Iran

November 20, 2000

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Iran's deputy interior minister will be back in court Tuesday to face questioning over the deadly unrest that marred a pro-reform student conference i

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Some 300 Iranian political and literary figures released an open letter Monday calling on the regime to make public the results of an inquiry into the

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An Iran visit by Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, to be the first by a member of the British government since the 1979 Islamic revolution but postponed t

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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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The wives of Iran's imprisoned journalists on Monday called for their unconditional release in an open letter.

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Police have arrested some 41,000 people in Tehran for drugs offences in the past eight months and seized more than 10 tons of drugs in the capital.

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By the end of the Third Five Year Development Plan (2000-2005), Iran Oil Ministry plans to offload 23 firms for private ownership.

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A new agreement, allowing goods to cross along a passageway stretching between Russia and India and passing through Iran, is expected to upgrade economic transactions between the countries. The three-

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By the end of the Third Five Year Development Plan (2000-2005), Iran Oil Ministry plans to offload 23 firms, reported <I>Iran Daily</I>. Those firms scheduled for private ownership are linked to the l

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Iran has discovered a new oil field off its Gulf coast which preliminary reports suggest could produce 3,000 barrels per day, Iranian newspapers reported Sunday.

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The Iranian parliament is planning a review of all oil contracts signed with foreign firms since the 1979 Islamic revolution, a conservative newspaper said Sunday.

November 19, 2000

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Tehran said that the armed Iranian opposition People's Mujahedeen fired a dozen mortar shells overnight on a southwestern city without causing any cas

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Iran's foreign minister called Sunday for the creation of a war-crimes tribunal to handle Israeli "crimes" in the occupied territories.

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Iran on Sunday blasted US Defense Secretary William Cohen after he reiterated Washington's claims that the Islamic republic is developing weapons of m

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Iran has discovered a new oil field off its Gulf coast which preliminary reports suggest could produce 3,000 barrels per day.