Iran

November 8, 2000

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Yerevan wants the planned construction of a gas pipeline between Iran and Armenia to be speeded up.

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The Iranian parliament moved Wednesday to defend the reform movement from conservative court pressure by approving a bill that would clearly define "p

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami underlined the need for OPEC members to respect their assigned output quotas during talks with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez.

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Officials with the Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry signed an accord with Iran that would give Japanese companies the right to negotiate to appraise and develop the Azadegan oil fi

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami underlined the need for OPEC members to respect their assigned output quotas during talks with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez, the official IRNA news agency

November 7, 2000

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami met here Tuesday with an envoy from Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi.

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Iran's deputy interior minister was in court Tuesday for questioning over the deadly unrest that marred a pro-reform student conference in August.

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An Iranian man repeatedly caught thieving had four fingers of his right hand cut off in public with a guillotine as punishment.

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The news agency IRNA reported Tuesday that Monday Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez discussed by telephone with Iranian President Mohammad Khatami the issue of the need for member states to observe the

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Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, Iran’s OPEC governor, said on November 5th that his country plans to raise oil and natural gas production by more than 20 percent over the next five years.

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Japanese oil firms interested in developing part of Iran’s giant Azadegan oil field must submit proposals by June 2001, an Iranian oil official said on November 5th.

November 6, 2000

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About 500 students rallied Monday at Tehran University to call for democracy and the release of intellectuals and journalists jailed by the Iranian go

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The Iranian government has decided not to impose visas on nationals of Gulf Arab states for visits of less than three months.

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The number of Iranian workers in Omani private sector companies has increased from 474,717 workers in December 1999 to 485,718 workers at the end of A

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Iranian President Mohamad Khatami on Monday again called on all Arab and Islamic nations to sever relations with Israel in order to defend the Palesti