August 23, 2000
Iran is facing disaster if more is not done quickly to help some 37 million people hit by the worst drought there for more than 30 years, UN agencies warned Tuesday. People urgently need drinking wat
The Iranian carpet manufacturing sector has under-performed during the past decade, largely because of problems related to marketing and planning.
Iran's reformist parliament held a closed-door session Tuesday to discuss ways of lowering the barriers to foreign investment in the Islamic republic.
August 22, 2000
Iran is for the first time sending its Jewish MP abroad as part of an official delegation going to the United Nations next week.
A three-judge court of appeal, reviewing the jail terms of 10 Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel, is divided on whether all the charges const
Iran will begin exporting gas to Turkey during the course of next year, said Rouzbeh Lotfalian, the director of Iran's northern and northwestern oil pipelines department, and was quoted by Irna, the I
A high level Japanese government delegation is visiting Iran this week for talks about the country’s future energy relationship.
Meanwhile, Iran's daily import of petrol is six million liters, press reports said yesterday, and the average daily consumption of oil products 46 million liters, said Aqa Babaei.
The Iranian oil authorities have announced the discovery of new deposits containing an estimated 1.07 billion barrels of oil and 800 billion cubic feet of gas.
The Iranian government is busy reviewing plans for expanding its port at Amirabad, on the country's northern coast, in order to facilitate more rapid transportation of cargo between Europe, Russia and
Iran said Monday that the oil reserves in its part of the Caspian Sea amount to between 2.5 and three billion barrels, state radio reported.
A Japanese delegation arrived in Tehran Monday for two days of meetings with Iranian officials, state radio said, in what are the first-ever high-level direct energy talks between the two nations.
A Chinese company has won an 85-million dollar contract to drill 19 gas wells in southern Iran.
August 21, 2000
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami blasts the "unacceptable" mass closures of Iranian newspapers, most supporting his reform program, in his strongest
An Iranian man is to be blinded in one eye in line with the nation's Islamic law of retribution after putting out another man's eye in a traffic dispu