Iran

September 26, 2000

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Former Israeli foreign minister, David Levy, says high-ranking Iranian officials tried last year to launch secret talks with Israel, but were rebuffed

September 25, 2000

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami has urged students to be patient as he inaugurated the new academic year for some of the strongest supporters of hi

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An Iranian airplane flying from the southern city of Shiraz to Tehran, carrying both Iranian and foreign nationals, has landed safely after an armed m

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Iran's judiciary chief has called for establishing an international judicial council to defend Islamic law.

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German Economy Minister Werner Mueller will lead a major trade delegation to Iran next week for a three-day visit. Mueller will head a delegation of some 40 officials from one of Iran's key world trad

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After almost 11 uninterrupted years in office, Isa Kalantary, Iran’s agriculture minister, is stepping down. He does so at a time that legislation is being considered by the country’s parliament.

September 24, 2000

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During the last Iranian month (Aug. 22-Sept. 21), some 947 tons of dried fruits were exported to eight countries. Karim Madadi, deputy head of the Sta

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The number of fishing ports in Iran will total 46 by the end of the Third Economic Development Plan (2000-2005), Iran’s official news (IRNA) reported.

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Defense lawyers for the 10 Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel say they cannot work on filing another appeal until last week's ruling is forma

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For the first time Iran sentences an underage criminal to in house arrest rather than jail.

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Iran has arrested several members of the outlawed opposition People's Mujahedeen who were planning to assassinate government officials earlier this mo

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Iranian reformists repeat their appeal for calm as university students prepare for the new academic year Monday after deadly unrest marred a meeting o

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently forecasted a real GDP growth of 3.4 percent in Iran this year. The growth rate is expected to swell to 4 percent in 2001, higher than that in Saudi Arabi

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BP Amoco’s investment talks with Iran are going smoothly and the company is keeping the U.S. State Department informed of all developments in order to avoid drawing Washington’s wrath, a top company o

September 23, 2000

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Russia on Saturday kept up the flow of flights into Baghdad, a day after a French plane landed in the Iraqi capital, in defiance of the US hard line o