Iran

November 23, 2000

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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

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The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil has signed a co-operation agreement with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), the electronic edition of the Norwegian newspaper Stavanger Aftenbladet

November 21, 2000

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Iranian police clashed with protesters after a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the assassination of a nationalist political leader and his

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The Iranian rial rose to a two-year high against the dollar Monday, thanks to a growing windfall from high oil prices, the Gulf News reported Tuesday.

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Iran could reduce its dependence on oil sales by serving a major supplier of food resources to the countries in its region, said Jamal Ahmad, the Iranian representative of the UN Food and Agriculture

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The rise in the prices of petroleum products, especially motor gasoline and gas oil, has caused quite a bit of agitation in Western Europe.

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More than 300 workers at one of Iran's oldest factories blocked a major highway west of Tehran to protest working conditions and their unpaid salaries.

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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zaganeh said on November 19th that U.S. companies have been short listed to develop the next phases of the giant South Pars natural gas field.

November 20, 2000

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Iran's deputy interior minister will be back in court Tuesday to face questioning over the deadly unrest that marred a pro-reform student conference i

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Some 300 Iranian political and literary figures released an open letter Monday calling on the regime to make public the results of an inquiry into the

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An Iran visit by Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, to be the first by a member of the British government since the 1979 Islamic revolution but postponed t

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More than 300 workers at one of Iran's oldest factories blocked a major highway west of Tehran to protest working conditions and their unpaid salaries

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The wives of Iran's imprisoned journalists on Monday called for their unconditional release in an open letter.

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Police have arrested some 41,000 people in Tehran for drugs offences in the past eight months and seized more than 10 tons of drugs in the capital.