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Iran Lifts Block On Twitter, Facebook

09/16/2013, Did you see any pigs fly recently? The reason for me asking that is, Iran’s new moderate leadership does seem to be moving in the right direction by embracing the social media revolution as the government has lifted the block on both Twitter as well as...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wants To Be First Iranian In Space

02/04/2013, I am very sure that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s intention to be the first person to be sent into space via their fledgling space programme will be hailed with anticipation by different people all around, regardless on which side of the...

Iran’s Space Monkey Was Retrieved Successfully

01/28/2013, Remember our story sometime in the middle of this month concerning how Iran will be sending a monkey to space as part of their space program? Well, instead of the original February “launch date”, it seemed that the monkey already made its way to space...

Iran To Launch Live Monkey To Space In February

01/16/2013, Iran wants to have their very own space monkeys – literally, as Iranian space officials have announced that they will make another attempt at sending, or launching rather, a live monkey into space sometime in February. Hamid Fazeli, head of the...

Iran: No love lost for Gmail block

09/30/2012, Remember our story just last week on how Iran blocked Google as well as Gmail, while lining up the very real possibility of rolling out their very own domestic Internet system? Well, that kind of move certainly did not win people over in Iran, as...

Iran blocks Google, prepares domestic Internet system

09/23/2012, Iran has not had the best relationships with the US in the past, and this would obviously trickle down to affect other American products such as the US dollar, Gmail and YouTube, among others. Well, you can make Google to be part of the list now, as there...

Iran censors “dollar” in text messages

09/10/2012, Iran has had issues with the Internet in the past, and this time around, the world of text messages has been affected by Iranian policies as well. With the Iranian currency (rial) dropping to a new record low against the US dollar today, shedding nearly...

Iran to sue Google in Gulf naming dispute

05/17/2012, I have met a fair number of Persians who are not too happy with the current government in power whom they claim is corrupted to the core alongside rigged elections, but very little can be done about the situation back home in order to improve. It seems...

Iran to unplug the Internet, replacing it with their own

04/09/2012, The country of Iran intends to unplug the Internet and release their very own alternative, which they claim to be “clean”. Aren’t you glad that your government is not that repressive (unless you are from North Korea, of course). Iran has...

Iran disrupts Internet before election

02/20/2012, Information is king these days – just take a look at the Arab Spring and you will see how Twitter and Facebook functioned as organizational tools for the people to strongly voice out their dissatisfaction against corrupt regimes. Iran knows this,...

Iran rolls out Bavar 2 flying boats

09/30/2010, Iran recently flexed their militarty muscle by unveiling three squadrons of new flying boats known as the Bavar 2, where it will feature a machine gun, the possibility of missile attachments as a deterrent while toting surveillance cameras to keep a keen...

Iran introduces first unmanned bomber

08/23/2010, Iran has made it known over the weekend that they have successfully developed an unmanned bomber, and according to Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the drone could serve as a “messenger of death”, although its key message was one of...

Twitter Hacked By Iranian Cyber Army

12/18/2009, Those of you who frequent Twitter’s site will certainly have noticed that the main page was hacked around 10pm PST on 17th Dec. The site was hacked by a group called the “Iranian Cyber Army”, and as a result, the DNS for the address was...