Iran

October 30, 2000

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Iran cut off electricity to the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Nakhichevan because it still owes Tehran 45 million dollars.

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The governments of Japan and the Islamic Republic of Iran recently reached a basic agreement under which Japan will acquire preferential rights to operate and develop an Iranian oil field, one of the

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Japan’s imports from Iran, much of crude oil, stood at more than $1.27 billion during the first half of 2000, 3.3 percent above the amount registered during the same period in 1999, said Madika Onishi

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Japan’s imports from Iran, mainly crude oil, stood at more than $1.27 billion during the first half of 2000 — 3.3 percent above the amount registered during the same period in 1999.

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Japan and Iran have reached a basic agreement under which Tokyo will acquire preferential rights to develop and operate an Iranian oil field, one of the largest in the Middle East, a report said Monda

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Only two foreign banks are left from a list of ten who had originally intended to establish offices and business ties in Iranian Free Trade Zones (FTZ).

October 29, 2000

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Iran and Pakistan vowed Sunday to boost their military cooperation during a visit to Tehran by the head of the Pakistani navy.

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami warned Sunday of the "psychological sickness" of international relations amid the ongoing violence in the Middle Ea

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The police commander of Iran's Fars province and his bodyguard were seriously wounded in an attack.

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A revolutionary court on Sunday opened the closed-door trial of several allies of President Mohammed Khatami who attended a controversial "anti-Islami

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Iran's reform-majority parliament on Sunday passed a bill that would require court approval for boys under 18 or girls under 15 to get married.

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Iran wants Pakistan to hand over an ancient mummy recently discovered in the Pakistani border province of Baluchistan.

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An Iranian trade delegation including 270 businessmen led by the Iranian president's advisor on economic affairs will start a one-week visit to Cairo

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Iran began eight days of war games Sunday in the Gulf's Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman with a delegation from Oman on hand as observers.

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Iran vehemently criticized western countries for their "indifference" towards Tehran's efforts in combatting drug trafficking.