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Tweeting McCain compares Ahmadinejad to monkey

US Sen. John McCain :  Just joking  AP/MATTHIAS SCHRADER

Outspoken US Senator John McCain raised eyebrows online Monday when he compared Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey that the Islamic republic recently launched into space.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Sanctions block Iran gamers from World of Warcraft

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They’ve vanquished elves, trolls, and all manner of magical monsters. But one select group of online gamers is facing an even more formidable foe: The US sanctions regime.

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cyber war on Iran has only just begun

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A US cyber war against Iran’s nuclear program may have only just begun and could escalate with explosions triggered by digital sabotage, experts say.

Posted: July 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Iran slams Google for leaving Gulf nameless

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Iran on Saturday criticized Google for leaving the body of water separating it from the Arabian peninsula nameless on its online map service, saying it would hurt the Internet giant’s credibility.

Posted: May 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Iran unveils new underground missile silo

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Monday unveiled an “underground missile silo” which the elite force said will allow them to launch the country’s long-range ballistic missiles, state television reported.

Posted: June 28th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

US space entrepreneur accused of aiding Iran

U.S. astronaut Michael Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, at the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan (AP Photo).

WASHINGTON — Growing up in a provincial town in Iran, Nader Modanlo was fascinated by the flickering TV images of astronauts walking on the moon. As a teenager, he came to the United States, where he earned degrees in aerospace engineering, became a U.S. citizen and co-founded a pioneering satellite telecommunications company that at one [...]

Posted: June 27th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Iran launches homemade satellite into orbit

Like a kid in a candy store.  Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, at the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility some 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, which is under International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, monitoring (AP Photo).

Iran has launched a satellite into the earth’s orbit, state television reported, in a feat that is likely to raise concerns among those who fear Iran’s intentions and nuclear development program.

Posted: June 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

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  • DOH asks co-passengers of OFW carrier to test for MERS-CoV
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  • Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  • Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured
  • Sports

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  • Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111
  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86
  • Man City slips further out of title contention
  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Lifestyle

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  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
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  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Opinion

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  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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