Iran

November 18, 2000

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The US dollar hit an 18-month low against the Iranian rial on Saturday, traders said, amid sharp criticism of the central bank's plans to push it lowe

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A delegation from Egypt's Chambers of Commerce Union arrived in Tehran on Saturday for several days of talks aimed at boosting bilateral trade.

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A young Iranian woman suspected of "loose morals" was beaten and then burned alive by her father and brother.

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A long-planned visit to Iran by Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, the first by a member of the British government since the 1979 Islamic revolution, has a

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Young Iranian hardliners armed with knives and axes attacked a public political meeting where two pro-reform MPs were speaking.

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami was forced to cancel a visit to the provinces amid fears of a terrorist attack by the Iraq-based opposition, a cons

November 16, 2000

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A military commander said Thursday that the would-be hijackers of an Iranian domestic flight wanted to undermine Organization of the Islamic Conferenc

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A pro-reform Iranian newspaper on Thursday criticized the reformist-majority parliament's decision to lower the voting age to 15 ahead of next year's

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A former Iranian communist facing a possible death sentence for his role in a controversial political seminar in Germany has been released on bail.

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Two members of Iran's main armed opposition group, the People's Mujahedeen, were killed and one security guard injured in Wednesday's clashes near the

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“Ready to extend full cooperation to Pakistan,” Hojjatolah Ghanimifard, secretary of the National Iranian Oil Company, told <I>IRNA</I>. Pakistan’s decision to purchase oil from Iran comes amidst disc

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Note: Originally published on 27 Sept. 2000. 6) In paragraph \"c\" of article \"2\" it has been emphasized on the \"necessity of securing a steady income to the producing countries\". This too contai

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Note: Originally published on 27 Sept. 2000. While this editorial note is being written there is precious little news about the second OPEC summit, scheduled to be convened later this month in Caraca

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Iran's environment protection organization has discovered an oil slick floating on one of the country's major pond in the southwestern Khuzistan province, state radio reported Wednesday.

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Cheap pump prices are forcing Iran, the second-ranking OPEC member, to import refined oil products in ever-increasing quantities, an oil official was quoted as saying Wednesday.