Iran

November 19, 2000

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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>.

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Iran’s national steel industry needs some $3.7 billion capital in foreign exchange as well as 10 000 billion rials, reported <I>Iran Daily</I>.

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“Ready to extend full cooperation to Pakistan,” Hojjatolah Ghanimifard, secretary of the National Iranian Oil Company, told <I>IRNA</I>. Pakistan’s decision to purchase oil from Iran comes amidst disc

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The Islamic Republic of Iran will hold its first exclusive trade fair in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas from November 23, aiming to introduce Iran\'s potentialities in production, exports, industry

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With the number of old age people growing at an alarming rate in Italy a call for manpower has been raised and aimed at young Iranians. Italy is short of young people to fill an increasing number of j

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OPEC has done all it can to calm raging oil markets and soaring prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Friday as he arrived for a major oil forum between producers and consumers.

November 18, 2000

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Tehran municipal public works employees were out on the streets Saturday cleaning up a barrage of graffiti that appeared overnight attacking embattled

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The US dollar hit an 18-month low against the Iranian rial on Saturday, traders said, amid sharp criticism of the central bank's plans to push it lowe

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A delegation from Egypt's Chambers of Commerce Union arrived in Tehran on Saturday for several days of talks aimed at boosting bilateral trade.

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A young Iranian woman suspected of "loose morals" was beaten and then burned alive by her father and brother.

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A long-planned visit to Iran by Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, the first by a member of the British government since the 1979 Islamic revolution, has a

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Young Iranian hardliners armed with knives and axes attacked a public political meeting where two pro-reform MPs were speaking.

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami was forced to cancel a visit to the provinces amid fears of a terrorist attack by the Iraq-based opposition, a cons

November 16, 2000

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A military commander said Thursday that the would-be hijackers of an Iranian domestic flight wanted to undermine Organization of the Islamic Conferenc

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A pro-reform Iranian newspaper on Thursday criticized the reformist-majority parliament's decision to lower the voting age to 15 ahead of next year's