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Iranian Cleric Says Unhealthy Satellite Jamming Un-Islamic

  Even if satellite jamming is a useful tool in protecting Islamic values, it is not permissible under Islamic law if it poses a health threat....

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Iran Reviews Effects of Jamming

  The International Human Rights Campaign (IHRC) in Iran, a New York-based nongovernmental organization, reported yesterday that the Tehran government has formed a committee to investigate the effects of satellite jamming on public health....

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Turkcell Resumes Lawsuit Against MTN Over Iranian License

  Turkish mobile network, Turkcell has resumed its stalled legal action against South Africa's MTN over the contentious issue of the Iranian mobile operator license....

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Iran's Hard-Liners Criticize Alleged Efforts To Unblock Facebook

  Hard-line Iranian legislators allege that members of Iran's government have met to discuss unblocking Facebook in Iran. ...

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Iran To Mull Unblocking Social-Media Sites

  Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is to set up a working group to consider a decision on unblocking Facebook and Twitter....

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Iranian telegraph operator, first to propose earthquake early warning system

  In 1909, an Iranian telegraph operator living in the remote desert town of Kerman noticed an unusual movement of the magnetic needle of his telegraph instrument. ...

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Iranian Mobile Provider Under Fire For Insulting Sunnis

  A text message has landed one of Iran's largest mobile providers in legal trouble after it was indicted for insulting a caliph revered by Sunni Muslims....

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Iran To Give E-Mail Addresses To Citizens

  Iran's minister of communications says citizens of the country who desire to use e-mail will have accounts given to them by the government....

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Iran Admits Throttling Internet To 'Preserve Calm' During Election

  In an unusual move, Iran's minister for communications and information technology, Mohammad Hassan Nami, has acknowledged that the country restricted the speed of the Internet in the days leading up to the June 14 presidential election....

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Google: Iranian Gmail Accounts Targeted

  Google says an operation has been under way to steal the passwords to tens of thousands of Gmail accounts belonging to users in Iran....

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