Iran

October 25, 2000

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Iran's main armed opposition group, the People's Mujahedeen, said that a mortar attack it claimed to have launched on security headquarters in Tehran

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Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, recently arrived in Tehran accompanied by a delegation of 70 businessmen. The visit marked the first official visit to Iran by a Spanish leader since Iran's Is

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In the first half of the Iranian calendar year (started March 20), the Islamic republic experienced a 13 percent inflation rate. Mohammad Jafar Mojarrad, deputy of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) expre

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Iran is “seriously considering” membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO), <I>IRNA<I> has reported. Speaking at the inauguration of Iran’s Permanent Trade Center in Shanghai, Iran’s ambassador

October 24, 2000

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Lawyers for four Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel said they filed a motion at the prosecutor general's office on Tuesday for the ruling of

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Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (Pasdaran) called Tuesday for the obliteration of Israel.

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Iran's security forces killed four armed bandits, and freed two hostages they were holding captive in the northeastern province of Khorassan.

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The fate of a hoped-for emergency meeting of foreign ministers from the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on the Middle East crisis was in

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Iran's pro-reform parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed legislation giving defendants the automatic right to have their lawyers present in court

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Iran's conservative-led judiciary has ordered the closure of three weekly newspapers close to the reform movement.

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Fereydoun Moshiri, considered one of the masters of contemporary Iranian poetry, has died of cancer at age 74.

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IRNA the official Iranian news agency reported that NIOC the National Iranian PetroIran Co. to develop an 85,000-barrels-per-day Salman field an offshore oil field that is shared with Abu Dhabi of the

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Since his accession to power three years ago Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has become a master debt manager, ridding the country of $36 billion in outstanding foreign debt — if only oil prices do

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Surging oil prices have given Iran around six billion dollars in extra revenues for the first half of the current Iranian year, a member of parliament's budget committee announced on Monday.

October 23, 2000

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Surging oil prices have given Iran around six billion dollars in extra revenues for the first half of the current Iranian year.