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2012-07-13 12:18:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Late last month, an unfortunate situation occurred between an Iranian student, and Apple employee and an iPad. When a 19-year old Iranian girl went to an Apple store with her Iranian uncle to purchase an iPad, the store employee overheard the two speaking Farsi to one another and told them he couldn´t sell them an iPad. The U.S. and Iran don´t have the best relations and as such, an embargo exists restricting the exportation...

Two Fused Species Give Rise To Plant Pest
2012-07-03 10:30:00

A fungal species native to Iran which attacks grasses is the result of natural hybridisation that occurred just a few hundred years ago Zymoseptoria tritici is often a headache for European farmers. This ascomycete originating from the Middle East attacks the leaves of wheat plants triggering "speckled leaf blotch", which can cut crop yields by up to 50 percent. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg and Aarhus University in Denmark have now taken...

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2012-06-27 18:33:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com There´s a popular saying which can explain many a difficult situation. To paraphrase, “Stuff rolls downhill.” Take, for instance, the latest scandal involving an Atlanta Apple Store and a local student and Iran. For reasons far beyond my understanding or pay grade, Iran and the U.S. do not have the best of relations. As such, the US will not trade with Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Sudan or Syria. These large governments, run by powerful...

Flame Malware Was The Brainchild Of CIA, NSA And Israeli Military
2012-06-20 10:25:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Flame malware, a sophisticated program that infected numerous computers in the Middle East and was first discovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab, has been confirmed to be a jointly created effort of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Israeli military to sabotage Iran´s nuclear program, officials familiar with the matter have confirmed, according to the Washington Post. The newspaper cited that...


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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