Latest Islamic Republic of Iran Stories

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. "Following the tough new sanctions adopted by the United...

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. Iran tested its domestically made satellite-carrying rocket Kavoshgar-3 in February and Ahmadinejad said Tehran hoped to send astronauts into space soon. "In response to the enemy's resolutions, it was decided that the project be pushed forward by five years," Ahmadinejad said on Friday, referring to Iran's shuttle program. Western...

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...

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. Harman continues unrepentant over her attempt to kill a New York Times story exposing spying on Americans on...

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. During his stay in Bahrain, Ellison also visited the U.S. Air Defense Artillery Battalions currently stationed there. These troop visits...

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. firms and illegally exporting them to Iran. The 27-count superseding indictment was announced by David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for National...

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. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled the robot, named Surena-2 - after an ancient Persian warrior. It stands 4.7 feet tall and weighs just under 100 pounds, the report said. The robot walks like a human, although more slowly. The legs and arms show human-characteristic movements. "Such robots are designed and developed to be used in sensitive and difficult...

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. The vote in favor was 12, including all five permanent members of the council, while Brazil and Turkey voted no and Lebanon abstained. "The UN Security Council has sent another clear message that the world strongly opposes an Iran with nuclear weapons," said AJC Executive Director David Harris....

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. "The Security Council did the right thing and this is certainly an important step in the right direction," said Rabbi Marvin Hier, Founder and Dean of the Wiesenthal Center. "But it would be doubtful that this would be the...

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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