Iran

October 31, 2000

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The world's largest oil producing nations recently confirmed that they will increase production by half a million barrels per day, yet the price of oil continued to rise.

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Iran said Monday it was prepared to boost oil production in line with an OPEC output agreement after prices stayed above the $28 mark for 20 straight days.

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Iran cut off electricity to the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Nakhichevan because it still owes Tehran $45 million, state television reported Monday.

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Reports that 10 foreign banks had withdrawn their applications to create businesses in Iran’s free trade zones were vehemently denied by Hossein Nasiri, the head of the country’s Free Zone Authority,

October 30, 2000

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Iranian security forces killed 13 Afghan bandits, and arrested nine others suspected of links with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia.

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The Iranian Oil Ministry denied Sunday a press report saying that that the French oil giant Total and the Anglo-Dutch Shell companies have set precond

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The Tehran metro has decided to maintain separate cars for men and women to provide "better calm" for its passengers.

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Japan and Iran have reached a basic agreement under which Tokyo will acquire preferential rights to develop and operate an Iranian oil field, accordin

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Iran cut off electricity to the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Nakhichevan because it still owes Tehran 45 million dollars.

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The governments of Japan and the Islamic Republic of Iran recently reached a basic agreement under which Japan will acquire preferential rights to operate and develop an Iranian oil field, one of the

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Japan’s imports from Iran, much of crude oil, stood at more than $1.27 billion during the first half of 2000, 3.3 percent above the amount registered during the same period in 1999, said Madika Onishi

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Japan’s imports from Iran, mainly crude oil, stood at more than $1.27 billion during the first half of 2000 — 3.3 percent above the amount registered during the same period in 1999.

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Japan and Iran have reached a basic agreement under which Tokyo will acquire preferential rights to develop and operate an Iranian oil field, one of the largest in the Middle East, a report said Monda

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Only two foreign banks are left from a list of ten who had originally intended to establish offices and business ties in Iranian Free Trade Zones (FTZ).

October 29, 2000

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Iran and Pakistan vowed Sunday to boost their military cooperation during a visit to Tehran by the head of the Pakistani navy.