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2012-03-30 14:21:15

LAS VEGAS, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raelians from around the world will gather in front of Bally's Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday, March 31, from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. to protest against the upcoming predicted war with Iran and against warfare in general, according to a statement released this morning by the International Raelian Movement (IRM). Several hundred members of the International Raelian Movement (www.rael.org) are in town for their annual North...

2012-03-26 06:29:27

PARIS, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryam Rajavi: The only way to stop Iran building a nuclear bomb or unprecedented conflict and crisis triggered by the mullahs is regime change by the Iranian people and the Iranian Resistance At an international conference by the French Committee for a Democratic Iran (CFID) held in Paris on Saturday, March 24, speakers from the United States and Europe stressed the need for a firm policy...

2012-03-22 06:21:34

CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced grants to 16 organizations totaling $13.4 million to help prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen nuclear security around the globe. Much of the new funding will help to train and support an elite group of nuclear experts to make policy recommendations for preventing nuclear terrorism and enhancing nuclear non-proliferation. A major international Nuclear Security...

2012-03-16 06:20:32

NEW YORK, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the bombing of Israel's embassy in Buenos Aires, AJC remembers the victims of the terror attack and reminds the world of the dangers Iran and its proxy Hezbollah still pose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The attack on March 17, 1992, left 29 dead and 242 wounded. The blast destroyed the Israeli Embassy, and damaged neighboring buildings, including a...

BBC Persian Service Suffers Sophisticated Cyber Attack
2012-03-15 13:06:38

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) director-general Mark Thompson reported on Wednesday that the site had suffered a sophisticated cyber-attack recently. Thompson said that hackers attempted to jam the satellite feeds of BBC services into Iran and as well as swamp its London phone lines with automated calls. He described the coincidence of the attacks as "self-evidently suspicious", stopping short of blaming Tehran for the attacks. Last month, Thompson accused Iranian authorities...

2012-03-14 11:54:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Azerbaijan for foiling a plot to attack the Israeli and U.S. embassies in Baku. It is the second time this year that terrorists connected to Iran were arrested for planning terror attacks in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "We are thankful that Azerbaijan is fully aware of and alert to the threat that neighboring Iran poses to the region, and is determined to block attempts by Tehran and...

2012-03-14 11:20:20

US should stay out militarily of any Israel-Iran military conflict, poll finds Only one in four Americans favors Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear program, finds a new University of Maryland poll. Nearly seven in ten (69 percent) favor the United States and other major powers continuing to pursue negotiations with Iran, a position supported by majorities of Republicans (58 percent), Democrats (79 percent) and Independents (67 percent). Consistent with this...

2012-03-12 09:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African mobile phone company MTN today strongly condemned Turkcell's attempt to use the threat of a U.S. legal claim to extort money from MTN. The company also strongly criticised Turkcell's refusal to cooperate with the independent investigation that MTN has set up, headed by the eminent British supreme court judge, Lord Hoffmann. Turkcell had threatened MTN with litigation in the United States alleging claims of corruption in...

2012-03-07 04:44:00

LONDON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Currencies Direct hails the Dollar as a financial safe haven during times of oil uncertainty Prices of crude oil have rocketed throughout Europe in the past few weeks, as the region imposes sanctions and moves towards a trade embargo on Iran because of continued development of its nuclear programme, report Currencies Direct [http://www.currenciesdirect.com ]. The sanctions are designed to weaken Iran economically, thus forcing its...

2012-03-06 16:35:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week on KABC, Geraldo Rivera interviewed Siamak Kalhor, the host of the popular 670AM KIRN Radio Iran program based in Los Angeles. Among other topics, Mr. Kalhor spoke with Geraldo about the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and about the relationship between the U.S. government and the Iranian-American community (the highest concentration of which is found in and around Los Angeles). As the host of a successful radio program,...

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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