Iran

December 21, 2000

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Iran on Saturday will open the much-anticipated trial of 18 men accused of carrying out the brutal 1998 serial killings of several leading dissidents

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Tehran has established a laboratory to perform round-the-clock testing for drugs and alcohol, both of which are illegal in the Islamic republic.

December 20, 2000

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An Iranian serial thief has had the fingers of his right hand chopped off as punishment, in line with the nation\'s strict version of sharia, or Islam

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Iran will send some 30 tons of medical supplies and other humanitarian aid to the Palestinians.

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A majority of Iranian MPs voiced their support Wednesday for popular former culture minister Ayatollah Mohajerani, who stepped down from office last w

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Iranian authorities will permanently evacuate all the villages surrounding its unfinished nuclear reactors in the southern Gulf city of Bushehr within

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South Korea’s minister of housing and transportation, Kim Youn Ki, has paid a visit to Iran, to examine ways of increasing the level of economic cooperation between Tehran and Seoul.

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U.K.-based Enterprise Oil plc announced on December 19th that it had reached a deal with Iran’s Petropars for a stake in the development of the massive South Pars natural gas and condensate field.

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