November 14, 2000
A conservative-led Iranian oversight body has ruled that girls can still be married as young as nine with parental permission, quashing an attempt by
Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Singapore-based Oil & Gas division of SembCorp Engineering, was awarded three contracts valued around $200 million.
November 13, 2000
Iranian flight security forces on Monday foiled an attempt to hijack a plane en route from Ahvaz to Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.
Pro-reform Iranian politician Said Hajarian, who barely escaped an assassination attempt in March, went back to work Monday.
UN chief Kofi Annan was to meet Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's second-in-command Monday on the sidelines of the Islamic summit in Doha after an almo
Iran will hold elections to fill the remaining empty seats in parliament on the same day as next year's presidential polls.
Iranian prison officials on Monday denied claims by a prominent pro-reform journalist that he has been tortured by guards in Tehran's Evin prison.
The Iranian pharmaceutical industry is the latest of several industries to experience significant reform. Iran's Deputy Minister of Health for foodstuffs and drugs recently conveyed that int'l compani
Chevron Corp. has purchased data on an oil project in Iran, but will not submit a bid for the project in order to avoid violating U.S. sanctions, a company spokesman said on November 8th.
November 12, 2000
Iran fears oil prices could drop dramatically next year if there are excess supplies, Iranian petroleum minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said here Saturday on the eve of an OPEC meeting.
US President Bill Clinton has issued a 12-month extension of economic sanctions against Iran, already in place for more than 20 years, until relations between the two countries are normalized. The pre
November 11, 2000
Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani said Saturday that the recounting of votes in Florida in the US presidential election has shown US de
November 10, 2000
Iran's intelligence ministry said Friday that security forces had arrested two agents of the opposition People's Mujahadeen and defused a bomb they we
US President Bill Clinton has issued a 12-month extension of economic sanctions against Iran, already in place for more than 20 years, until relations
November 9, 2000
The prosecution in Tehran's revolutionary court asked Thursday for a death sentence against a former communist, Khalil Rostam-Khani, 47, who is allege