Iran

November 29, 2000

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Iran expects to generate record revenues of 21.5 billion dollars from oil sales in the year to March 2001 thanks to higher prices, the governor of the central bank, Mohsen Nourbakhsh, said Tuesday.

November 28, 2000

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Thirteen people were killed, including three policemen, after Iran launched a week-long "clean-up" operation in the drug-troubled eastern province of

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Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov and Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Ahani have discussed proposals on the status of the disputed resource-rich

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A Belgian national arrested by Iran earlier this month on espionage charges holds a second passport from the Ivory Coast.

November 27, 2000

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Eight Iranian soldiers were taken hostage and a ninth killed in clashes with bandits and drug smugglers in Iran's volatile eastern region.

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A top Russian minister announced Monday that Moscow was ready to hold talks with Iran on the sale of conventional weapons.

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Seven Tehran men convicted of committing a series of drunken thefts and brawls were returned to the scene of their crimes and forced to ride backwards

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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)