Iran

December 5, 2000

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Embattled reformist Iranian President Mohammed Khatami returns to his grass-roots support among the young Wednesday as he mulls standing for re-electi

December 4, 2000

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The head of a powerful Tehran clerical court said Monday he would defend himself against recent allegations by a top journalist implicating him in the

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Iran\'s main armed opposition group, the Iraqi-based People\'s Mujahedeen, fired three shells close to the western border city of Mehran early Sunday.

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Iran\'s foreign ministry on Monday denied the creation of a joint commission with Libya to investigate the 1978 disappearance of a Lebanese Shiite cle

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Iran, which unlike most western countries has a surplus of doctors, has started exporting them to neighboring Gulf countries to ease its increasing unemployment problem, press reports said Sunday.

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According to <I>Al-Hayat</I> newspaper, The Russian Central Bank announced that the Iran Melli Bank, a leading credit bank in the Islamic Republic of Iran, will open a branch in Moscow next year.

December 3, 2000

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Iranians birthrate has declined in the first half of the year (started March 20) indicating a 4.56 percent compared to the same period last year, Iran

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Iran, which unlike most western countries has a surplus of doctors, has started exporting them to neighboring Gulf countries to ease its increasing un

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Iran\'s interior ministry has forbidden a student demonstration planned to take place in Tehran on December 6 to mark the annual \"Students Day.\"

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Iran has cancelled a meeting with European Union representatives in Paris this week in a row over protocol with host country France.

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It\'s cheaper for a heroin junkie in Iran to shoot up than it is to buy a bottle of milk. Drugs are cheap because Iran is next door to Afghanistan, one of the world\'s leading producers of opium, from

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Torrential rains have brought flooding throughout Iran, ending the country\'s longest drought in 30 years, state television said on Saturday.

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Iran, one of the world\'s biggest raisin producers, is finding it increasingly hard to export its raisins, due to fierce competition from US and Turkish grape farmers.

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Low extraction pressure has caused a drop in oil production at Agha-Jari, long-considered one of Iran's most important fields, Iranian newspapers reported Saturday, quoting a high official in Iran's o

December 2, 2000

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A leading Iranian reformist journalist declared that he feared for his life Saturday during his trial along with 17 others charged with endangering st