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Iran to launch first telecom satellite soon: president TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Saturday that his country is to send its first remote sensing telecommunication satellite into space in the near future, local Press TV satellite channel reported.
Update: Iran launches first home-made satellite into space TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran announced Sunday that it launched a satellite into space earlier in the day, the country's first domestically made.
Iran launches first home-made satellite into space TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran announced Sunday that it launched a satellite into space earlier in the day, which is the first domestically made.
Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 17 August: Government Spokesman Gholamhoseyn Elham said: The Iranian satellite-carrier rocket "Safir-e Omid" [Messenger of Hope] was launched in the presence of President Ahmadinezhad and in the name of the Lord of the Era [the twelfth Shi'i Imam].
Iran put a dummy satellite into orbit on an Iranian made rocket for the first time on Sunday. The launch is likely to increase Western unease over Iranâ€™s nuclear aspirations.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday he hoped to sign energy deals with Turkey opposed by the United States. "We have reached important agreements on natural gas and electricity issues," he said during a meeting in Istanbul.
Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Istanbul Turkey, Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad commented on reports that there was no energy deal signed on Thursday (14 August) between Iran and Turkey.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Thursday in Istanbul for his first visit to Turkey as president of Iran. During a meeting, Ahmadinejad and his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul, failed to agree on the details of a proposed pipeline to carry natural gas from Iran to Turkey, Hurriyet reported.
Text of editorial entitled "The establishment of Islamic nation's media system" by conservative Iranian daily Hemayat, published by the Prisons' Organization, on 7 August The twenty first century has been named the age of information blast.
Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 8 August: President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has forgiven all complaints filed by the government and state organizations against the mass media.