Iran

December 26, 2000

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A delegation from Afghanistan's Taliban regime met recently with officials from Iran's oil ministry for talks on petroleum cooperation, the daily Tehran Times reported Tuesday.

December 25, 2000

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Dubai\'s Criminal Court has sentenced an Iranian to death for selling drugs and another Iranian to four years of imprisonment and deportation for drug

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The wife of Iran\'s longtime secular political opposition leader Ezatollah Sahabi spoke out Monday against the government\'s jailing of her husband, c

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Two people, including a four-year-old girl, were killed and three more injured by a blast in a bakery in the northwestern Iranian town of Urumieh.

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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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The closed military trial of 17 Iranian secret service agents accused of killing leading dissidents concluded its second session Monday by publicly id

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Mohammad- Reza Khatami, brother of Iran\'s president Mohammad Khatami and leader of the country\'s main reformist party.

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The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported Monday that Iran is finishing construction of a new ground-to-ground missile that is capable of reaching any poi

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Iran has suspended imports of beef from all European Union countries over concerns about the dangers of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, the press reported Wednesday.

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Iran\'s OPEC representative said Sunday the cartel should cut production by a minimum of one million barrels per day (bpd) in order to stop the slide in prices worldwide.

December 24, 2000

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A group of 369 intellectuals, writers as well as liberal and nationalist Iranian politicians, have denounced the \"continuing trials and the arbitrary

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Russian Defense Minister Igor Sergeyev will tour Iranian military installations this week in building arms trade with Teheran despite threats of US ec

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Iran\'s OPEC representative said Sunday the cartel should cut production by a minimum of one million barrels per day (bpd) in order to stop the slide

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Iran\'s lone Jewish MP lashed out Sunday at what he said was systematic discrimination that blocks Jews from taking advanced university degrees or mov

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Three men accused of carrying out the 1998 killings of leading Iranian dissidents were ordered held Saturday as their controversial trial began behind