Iran

December 15, 2000

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An Iranian reformist who claimed conservatives are trying to impeach President Mohammad Khatami will appear in court Saturday to answer questions over

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Iran\'s supreme leader reiterated Friday a call for the \"cancerous tumour\" of Israel to be eradicated, as fresh violence erupted that left five more

December 14, 2000

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President Mohammad Khatami on Thursday accepted the resignation of his Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ataollah Mohajerani

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Iran\'s judiciary spokesman was quoted in Thursday\'s press denying reports of a motion filed with the supreme court to oust reformist President Moham

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A lawyer for the families of two Iranian dissidents assassinated in 1998 was released on bail three days after his arrest.

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French automotive giant Renault confirmed Thursday it will equip a number of Iranian buses with natural gas engines in collaboration with local partne

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The former commander of Iran\'s elite Revolutionary Guards corps is expected to announce his candidacy for next May\'s presidential elections, press r

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Iran’s draft budget proposal for the year beginning March 2001 allocates up to $2.8 billion for investment in the country’s massive Azadegan oil field through buy-back deals, according to an Iranian n

December 13, 2000

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Iran has produced a total of 613,604 tons of vegetable oil in the first seven months of the year (started March 20th), Tehran Times reported Wednesday

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A number of Kurdish students were beaten and arrested during a peaceful demonstration at the University of Tehran.

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The fifth international conference of IIES, with the theme of the "Impact of the Middle East Oil/Caspian Sea on the Global Energy Markets", is being convened when the world oil market is faced with a

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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar-Zangeneh Tuesday condemned the continuing drop in the basket price for OPEC crude and hinted the 11-member organisation could decide to cut production.

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Drought-hit Iran imported 5.6 million tones of wheat this year after its own production fell drastically.

December 12, 2000

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Iran has filed a 50-billion-rial ($28.6m) legal suit against a Russian shipping company for losses inflicted by Sakharov container-carrier ship on Ira

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Iran\'s rich state-run Welfare Organization came to the rescue of a mother and her baby after published reports said both had been \"taken hostage\" b