Iran

December 3, 2000

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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.

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Iran, one of the world\'s biggest raisin producers, is finding it increasingly hard to export its raisins, due to fierce competition from US and Turkish grape farmers.

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Low extraction pressure has caused a drop in oil production at Agha-Jari, long-considered one of Iran's most important fields, Iranian newspapers reported Saturday, quoting a high official in Iran's o

December 2, 2000

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A leading Iranian reformist journalist declared that he feared for his life Saturday during his trial along with 17 others charged with endangering st

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Low extraction pressure has caused a drop in oil production at Agha-Jari, long-considered one of Iran\'s most important fields.

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The judge and a defense attorney in the trial of 18 reformists for endangering state security by attending a conference in Berlin clashed Saturday ove

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Iranian security forces have arrested eight people following a religious service in Tehran commemorating the 1998 murder of liberal writer Majid Shari

December 1, 2000

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Iranian soldiers killed 20 drug traffickers and freed two hostages during an anti-drug operation near eastern Iran\'s border with Afghanistan.

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.