Iran

February 22, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman admitted on Sunday that his country had bought nuclear components from dealers but did not know where the parts came

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An eight-kilometer stretch of the so-called separation barrier east of Baqa al-Sharqiyeh will be dismantled Sunday, a day before the International Cou

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President of Iran Mohammad Khatami traveled to the city of Golpaygan in the central province of Isfahan, Saturday to inaugurate the Qaed Petrochemical Complex, reported IRNA.   The complex has an annu

February 21, 2004

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Iran's conservative rulers said Saturday that voters handed a decisive blow to reformers by turning out in large numbers and rejecting their appeals t

February 20, 2004

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An American soldier died Friday in a traffic accident close to the central Iraqi town of Balad, the U.S. military command said.

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei cast his vote for the 7th Majlis elections Friday morning.

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Israeli troops late Thursday night killed two Palestinian fighters and wounded another during a Palestinian attempt to infiltrate an army base in the

February 19, 2004

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The first batch of the F-16I "Sufa" (storm) advance fighter bombers arrived in Israel Thursday afternoon, and were received at a ceremony attended by

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Thursday voiced deep regret over the loss of life of scores of Iranians in a cargo train blast in northeast Iran

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United Nations nuclear agency inspectors have found in Iran "undeclared components compatible with advanced uranium-enrichment centrifuge designs", ac

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In Iraq, British soldiers kicked and punched hooded prisoners as they yelled out for mercy, a witness to an incident in which one Iraqi detainee was a

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Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders met with a UN mediator Thursday, launching talks to reunify the divided island hours after a small bomb exploded in

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Iran’s Khuzestan Petrochemical Company’s engineering polymers project located at the Bandar Imam Special Economic-Petrochemical Zone will become operational in the near future, reported Tehran Times.

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The Middle East and South Asia region contributed over 20 percent to Standard Chartered Bank's pre-tax profits on revenues of $549 million. The bank reported pre-tax profits of $1,542 million.

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Japan has signed an estimated two billion dollar deal to exploit Iran's Azadegan oil field, despite opposition from the United States over Tehran's nuclear program. Tokyo will finance 75 percent of th