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Iran

Islamic republic in western Asia

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May 26, 2021
Iran bans crypto mining until September amid power blackouts
April 22, 2020
Iran 'launches military satellite into orbit' amid tensions with US
June 2019
American Cyber Command hamstrung Iran’s paramilitary force.

Iranians are still recovering targeted systems, networks, and data after the cyberattack which at a peak in tensions between Iran and American allies.

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By ERIC TUCKER, ALAN SUDERMAN and FRANK BAJAK
November 17, 2021
AP NEWS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a "broad range of victims" inside the United States, including by deploying ransomware, according to an advisory issued Wednesday by American, British and Australian officials.
October 27, 2021
AP NEWS
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A cyberattack in Iran affected all of the Islamic Republic's 4,300 gas stations, a senior official said, as some still faced problems Wednesday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack that began Tuesday, though it bore similarities to another months earlier that seemed to directly challenge Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the country's economy buckles under American sanctions.
October 21, 2021
AP NEWS
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran on Thursday awarded a prestigious prize in the study of science and technology to two physicists based in the United States.Harvard University physics professor Cumrun Vafa received The Mustafa Prize in the field of "All Areas of Science and Technology." Vafa is an Iranian-American.
Zee News
October 11, 2021
Zee News
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has issued a trade advisory stating that it will not handle Export-Import (EXIM) containerized cargo originating from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan with effect from November 15 till further notice.
The Associated Press
October 9, 2021
CTVNews
Lebanon's two main power plants were forced to shut down after running out of fuel, the state electricity company said Saturday, leaving the small country with no government-produced power.
The Associated Press
October 9, 2021
CTVNews
A spotlight that has been thrown on how many of the rich and powerful shield their wealth is also intensifying a fear among philanthropy experts: That the tax havens being used by the wealthy will increasingly siphon money away from charitable causes.
By Rachel Schraer & Jack Goodman
October 6, 2021
BBC News
Thousands worldwide have taken ivermectin to fight Covid. But what's the evidence?
September 29, 2021
AP NEWS
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A German-Iranian professor at a Norwegian technical university was charged Wednesday with violating sanctions on Iran by inviting four guest researchers from the Islamic Republic and giving them access to a laboratory.
Simon Sharwood
September 27, 2021
go.theregister.com
Commercial partner's ad-funded expedition plans the ultimate pop-up in 2022
David E. Sanger, Dan Bilefsky and Katie Benner
September 25, 2021
www.nytimes.com
China reciprocated within hours, freeing two Canadians, a notable resolution in a relationship that has been spiraling downward.
September 20, 2021
The Economic Times
Iran denies wanting nuclear weapons, saying its activities are purely for peaceful purposes such as generating electricity and treating cancer patients. Under the 2015 deal, "breakout time" -- the time needed to acquire the fissile material necessary for the manufacture of a bomb -- was about a year.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
Since 2004, when the Israeli government ordered its foreign intelligence agency, the Mossad, to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, the agency had been carrying out a campaign of sabotage and cyberattacks on Irans nuclear fuel enrichment facilities. It was also methodically picking off the experts thought to be leading Irans nuclear weapons program.
WIRED
September 18, 2021
Ars Technica
Nahoft uses encryption to turn chats into a random jumble of words.
Ronen Bergman and Farnaz Fassihi
September 18, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Israeli agents had wanted to kill Iran's top nuclear scientist for years. Then they came up with a way to do it with no operatives present.
Patrick J. Kiger
September 13, 2021
HowStuffWorks
Despite the phrase "going ballistic," the term "ballistic" refers to how a missile travels through the air, not its explosive capability.
August 30, 2021
WebWire
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said the supply of winter fuel is the most important priority of the oil industry for the time being, adding, Our effort is to strengthen Iran's position in OPEC and take back our markets., , , , Speaking on Thursday, the first day of his tenure, Mr. Owji said, "I am a servant of the oil industry family; I have been educated in this field and have served this field for 35 years in the upstream and downstream sectors.", , , , Regarding the most important pri...
August 29, 2021
AP NEWS
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's president on Sunday appointed a new director of the country's nuclear department, state TV reported, replacing the nation's most prominent nuclear scientist with a minister who has no reported experience in nuclear energy but ties to the defense ministry.
Maziar Motamedi
August 28, 2021
news.google.com
Iranian supreme leader doubles down on his position before future nuclear talks with Western powers.
BBC News
August 24, 2021
BBC News
Hackers leaked videos showing detainees being beaten by guards at Tehran's notorious Evin prison.
Sky
August 24, 2021
Sky News
The surveillance video shows inmates fighting, being hit by guards and dragged along the floor, and in one scene smashing a bathroom mirror in an attempt to use the glass to self-harm.
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