Iran

November 25, 2000

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The president of the Italian parliament, Luciano Violante, arrived in Tehran overnight for an official visit of several days.

November 24, 2000

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Certain NATO countries are engaged in active military cooperation with Iran, Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov said Friday, responding to US threats

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Iran's former president Akbar Hahemi Rafsanjani Friday mocked the continuing deadlock in the recent US presidential election, calling the muddle "God'

November 23, 2000

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A Russian sources said Thursday that Russia is planning to resume military cooperation with Iran, effectively scrapping a 1995 agreement with the Unit

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A team of Iran's main armed opposition group, the People's Mujahedeen, was arrested by intelligence officials in the western Lorestan province close t

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British banking giant HSBC will open a $500 million credit line for Iran to finance infrastructure and development projects, a bank official told AFP here on Wednesday, November 22.

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Iranian National Oil Co. (NIOC) and Norway’s Statoil signed agreements covering exploration and development in Iran’s Gulf waters, according to reports on November 22nd.

November 22, 2000

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The Belgian ambassador to Tehran, Guillaume Metten, said that Iran's judiciary on Wednesday confirmed a Belgian national has been arrested on charges

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The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil has signed a co-operation agreement with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), the electronic edition of the Norwegian newspaper Stavanger Aftenbladet

November 21, 2000

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Iranian police clashed with protesters after a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the assassination of a nationalist political leader and his

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The Iranian rial rose to a two-year high against the dollar Monday, thanks to a growing windfall from high oil prices, the Gulf News reported Tuesday.

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Iran could reduce its dependence on oil sales by serving a major supplier of food resources to the countries in its region, said Jamal Ahmad, the Iranian representative of the UN Food and Agriculture

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The rise in the prices of petroleum products, especially motor gasoline and gas oil, has caused quite a bit of agitation in Western Europe.

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More than 300 workers at one of Iran's oldest factories blocked a major highway west of Tehran to protest working conditions and their unpaid salaries.

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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zaganeh said on November 19th that U.S. companies have been short listed to develop the next phases of the giant South Pars natural gas field.