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Science and Technology

Israel’s Channel 12 Says Iran Hackers Targeted Planes Of World Leaders Arriving For Holocaust Memorial

Radiofarda – Israel’s Channel 12 on Sunday reported that cyber-attacks originating from Iran were among the 800 distinct cyber-attacks on Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport and planes of world leaders arriving in Israel to attend Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial on 23 January. According to The Times of Israel on Sunday Channel 12 cited officials from the Airports Authority Cyber Division in a report …

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Iran Preparing For U.S.-Criticized Satellite Launch

RFL/RE – Satellite images suggest Iran is preparing to launch a satellite into space after three failed rocket launches last year, reports say, as part of a program viewed by the United States as a cover for ballistic missile development.“Yes, a site is being prepared for placing the Zafar satellite into orbit,” Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad …

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Iranian Airliner Skids Off Runway Into Highway; No Casualties Reported

RFL/RE – An Iranian passenger airliner ended up on a highway after reportedly skidding off the runway during a hard landing in southwestern Iran. None of the 135 passengers on board the Caspian Airlines flight was hurt in the January 27 incident in the southwestern city of Mahshahr, officials say.The McDonnell Douglas jet was flying from Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport. خروج …

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Norwegian Police Investigating Academics For Exposing Technology To Iranian Visitors

Radiofarda – The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) has charged two researchers of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on suspicion of sharing sensitive information with Iran that may contribute to the production of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery. The researchers have been charged with contributing to the data breach when they invited a …

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Israeli Army Says Iran Will Have Enough Material For A Bomb By End Of 2020

Radiofarda – The Israeli army estimates that the Islamic Republic of Iran will be capable of producing enough fissile material to make a nuclear bomb by the end of 2020 and a missile capable of carrying a nuclear bomb within the next two years. If Iran continues its nuclear program at the current rate; it is estimated that Tehran will …

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France Warns Iran Could Have Nuclear Weapon Within One To Two Years

RFL/RE – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has warned that Iran could have nuclear weapons in one or two years if Tehran continues to violate a landmark nuclear accord with world powers.The country’s top diplomat made the statement ahead of a January 10 emergency meeting of European Union foreign ministers, which comes amid mounting tensions between Iran and the …

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U.S. Issues Alert Warning Of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

RFL/RE — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a National Terrorism Advisory bulletin warning of a potential cyberattack by Iran in the wake of a U.S. drone attack that killed a senior Iranian military commander.“Iran maintains a robust cyberprogram and can execute cyberattacks against the United States,” reads the bulletin, dated January 4.The United States is bracing for …

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Iran Restricts Internet Access Ahead Of Possible Protests

RFL/RE – Iran has shut down mobile Internet access to overseas sites in several provinces, a day before possible protests.Iran’s semi-official news agency, ILNA, reported that the shutdown on December 25 was ordered by “security authorities,” quoting a source at the country’s Communications and Information Technology Ministry.According to the source, the shutdown covered the Alborz, Kurdestan, and Zanjan provinces in …

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Secondary circuit of Iran’s Arak nuclear reactor to be operational Monday: Mehr

Al-Arabia – The secondary circuit of Iran’s Arak heavy water nuclear reactor will become operational on Monday, the country’s semi-official Mehr news agency reported.The starting of the secondary circuit will not violate restrictions placed on Iran’s nuclear program under a 2015 deal with world powers, but shows Iran is continuing work to develop the reactor amid renewed tensions with the …

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Iranian Biologist Develops Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s

PaybandNews An Iranian professor of biology has been awarded the Mustafa Prize for introducing a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease with stem cells. Iranian professor Hossein Baharvand has been awarded in the third edition of Mustafa Prize ceremony for developing stem cell therapy for the Parkinson’s disease and the age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The professor of biology and stem cells …

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