Iran

November 27, 2000

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The head of the Iraqi Red Crescent arrived in Iran for a four-day visit to include talks with Iranian health officials.

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Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani said Iran is close to being capable of independently manufacturing anti-ship cruise-type missiles.

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The government of reformist Iranian President Mohammed Khatami is basing next year's budget on an oil price of 20 dollars per barrel.

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Another sign that Iran is attempting to realign itself with the international business community was detected in October, when the head of the country’s Registration of Documents and Properties Organi

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Iranian conservatives, influential in traditional economic and trade circles, are accusing President Mohammad Khatami's government of flooding the market with dollars to manipulate next year's preside

November 26, 2000

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Officials and scholars from Iran, Egypt, Greece and Italy met here Sunday to denounce globalization at a conference on the dialogue of ancient civiliz

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Iran's health ministry has banned tattooing in a bid to control the "time bomb" of the deadly HIV virus which causes AIDS.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi left Tehran on Sunday for New York, where he is to take part in an Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)

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The government of Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Sunday presented parliament with an amendment to the law governing the secret service.

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More than 2,000 students gathered on a Tehran campus Sunday for a rally that brought reformists and dissidents together for a heated denunciation of t

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The Iranian navy began four days of war games Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most important oil routes, as well as the Sea of Oman

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Iranian conservatives, influential in traditional economic and trade circles, are accusing President Mohammad Khatami's government of flooding the mar

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A seminar, said to be the first of its type focusing on Iranian women and industrial development, took place in the city of Urumiyyeh on last month. The picture that emerged was sometimes contradictor

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A long delayed gas pipeline between India and Iran may finally be near fruition after a suggestion from Tehran that an international consortium take over the project.

November 25, 2000

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Iranian police have found and seized some 600,000 pieces of chewing gum bearing obscene pictures in the first six months of the Iranian year.