Iran

November 26, 2000

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More than 2,000 students gathered on a Tehran campus Sunday for a rally that brought reformists and dissidents together for a heated denunciation of t

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The Iranian navy began four days of war games Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most important oil routes, as well as the Sea of Oman

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Iranian conservatives, influential in traditional economic and trade circles, are accusing President Mohammad Khatami's government of flooding the mar

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A seminar, said to be the first of its type focusing on Iranian women and industrial development, took place in the city of Urumiyyeh on last month. The picture that emerged was sometimes contradictor

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A long delayed gas pipeline between India and Iran may finally be near fruition after a suggestion from Tehran that an international consortium take over the project.

November 25, 2000

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Iranian police have found and seized some 600,000 pieces of chewing gum bearing obscene pictures in the first six months of the Iranian year.

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Popular Iranian pro-reform MP Ali-Reza Nuri has been elected to the administrative board of Iran's politically influential College of Physicians.

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami, expected to make a re-election bid next year, met Saturday with leading MPs from his pro-reform coalition.

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An Iranian source said that Russia, which has scrapped a deal with the United States that banned arms sales to Iran, will send its defense minister to

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Iran and China have agreed to establish a cigarette manufacturing factory in one of Iran's free economic regions.

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Iran and Turkey signed Thursday a new agreement to broaden their customs and road transport cooperation.

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Iran will maintain an "exceptional" security presence during next year's presidential elections.

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The president of the Italian parliament, Luciano Violante, arrived in Tehran overnight for an official visit of several days.

November 24, 2000

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Certain NATO countries are engaged in active military cooperation with Iran, Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov said Friday, responding to US threats

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Iran's former president Akbar Hahemi Rafsanjani Friday mocked the continuing deadlock in the recent US presidential election, calling the muddle "God'