Latest Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Stories

2011-08-13 12:12:00

MOSCOW, Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RT, the Russian English-language news TV channel, will be broadcasting live interview with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinajad at 1 pm EDT today. The full version will be available online at www.RT.com and on RT YouTube channel. In addition to the 24/7 TV newsfeed in English, RT has feeds in Arabic and Spanish, all distributed via satellite, as well as online, at www.rt.com . SOURCE RT

2011-08-08 13:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an opinion/statement attributed to Hudson Institute: "The true and poisonous nature of the upcoming Durban III conference in New York is crystal clear with the revelation that Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the UN General Assembly as it unfolds," said Anne Bayefsky, a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute and Director of the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust. Bayefsky called for...

2011-06-17 05:13:03

After the launch of the Rassad-1, Iran's top space official announced that the country will send a live monkey into space this summer, reported a state television on its website Thursday. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in February, revealed a space capsule made to carry a live monkey into space. He also announced the existence of four new prototypes of home-built satellites that the country hopes to launch sometime before March 2012. "The Kavoshgar-5 rocket will be launched during the month...

2011-04-17 07:16:14

IRNA news agency reports that the Iranian officials believe the U.S. and Israel are behind the computer worm Stuxnet designed to hurt Iran's controversial nuclear program. "Investigations and studies show that the source of Stuxnet originates from America and the Zionist regime," the commander of the Iranian civil defense organization, Gholam Reza Jalali, told IRNA. Stuxnet was publicly identified last June and it reportedly wreaked havoc on computerized industrial equipment in Iran. The...

2011-03-19 01:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 17 March 2011, in a bi-partisan conference on Capitol Hill, titled, "Iran Rising for Freedom--U.S. Policy Prospects," former top officials of the Obama as well as Clinton and Bush administrations joined senior Members of Congress. They urged the Obama Administration to adopt a new policy in support of Iranians who are demanding change in Iran and remove Iran's principal opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from the State...

2011-03-17 11:45:58

Iran has raised its space ambitions by announcing the launch of a "life capsule" designed to carry a monkey, despite concerns by the West of its true intentions. With little fanfare, the Iranian Space Agency launched the Kavoshgar-4 rocket on March 15, the official IRNA news agency said, citing the president's office. The launch of a monkey into orbit has been touted by Iranian officials as the first step of sending a man into space by 2020. Omid, the name of the first Iranian-made...

2011-01-13 12:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The situation in Iran has been one of violence and death ever since the foundation of the Islamic republic back in 1979. Now with better technology we can view censored images of the Islamic troops bombarding unchallenged through the Iranian peace activists, artists and students, teachers and all the people who think freely. According to international nongovernmental organizations such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and just as...

2010-12-29 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- START's ratification allows the U.S., Russia, and the world to focus on rogue nuclear states like Iran. In an OpEdNews article today, "Iran: Nuclear weapons or Peaceful Energy?" ex-White House staffer, Robert Weiner and national security analyst, James Lewis offer a primer of criteria to know if Iran is developing weapons: "According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Nuclear Supplier Group, reactor fuel is...

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