Iran

October 29, 2000

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Iran began eight days of war games Sunday in the Gulf's Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman with a delegation from Oman on hand as observers.

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Iran vehemently criticized western countries for their "indifference" towards Tehran's efforts in combatting drug trafficking.

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Japan's government plans to provide Iran with trade insurance to cover export orders worth around $560 million during President Mohammad Khatami's visit next week.

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Japan said yesterday it was extending a $69m loan to help complete an Iranian power project, ahead of next week’s visit to Tokyo by Iranian President Mohammad Khatami.

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Iran's oil minister has forecast a sharp drop in oil prices early next year and counseled OPEC countries to prepare to cut output in response, according to a statement published Saturday.

October 28, 2000

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Iran's reformist-dominated parliament launched a wide-ranging review of the country's legal system Saturday, with a commission studying all laws passe

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Iran's oil minister has forecast a sharp drop in oil prices early next year and counseled OPEC countries to prepare to cut output in response.

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Japan's government plans to provide Iran with trade insurance to cover export orders worth around 560 million dollars during President Mohammed Khatam

October 27, 2000

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Iran\'s influential former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani lashed out Friday at the US House of Representatives for its resolution condemning the P

October 26, 2000

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Iran's embattled reformists have created a political strategy committee to defend their movement after repeated setbacks at the hands of conservative

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A group of Iranian pilgrims will cross into Iraq on Friday for the first such trip since the visits were stopped in July over a dispute about entry fe

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Tehran's district mayors are burning the midnight oil after the municipality ordered city hall to remain open overnight to better serve residents.

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Japan said Thursday it was extending a 69-million-dollar-loan to help complete an Iranian power project, ahead of next week's visit to Tokyo by Irania

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Former US secretary of state George Shultz, an adviser to Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush, voiced indignation Wednesday over reports th

October 25, 2000

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Iranian sources have said that the Higher Council of National Security in Iran has taken a decision to freeze all the measures taken to normalize ties