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2009-06-19 08:23:20

Google Inc has created a tool that converts blogs, news and text messages from English to Persian, in an attempt to "improve access to information" among the chaos and media restrictions after Iran's dubious election. The change shows the growing part the Internet is playing in politics and in the world after Iran's most grim political dispute since the Islamic revolution. Google declared in a blog post that Persian, or Farsi, is now the 42nd language choice in its online translation site....

2009-04-30 15:14:55

University of Chicago scientists they've digitally recorded thousands of ancient Persian tablets that tell an unusually detailed story of the Persian Empire. Researchers from the university's Oriental Institute, led by institute Director Gil Stein, said the tablets present texts in impressed cuneiform characters, while other have inked texts in Aramaic. Nearly all have seal impressions. The digitalizing will allow scholars and viewers across the world to examine the tablets. They were...

2009-03-26 05:00:00

Coinciding with the arrival of the Persian New year, the much anticipated historical documentary film "IRAN, The Forgotten Glory" directed by Makan Karandish and produced by Mystic Films Intl. was released this week in Los Angeles, California. IRVINE, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the arrival of the Persian New year, the much anticipated historical documentary film, "IRAN, The Forgotten Glory," directed by Makan Karandish and produced by Mystic Films Intl. was released...

2009-01-21 12:27:57

Iran has declared the recently established BBC Persian TV illegal and banned Iranian journalists and artists from working for the station, CNN reported. Considering the BBC's history of creating chaos in Iran, and its efforts to set the various strata of Iranian society against each other, the presence of the BBC Persian TV in the Islamic Republic is deemed to be illegal, Mohammad Hossein Saffar Harandi, the minister of culture and Islamic guidance, has announced, adding that plans for the...

2008-09-02 12:00:13

Text of report by leading moderate reformist Iranian daily E'temad website on 28 August More than a month after the official launch of the Persian MBC television network, which broadcasts American movies with Persian subtitles on a 24-hour basis and free of charge, officials at the Iranian Voice and Vision [Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting] are taking steps to launch an independent 24/7 network in response to MBC's Persian channel. The new Iranian network would broadcast films and...

2008-07-06 12:00:12

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Dushanbe, 6 July: Representatives of the Islamic Republic, Tajikistan and Afghanistan in their first working group session inked an agreement here Sunday [6 July] to establish a joint Persian- language TV network in the near future. The agreement envisages taking some steps into consideration to launch the TV. The Tajikistan capital, Dushanbe, was chosen as the network's hub of activity and the legal...

2008-06-28 09:02:38

Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel one on 28 June Managing-director of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company [Mahmud Zirakchianzadeh] has said that a new oilfield has been discovered in the Persian Gulf. [Mahmud] Zirakchianzadeh said that this oilfield was discovered by India's ONGC Company and the volume of its reserve would be announced after the studies are finished. He referred to the 3bn-dollar contract with India for developing Farzad 2 gas field in Farsi Island and said...

2006-01-05 19:25:41

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush complained on Thursday that Arabic television often gave a false impression of the United States, saying Americans needed to do a better job of communicating their ideals. Launching a National Security Language Initiative to boost the teaching of foreign languages, Bush said it was a way to help combat the notion that the United States was bullying in imposing its concept of freedom. "You can't convince people unless you...

2006-01-05 16:44:36

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Confronting a dire shortage of U.S. foreign language speakers, the Bush administration on Thursday announced a plan to boost teaching of "critical" languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Hindi and Farsi. State Department officials said the National Security Language Initiative was aimed at getting children involved in learning foreign languages from kindergarten and at funding more programs through university-level and beyond. "Our goal is...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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