Iran

November 30, 2000

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Iran has arrested several people charged with distributing an 80-page report which implicates a number of authorities in the shock 1998 serial murders

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Iranian MPs are moving to give moderate President Mohammed Khatami more political power after the head of state earlier this week admitted that his ha

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Iran is experiencing the positive results of the above-$30-a-barrel oil price, with its previous dormant economy showing 5 percent this current Iranian year.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Wednesday presented the final budget of his four-year term, amid strong conservative criticism over his handling of the economy, as he readies for a possible re-e

November 29, 2000

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Armenian members of the Iranian parliament are to ask the assembly to recognize Turkey's 1915-17 "genocide" of Armenians.

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami on Wednesday presented the final budget of his four-year term amid strong conservative criticism over his handling

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Russian Defense Minister Igor Sergeyev has yet to finalize a planned visit to Tehran amid the controversy over Moscow's decision to resume arms sales

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A 420 trillion rial ($52.5 billion) budget will come up for debate before the Iranian majlis (parliament) next week, with the major highlights including spending increases in construction and plans to

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Iran expects to generate record revenues of 21.5 billion dollars from oil sales in the year to March 2001 thanks to higher prices, the governor of the central bank, Mohsen Nourbakhsh, said Tuesday.

November 28, 2000

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Thirteen people were killed, including three policemen, after Iran launched a week-long "clean-up" operation in the drug-troubled eastern province of

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Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov and Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Ahani have discussed proposals on the status of the disputed resource-rich

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A Belgian national arrested by Iran earlier this month on espionage charges holds a second passport from the Ivory Coast.

November 27, 2000

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Eight Iranian soldiers were taken hostage and a ninth killed in clashes with bandits and drug smugglers in Iran's volatile eastern region.

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A top Russian minister announced Monday that Moscow was ready to hold talks with Iran on the sale of conventional weapons.

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Seven Tehran men convicted of committing a series of drunken thefts and brawls were returned to the scene of their crimes and forced to ride backwards