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2010-05-26 11:16:00

Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Initiative to Hold Key Debate on the Viability of an Iranian Containment Strategy WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the discussion intensifies over a fourth round of Russia and China-supported U.N. Security Council sanctions against Iran and a new nuclear fuel swap agreement between Iran, Turkey and Brazil, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will hold a debate on the prospects for containing a nuclear-capable Iran. Does the Cold...

2010-05-24 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. veterans were shocked and dismayed that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) refused to publish retractions, corrections or responses to an article by Michael Ledeen published in the April, 2010 edition of VFW Magazine. Three veterans--hailing from different parts of America--provided timely input, corrections, concerns, and supported multiple letters to the editor--which Richard K. Kolb refused to print in the May edition. According to...

2010-05-18 09:46:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of Iranian families today asked the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Christopher Hill, for his help in negotiating with the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organisation (aka Rajavi cult, MEK, MKO, PMOI, NCRI) to give visiting rights to the detainees in Camp Ashraf in Diyala province. The parents of captives in Camp Ashraf were responding to news that the mothers of three young Americans detained in Iran, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, are on their...

2010-05-11 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Balli Aviation Ltd., a subsidiary of the United Kingdom-based Balli Group PLC, was sentenced today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to pay a $2 million fine and to serve a five-year corporate period of probation after pleading guilty on Feb. 5, 2010, to a two-count criminal information in connection with its illegal export of commercial Boeing 747 aircraft from the United States to Iran. The sentence was announced today...

2010-05-06 07:59:00

General reveals possible Iranian/Hezbollah preemptive attack against Israel this summer in exclusive PJTV video, as Israel distributes gas masks EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major General Paul E. Vallely (Ret.) revealed sobering information regarding possible chemical and nuclear weapon activity by Iran and Hezbollah in an exclusive PJTV video. According to the retired Major General and sitting chairman of Save Our Democracy, Iran is planning a preemptive attack...

2010-05-05 09:56:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, detailed, credible data about Iraqi views on Iranian influence on the recent Iraqi elections has been sorely lacking. This gap is now filled by new results from a survey commissioned by the Princeton-based Pechter Middle East Polls, conducted in late March by a prominent Iraqi research center and focusing on a representative national sample of 3,000 Iraqis. The findings of the Pechter survey are contrary to the conventional wisdom regarding...

2010-05-04 17:28:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC condemned the election of Iran to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, a body tasked by the world organization to conduct reviews of member states records on women's rights. Iran, along with ten other nations, was elected by acclamation, meaning no open vote was requested or required by member states. "Iran is a country where women and girls can face stoning based on spurious allegations of impropriety, have no right to...

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2010-05-04 12:10:00

Scientists from the US, Turkey, Switzerland and Iran describe the nest of an uncommon solitary bee In a rare coincidence, researchers working in both Turkey and Iran discovered on the same day how a rare species of bee builds its underground nests. The females from the solitary species Osima (Ozbekosima) avoseta line the nest's brood chambers with petals of pink, yellow, blue, and purple flowers. The chambers provide nutrients for the larvae to grow and mature and protect the next generation...

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2010-05-04 06:40:00

The United States revealed for the first time how many nuclear warheads it possesses as part of an attempt to encourage other nations to be more forthcoming with such information and to help create a united front against stockpiles in other countries, including Iran, according to various media reports published on Monday. As of September 2009, the U.S. was in possession of 5,113 nuclear warheads, Pentagon officials revealed during the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference. That...

2010-04-23 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Founder and Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org has made some comments on the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing held on Capitol Hill Wednesday. The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony on ballistic missile defense policies and programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2011. Ellison is one of the foremost lay experts in the field of...


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,...

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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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