Iran to sue Google over dropping Persian Gulf name
(AP) -- Iran says it will sue Google over dropping the name of the Persian Gulf on Google Maps.
India halts plan to ship cheetahs from Africa
India's Supreme Court has halted a plan to re-introduce cheetahs to the country by shipping animals over from Africa after experts said the idea was "totally misconceived".
Official: Iran oil industry safe after cyberattack
Iran denies has plan to cut Internet access
Iran has denied online reports surfacing Tuesday that it plans to cut access to the Internet in August and replace it with a national intranet, according to a statement by the ministry of communication and ...
Satellite captures images of sandstorm
ESA's Envisat satellite has captured images of a sandstorm over Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and southern Iraq and Iran.
Iran conducting cyber-war with BBC: broadcaster
Iran launched a "sophisticated cyber-attack" in an attempt to disrupt the BBC's Persian service, which is watched by over seven million viewers weekly, the broadcaster's chief was to claim Wednesday.
Twitter adds Arabic and Hebrew
Twitter on Tuesday launched Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi and Urdu versions of its website, further localizing of the popular one-to-many text messaging service.
Twitter CEO says blocking policy over-distilled
(AP) -- Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sought to calm the global outrage over the company's new country-by-country censorship policy on Monday, complaining in part that the issue is being treated with the same kind of shorthand ...
Kaspersky team reveals Stuxnet family of weapons
RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineers exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...
EU Commissioner calls for new tools for bloggers
(AP) -- The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner ...
A list of the planthoppers of Iran
A list of 235 planthoppers from Iran is recorded along with distribution data. This list is based on previous studies on Iranian Auchenorrhyncha during last 100 years. In addition to the latest species names for any record, ...
Iran mastered critical steps to build nuke: report
The Iranian government has mastered the critical steps needed to build a nuclear weapon after receiving assistance from foreign scientists, The Washington Post reported late Sunday.
Fold mountains slip on soft areas
The Zagros Mountains are well researched from a geological perspective. However, scientists at the ETH Zurich have now used computer simulations to demonstrate for the first time how it came about that mainly ...