Iran

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'

November 23, 2000

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A Russian sources said Thursday that Russia is planning to resume military cooperation with Iran, effectively scrapping a 1995 agreement with the Unit

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A team of Iran's main armed opposition group, the People's Mujahedeen, was arrested by intelligence officials in the western Lorestan province close t

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British banking giant HSBC will open a $500 million credit line for Iran to finance infrastructure and development projects, a bank official told AFP here on Wednesday, November 22.

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Iranian National Oil Co. (NIOC) and Norway’s Statoil signed agreements covering exploration and development in Iran’s Gulf waters, according to reports on November 22nd.

November 22, 2000

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The Belgian ambassador to Tehran, Guillaume Metten, said that Iran's judiciary on Wednesday confirmed a Belgian national has been arrested on charges