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  1. Anthro

    Report: Iran considering plot to assassinate US ambassador to South Africa

    Iran is allegedly mulling over an attempt to assassinate the United States’ ambassador to South Africa as retaliation for the American drone attack earlier this year that killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Quds Force. The news of Tehran’s purported...
  2. Vorastra

    Qasem Soleimani: Iran seeks Trump's arrest over killing of general

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-53223523
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa wants to sell missiles to Iran

    South Africa wants to sell missiles to Iran South Africa has applied to the United Nations Security Council to sell missiles worth R1.5 billion to Iran.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa spied on Iran: report

    South Africa spied on Iran: report The South African Security Agency allegedly spied on Iran, Al-Jazeera reported on its website
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Iranians bypassing government Internet controls

    Iranians bypassing government Internet controls More than two thirds of young Iranians are using illegal software to reach websites that are officially banned, government research cited by media said Monday
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    High-speed broadband against moral standards: religious leader

    High-speed broadband against moral standards: religious leader One of Iran’s highest clerical authorities has stated that high-speed and 3G Internet is “against Sharia” and “against moral standards”
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Iran jails Facebook users

    Iranian Facebook users jailed An Iranian court has handed jail sentences to eight Facebook page administrators
  8. jes

    Iran summons Facebook CEO Zuckerberg over privacy case

    Iran summons Facebook CEO Zuckerberg over privacy case An Iranian judge has summoned Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer allegations that his company’s apps have breached people’s privacy
  9. jes

    Iran should embrace the Internet: President Rouhani

    Iran should embrace the Internet: President Rouhani Iran should embrace the Internet rather than see it as a threat, President Hassan Rouhani has said
  10. jes

    Iran ends brief social media access, calls it glitch

    Iran ends brief social media access, calls it glitch Iranians had a few hours access to Facebook and Twitter before a Web firewall went back up
  11. jes

    Facebook, Twitter unblocked in Iran

    Facebook, Twitter unblocked in Iran Facebook and Twitter became widely accessible to Iranian users for the first time since 2009
  12. jes

    MTN furnishes African Union chairperson with gifts: report

    MTN furnishes African Union chairperson with gifts: report MTN admits it has furnished the Ethiopian home of the new African Union head, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  13. LazyLion

    Iran amends law on Stoning for Adultery

    Iran has amended its internationally condemned law on stoning convicted adulterers to death to allow judges to impose a different form of execution, according to the revision seen by AFP on Thursday. The controversial practice, in which stones are thrown at the partially buried offender, has...
  14. LazyLion

    Iran unveils new attack drone

    Iran unveiled on Thursday a new drone, dubbed the Epic, capable of carrying out both surveillance and attack missions, the Mehr news agency reported. Defence Minister General Ahmad Vahidi was quoted as saying the Epic, which can fly at high altitudes, is a "stealth aircraft that cannot be...
  15. LazyLion

    Iran Opens New Uranium Production Facility

    Iran, under global sanctions for its nuclear enrichment programme, on Tuesday launched a new uranium production facility and began operations in two extraction mines, state television said. The mines in the city of Saghand in central Iran operate 350 metres (1,150 feet) underground and are...
  16. LazyLion

    Report: Iran Mulls Suing Hollywood over 'Argo'

    Iranian media say authorities are planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning "Argo" because of the movie's allegedly "unrealistic portrayal" of the country. Several news outlets, including the pro-reform Shargh daily, said on Tuesday that French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre is in Iran...
  17. LazyLion

    Ahmadinejad Under Fire for Hugging Chavez' Mother

    Senior Iranian clerics have criticized President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for consoling Hugo Chavez's mother with a hug - a physical contact considered a sin under the country's strict Islamic codes. The controversy follows a widely published photo showing Ahmadinejad embracing Chavez's mother at...
  18. LazyLion

    Iran unveils its very own stealth fighter

    Video Here http://www.gizmag.com/qaher-f-313-stealth-fighter-iran/26088/
  19. jes

    Irans hangs two following YouTube video evidence

    Irans hangs two following YouTube video evidence Iran hanged two men in public after a video posted on YouTube showed them assaulting a man with a machete
  20. jes

    Iran accused of cyber-attacks on US banks

    Iran accused of cyber-attacks on US banks US financial institutions are being pounded with high-powered cyber attacks that some suspect are being orchestrated by Iran
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