Latest Islamic Republic of Iran Stories

2011-02-04 13:55:00

A senior official said Friday that Iran should investigate claims that the Stuxnet computer virus has caused major harm to its first nuclear power station. The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said reports of major damage to the Bushehr plant were a malicious campaign by countries hostile to Tehran's nuclear program, but that they should be looked into in any case. "Many of these discussions raised in the media and world public opinion about the Stuxnet virus are an effort to...

2011-02-04 05:55:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from International Institute for Strategic Studies at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=812fa179-54cd-4b2a-ac95-878cf7be64fa It would take Iran at least two years to produce a single nuclear weapon, according to a new in-depth report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Although concerns have long been raised about Iran's uranium enrichment programme - and major powers have sought...

2011-02-03 16:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from International Institute for Strategic Studies at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=812fa179-54cd-4b2a-ac95-878cf7be64fa&lr=ls# It would take Iran at least two years to produce a single nuclear weapon, according to a new in-depth report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Although concerns have long been raised about Iran's...

2011-02-01 17:23:36

Research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that it was possible already in 2008 to predict that countries such as Egypt and Iran were headed for dangerous periods of instability because of citizens' demands for democratization. The researchers were able to make this observation on the basis of a "democratic gap" scale of measurement between the level of freedom existing and the desire of citizens for more freedom, which was analyzed in about 90 countries around the...

2011-02-01 15:20:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening of Iranium, a documentary film exposing the dangers posed by a nuclear Iran, has been rescheduled for February 6 at the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Theatre in Ottawa at 7PM. Hosted by the Free Thinking Film Society, the event was originally scheduled for January 18 and was cancelled following complaints and threats of protest from the Iranian Embassy. The cancellation of the January event, which was to be the first major screening...

2011-01-31 07:53:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from The US European Media Hub, US Department of State at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=67ea50f9-f06a-44b9-a550-c9ca36dd555e The U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philo Dibble visited Brussels to discuss how to end suppression of opposition voices in Iran. Currently American hikers are being detained in the country without reason. The U.S. sees the human rights situation in Iran deteriorating and...

2011-01-24 15:21:00

In the news release, USCCAR Condemns Execution of PMOI Members in Iran, Calls on Secretary Clinton to Denounce the Executions, issued 24-Jan-2011 by US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the headline should read "USCCAR Condemns Execution of PMOI Affiliates in Iran, Calls on Secretary Clinton to Denounce the Executions," rather than "USCCAR Condemns Execution of PMOI Members in Iran, Calls on Secretary Clinton to Denounce the...

2011-01-24 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) strongly condemns the vengeful execution today of political prisoners Jaafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj-Aqai and calls on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to swiftly and strongly denounce this heinous crime. The Committee also urges Secretary Clinton to promptly remove the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), Iran's principal opposition, from the FTO list....

2011-01-20 16:13:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canadian Minister of Heritage James Moore has vowed that a screening of the documentary film Iranium will soon take place at the National Archives following the cancelation of the film's showing earlier this week. The Iranian embassy was behind requests to cancel the event on Tuesday. The National Archives buckled to pressure and canceled the event as threats of protest grew. The building was ultimately shutdown when two suspicious...

2011-01-20 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking the 30th anniversary of the release of American Embassy hostages in Iran, an exhibition of photos by Peter Bregg focusing on developments in Iran during the 444 days that the hostages were held will be on display in the National Press Club lobby from Jan. 21 through Feb. 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The 35 images provide a haunting look back at events and personalities surrounding the seizure...

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.

More Articles (14 articles) »
Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'