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Iran Warships: Serious Threat Or More Posturing? Iran Warships: Serious Threat Or More Posturing?
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Iranian officials announced recently that the country was sending ships in the direction of US maritime waters. The move is said to be in response to the United State’s own increased presence in the Persian Gulf. The semiofficial Fars news …

Google Earth Images Reveal Possible Overfishing Google Earth Images Reveal Possible Overfishing
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Researchers this week revealed that they may have found overfishing using images from Google Earth. The study, published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science, shows that some fishing weirs located in the Persian Gulf are much larger than they …

Facebook Adding Office in Dubai Facebook Adding Office in Dubai

Facebook, which is currently being sued over an allegedly botched IPO, is set to open an office in the global city of Dubai next week, right near the nameless body of water featured on Google Maps, which Iran points out …

Iran Might Sue Over Google Map Iran Might Sue Over Google Map

Iran, the world’s worst oppressor of internet freedom, has ironically been complaining about Google’s omission of the Persian Gulf name in its map of the region, and is now reportedly considering a lawsuit. For a bit of backstory, Iran accused …

Iran Angry Over Google Map Iran Angry Over Google Map
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Iran, the world’s worst oppressor of internet freedom, has ironically been complaining about Google’s omission of the Persian Gulf name in its map of the region. Iran accused Google of lacking credibility on Saturday after noticing that the word ‘Persian …

Google Earth Upsets Iran

We no longer have to worry only about what President Bush will say to provoke the nuclear-arms seeking Iranian government. Google’s thrown its hat into the ring too!