iranian state media reported. State television reported 263 injured people were taken to two hospitals in Boroujerd, a city in the area where the quake struck. Earlier, the official IRNA news agency reported others had been taken to a hospital in Doroud, in the same area. The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.0. Ali Barani, head of the disaster control...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
Related