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2010-07-27 10:41:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the Canadian government for imposing a new round of sanctions against Iran in the face of the Tehran regime's continued pursuit of its illegal nuclear program. "We warmly commend Canada, a leading member of the family of democratic nations, for standing up to Iran's determination to plunge the region and the world into nuclear peril," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.

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2010-07-24 06:10:00

Iran's English-language Press TV reported that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Friday that Iran would send its first manned shuttle into space by 2019.

2010-07-23 09:50:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fox News yesterday aired an interview of Jane Harman regarding her concerns of a "dirty bomb" threat, yet as the preeminent "conservative" news network, failed to corner Harman on the recent press statements concerning calls for Jane Harman to divest in Harman Intl shares as their wholly-owned company has business in Iran. Fox News believed that the hardcore follow-up segment on security and the Jane Harman interview was a story relating to...

2010-07-19 10:22:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 8, 2010, Mattie Fein, Jane Harman's opponent in the 36th district in California, wrote an open letter to Newsweek's Managing Editor Jon Meacham voicing concerns over Jane Harman's history of strong arm tactics that could potentially influence Newsweek magazine if an acquisition by Harman International is successful.

2010-07-14 13:43:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, attended a conference in Manama, Bahrain on Iran's Ballistic missile capabilities and Russian cooperation with the United States, where Ellison was invited to speak as a panel participant.

2010-07-07 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., has charged Mac Aviation Group, an Irish trading company, and its officers Thomas and Sean McGuinn of Sligo, Ireland, in a superseding indictment with purchasing F-5 fighter aircraft parts, helicopter engines and other aircraft components from U.S.

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2010-07-06 06:20:00

Iranian officials have developed a human-like robot to be used for “sensitive jobs,” an Iran government newspaper reported on Sunday.

2010-06-23 07:15:00

Report Argues Containment Ineffective, Israeli Strike Risky and Regime Change Unlikely Calls for Diplomacy, Sanctions, and Credible Military Option WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Iran on the brink of attaining nuclear weapons capability, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Initiative is calling for the United States to take a triple-track approach for preventing an Iranian nuclear threat through diplomacy, sanctions and a military option.

2010-06-09 15:56:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the UN Security Council adoption today of a new sanctions resolution aimed at stopping Iran from developing nuclear-weapons capability.

2010-06-09 13:59:00

But Center Founder also says, "It is doubtful that this would be the decisive blow..." LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center applauded today's vote by the United Nations Security Council that sets new sanctions against Iran.


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  ...

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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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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.