Latest Islamic Republic of Iran Stories

2011-01-19 13:21:00

NEW YORK, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A pre-release screening of IRANIUM, a new documentary film exposing the dangers posed by a nuclear Iran, at Canada's National Library and Archives in Ottawa yesterday, was cancelled following threats of protest and the deposit of a suspicious package at the building. Requests to cancel the event also came from the Iranian Embassy. The National Archives building was closed down by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in response to complaints...

2011-01-19 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IRANIUM, a new documentary film addressing the dangers posed by a nuclear Iran, will be released on February 8, 2011, at select AMC theaters and community centers nationwide. Premiere events will take place in over 20 cities nationwide, including Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Seattle, Miami, Atlanta, Tucson, and San Antonio. In addition to the scheduled screenings, the film will be made...

2011-01-17 09:00:00

A computer worm was used by officials in the US and Israel in an attempt to sabotage Iran's attempts to create an atomic bomb, the New York Times first reported on Sunday. According to an AFP article that followed the original Times story, the New York-based newspaper cited intelligence and military experts as claiming that the virus, known as Stuxnet, successfully shut down one-fifth of Iran's nuclear centrifuges back in November. The testing reportedly took place at "the heavily guarded...

2011-01-13 12:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The situation in Iran has been one of violence and death ever since the foundation of the Islamic republic back in 1979. Now with better technology we can view censored images of the Islamic troops bombarding unchallenged through the Iranian peace activists, artists and students, teachers and all the people who think freely. According to international nongovernmental organizations such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and just as...

2011-01-06 10:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clarion Fund, producers of documentary films on the threats posed to America by radical Islam, announced the addition of a new section, Iran 101, to the company's website, www.radicalislam.org. The launch of the new section comes one month prior to the release of Clarion Fund's newest documentary film, Iranium, addressing the dangers a nuclear Iran poses to the United States and the international community. "Iran 101 was created to educate...

2011-01-06 10:01:00

New Documentary on Iranian Nuclear Threat will Premiere at AMC Theaters, Community Centers, and Online NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iranium, a new documentary film addressing the dangers posed by a nuclear Iran to the United States and the international community, will be released on February 8, 2011, at select AMC theaters and community centers throughout the country. Premiere events will take place in over 20 cities nationwide, including Washington, D.C., New York,...

2011-01-04 06:14:39

A Siberian Tiger offered to Iran last year in a swap deal with Russia has died from an illness which, according to one official, it contracted before it came to Tehran, reports said on Monday. The tiger was housed at Tehran's Eram Zoo since April after Russia gave it to Iran along with a Siberian tigress in exchange for two Persian leopards. The tiger had been infected with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), Hooshang Ziaee, an advisor to Iran's Environmental Protection Organization, told...

2010-12-29 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- START's ratification allows the U.S., Russia, and the world to focus on rogue nuclear states like Iran. In an OpEdNews article today, "Iran: Nuclear weapons or Peaceful Energy?" ex-White House staffer, Robert Weiner and national security analyst, James Lewis offer a primer of criteria to know if Iran is developing weapons: "According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Nuclear Supplier Group, reactor fuel is...

2010-12-24 08:42:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is urging the U.S. government to move expeditiously to close any gaps in the otherwise stringent economic sanctions imposed on nuclear-aspiring Iran. A New York Times investigation, published today, revealed that sanctions enforcement is not uniform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "Loopholes in our own country's sanctions regime, now exposed, require immediate remedy," said AJC Executive Director David...

2010-12-07 13:35:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- As talks in Geneva between leading states and Iran over the latter's nuclear program ended today in a predictable stalemate, AJC urged that maximum economic and political pressure on the Tehran regime be sustained for as long as it defies UN Security Council resolutions over its nuclear activities, particularly uranium enrichment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "The Iranian regime was expressing contempt for...

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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