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2011-08-10 13:27:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Press Club President Mark Hamrick expressed outrage Wednesday at reports that Kouhyar Goudarzi, an Iranian blogger, and his mother have been imprisoned in Iran. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The Club honored Goudarzi last year as the international winner of the 2010 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award after he had been incarcerated for months for the "crime" of speaking his mind. The Club hailed...

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2011-06-17 05:13:03

After the launch of the Rassad-1, Iran's top space official announced that the country will send a live monkey into space this summer, reported a state television on its website Thursday. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in February, revealed a space capsule made to carry a live monkey into space. He also announced the existence of four new prototypes of home-built satellites that the country hopes to launch sometime before March 2012. "The Kavoshgar-5 rocket will be launched during the month...

2011-05-31 11:32:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaveh Farrokh is an expert on Persian languages and Iranian history whose new book, Iran at War: 1500-1988, provides a full examination of modern Iranian military history. Dr. Farrokh obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from the University of British Columbia. His previous title Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War (Osprey, 2007) was named "Best History Book" by the World Academy of Arts Literature and Media in 2008. Dr. Patrick Hunt,...

2011-05-23 11:42:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauded new EU sanctions, blacklisting an additional 100 firms that do business with Iran, a further push to change the radical regime's drive to develop nuclear-weapons capability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "This latest EU action, together with continuing U.S. measures, clearly shows that stopping Iran's nuclear program remains of paramount importance," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "A...

2011-05-20 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Iranian-American Society of Texas: As President Barack Obama laid out his vision for a new chapter in American diplomacy in dealing with the new realities of the Middle East, in a briefing on Thursday, May 19, 2011, former senior U.S. government officials urged the removal of Iran's main opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), from the U.S. list of terrorist organizations as an absolute...

2011-05-09 08:22:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The internationally acclaimed documentary Iranium will be featured at the Hudson Institute Film Festival in Manhattan on May 30th, at the San Francisco United Film Festival at the Roxie Theater on June 25th, and at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) in Times Square in August. The film has been screened in cities all across America, with 100 community screenings, and premiere events in over a dozen theaters. In April,...

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2011-04-25 12:53:08

A military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday that Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country. "Certain characteristics about the 'Stars' virus have been identified, including that it is compatible with the (targeted) system," Gholam Reza Jalali, commander of the Iranian civil defense organization, told the news agency. "In the initial stage, the damage is low and it is likely to be mistaken for governmental executable files," Jalali said,...

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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...


Latest Islamic Republic of Iran Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 06:31:30

Symbol: IRAN Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Subshrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   IREL2 Iresine elatior A. Rich. ex Willd.   IRPA8 Iresine paniculata Poir. Distribution: IresineangustifoliaEuph. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

Syrian Brown Bear, Ursus arctos syriacus
2012-04-27 19:36:24

The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus) is a native species to Eurasia. It is a slightly small species of brown bear. Its range includes Northern Armenia, Kopet Dag, Abkhazia, Azerbaijan Talysh, Turkey, Iran, and Iraq. Its range also includes the former Soviet Union. This bear is extinct in Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, and in more recent years it has become extinct in Syria. Due to habitat loss and poaching, the Syrian brown bear population is declining. The bear is also hunted for its bile,...

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2008-05-12 14:32:21

The Sindh Sparrow (Passer pyrrhonotus), is a sparrow found in Iran, Pakistan and the Kathiawar peninsula. Its habitat is usually tall grass and scrub. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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