Iran

December 31, 2000

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Based on a report by Platt's, the government-owned Russian company (Transneft) is currently reviewing a plan to establish an oil pipeline to export the Russian oil through Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and

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One may argue whether President Mohammad Khatami has enjoyed much success in introducing political reforms in Iran since he took office in May 1997. But few can argue his economic attractiveness.

December 30, 2000

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Iranian security forces seized around three-quarters of a ton of narcotics in the central city of Yazd that had been hidden in a fish delivery truck.

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The secretary-general of the banned but tolerated opposition Iran Freedom Movement (IFM) has been hospitalized for treatment in the United States.

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The cellmate of jailed Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji, who was imprisoned after alleging top officials were involved in several 1998 political murders

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The controversial closed-door trial for the 1998 assassinations of several leading Iranian dissidents blamed on \"rogue\" secret agents resumed Sunday

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Iran will not receive a tripartite Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) committee formed to facilitate a dialogue between Tehran and Abu Dhabi over three di

December 29, 2000

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A conservative Iranian cleric on Friday echoed the warnings of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that the Islamic regime will not put up with cont

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has \"no right\" to accept the latest US proposals for a peace deal with the Israelis.

December 28, 2000

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Russia on Thursday announced a \"new chapter\" in its military relations with Iran in a move likely to further annoy Washington after Moscow\'s decisi

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Iran’s ministry of mines and metals announced Monday a 51.2 percent increase in terms of the value and 10.4 percent growth in the weight of steel products exported from the country in the first eight

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Iran\'s state telecommunications company announced Monday that the construction of an independent Iranian satellite was due to begin in March 2001.

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Iran's state telecommunications company announced Monday that the construction of an independent Iranian satellite was due to begin in March 2001.

December 27, 2000

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Russian Defense Minister Igor Sergeyev hailed on Wednesday the \"very close\" ties between Moscow and Tehran during a visit to Iran that has jangled U

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Iran’s automobile industry is making further inroads into the Gulf market, with the launch of the Iranian-made Saipa in Bahrain, through the A.A. Bin Hindi dealership.