News tagged with iran

Israel launches new spy satellite

Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation satellite into orbit, one which is expected to be used to observe Iran and hostile militant groups in the Middle East.

Apr 10, 2014
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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 ...

Jan 31, 2012
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Iran's version of YouTube hits the Web

(AP)—Iran says it has launched a video-sharing website in the latest move to create government-sanctioned alternatives to Internet powerhouses such as YouTube.

Dec 09, 2012
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UN nuclear agency reports being hacked

(AP)—The International Atomic Energy Agency acknowledged Tuesday that one of its servers had been hacked after a previously unknown group critical of Israel's undeclared nuclear weapons program posted contact details for ...

Nov 27, 2012
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US warns of treaty snub over Internet rules

(AP)—The chief American delegate at a U.N. conference weighing possible Internet rules says the U.S. may snub the final document over proposals interpreted as giving governments greater oversight over the ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Kerry urges US-China cooperation on climate change

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between ...

Nov 04, 2014
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