Latest Islamic Republic of Iran Stories

2011-04-15 23:03:00

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Conference on Thursday, 14 April 2011, former senior U.S. government officials strongly condemned the Iraqi military's deadly assault on Camp Ashraf on April 8, 2011, which left 34 residents dead, including 8 women, and more than 300 wounded. Ambassador Mitchell Reiss who moderated the conference highlighted the "promise that the United States made to ensure that the residents of Camp Ashraf were protected, the failure so far of the...

2011-03-28 14:55:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally acclaimed documentary Iranium will be featured at the Varsity Theater in Davis, California on Monday March 28th at 8:30 PM, and on Saturday and Sunday April 2nd and 3rd, at 12:00 noon. This is Iranium's first run in an independent theater. The film has been screened in cities all across America, with 100 community screenings and premiere events in over a dozen theaters. Iranium was featured in numerous multi-national...

2011-03-19 01:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 17 March 2011, in a bi-partisan conference on Capitol Hill, titled, "Iran Rising for Freedom--U.S. Policy Prospects," former top officials of the Obama as well as Clinton and Bush administrations joined senior Members of Congress. They urged the Obama Administration to adopt a new policy in support of Iranians who are demanding change in Iran and remove Iran's principal opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from the State...

2011-03-17 11:45:58

Iran has raised its space ambitions by announcing the launch of a "life capsule" designed to carry a monkey, despite concerns by the West of its true intentions. With little fanfare, the Iranian Space Agency launched the Kavoshgar-4 rocket on March 15, the official IRNA news agency said, citing the president's office. The launch of a monkey into orbit has been touted by Iranian officials as the first step of sending a man into space by 2020. Omid, the name of the first Iranian-made...

2011-03-04 07:34:47

The Windows computer worm Stuxnet, which targets industrial computer software and equipment, has been unleashed by the United States and Israel's Mossad onto Iran's nuclear program, according to a German computer security expert on Thursday."My opinion is that the Mossad is involved," Ralph Langner said while discussing Stuxnet analysis at a TED conference in Long Beach, California. "But, the leading source is not Israel... There is only one leading source, and that is the United States."Many...

2011-03-02 12:19:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile data revenue in Iran is limited by the lack of 3G licenses and by the poor quality of the incumbent's core network, as well as limitations on online content. These circumstances are changing, however, and with strong demand, mobile data revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15 percent from 2010 to 2015, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com). Iran: Network Improvement and Local Content Will Foster Growth in...

2011-02-17 00:00:51

In response to Iran's ongoing use of the internet to monitor and suppress the activities of anti-government protesters this week, Nizar Zakka, Secretary General of IJMA3, issued the following statement, calling such actions destructive to Iran's long-term growth: Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 In response to Iran's ongoing use of the internet to monitor and suppress the activities of anti-government protesters this week, Nizar Zakka, Secretary General of IJMA3, issued the...

2011-02-15 12:52:40

Security researchers have found that a powerful Internet worm repeatedly targeted five industrial facilities in Iran over 10 months. Stuxnet was the first-known virus specifically designed to target real-world infrastructure, such as power stations. Security firm Symantec revealed how waves of new variants were launched at Iranian industrial facilities. Some versions struck their targets within 12 hours of being written. "We are trying to do some epidemiology," Orla Cox of Symantec told...

2011-02-08 10:46:00

NEW YORK, February 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Ramin Mehmanparast denounced the documentary film Iranium today, calling the film an attempt to harm the progress of Iran's nuclear program. Mehmanparast said the documentary "proves that certain Western countries are dismayed by [Iran's] peaceful nuclear activities which are carried out in line with [defending its] inalienable rights," and creates "an unreal atmosphere in order to apply pressure on our...

2011-02-07 08:29:00

NEW YORK, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranium, a documentary film exposing the dangers posed to America and the international community by a nuclear Iran, will premiere February 8 in a nationwide screening event at AMC Theaters in select cities, and at community centers across the United States. The film will be available for free online viewing to the first 50,000 registrants at http://www.iraniumthemovie.com. The film's flagship premiere event will take place on Capitol...

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,...

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

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.

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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