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Iran's Next Astronaut Will Be A Persian Cat
2013-09-17 08:18:31

Iran is looking to the Persian cat as their next space explorer, according to the country’s official news agency, the IRNA. The aptly named cat would follow the gray-tufted monkey that was allegedly launched into space at the beginning of the year.

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2011-04-17 07:16:14

Iranian officials believe the US and Israel are behind the computer worm Stuxnet designed to hurt Iran's controversial nuclear program.

2008-11-25 15:44:49

Iranian stage, TV and film actor Ahmad Aqalou has been buried in Tehran's Behesht Zahra cemetery in a section reserved for artists, IRNA reported. Aqalou died Sunday after a long battle with bone marrow cancer.

2008-10-26 09:00:08

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is suffering from exhaustion but his illness is not serious, a political ally says.

2008-10-11 09:00:22

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki on Saturday [11 October] voiced Iran's readiness to cooperate with foreign firms willing to make investment in Iran's oil and gas projects.

2008-10-10 12:00:34

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Mashhad, 10 October: Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad said here Friday [10 October], "Taking full advantage of modern technology, we need to move towards getting access to new sources of energy today." Ahmadinezhad who was speaking on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of Razavi Khorasan Province's Binalud Wind Power Plant and the ground braking ceremony of the 2nd phase of that power plant with 50 new...

2008-10-06 09:00:47

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Beijing, China, 6 October: Head of the National Iranian Oil Company Seyfollah Jashnsaz, heading a delegation, arrived in Beijing on Monday [6 October 2008].

2008-10-04 12:00:18

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Iran 4 October: Iran's Oil Minister Gholam Hoseyn Nowzari said on Saturday [4 October 08] that 100d a barrel oil price is not appropriate, neither to producers nor to the consumers.

2008-09-29 12:00:27

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 29 September: Some 2,900 billion rials [over 290m dollars] have been earmarked for procuring safety equipment for airports nationwide, said managing director of State Airports Company.

2008-09-24 15:00:56

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 24 Sept: The issue of gas deal between the Islamic Republic, Oman and Pakistan will be pursued next week in Tehran.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.