Iran

November 14, 2000

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Palestinians will not stop at using stones in their uprising against Israel but wil

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Iranian police said Tuesday they have arrested 118 people in the central city of Isfahan in the past three days for disturbing the peace after clashes

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami said in remarks published here Tuesday that he is planning to visit Egypt "soon" for a meeting with President Hosni

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Iran's armed forces said Tuesday they have deployed a battalion of troops near the eastern border with Afghanistan and Pakistan to fight the flow of n

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Tehran authorities have found 17 tons of chickens which died of different maladies in a city market.

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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

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Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Singapore-based Oil & Gas division of SembCorp Engineering, was awarded three contracts valued around $200 million.

November 13, 2000

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Iranian flight security forces on Monday foiled an attempt to hijack a plane en route from Ahvaz to Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.

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Pro-reform Iranian politician Said Hajarian, who barely escaped an assassination attempt in March, went back to work Monday.

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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

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Iran will hold elections to fill the remaining empty seats in parliament on the same day as next year's presidential polls.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.