Iran

December 6, 2000

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The price of oil slouched below $30 a barrel on Tuesday at levels last seen almost four months ago, as the market began to believe that there will be enough crude available to satisfy demand this wint

December 5, 2000

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The United States will urge Moscow to reverse its decision to resume military cooperation with Iran at a meeting of US-Russian experts in Moscow Wedne

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Iran\'s Deputy Oil Minister Hossein Kazempour-Ardebili said on Tuesday a lifting of US oil sanctions against Iran was \"inevitable.\"

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Embattled reformist Iranian President Mohammed Khatami returns to his grass-roots support among the young Wednesday as he mulls standing for re-electi

December 4, 2000

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The head of a powerful Tehran clerical court said Monday he would defend himself against recent allegations by a top journalist implicating him in the

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Iran\'s main armed opposition group, the Iraqi-based People\'s Mujahedeen, fired three shells close to the western border city of Mehran early Sunday.

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Iran\'s foreign ministry on Monday denied the creation of a joint commission with Libya to investigate the 1978 disappearance of a Lebanese Shiite cle

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Iran, which unlike most western countries has a surplus of doctors, has started exporting them to neighboring Gulf countries to ease its increasing unemployment problem, press reports said Sunday.

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According to <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, The Russian Central Bank announced that the Iran Melli Bank, a leading credit bank in the Islamic Republic of Iran, will open a branch in Moscow next year.

December 3, 2000

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Iranians birthrate has declined in the first half of the year (started March 20) indicating a 4.56 percent compared to the same period last year, Iran

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Iran, which unlike most western countries has a surplus of doctors, has started exporting them to neighboring Gulf countries to ease its increasing un

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Iran\'s interior ministry has forbidden a student demonstration planned to take place in Tehran on December 6 to mark the annual \"Students Day.\"

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Iran has cancelled a meeting with European Union representatives in Paris this week in a row over protocol with host country France.

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It\'s cheaper for a heroin junkie in Iran to shoot up than it is to buy a bottle of milk. Drugs are cheap because Iran is next door to Afghanistan, one of the world\'s leading producers of opium, from

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Torrential rains have brought flooding throughout Iran, ending the country\'s longest drought in 30 years, state television said on Saturday.