Iran

December 19, 2000

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Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo will visit Iran for two days in January.

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Iran exported $43 million worth of saffron, dates and almonds during March-November this year, Iran\'s official news agency (IRNA) reported Tuesday. E

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Iran\'s assets in banks operating in the UK rose to $6b at the end of September, more than double the level a year earlier, Iran\'s official news agen

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Iran\'s conservative-led judiciary on Tuesday denied it had cut a deal not to prosecute former culture minister Ayatollah Mohajerani on corruption cha

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The United Nations has suspended its repatriation program for Afghan refugees in Iran ahead of tough new sanctions likely to be put in place against t

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A member of Iran\'s pro-reform majority enraged hardliners Tuesday by disclosing that his son \"dreams of living in the United States.\"

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Iran has banned its nationals from travelling to Iraq via third countries amid Syrian efforts to attract Iranian pilgrims eager to visit Iraq\'s holy

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Eight people in Iran were killed and 10 hurt when a passenger train slammed into a truck at a crossing southeast of Tehran.

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An Iranian daily Tuesday attacked the appointment of ex-general Colin Powell as US president-elect George W. Bush\'s secretary of state, saying it sig

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The Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) was passed unanimously by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Clinton in August 1996.

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Dissident cleric Hossein Ali Montazeri, once in line to be Iran\'s supreme leader, this week dropped a political bombshell by publishing his memoirs on the Internet and provoking a cyber war with the

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The Iranian government appointed three new managers for the country's free-trade zones, replacing the reformist director of the Persian Gulf's Kish zone.

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Few weeks ago when Iraq said that its oil will be sold only for the Euro, once again the relationship between oil and the Euro was put in the limelight.

December 18, 2000

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The Iranian government appointed three new managers for the country\'s free-trade zones, replacing the reformist director of the Persian Gulf\'s Kish

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Economic security is the most significant precondition contributing to the development of investment in the country, a senior Iranian official said. M