Iran

December 12, 2000

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Iran\'s pro-reform journalists\' guild has vehemently denounced the arrest of journalists and the conservative-led judiciary\'s crackdown on the count

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A senior official in Iran\'s conservative-dominated judiciary denied Tuesday that a motion had been filed with the courts calling for reformist Presid

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A reformist Iranian MP and ally of moderate President Mohammad Khatami said Tuesday the people\'s decision to follow the road of reforms in Iran was \

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Iran Air, the country's flagship airline, will buy an additional four Airbus A-330 jets in 2001. The company purchased four A-330 jets last year.

December 11, 2000

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President Mohammed Khatami said Monday that Iran\'s armed forces pose no threat to the country\'s neighbors but still need to be upgraded.

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

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A lawyer for the families of two Iranian dissidents murdered two years ago was arrested Sunday, days before the trial of the alleged killers by a mili

December 10, 2000

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Italian credit company Texco signed an agreement on Sunday with the Exports Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI) to provide the latter with a $100 million cr

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Iranian provinces in the southwest, center and north of the country were hit by floods Sunday following two days of heavy rains.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said Sunday that Tehran and Baghdad needed to respect the 1975 Algiers agreement that fixed the two countries\'

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The Iranian Military Court has closed the lawsuit against former intelligence minister Qorban-Ali Dorri Najafabadi in connection with the serial murde

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An Iranian father chopped up his 23-year-old son with an axe after finding out that he was infected with the deadly HIV-virus which causes AIDS, accor

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Pro-reform Iranian MPs have created the first committee aimed at protecting the environment of Iran, said to be one of the world\'s most polluted coun

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US customs officials have charged two foreign nationals in California with plotting to illegally export US aircraft parts to the Iranian air force.

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Iran’s deputy oil minister was quoted saying that US oil majors had informed Iranian officials that if a Republican candidate ends up in the White House, the repeal of the sanctions is a done deal. Bu