Iran

Iran (/ɪˈrɑːn/ or /aɪˈræn/; Persian: ایران‎ [ʔiːˈɾɒn] ), also known as Persia (/ˈpɜrʒə/ or /ˈpɜrʃə/), officially the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1980, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, with Kazakhstan and Russia across the Caspian Sea; on the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan; on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; on the west by Iraq; and on the northwest by Turkey. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second-largest nation in the Middle East and the 18th-largest in the world; with over 77 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 17th most populous nation.
Posts about Iran
  • Iran rep reported to ICANN Ombudsman, again

    … Control, which oversees international trade sanctions in the US. As well as enforcing sanctions against countries including Iran, OFAC maintains a list of people and organizations, many of them Iranian, that American companies are forbidden from doing business with. It impacts ICANN because the organization in its normal course of business is often…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • Iran reported to Ombudsman after new gTLD conspiracy theory

    … in a clear, respectful and objective manner. This cooperative atmosphere allowed for a timely discussion and quick resolution. Aratesh has for some time been one of the most vocal and combative GAC reps, noticeably unafraid to raise his voice when he needs to make his point. He recently publicly threatened to take his concerns about ICANN’s policy on two-character domains to the International Telecommunications Union if his demands were not met. Tweet Tagged: gac, ICANN, iran, new gTLDs, subsequent procedures …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • Here Are the Getty Images Instagram Grant Winners

    … burned for just over 100 years in mineral-rich Jharia. Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) resides in Addis Ababa and uses his iPhone to capture the vibrant color and grunge of street life in the capital of Ethiopia. Girma’s project, Moving Shadows, showcases local street scenes against backdrops of color. Honorable mentions went to Daro Sulakauri (@darosulakauri) from The Republic of Georgia; Ako Salemi (@f64s125) from Tehran, Iran; and Andrew Quilty (@andrewquilty), an Australian photographer based in Afghanistan. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 24 readers -
  • Iran Arrests Fashion Models After Posting On Instagram

    … Iran has began a crackdown on social media usage with the recent arrests of several fashion models. Tehran’s top leader has declared war on those who share un-Islamic thoughts on the Internet. Eight women were arrested after publishing photos of themselves without wearing the traditional hijab headscarf on Instagram. The manager of a popular…

    The Blog Heraldin Social- 10 readers -
  • Barack Obama: Ruler of the Free (Instagram) World

    … network. The top 10 world leaders on Instagram, by followers, are: Obama, 6,044,620 Russia Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, 2.045,275 India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 1,787,491 The White House, 1,736,181 Jordan Queen Rania, 1,441,828 Emir of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 1,418,319 Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, 762,150 Iran…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 14 readers -
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