- Sharif University Researchers Receive US Patent on Solar Cells
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at Iran’s Sharif University of Technology managed to receive a US patent issued under the title of ‘Single-Sided Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Having A Vertical Patterned Structure’ and publication number of US20110220192.
- Iranian Police Seize Several Tons of Narcotics in Eastern Province
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s drug combat squads seized 30 tons of narcotics in the Eastern province of South Khorassan last year, a provincial police chief announced on Sunday.
- Bank Tat Dissolved
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s highest monetary supervising body on Sunday dissolved bank Tat for numerous violations.
- Iran Arrests Suspects in N. Scientists Assassination Case
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has arrested several suspects in connection with the assassination of its nuclear scientists, Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi announced on Sunday.
- Heavy fighting rocks eastern Syria ahead of poll
AMMAN: Fighting between rebels and President Bashar Assad’s forces erupted in an oil producing province in eastern Syria, residents and activists said on Sunday, the eve of a parliamentary election the authorities say shows reforms are under way.
- Houthis’ Leader: S. Arabia Ready for Aggression against Yemen
TEHRAN (FNA)- Leader of Yemen’s Houthi Movement Seyed Abdelmalik al-Houthi in a statement condemned the Saudi monarchy for its interference in Yemen’s internal affairs, and said Riyadh has prepared itself to wage an aggression of Northern Yemen.
- Bahrain plans major police force revamp
Bahrain’s police force is on the verge of major changes to prevent a repeat of abuses highlighted by a major inquiry into last year’s unrest, according to a senior adviser brought in to help reform the service.
- Iraqi aims to write world’s longest copy of Quran
Hussein al-Kharsan kneels, bent over a giant sheet of paper, laboriously writing the words of Islam’s holy book, the Quran, in beautiful Arabic script with a traditional wood and feather pen.
- Municipality elections kick off in Lebanon
BEIRUT, May 6 (KUNA) — Ballot boxes for municipality and mayors elections opened at 7:00 a.m. (local time) on Sunday for voters to choose 37 municipal councils in different Lebanese regions.
- Quake Jolts Western Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richer scale hit the city of Murmuri in Iran’s Western Ilam province on Sunday.