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2010-10-05 08:07:00

LONDON, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Market Leader Dedicates its Unparalleled Resources to Help its 4,500+ Clients Meet Their New Requirements World-Check today announced the launch of its Iran Economic Interest (IEI) solution following a raft of new international legislation including the U.S. Government's Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act (CISADA) of July 2010, U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 (UNSCR 1929), and new Iran sanctions laws...

2010-09-26 10:16:00

BERLIN, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the German steel conglomerate Thyssen Krupp for announcing that it will prohibit all new business with Iran. A company spokesman said it is acting in support of German, EU and U.S. trade sanctions against Tehran, which has defied four UN Security Council resolutions demanding transparency over its nuclear program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO...

2010-09-25 05:50:00

Computer security experts say a computer virus that has infected industrial control systems worldwide appears to have been aimed primarily at nuclear facilities in Iran. The malicious software, dubbed Stuxnet, is a "trojan worm" that disguises itself as a safe application.  The virus spreads from USB "thumb drive" memory devices, exploiting a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system that has since been resolved.  The virus attacks widely used industrial automation...

2010-09-13 02:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statements are from Marze Por Gohar. Soon after the establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran, on April 1st 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini, the Islamic leader of the new regime, issuing a Fatwa in response to the legal status of music in Iran, said that "music , in line with the (mourning anthem) for (then assassinated Ayatollah) Motahari is permitted". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/LA63317) (Photo:...

2010-09-08 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 10:00a, Thursday, 9 September 2010 WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC WHAT: The Iran Policy Committee is hosting a press conference where intelligence about Iran's new major secret nuclear site will be presented. The information will include precise information on the location and details, progress-to-date, as well as...

2010-09-03 07:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Japan for announcing tougher sanctions against Iran, adding to the growing international effort to deter the Middle East nation from pursuing nuclear-weapons capability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Japan's action today is another clear message to Iran's leaders that their country's closest trading partners are tired of their constant...

2010-09-02 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) is calling on the UN Secretary General to secure the release of Shiva Nazar Ahari, a prominent Iranian women's rights activist who faces trial Saturday on trumped-up charges, with a possible death sentence if convicted. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "The case of Shiva Nazar Ahari...

2010-08-21 13:46:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee praised an American official for criticizing a Swiss-Iran gas deal valued at 18 billion Euros. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) An August 19 Jerusalem Post article quoted an email sent to the paper by the American Embassy spokesman in Berne. He said: "As we noted in the past when this deal was first announced, oil and gas deals with Iran send the wrong message when Iran continues to defy UN...

2010-08-02 10:52:00

In the news release, An Open Letter to Washington Post Co.'s CEO Phillip Graham From Mattie Fein on Harman Intl Bid to Acquire Newsweek, issued 02-Aug-2010 by Mattie Fein for Congress over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline and first sentence, should read "Donald Graham" rather than "Phillip Graham" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: An Open Letter to Washington Post Co.'s CEO Donald Graham From Mattie Fein on Harman Intl...

2010-08-02 07:30:00

Jane Harman and Jon Meacham Still Silent on Harman Editorial Influence and Business Ties to Iran TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an open letter from Mattie Fein to Phillip Graham, CEO of Washington Post Co., on the Harman International bid to acquire Newsweek: Dear Mr. Graham: According to The New York Times, at present, you are inclined towards accepting the bid for Newsweek submitted by audio and defense software company Harman International. But...

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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