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2010-09-13 02:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statements are from Marze Por Gohar. Soon after the establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran, on April 1st 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini, the Islamic leader of the new regime, issuing a Fatwa in response to the legal status of music in Iran, said that "music , in line with the (mourning anthem) for (then assassinated Ayatollah) Motahari is permitted". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/LA63317) (Photo:...

2010-09-08 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 10:00a, Thursday, 9 September 2010 WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC WHAT: The Iran Policy Committee is hosting a press conference where intelligence about Iran's new major secret nuclear site will be presented. The information will include precise information on the location and details, progress-to-date, as well as...

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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...

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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...

2010-06-25 06:40:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mounting voter frustration is evident at the ballot box as incumbents are turned out of office and anti-establishment candidates win election. Had defeated politicians kept track of their job approval ratings at CongressRatings.com, they would have known exactly what their constituents thought of them. Launched by Marc Beharry and a diverse group of citizens in September 2006, CongressRatings.com has recorded more than 35,000 votes for members of the...

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2010-02-03 13:29:44

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Wednesday that Iran had successfully launched a research rocket carrying a mouse, two turtles and worms into space, The Associated Press reported. The Iranian president said the feat demonstrated that Iran could defeat the West in the battle of technology, as he unveiled the model of a light booster rocket that is being built and three new, Iranian-built satellites, touted as the latest achievements in the country's ambitious space program. But...

2009-09-25 17:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian-Jewish writer-director Ben-Hur Sepehr will no doubt be opening old wounds with the release, as Yom Kippur ends, of his striking period film "The Desperate" about an imprisoned and eminent Jewish doctor who, on the eve of his scheduled execution in a concentration camp during World War II, is conscripted at gunpoint to perform emergency surgery on the son of a fearsome Nazi general. But the well-traveled Ingmar Bergman protege and veteran...

2009-09-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During celebrations of the Jewish High Holidays, "Triumph of the Spirit," documentary featuring the life of acclaimed author and legendary holocaust survivor, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, will be shown at a red-carpet event at the Paris Theater, on Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 7 PM, in the heart of Manhattan, precisely in the City where Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who denounces the holocaust, will be attending and addressing the United...

2009-08-03 09:14:00

Non Profit Launches "Protest Music From Iran" Campaign WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iranian authorities have arrested and charged hundreds of citizens, mostly intellectuals and opposition members, with participation in a "Velvet Revolution," and are now holding a mass show trial complete with coerced confessions. On Friday, the authorities announced that they have similarly charged Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi even though she was out of the country at the time...

2009-06-26 12:36:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Iranian authorities must immediately release dozens of journalists arrested since June 12 and who are at risk of torture in detention, Amnesty International said today as it adopted all of them as prisoners of conscience. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) "It is shocking that journalists -- whose job it is to provide information to others -- are being detained, on top of all the other draconian measures the...