Iran

November 1, 2000

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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.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi denied in Tokyo Tuesday his country's medium-range Shahab-3 missile had been developed with technology from No

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The Iranian parliament adopted Tuesday a law that would allow "victims of American interference" in Iran to sue the United States in Iranian courts.

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Iran's third flight test of its Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile was a failure, according to the specialized British monthly Jane's Intelligenc

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President Mohammed Khatami arrived in Tokyo Tuesday on the first official visit to Japan by an Iranian leader in 42 years.

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The world's largest oil producing nations recently confirmed that they will increase production by half a million barrels per day, yet the price of oil continued to rise.

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Iran said Monday it was prepared to boost oil production in line with an OPEC output agreement after prices stayed above the $28 mark for 20 straight days.

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Iran cut off electricity to the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Nakhichevan because it still owes Tehran $45 million, state television reported Monday.

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Reports that 10 foreign banks had withdrawn their applications to create businesses in Iran’s free trade zones were vehemently denied by Hossein Nasiri, the head of the country’s Free Zone Authority,

October 30, 2000

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Iranian security forces killed 13 Afghan bandits, and arrested nine others suspected of links with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia.

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The Iranian Oil Ministry denied Sunday a press report saying that that the French oil giant Total and the Anglo-Dutch Shell companies have set precond