Iran

November 1, 2000

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A conservative-led Iranian oversight body has overruled the pro-reform parliament's bid to close a legal loophole used to shutter much of the nation's

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Yemen's parliament speaker Sheikh Abdullah al-Ahmar on Wednesday joined Arab calls for Qatar to close down Israel's trade office in Doha before it hos

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Iran agreed Wednesday to give Japan preferential negotiating rights to develop part of one of the largest oil fields in the Middle East.

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Iran's judiciary has decided to make public the trial of several leading reformists who attended a controversial "anti-Islamic" political conference.

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Iran's pro-reform parliament gave final approval Wednesday to new legislation that will allow Iranian "victims of US interference" to sue the United S

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Japan appeared close to clinching an exclusive oil deal with Iran on Wednesday as Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori c

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami on Wednesday took a swipe at a US-oriented global economy, while promising to take legislative measures to boost fo

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Turkey ordered an Iranian civilian plane heading for Damascus to make an emergency landing at Diyarbakir airport in the east of the country late Tuesd

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Japan appeared close to clinching a major oil development deal on Wednesday as Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori called for a new page in ties.

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Iran will hold an international two-day conference in Tehran next week on the impact of Middle Eastern and Caspian Sea oil on the global market, organisers said Tuesday.

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Iran agreed in principle Tuesday to give Japan preferential negotiating rights to develop one of its largest oil fields, press reports said.

October 31, 2000

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The Iranian parliament made a bid Tuesday to block further press closures by passing a motion to wipe out a legal loophole used by the conservative co

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The armed Iranian opposition said Tuesday one of its camps in Iraq came under rocket attack by Iranian "agents", although the rockets fell on a surrou

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Iran will hold an international two-day conference in Tehran next week on the impact of Middle Eastern and Caspian Sea oil on the global market.

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All 10 Iranian Jews found guilty of spying for Israel by a revolutionary court have asked for their convictions to be thrown out.